Convertible Bonds

Moze ktos jest zainteresowany. Agency jest przyzwoita.

I am guessing it is for Barclays Capital.



From: Boyle, Mark []

Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 11:49 AM
To: mzyzik[…]
Subject: Convertible Bonds


Hello Marek,

Thank you for taking my call earlier today.  Ashley told me you would be a great person to reach out to. I recently started working at Teksystems. I would really appreciate your help with the position that I am currently working on. I am currently unable to find a candidate. I am going to attach the job description below. Please feel free to forward the information to anyone that you think would be a good fit.

Mark Boyle.
Convertible Bonds business is a part of growing Equity division with trading hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong. Convertible Bonds development teams are located in New York, London and Prague.

We develop and maintain Convertible Bonds trading and research applications. Our primary users are Traders, Sales and Research teams. Important part of our work is day to day interaction with business users. This is a great opportunity to get insight into very interesting part investment banking business, which is growing even in current times.

Global Convertible Bonds IT development team is relatively small with great relationships among team members (~12 software developers). Every member of the team participates in requirements gathering and analysis as well as architecture and design decisions as per his or her expertise and interests. Developers from all three locations interact on a daily basis and everyone’s voice is heard. Our team follows Scrum – agile development methodology with its sprints, planning, regular releases and daily scrums.

Applications we develop and maintain are critical for Barclays Convertible Bond business and business continuity is therefore an important aspect of our work. We emphasise code quality and with every release we devote some time to do code re-factoring and improving code coverage. Our builds are supervised by Team City Continuous Integration server.

Skills Required:

·         Core Java, multi-threading, Spring Framework, Hibernate

·         Expertise with .NET front-end/ C#

·         Messaging layer using (TIBCO RV / Solace)

·         Build and deployment processes including use of Maven, TeamCity

·         Understanding of Oracle Coherence – distributed in memory caching solution or similar technology

·         Reasonable understanding of Oracle or similar DB and SQL knowledge

Mark (Tony) Boyle | Recruiter – Investment Banking & Capital Markets
T 212.588.5933| M 917.348.6738|
888.256.9179 | F 212.588.5911
757 Third Avenue, Suite #201, New York, NY10017

Application Production Support Opportunity in NYC

Pozdrawiam serdecznie i przesylam wiadomosc, ktora dzisiaj dostalem, moze ktos jest zainteresowany.

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From: []
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2013 3:25 AM
Subject: From Jessica Perez at Design Strategy Corporation: Application Production Support Opportunity in NYC

Dear Roman,

I came across your resume in our database and wanted to reach out to you in regards to a job opportunity for an Application Production Support consultant who has worked with Fixed Income Credit and IRG eTrading Desks located in NYC.I have included the details below along with my contact information and would like to speak with you in regards to your current situation. If you are not on the market, but know someone that would be interested, please feel free to forward my contact information as we do offer a referral fee.

Req.#: 15095
Job Title: Application Production Support Job Type: Consulting
Duration: 6 months Business: Banking
Location: New York, NY
Project Description:
Our direct client is looking for an Application Production Support Consultant who has worked with Fixed Income Credit and IRG eTrading Desks. Specifically ION Support experience.Overview of Department:
The APS EM Credit & IRG Application Support US (Application Production and Support Electronic Markets) is part of a global team providing services directly to the global Credit and IRG business, which is part of the largest bank in the Euro zone by deposits and the second most profitable investment bank. The team is concerned with the production support and release of solutions providing discreet functionality, driven by the global Credit and IRG business. The systems are used globally with major server hubs in London, NY, Tokyo and Singapore.

The team is responsible for supporting globally the ION platform, in-house pricing application, algorithmic trading components, STP, for Credit and IRG business.
The key focus is to provide BAU production support issues/user enquiries and align processes and procedures with the global support teams. To ensure current service agreements are met and requirements are successfully implemented. Establish a high level of quality for the production systems supporting the FI businesses.

Day-to-day responsibilities as Support Analyst:
The role is to provide 1st line technical support to the Fixed Income Credit and IRG eTrading desks.
The role will require the management of all aspects of the Global Credit and IRG systems for Fixed Income Electronic Markets IT, working closely with all the support and development teams across the regions to continue to build a market leading support organization for FI IT.
The team is responsible for monitoring the system availability, proactively preventing system problems, and responding to system incidents when they occur. They are also responsible for problem analysis, managing system change and ensuring minimal impact to the end users.
Ensure root cause analysis is undertaken for all incidents.
Communicating the status of the system. Providing ETAs for solutions when necessary.
Improving the monitoring and support systems by doing scripts to automate the support and writing specification for monitoring and support team that will be transferred to the development.
Regularly review and improve the checks done by the team (morning, checks, evening checks)
Coordinate the package build of third part application, and test it.
Review the releases which are planned.
Participate to the UAT phase of the major delivery.
Write and maintain documentation.
Work in partnership with the Mumbai team and train them.

Candidate Profile:
IT Technical Support understanding Functional aspects of Trading.
Must be a high caliber graduate with ability to solve complex problems under pressure.
Experience in FI support.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:
Must have driven, enthusiasm and be committed to work.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to use own initiative.
They also need to be a strong team player. The ability to deliver results quickly and under pressure is essential.
We are looking for someone who is analytical and able to solve complex problems.
The successful candidate will be expected to multi-task and to be able to prioritize work.
Good time management and co-ordination skills are essential.
The ideal candidate will be one that will drive the team forward with innovation and is proactive at improving the current procedures and processes.

Must be able to speak fluent English

Required Skills:
Application Production Support,
Fixed Income,
Trading Platforms,
Credit and Rate
Other Information:

Thanks in advance for your response. I look forward to hearing from you! You can also view all of our open job opportunities at


Jessica PerezTechnical Recruiter Office: 908-709-9800 x4303 Email: jessicap@designstrategy.comExceptional People, Innovative Solutions

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