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Application Production Support Opportunity in NYC

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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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Senior QA Lead/Manager with P&C/Insurance Exp

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PS. Nie znam Michelle.

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From: []
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2012 4:21 AM
Subject: Senior QA Lead/Manager with P&C/Insurance Exp

Dear Roman,

I’m reaching out to you today with a new Lead QA Position I have in NYC for our direct Property and Casualty Client. This position is a contract through the end of year and does require strong P&C experience.

If interested please review the description below and respond with your updated resume. If you are not currently on the market but know someone that might be interested please feel free to forward along the details and my contact information.

If you have any questions, you can reach me at 888-425-2404 ext. 311.

Please note that Property and Casualty Insurance Industry experience is a MUST for this role.

Req.#: 14330
Job Title: Lead QA Analyst Category: QA Analyst
Job Type: Consulting Duration: 6 months
Business: Insurance Location: New York, NY
Project Description:
Our direct client is seeking a Senior Lead QA/QA Analyst with experience writing test planning and gather requirements. Candidate will be responsible for functional and integration test planning and execution. The selected Consultant will work on Risk Management system for claims ( commercial policies like Commercial Auto, General Liability and Workers Comp).Candidates must have P&C Insurance exp and EXCELLENT COMMUNICATIONS!Duties:
– Review requirements specifications and prepare test strategy/plan.
– Facilitate identification of business user acceptance criteria.
– Prepare and execute test scenarios/plans to include functional and integration testing.
– Ensure requirements traceability.
– Drive defect identification, tracking and resolution, conduct defect meetings.
– Complete test documentation (conditions matrix, test scripts).
– Capture and report quality metrics for QA testing phases.
– Assist with user acceptance test (UAT) activities as needed.
Required Skills:
Data Testing
HP Quality Center
QTP/Load Runner
Manual and Automated, Web Based Application, Client Server Applications, Property & Casualty, Reinsurance, Insurance Data Reconciliation
Other Information:
Required Skills:
– Team/project lead experience.
– Data experience, with data testing a plus.
– Solid experience working with web based systems and submitting simple queries for extracting data.
– Knowledge of HP Quality Center as well as QTP/Load Runner to assist in creating/executing the automated scripts.
– Experience preparing test plan scope, conditions matrix, and test scripts/cases
– Understanding of software life-cycle and standard software governance procedures
– Ability to write complex SQL queries for data verification exercises.
– Experience in Web based application/Client Server applications and Reports testing.
– Experience with manual and automated tools (Mercury Suite).Other:
– Excellent communication/written/verbal skills
– Property & Casualty Insurance industry experience is a must
– Experience in Reinsurance and Insurance data reconciliation
– Ability to facilitate meetings, take ownership of tasks and be extremely detail oriented and well organized

Thanks in advance for your response, I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks in advance for your response, I look forward to hearing from you.

Michelle ShriverSenior RecruiterOffice: 908-709-9800 x311Email: michelles@designstrategy.comExceptional People,