Sr Application Support Analyst

Job ID
Montreal downtown
Role and Responsibilities
IT Unlock’s mission is to improve our client's current IT condition. We are looking for a talented Sr Application Support Analyst. This is a permanent position. The work is done remotely until new instruction from the government and the candidate must live in Montreal. Beautiful technologies and nice challenge are waiting for you.


Primary tasks related to Production Support Analyst role include but are not limited to:

  • Provide timely resolution of functional and technical issues and report incidents to the appropriate chain of command. End user community includes FO, MO, Product Controls, and Risk.
  • Troubleshoot functional issues in a complex financial environment, with various applications and architecture regionally and/or globally. Multi-tasking environment.
  • Provide functional and technical expertise to produce and promote maintainable and quality solutions. Includes documenting system requirements and documentation of support run book.
  • Communicate with users regarding application outages.
  • Liaise with development teams in Bangalore, New York, and Paris.
  • Help configure setup as requested by users and monitor platforms.
  • Understand regulatory environment and constraints.
  • Perform post-rollout testing of new releases (quality assurance).
  • Handle queries and one-off data research requests from users.
  • Respond to end users within timeframe dictated by the severity of the problem, and document and track (case histories, issues, and action steps) the response.
  • Research technical processes using sources such as error logs and product technical documentation; and identify solutions to resolve problems or improve efficiency.
  • Respect internal IT norms, standards, and processes.
  • Timely reporting of production and project status to client and IT management.
  • Effective and efficient oral and written communication to various audiences at appropriate levels.
  • Partner with development teams (NY/Paris) on release management.
  • Partner with the Global support teams (Paris/Asia) to ensure quality support to our end users.
  • Effectively manage the Client Relationship with the end user community.



Competencies Required:

  • Experience in application support
  • Knowledge of market Risk Management in Finance (Risk Analysis, VaR, SVaR, PnL, Liquidity)
  • Knowledge of pricing of Equity and Derivatives products (Options, ELS, Futures, …)
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • Good ability to analyze, solve and monitor problems
  • Good organizational and priority skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Desired/ Plus:

  • FRM Certification
  • ITIL Certification
Technical skills Required:
  • 2+ years SQL (SQL Server, Oracle …)
  • 2+ years Unix, Linux server environment

Desired/ Plus:

  • Knowledge in Programming (Python, Shell, Java)
 Education Required:
  • Bachelor of Computers Science or other related university degree
 Languages Required:
  • English

Desired/ Plus:

  • French

- 5+ years of experience in application support
- 2+ years in SQL (SQL Server, Oracle …)
- 2+ years in Unix, Linux server environment
- Bilingual

- Risk Management in Finance (Risk Analysis, VaR, SVaR, PnL, Liquidity)
- Pricing of Equity and Derivatives products (Options, ELS, Futures, …)
- FRM Certification
- ITIL Certification
- Python, Shell, Java
Number of positions
Work Experience
At least 5 years
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