Cloud Application Ops Specialist

Employer: Finastra
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 12.12.2018
    Short company description

    Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, capital markets and treasury.

    Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. With our scale and geographical reach we drive valued solutions and opportunity for customers regardless of size or geography. Through our open, secure, and reliable solutions, we empower customers to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet their changing needs.


    ITIL Service Operations or Release, Control, and Validation certification
    2-4 years of experience using Web 2.0 Technologies (Java Scripting, XML, HTML, AJAX, CSS, HTTP, etc.), PowerShell, SaaS applications, network operations (networks, protocols and email [SMTP, POP3]).
    Knowledge and understanding of software architecture principles as apply to solutions and application architectures, specifically for portals, websites, and systems integration projects.
    Relational database expertise such as Oracle, MS Sql Server, etc. preferred
    Service Oriented architecture and web services integration (SOAP, WSDL, REST) preferred
    Knowledge of LDAP/Active Directory, and relevant IT architecture experience


    Receives specifications from the IT department and delivers a product/release that meets the needs presented. Creates Requirements Definitions, and Technical Specifications Documentation
    Ensure smooth and top-quality delivery of projects in collaboration with project manager and the project team.
    Participate in the full software development life cycle: Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing, Training, and Operational Support.
    Collaborates with and supports the Live Operations, Infrastructure Engineering and Application Support teams during system design, development and implementation phases providing advice for interfacing monitoring services.
    Utilizes best practices for development, conducts thorough testing, analysis, and certification of changes to the system. Ensures all assigned project tasks required for the implementation of the system are completed on schedule.
    Updates & maintains a comprehensive testing protocol for the system instance upgrades with the purpose of certifying all applications for use after the upgrade completes.
    Logs technical support incidents, problems and requests into the system. Monitors incidents assigned to the Administrator. Provides succinct and pertinent updates to incidents indicating acted upon resolution and communication to user. Participates in Problems and Knowledge initiatives and other process improvements.
    Escalates performance issues, unresolvable incidents and service interruptions to technical support. Creates and updates incident records in the system’s tracking system.
    Install, maintain, configure/reconfigure, and support hosted system instances, production, and non-production
    Analyze and fully understand user requirements and current procedures in order to improve system capabilities, automate process workflows and address scheduling limitations throughout the development and delivery of the system roadmap