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Senior Engineer, Application Management

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
Jun 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Profile

The Data & Reporting Services/Global Fees team supports Regulatory Reporting and Member Reporting/Global Fees in LSEG Post Trade Technology division.
  • Regulatory Reporting includes reporting to the CFTC, Reg-Reporting UnaVista (EMIR), BOE, CME, HKTR, SFTR, DTCC and JFSA. These reports include transaction and position data across all Clearing Services.
  • Member Reporting covers Banking member reports, which is managed through the Business Objects infrastructure and distributed to the Portal team for screening prior to publishing the reports to the Member Portal.
  • Global Fees is responsible to calculate fees and produce invoices, files and reports to Accounting team, Finance and Members.
This role is to support the respective production service, pre-production and member test functions. Investigate issues, develop fixes, support new releases and perform general maintenance and administration. To provide new functionality through enhancements, service improvements and performance tuning.

Out of hours support overnight and across weekends and European Bank Holidays is frequently needed.

Strong technical background and good communication skills are required for working with the business and other application support teams during troubleshooting and investigations.

They must be able to work under pressure to meet multiple SLAs, which are defined for all applications and processes.

Must be self-motivating with the ability to prioritise workload.

Key Responsibilities

Support of the Data & Reporting Services/Global Fees production services consisting of multiple applications i.e. Regulatory Reporting, Member Reporting & Global Fees in multiple environments - Production, Pre-Production and Member Test.
  • Monitor and provide daily status updates to management regarding the status of processes and applications
  • Resolve/Support - Incidents, Problems and Requests:
    • Monitor ServiceNow queues
    • Proactively analyse problems and decide on suitable resolutions
    • Apply resolutions following the LCH Change Management procedure
    • Reporting status to relevant business and IT teams
    • Record progress of incident resolution in ServiceNow
    • Follow documented incident management procedures and escalate to the senior management team where necessary
    • Supervise and liaise with the offshore and onshore support teams on all BAU issues
  • Changes, bug fixes and enhancements to LCH products
    • Work on solutions for longer term fixes for application bugs and small functionality enhancement requests
    • Implement application fixes
    • Update GitHub/Bitbucket with source code changes
    • Update relevant documentation with changes
    • Co-ordinate the Release process for new releases
    • Work to the ITIL standard following LCH policies
  • Maintain working relationship with business teams, design/development/testing teams and other application and infrastructure support teams
  • Out of hours support
    • Be available for overnight support of production services to ensure successful completion of processing
    • Respond to overnight calls and deal with issues
    • Support weekend releases and maintenance work
    • Participate in Production out of hours activities such as Disaster Recovery exercises, fire drills (business risk scenarios), etc.
  • Assist in project related work
    • Carry out requirements as defined by project team
  • Quality check potential changes
    • Review development release packages prior to production deployment

  • Degree educated, preferably in a technical discipline
Skills/Experience/Qualifications (required):
  • Internship experience of working in an IT support or development team
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound technical background in the core DB technologies
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to IT and business teams and to senior management as well as onshore/offshore support team
  • Strong level of attention to details
Skills/Experience/Qualifications (advantageous):
  • Experience in an investment banking environment
  • Familiarity with financial products and financial terms
  • Qualified with the ITIL v4 Foundation course level
Key Technical Skills (Preferred):
  • Experience with Informatica (PowerCenter) client tools, mappings, workflow design, Informatica debug modes
  • Candidates with strong scripting skills (Unix/bash, Windows/PowerShell, Python)
  • Data warehousing fundamentals (Oracle Warehouse - ETL)
  • Must have good SQL (Oracle)
  • SAP Business Objects R4.x Administration
  • UNIX and Windows operating systems administration skills
Key Technical Skills (advantageous):
  • SAP Business Objects 4.x - Webi/Universe design and deployment
  • Crystal reports creation and modification
  • Product development lifecycle experience
  • Control-M experience is desirable but not essential
  • Perl / Python
  • Java/Spring boot
  • Sybase DB/SQL
  • Knowledge of IBM MQ
  • AWS/Azure Cloud technology knowledge and experience
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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