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Application Support Engineer

Posted on May 21, 2020 by McCabe & Barton

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£600 - £600 Daily


csh Scripting

bash/sh Scripting

Autosys (or similar)

Version control in IBM/Rational ClearCase

Autosys job maintenance & troubleshooting


The successful applicant is likely to have Scripting skills in either Perl or Python, however (for the right individual, there is an opportunity to be cross-trained into Python from Perl.

Any of the below are highly sought after (but none are a requirement of the role)

Experience with any Object Databases, ideally Vision

IBM/Rational ClearCase




Sterling File Gateway


Cloud experience (preferably AWS)


Can typically expect to get involved in the following tasks on a daily/weekly/monthly basis

(broadly descending in frequency)

Daily Tasks

Shell script maintenance

Version control in IBM/Rational ClearCase

Autosys job maintenance

Autosys job troubleshooting

Sterling File Gateway job troubleshooting

Weekly Tasks

Perl library/script maintenance

Autosys job creation

Assist Tier-1 support teams in resolving issues

Assist other team members with issues, often those raised by investments staff related to processing

After-hours tier-2 processing support

Some light Vision coding/research

Infrequent/Occasional Tasks

Assist other teams with issues

Sterling File Gateway partner configuration

New Shell/Perl/Python script programming

Disk space maintenance - find and archive or delete old files

Unix utility/configuration tasks, creation, maintenance or liaising with Unix system admins such as

  • logadm
  • ipconf/ipfiler
  • Apache config file
  • hosts.deny
  • cron.allow

Liaise between TRP managed file transfer teams and vendors for converting file transfers to SFTP via Sterling File Gateway

HTML page maintenance

ODBC init file maintenance

IBM message queue reader/writer (PERL) maintenance

Reference: 891544466

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