Trade Floor Desktop Support Analyst

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 331141

Job Description

Our Client
Hays are delighted to be working with one of the world's leading energy trading specialists specialising in Natural Gas, Coal & Freight, holding a global presence across all major production and consumption regions, with a platform to trade across all key markets. The commercial hub of the company is in Singapore, with offices located in Japan, London, and the US.

As a Trade Floor Desktop Support Analyst, the successful candidate will be working within the IT Operations realm across all areas of the London trading business (front, middle, and back-office) to provide desktop and end-user support. A flexible and well-rounded individual with broad desktop and end-user support experience – someone who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative, and has both strong customer relationship management skills and a problem-solving nature.

Essential Experience
Relevant work experience delivering desktop and end-user support within a complex trading environment, involving multiple stakeholders and third-party vendors.
Knowledge of networking, infrastructure, and applications from a desktop support perspective.
Diagnosing and remediating system issues in a Windows Server 2016/2019 and Windows 10 environment.
Administering Microsoft Office 365.
Device provisioning using SCCM and/or InTune.
Experience of working with and troubleshooting issues related to any of the following: Active Directory, Group Policy Management, Security/Anti-Virus, Networking, Microsoft Office, Email/Exchange, Citrix, Mobile Device Management and Telephony/VoIP (preferably Cisco).
Knowledge of ITIL framework, certification an advantage.
Experience with managing desk moves.
ITSM tools (Jira, ServiceNow, Remedy etc.)

Administering Microsoft Azure (e.g., Azure AD/RBAC).
Knowledge of a scripting language (e.g., PowerShell or Python).
Familiarity with the Atlassian product suite (e.g., Jira and Confluence etc).
Software-defined networking and security controls (SD-WAN/SASE).
desktop-as-a-service and modern management (especially with Azure Virtual Desktop, Microsoft Defender, and Microsoft Endpoint Manager).
Relevant Microsoft 365 and Azure certification(s).
Managing small projects/changes.
Agile delivery methodologies (e.g., SCRUM or Kanban).
Domain knowledge of energy physical and financial commodities and derivatives.
Cloud-focussed logging and monitoring tools (preferably using Azure Monitor with Application Insights and Log Analytics).
Experience with any of the following platforms/systems: Allegro Horizon ETRM, Trayport Global Vision/Joule, Updata, FXAll, WebICE, SunSystems/Q&A, Softmar, Veson IMOS, FEA (Allegro Analytics), Zema, Cubelogic, Bloomberg and Reuters.

Key Responsibilities
Provide day-to-day operational support for the end-user-computing estate.
Take ownership, and be a central point of contact, for any desktop support issues reported by users, ensuring professional and regular communication is provided.
Diagnose and resolve system issues across a range of both internally developed and vendor-supplied applications in support of the trading business.
Follow-up on fixes for escalated issues.
Facilitate onboarding and off-boarding for starters, movers, and leavers.
Define and implement team processes to handle all support activities including the provision of up-to-date documentation in Confluence.
Effectively record and monitor the progress of all incidents and service requests raised into the portal, providing timely feedback to the business and stakeholders as required.
Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of systems to troubleshoot a wide variety of technology issues.
Collaborate with relevant teams to plan, test, and deliver on-going enhancements.
Contribute to the development and improvement of processes and technology standards across the desktop infrastructure and security domains.
Operate within a change-controlled environment and ensure that deployments are conducted in accordance with relevant release procedures.
Proactively monitor the estate for availability, capacity, and performance.
Participate in a wide variety of global projects, improvements, and controls activities to enable growth in business footprint, innovation, and digital transformation. Share knowledge and expertise with others, coaching and mentoring peers as required.
Occasional work outside of normal business hours may be required at times, for major incidents and/or planned maintenance.

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