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Utility Analyst - Jr

at FIS Global

Posted: 8/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3N38C69M73Y075371P

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team

The FIS Derivatives Utility team is a powerful combination of people, process and technology to support derivatives clearing. As a trusted provider of cost-efficient derivatives clearing technology for more than 30 years, FIS has long been a valued partner to the clearing industry. Through its post-trade systems, FIS technology is already responsible for processing the majority of the transactions in the market via the Clearvision™, GMI™ and UBIX™ systems. 

What you will be doing

As a Junior Utility Analyst you will work on the FIS Managed Service Platform Changes for the middle office. You will bring your experience with Microsoft Windows Server and a working knowledge of relational databases with an ability to read, write and debug nontrivial queries in this role. The Junior Analyst must also have the ability to comprehend and safely maintain a distributed architecture spanning multiple servers, with solutions for High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Knowledgeable with networking – IP addresses, NAT, firewall rules, protocols

  • Working knowledge of MQ or similar messaging infrastructure
  • Working with various exchanges and clearing brokers on trade clearance and allocations

What you bring:

  • Strong communications skills – the ability to explain production issues succinctly and distill them down to the core issue

  • An appreciation for what is required of a Futures Clearing Broker and what is therefore required of the person responsible for ensuring keeping the clearing application operational

  • Ready and able to work necessary hours – outages have to be addressed the same day, which can sometimes mean working until something has been corrected.  It is sometimes necessary to work on weekends to do mandatory exchange mandated testing, to prepare for a release, to do regression testing, or to meet with the global team during Asian or early morning hours.

  • Candidate should be able to work well under pressure

  • Proficient with Oracle databases

  • Strong organizational skills, able to coordinate testing with multiple organizations:  Front Office, Operations, vendor, and exchanges.

Added Bonus if you have:

  • Clearing experience

What we offer you

  • A competitive salary and benefits

  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities

  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology

  • Time to support charities and give back in your community

  • A fantastic range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing

With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions.  We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe.  FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the FIS Online Privacy Notice.


FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: and

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

FIS™ is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 110 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 39,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions.

Join us as we redefine secure financial technology on a global level. We’re proud to be a Fortune 500 company and the world leader in the global financial technology industry. Greatness doesn’t just happen. It takes innovation, investment and a commitment to being the best at what you do. That’s why, at FIS™, we offer more than jobs with benefits. We offer the opportunity to realize your potential, push your limits and make real contributions to the financial technology industry and the world. If you share our spirit of excellence and achievement, you’re the type of person we want working beside us. We’re an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and terrific benefits in energetic work environments.

Talent, if you have it, we want it. Join the FIS Global Talent Network today!

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