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Core Banking System Specialist (m/f/d)

VTB Bank (Europe) SE is a commercial bank specializing in international trade relations and investment-business, with head office in Frankfurt am Main and a branch in Vienna. The bank can look back on more than 100 years of history in Western Europe, serving as a competent and reliable partner for companies and banks by providing advice and executing transactions. The bank has extensive know-how and VTB Group's market-specific expertise, first-class network in 22 countries and core markets and competent employees allow it to respond in a concrete, rapid, targeted and, above all, flexible manner to the needs of its clients.
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Your Responsibilities

  • Production support for Fusion Banking Midas (FBM) system, its technology surrounding (e.g. MQ systems, data feeds, interfaces to other applications, etc.) and underlying IT infrastructure

  • Consulting business users on application functionality

  • Maintaining documentation for FBM system and its technology surrounding

  • Managing system patches, e.g. to address security vulnerabilities

  • Maintaining appropriate level of monitoring for FBM and its technology surrounding

  • Keeping knowledge base up to date and add new records when/where needed

  • Supporting disaster recovery solution for FBM and its technology surrounding including documentation and testing

  • Reviewing security compliance for IT items in scope on regular basis

  • Performing vendor and SLA management

  • Developing reports and data extracts (using RPG, CL and other tools);

  • Developing and maintaining interfaces between Midas Plus and other applications

  • Preparing Midas test environments and liaising with end users during system testing (providing all required technical support)

  • General housekeeping and maintenance of the Midas Plus system and the iSeries operating System.


  • Experience of delivering high quality operational support ideally in an investment bank or similar financial organization

  • Strong knowledge of MQ systems

  • Hands-on experience supporting Core Banking solution preferably on IBM proprietary hardware

  • Prior experience working for vendor Finastra would be advantageous

  • Ability to complete engineering, architecture and design work, evaluate products, create proposals, conduct testing, write documentation and implement resilient solutions that meet the Bank’s standards

  • Detailed knowledge of Fusion Banking Midas, Fusion Message Manager, Mimix replication technologies, MMM MQ, WebSphere MQ, Understanding of networking essentials (firewall, TCP\IP), iSeries\Midas\AS400 administration, root cause analysis methodologies for Message Queues and Fusion Banking Midas, end of Day / Close of Business processing experience, understanding of FBM/AS400 monitoring techniques, IBM tools and technologies: RPG, IBM i CL, Query, SQL, DOS

  • Other technologies: Java, XML and HTML, Midas Plus interfacing / APIs, Websphere Application Servers / HATs

  • Knowledge and understanding of Banking processes and application workflows including end of day processing

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for Core Banking systems

  • Good working knowledge of ITIL with a strong grasp of incident / change / problem management as well as a proven ability to manage & deliver projects

  • Excellent team working and relationship building skills; ability to take a lead when necessary

  • Retain strong customer focus, planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask and perform work to meet deadlines

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, orally and in writing

  • Ability to adapt to a multicultural working environment in a global organization

  • Flexibility to perform out of hours tasks and weekend changes

  • Excellent command of English and German spoken and
    in writing, Russian advantageous.

We Offer

  • Attractive remuneration package with company pension scheme

  • „Job ticket“ (ticket for public transportation), “VWL” (capital-forming benefit), restaurant cheques and recreation allowance

  • International orientation through the global network of the VTB Group

  • Individual further training measures and certifications

  • Western European Headquarters

  • Light-flooded, modern workplaces in a central location in Frankfurt with very good transport connections

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