Job #: 1680
Title: Equity Support
Provide support for various trading applications, research platforms and Securities Lending applications.
Troubleshoot and maintain Electronic trading networks connectivity
Install, test, deploy and upgrade software to trading platforms (Flextrade, Ullink, Global One, BlueMatrix, Internal Applications)
Define test cases and scenarios for quality assurance
Execute test plans
Monitor electronic trading systems and server side software to ensure that systems are working correctly
Identify, troubleshoot and respond to emergency situations impacting live trading
Work with the traders to understand & implement client connectivity requirements
Develop test plans for enhancements & new modules of vendor provided software. Work with users to certify enhancements
Escalate problems pro-actively and ensure all stakeholders are kept aware of issues and their development.
Work with vendor to test & deploy enhancements to the Equities trading systems
Create and maintain a knowledge base, support scripts, documentation and procedures
5+ years of experience developing solutions and supporting an Equity line of business (i.e. US Market Making, ETF, Electronic Trading, Portfolio Trading, Options)
Script development experience with excellent usage of SQL
Understand the trading activities and market data feeds
Fundamental understanding of database modeling and ETL type applications.
Knowledge of FIX messaging protocol
Proficient in handling regulatory or compliance related requests (i.e. Reg NMS, OATS, ACT)
Experience working on a trading floor supporting mission critical applications
Ability to multitask several ongoing issues. This involves the ability to assess priority and make appropriate decisions quickly and effectively.
Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail.
Self motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Experience in at least 1 of the following platforms – Flextrade, Fidessa.
Nice to have Qualifications:
Development experience / automation