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Senior FI Trading Applications Support Engineer
Ref No.: 11-00132
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 08/17/2011
 

Senior engineer position supporting a Fixed Income Trading desk for a leading investment firm.  The candidate must have experience in Fixed Income and is willing to provide support to traders.  It would be a plus if the candidate has experience with the ION trading system.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide support for various trading applications.
  • Define test cases and scenarios for quality assurance.
  • Execute test plans
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Electronic trading networks connectivity
  • Work with multiple vendors to support different applications (ION, Reuters, Espeed, BTEC, Tradition, Client, CME)
  • Install, test, deploy and upgrade software to the ION trading platform.
  • Perform BA work and create specifications.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • At least 3 years experience with developing solutions for Fixed Income lines of business (i.e. Repo Desk, Treasuries market making, etc.)
  • 2+ years of Script development experience with excellent usage of SQL. Perl, VBA
  • Understand the trading activates and market data feeds from (i.e. ESpeed, BrokerTech, Reuters, Client, Tradeweb, etc.)
  • Fundamental understanding of database modeling and ETL type applications.
  • 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 -- ION, ADP & Anvil.


Nice to have Qualifications:

  • Development experience is a plus.
  • College degree

 

Targeted systems:

  • ION
  • Anvil
  • Helix
  • ADP
  • ECN, Client, Espeed, BTEC, Tradeweb, Reuters.