Ref No.: 13-00044
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 11/13/2013
Job Description: The Candidates responsibilities include
•       Business and System Knowledge: Understand the trading products such as Equities, Fixed Income, Listed Derivatives with regards to its business processes as well regulatory requirements (FIX order management, allocation, booking, regulatory requirements, etc) and exchange links.
•       Project Life Cycle Management:  Manage the front to back project life cycle, including the following
1.      Requirements gathering and documentation
2.      Request management and prioritization
3.      Analyzing technical components and processes
4.      Document flow diagrams, state diagram, data models, activity diagram, API documents, etc.
•       Gather requirements and develop use cases: Meet with traders, sales traders, compliance and operations to gather and document requirements and use cases.  Provide clearly written, concise and meaningful business requirements to the development and QA teams.
Work with development and QA team for delivering the requirements.
Required skill sets include:
•       Highly detail oriented and organized: Candidate can perform functions quickly and accurately.
•       Strong written communication skills:  Candidate must be able to provide the development and QA Teams with clear, concise written business and technical requirements.
•       Ability to understand new business flows and products quickly: Candidate can grasp new products and flows quickly.
•       Analytical and problem-solving capabilities:  Candidate should be comfortable digging through logs, databases, and performing "hands on" testing to understand the application.
•       Technical capabilities: Candidate must be versed in technical concepts be able to understand implementation details, including working knowledge of relational databases, object oriented design concepts.
•       Candidate can progress overall group objectives and deliverables, while still meeting their personal deliverable deadlines. Candidate must be proactive in working with global team members to achieve goals.
•       Communicate effectively with internal clients: Candidate can discuss and resolve issues with both internal and external counterparties using the client's language.
•       Ability to prioritize and manage multiple processes: Candidate can manage time sensitive issues, prioritize multiple processes and projects and articulate thought process for decision-making.
Must have skills
•       Bachelor’s Degree
•       4+ years Business/Technical Analysis experience including writing requirements, use cases, API document and release notes
•       Strong knowledge of front office institutional equity trading from an application standpoint and knowledge of the business flow for post-trade processing
•       Experience with Microsoft Visio Project, Object Oriented concept, Activity Diagram, State Diagrams, Sequence Diagram and SQL
•       Familiarity with FIX 4.2 messaging