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Trading Systems Support
Ref No.: 17-03305
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 120,000.00 /Year
Seeking an experienced Trading Systems Support Specialist to join an established financial institution in the Loop. The Trading Systems Support Specialist should have previous experience supporting banking applications and trading systems. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be acting as one of the top support specialist for the group.

Work closely with trading desks, third party vendors, Operations and IT on requirements, design, implementation and support of trading related technologies.
Maintain and support existing custom trading applications and third party products of medium to high complexity with an emphasis on trading workflow and integration.
Work closely with senior IT development staff and Development Manager to ensure that technical design and programs satisfy business needs.
Work with IT support staff to ensure all processes have appropriate monitoring, recovery, and security.
Participate in other projects as requested by management.

10+ years of experience with 5+ years in a trading system management / trading support role, leading trading technology related projects required.
Significant hands-on experience with trading systems and the related back-office systems.
Financial services experience required.
Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
In-depth technical knowledge in various trading technologies on both the buy and sell sides. Emphasis on Fidessa and Bloomberg OMS systems, Client back office.
Excellent business knowledge with emphasis on inner workings of broker/dealer and/or financial services business including the operational aspects of the business.
Superior problem solving and analytical skills.
Capable of working on technical projects with little or no supervision and with strong attention to details. Demonstrated project management experience.
High level of commitment and enthusiasm.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work directly with business partners in a team-based environment.

Third Party Applications Not Accepted