Fixed Income Trading Applications Support Engineer

Hedge Fund #002

Responsibilities & Duties

Trading Application Support โ€“ Level 1+ support of Fixed Income, Commodities and FX Trading System users. The candidate will be required to build up an understanding of various trading, trade processing, and risk reporting systems. This includes but is not limited to Front-end trading, Trade Capture, Risk and Pnl, Trade Repository and Prime Brokerage clearing. The candidate will need to be able to troubleshoot trade related issues and train users on various platforms.

Fixed Income Algo Support โ€“ support our proprietary platform for electronic and algo trading. This includes testing, capturing requirements, and marketing & implementing the algos with our PM teams.

Production Monitoring Support โ€“ monitoring and support for intra-day and EOD jobs, platform performance, enhance and support of trade processing platform.

Qualifications/Skills Required

3 – 5 years front office trading support experience preferred

Knowledge and understanding of fixed income products (Rates, Credit, Futures, Derivatives) Commodities and FX

Good team player โ€“ one who is able to prioritize competing demands in a fast moving, high pressure, environment. Possesses a strong sense of urgency.

Excellent written & oral communication skills

Detail oriented, demonstrates thoroughness and strong ownership of work.

Quick thinker & problem solver, able to think on their feet and make informed decisions to resolve/mitigate issues.

Experience with 3rd party trading systems (Bloomberg FIT/ALLQ/FXGO/CDX/IRS, Brokertec, Tradeweb, MarketAxess, Trading Technologies (TT), WebICE, CME Direct, etc.) is a plus

Experience with Bloomberg and/or Reuters is a plus

Interest in financial markets & news a plus

Unix shell experience a plus

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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