Trading Systems Support

New York, NY

Posted: 01/22/2020 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 13098595

Job Description

Midtown investment firmis currently seeking a highly motivated Trading Systems Support Analyst within the Information Technology department, in the NY office. They will be part of a dynamic team which supports the Front Office Order Management System (Investment, Trading, Investment Admin, Legal and Compliance) and works closely with the development team to support enterprise-level solutions. The candidate will need to multi-task and have experience supporting different technologies as well as have excellent communication skills. Recent experience working for an asset management firm, hedge fund, or trading system vendor, with experience supporting Order Management Systems, is required.

Major Responsibilities/Activities
Provide Tier-1 application support to the firm's Order Management System (OMS)
Collaborate with the OMS vendor
Ensure deliverable deadlines are met
Communicate with business stakeholders
Work on various projects and tasks
Document procedures and systems
Train new hires on best practices within the OMS

Minimum Requirements
Strong Understanding of Order Management Systems (Eze Castle, Charles River, Flex Trade, etc.)
Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology or related field
Experience with SQL Server (writing queries, reading stored procedures, etc.)
Experience creating and monitoring scheduled jobs
Ability to troubleshoot issues quickly and provide resolutions
Excellent communication skills
Strong listening, analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills
Recent experience at an Asset Management Firm, Hedge Fund, or Trading System Vendor
Knowledge of publicly traded asset classes (equity, fixed income, derivatives, etc.)
Knowledge of the portfolio management process (positions, weights, benchmarks, etc.)
Knowledge of the trade and allocation lifecycle

Beneficial Skills
EMS knowledge
Understanding of FIX protocol
Experience with CTM/OASYS
Scripting experience (Power Shell, Python, etc.)
Knowledge of source control tools (GIT, Azure DevOps, etc.)

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Kathy King

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