Job Description

Reference # : 18-06395Title : Electronic Trading Support Analyst
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 07/17/2018
Assignment Detail
Industry:Financial ServicesJob Category:Finance / Accounting
Electronic Trading Support Analyst
Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Electronic Trading Support Analyst for our client in New York, NY.

Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

  • Join a regional based team responsible for ensuring the smooth running of production Equity trading regionally•
  • Provide day-to-day application support to front-office trading systems, which includes monitoring all kinds of high-touch, low-touch and co-location flows, managing client and market connectivity, answering user queries, monitoring applications, release of changes to production environment and post-release checking
  • Located on the trading floor. Interact closely with regional and global business users (traders and operations staff) and other groups in Technology to ensure issues are addressed and communicated in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot production issues to identify root causes and track issues to their completion
  • Work closely with developers and business analysts to plan system rollout and application updates, provide feedback on production system performance, and investigate production problems and identify solutions
  • Manage serious outages in production by interfacing between business, developers, infrastructure teams and management. Main tasks include:
    • Provide communication
    • Take remedial actions to resolve outage
    • Provide information to business to alleviate knock-on impact
    • Work on post-mortem and follow-up actions for root cause identification
    • Recurrence prevention
    • Any improvement in problem detection and resolution
  • Candidates should be prepared to work out of normal business hours on a rota basis such as on weekends, or early morning shifts according to business needs
  • Proactively identify and resolve potential production problems in all trading systems and escalate them to relevant parties if necessary. Suggest improvements to existing processes for support both locally and globally
  • Provide performance and capacity monitoring and planning to the platform to ensure the applications are running in healthy state and enough capacity to handle volatile market volumes

Preferred Skills:
  • High energy
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to perform at the highest level under pleasure is essential

Technical skills:
  • Strong UNIX command line skills: Need to understand grep, awk, sed etc., Comfortable with shell scripting
  • Good Perl scripting skills
  • Proven record of automation
  • Strong understanding of low latency trading systems
  • Strong understanding of redundant, high availability design concepts as pertaining to equity trading systems
  • Good understanding of Tibco/EMS and other transport systems

Business Exposure Required:
  • Strong equity trade support experience
  • Intimate understanding of Algo trading systems: Should be able to explain in great detail VWAP/POV strategies at the least, Understand passive Vs aggressive orders and the reasons for using the same, Should be able to articulate the difference between Lit Dark and Gray liquidity
  • Strong understanding of Crossing systems: Should be able to explain midpoint liquidity, price improvement, make Vs take
  • Excellent understanding of Equity trading regulation (below two at the minimum)
  • Explain RegNMS

  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of experience is required. Master's degree is preferred

Interested in applying? Contact Adrian Miranda at now.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status

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