Job Description

Feature Lead - FX Options, STIRT, and FX Risk Technology
Job Number: 21-16136
Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Feature Lead - FX Options, STIRT, and FX Risk Technology 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!
  • The role will be responsible for our Pricing and Risk platforms, as well will serve as a business liaison to the US STIRT and US FX Options Desks.
  • Responsible for providing leadership, technical direction, and oversight to a team as they deliver technology solutions.
  • Develops solutions and processes for delivering features based on their knowledge of design/architectural patterns and Agile/DevOps practices.
  • Ensures the systems design and requirements are aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes, and that team practices and coding/quality principles are aligned to achieve the desired technology outcomes.
  • They have built significant experience through multiple software implementations and has developed both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies.
  • Designs and develops and is accountable for feature delivery.
  • Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality.
  • Ensures solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt.
  • Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level.
  • Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues.
  • Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria.
  • Guides the team on work breakdown and execution.
  • Plays a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team.
  • Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices).
  • Identifies skill and role gaps, and works with Technology Manager to address them.
  • Works with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required.
  • Individual contributor.
Required Skills:
  • Great communication and an ability to build rapport with the Trading desks.
  • Good understanding of Financial Markets, preferably across FX or Derivatives.
  • Exceptional development skills in any OO or Functional language including, but not limited to, Python (preferred), C#, Java, or C++.
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration.
  • Experience with large scale, globally distributed financial systems with an emphasis on high availability.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to operate in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns, including knowing when, where, and why we use them.
  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage, and application Experience in TCP/IP networking.
  • Knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments, and testing tools.
  • Experience in 3rd line production support.
  • Nice to have:
    • Must possess a degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or relevant analytical degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Experience of integrated Front Office Development environments (examples: Sec DB, Athena, and Quartz).
    • Working knowledge of one of FIX Protocol (4.4), FpML, or other standard financial models.
    • Experience of connectivity to third party systems such as broker feeds and trade repositories.
    • Knowledge of SQL / NoSQL databases.
If interested, you may contact:
Bridgette Marks
Bridgette Marks | LinkedIn
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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