Electronic Trading Job Description

Electronic Trading Job Description

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Electronic trading provides day to day Business level trade support and user training for the clients using our BARX Futures electronic trading environment.

Electronic Trading Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support the dev leads within Global Equity Technology Electronic Trading by providing project management services on non-PAR level initiatives that span multiple systems
Provide support of all broker FIX connections
Educate our global client base on market structure and the constantly changing regulatory environment
Consult with clients on execution strategies
To assist the eTrading team and learn the business from the ground-up
Liaise with sales on customer flow and pricing adjustments
Liaise with strats on pricing and hedging techniques
Liaise with IT on trading and eCommerce initiatives
Stay abreast of competitive and market landscape
Participate in a support shift rotation to ensure adequate global business support coverage

Electronic Trading Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Electronic Trading

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SEC, CCIE, CISSP, CISA, FIX, ITIL, CPA, QA

Education for Electronic Trading

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Employers hiring for the electronic trading job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Technology, Architecture, Finance, Mathematics, Technical, Information Systems, Physics

Skills for Electronic Trading

Desired skills for electronic trading include:

Data structures
Algorithms and design patterns
Object oriented programming
Java programming concepts
Options
Equity
Python
Scripting language
Futures
FIX protocol

Desired experience for electronic trading includes:

Experience processing high frequency real time market data products required
Familiarity with open source software, including Linux kernel/module development is a plus
A strong understanding of electronic trading, trading networks, tradable instruments and theory, universal protocols (FIX), regulations and regulated trading and reporting platforms, for example MiFiD, EMIR and SEFs
Quantitative skills - must be extremely comfortable working with data
Candidate is required to be proactive in resolving immediate problems while balancing the need to keep on track the strategic initiatives
Available to start for our training intakes in January, February or March 2015

Electronic Trading Examples

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Electronic Trading Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electronic trading. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for electronic trading
  • Work with internal members to develop our product
  • Provide clients with trading and liquidity advice
  • Contribute to Sales campaigns and cross-selling efforts across desks
  • Supporting projects related to new regulatory obligations under a range of Cash and Derivative Reporting Regimes
  • Work jointly with Compliance to ensure Regulatory Enquiry responses are completed accurately and timely
  • Provide backup coverage for Dodd Frank reporting and TRACEattribution process
  • Primary focus is account management and Sales for SG based institutions global institutions
  • Act as execution consultants to provide real-time and strategic trading solutions to clients
  • Of all market, credit and operational risk exposures arising from UK Group business activities, acting independently of
  • Relationships with our business and development partners
Qualifications for electronic trading
  • 10+ years of hands on experience in all aspects of enterprise level C++ application development and management expertise in low level development and technologies (kernel tuning/bypass, cpu pinning, hardware optimizations, network transport protocols including TCP and UDP), application performance profiling and tuning tool kits (VTune, Valgrind, PGO, etc), and various physical architectures x86 based systems
  • Strong C++/OOD skills are required
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential
  • Should have experience with the full software development life-cycle, including requirements gathering, testing and release procedures
  • Good working knowledge of programming in a UNIX environment is a necessity
  • Comfortable understanding of underlying etrading technology
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Electronic Trading Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electronic trading. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for electronic trading
  • The Book of Work and delegating that work to be completed
  • Work closely with various cross-functional teams globally to ensure timely delivery of ongoing market data solutions
  • Communicate and interact efficiently with various application teams on issues, outages and remediation plan conduct proper follow-ups proactively
  • Analyze and articulate problems and implement critical solutions
  • Manage relationships with market data vendors, GTI, Trading Technology providers
  • Develop new tactics, tools and fixes for the THOR smart order router platform within Electronic Trading
  • Primarily C++ Development with some Java
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level with a concentration in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent qualification / work experience)
  • Analyze and troubleshoot issues related to our Electronic Trading products
  • Work with colleagues around the world to provide continued support
Qualifications for electronic trading
  • Self starter with the ability to define and evolve a role within broad guidelines
  • Ability to interact and influence at all levels within the firm
  • Ability to adapt and extend current knowledge base to adjacent lines of business
  • 3-5 years of electronic trading experience
  • 3- 5 years of relevant compliance experience, preferably at a major national or global securities firm or regulator
  • Experience with an Electronic Trading Platform
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Electronic Trading Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an electronic trading. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for electronic trading
  • Be responsible for the trading applications and market access support of Rates Trading on various APAC markets (Tradeweb, Bloomberg, SFE/ASX, JPX, eSpeed US, BTEC…)
  • Require to support traders, troubleshoot and diagnose functional and technical issues in the production environment
  • Morning shift duty, weekend and holiday work are required
  • Risk oversight of ISG electronic-trading Technology Change Management
  • Supporting Sales and Trading with specific reporting and transaction-level regulatory rules for derivatives trading (eg Dodd-Frank)
  • Software Development Engineer in Test position requires an ability to Development, architecture and design and implement of framework for test automation platform
  • Management of test automation effort (roadmap, task assignments, evaluation, reporting to senior management )
  • Responsible for develop and execute test plans and automated test cases that ensure deliverables are of high quality
  • The Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for testing new and modified programs/applications to verify that the program functions according to requirements and established guidelines
  • The position requires an understanding of best practices in test automation processes and standards, and an ability to architect automation tests
Qualifications for electronic trading
  • Advanced degree (JD or MBA) a plus
  • Must be available for regular international travel
  • Business-level proficiency in Mandarin and/or Bahasa is advantageous, as the role will involve interaction with clients across Asia Pacific
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, at a level commensurate with the level of the audience
  • Language skills - Additional language would be advantageous
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
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Electronic Trading Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an electronic trading. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for electronic trading
  • Our in-house monitoring tools cover thousands of processes running on hundreds of hosts located in data centres across the world
  • We manage all incidents in the electronic trading environments and take any follow-up actions necessary to ensure system stability
  • Aside from production monitoring, we develop solutions for business problems in various technologies with support from our global team of experts
  • In this team, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of electronic trading across multiple asset classes ranging from high volume FX trades to complex derivatives in Commodities (and soon Interest Rates as well)
  • Design and develop software that builds and improve strategic Execution Links platform
  • Provide coverage to all asset classes including Cash Equities, Listed Derivatives, Rates, Credit and FX
  • Maintain and provide 3rd level support coverage for the platform
  • Developing quantitative investment & liquidity strategies for the global algorithmic trading platform
  • Developing and enhancing smart order routing capabilities of the platform for different venues
  • Developing, enhancing, and monitoring internal matching engines and dark pools of liquidity for trading efficiency and opportunities
Qualifications for electronic trading
  • Driven and goal-oriented, focused on success
  • Mathematical aptitude and skills
  • An interest in expanding knowledge base into Derivatives and Fixed Income products
  • Familiarity with Execution Management Systems, Order Routing, Algorithmic Trading and Transaction Cost Performance management a plus
  • Fluency in an Asian language a plus
  • C++ (or strong Java with desire to learn C++)
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Electronic Trading Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an electronic trading. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for electronic trading
  • Developing, enhancing, and deploying risk and control technology for the electronic trading platform to alleviate exposure with franchise, client and market risk measuring order suitability and avoiding negative market impact
  • Participating in the evolution of the software development methodology maturity within Global Markets and the Latin America region
  • We cooperate with our external clients
  • Connectivity/networking build out
  • Support during development phase
  • We work closely with GS Sales and e-Traders on a daily basis other GS technical teams
  • We are maintaining and building out new tools for the onboarding purposes
  • We are responsible for the health of our UAT electronic trading and risk management systems
  • We identify, troubleshoot, resolve application and connectivity problems
  • We coordinate and perform in-depth tests with clients gather requirements for new products
Qualifications for electronic trading
  • Ideally fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Ability to work on a trading desk and make trade-critical decisions under time pressure
  • Experience with electronic trading concepts such as FIX messaging, market micro-structure, and basic data analytic scripting languages
  • Expertise with low latency enterprise messaging
  • Expertise with FIX and fast message formats
  • Strong grasp of object oriented design and programming, multi-threaded programming and middleware technologies (RMDS, Informatica UM, Streambase)

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