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Network / System Engineer
Ref No.: 20-04025
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: NEW YORK, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/15/2020 to 06/15/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Network / System Engineer with our client in the financial industry in their New York, NY location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

  • Working closely with Front office users, Trade control & Operations, the candidate will be responsible for the support of Flow Credit and Munis trading with specific focus on in-house applications and flows to external ECNs to cover trade lifecycle, trade capture, risk management and PnL
  • First point of contact for all traders and front office personnel to resolve issues with trader tools and any business related information quality which may have fiscal impact if not resolved quickly
  • Provide first level/desk facing support for users of Credit Derivatives and Cash (Bond) applications
  • Work closely with users, answering their queries and raising development requests as they are presented
  • Escalation and timely resolution of production issues, using fundamental problem management disciplines
  • Liaise between Credit applications users and technology teams to address user queries and issues
  • Perform analysis around new requirements or improvements to the current system based on analysis and feedback from key traders and Trade assistants
  • Develop and Maintain documentation for reference as a knowledge base for training and incident management
  • The individual should be able to support solutions efficiently and effectively, and demonstrate strong communications skills
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • They must be results oriented, high levels of service delivery and commitment is a must
  • Good understanding of Municipal Bonds and Credit derivatives and the trade life cycle (CDS, Index, Index Options)
  • Strong understanding of Electronic trading, STP (straight thru processing) and Trade negotiation
  • Experience with FICC Credit Trading Applications and trade life cycle management.
  • Strong business application support and problem diagnosis skills - Strong desire/ability to jump in and investigate issues, resolve problems, and communicate status
  • Ability to deal with a high-pressure Trading environment
  • Manage oneself in and environment of high frequency business and technology changes adhering to release and change management principles
  • Personable, effective communicator with ability to build and maintain partnerships. ability to deal directly with business users and development teams on a daily basis and act as primary liaison
  • Proven ability to handle difficult situations, users and make critical decisions
  • Understanding of financial disciplines
  • Experience working with F/O or M/O in a Derivatives Trading business
  • Basic tech skills. MS Office, SQL, Excel, VBA and Unix (Python a plus)
  • Must to be able to communicate crisply and clearly both from a verbal and written perspective
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent work ethic – willing to be on-call on week end
  • Must be able to work autonomously and independently solve problems when needed
  • Experience in a large financial institution
  • Business knowledge with Bonds, Credit Derivatives and FICC preferred
  • Nice-to-Have Technical experience:
    • Experience with Perl/Python
    • Cross-platform OS/infrastructure experience
    • Understanding of networking protocols, TCP/IP
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”