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Electronic Trading Support Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00020
 Our client is a Global Financial Services Firm located downtown Manhattan. They are a seeking an  Electronic Trading Support Analyst.
The candidates will be responsible for Electronic Trading Production Support. Responsibilities include morning checks, day to day level 2/ level 3 support. Candidate is expected to develop and maintain tools to assist with production support. Work with Equity, Futures, and Options exchanges on new connectivity, upgrades, exchange mandated work. Work with the Development and QA teams to successfully roll out application changes into production while maintaining stability. Responsible for constant contact with the business unit and must act as a liaison between the business and development groups.
Soft 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/Python 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
Trade through exceptions
Reg sho
Educational requirements
Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of experience is required.  Masters degree is preferred.