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Equity Trading System Developer
Ref No.: 17-00123
Location: New York, New York
Equity Trading System Developer

As a member of the Equity IT team, the role of the Equity Trading System Developer will be to manage, support and configure platforms used for trading and hedging products such as Equities, Options and Futures for Equity Capital Markets business. Working directly with the traders to understand, develop, test and support Trading Systems in a fast-paced and dynamic environment the Equity Trading System

Developer will be responsible for
  • Managing the Trading systems used by the desk
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with trading systems in in real time.
  • Support the integration the Trading Systems with external counterparties and markets as appropriate
  • Support integration of Trading Systems with Risk Management Systems
  • Provide End-user technical support and training for Trading Systems
  • Coordinate with Trading Systems vendors to resolve technical issues
  • Manage upgrades for Trading Systems as required
  • Identifying ways if using Trading System that can improve the activities of Capital Markets businesses.
  • Establish a relationship with the Traders to be the Go-To person for Trading Systems support.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related quantitative discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working with Trading System
  • Understanding of Equity, Options and Futures products and Markets
  • Experience with Horizon Trading Platform
  • Strong Knowledge of trading protocols such as the FIX protocols
  • Understanding of networking topology as it pertains to trading systems
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Superior written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Fidessa Platform a plus