Network / System Engineer - Chicago, IL

Job Summary:

  • 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 life-cycle, 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.
  • The individual should be able to support solutions efficiently and effectively, and demonstrate communications skills. The successful candidate must have the ability to multi-task and priorities 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).
  • Understanding of Electronic trading, STP (straight thru processing) and Trade negotiation
  • 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 mgt
  • Experience with FICC Credit Trading Applications and trade life cycle management.
  • Business application support and problem diagnosis skills 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)

Skills:

  • Must to be able to communicate crisply and clearly both from a verbal and written perspective
  • 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
  • Network Engineer
  • Python
  • SQL

Responsibilities:

  • 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 mgt
  • Experience with FICC Credit Trading Applications and trade life cycle management.

Qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

Overview

Ubicación Chicago, IL
Carga de trabajo 40 horas/semana , 100% in-situ
Fecha de comienzo aprox. Cuanto antes
Fecha fin aprox. Open
Idiomas necesarios Inglés
Habilidades necesarias Applications, ENGINEER, Network, Python, system

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