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Business Systems Specialist, Futures & Electronic Trading Technology

What is the opportunity?
The successful energetic candidate will join the Technology team to provide technical systems management and business analysis for Futures, Clearing and Electronic trading applications. At RBC Capital Markets, our goal is to design, build and operate state-of-the-art clearing and electronic trading technology (processes, software and infrastructure) to provide our clients with a competitive advantage within our markets.
In this role, the candidate will develop a strong understanding of leading Futures and Electronic Trading platforms and how our investment firm captures, manages, margins and clears trades with the world's largest exchanges.

What will you do?
  • Technical Leadership and Analysis, Planning, Implementation & System Management
  • Accountable for completing and managing the tactical processes and initiatives required to support and develop the futures electronic trading business
  • Provide recommendations on the improvement of the platform, cost management, resources, and IT escalation.
  • Manage the daily monitoring and testing of the trading platforms
  • Manage the interaction with our external vendors (such as Born Technology, TT, CQG, Bloomberg and various OMS/EMS providers)
  • Manage internal relationships with IT, compliance, operations as it relates to electronic trading platforms and connectivity
  • Manage integration with Middle-Office and Back-Office from electronic futures execution.
  • Manage and provide daily front line support to traders and customers
  • Develop and maintain electronic futures execution relationships for RBC Capital Markets from external and internal referrals.
  • Cross-market futures product with other RBC Capital markets Product Groups.
  • Build a strong relationship with all business partners to help them succeed with our solutions as well as effectively represent their requirements in further evolving
  • Research, analyze and explore different options and recommend solutions and designs that meet business requirements
  • Manage larger Production deployment projects and coordinate associated activities with our infrastructure partners.
  • Document operational processes for end user training and manage the Production knowledgebase.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering Degree (or equivalent), Business & Science
  • Experience with Trading Technologies, CQG, Bloomberg and Fidessa trading applications and architecture.
  • Experience working within fast-paced trading environments (trading pits, off-pit trading floors)
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Knowledge of administrative roles at major futures exchanges (CME Group, ICE, MX, CFE and Eurex)
  • MS Windows Server and UNIX system knowledge
  • Experience with MS Word, MS Access and Outlook
  • Relational Database knowledge and programming language e.g. VBA scripting
  • Knowledge of the financial industry, particularly in the trading divisions of banks or brokerage houses

What's in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.


About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit .

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

City: City of London
Address: City of London
Work Hours/Week: 35
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salaried
Required Travel (%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 2017-04-17
Req ID: 132612
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