e-Trading Support Engineer e-Trading Support Engineer …

Talan Americas
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Talan Americas
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
TBC
Posted by:
Ludovic Frichment • Recruiter
Posted by:
Ludovic Frichment
Recruiter
We are currently looking for a permanent candidate to join our consulting team as a front office support expert with a solid background supporting a broad suite of FX e-trading applications.

The Company

Talan USA is the American subsidiary of Talan, a French consulting firm with more than 3500 employees worldwide, and locations in eight countries (four continents).  In 2020 and for the 6th consecutive year, Talan has been recognized with the “Great Place to Work” award. 

Talan USA offers employees a dynamic work environment, growth opportunities and a competitive compensation package, including generous paid time off, health and 401K plans.

Each Talan consultant will join one of our two divisions: IT Consulting or Business Consulting and will be working at our client sites.

Our success is measured by both our employee and client satisfaction, which is our priority.

Context

We are currently looking for a permanent candidate to join our consulting team as a front office support expert with a solid background supporting a broad suite of FX e-trading applications.

The Talan consultant, who would be hired as a full-time employee of Talan, would support our client FX Trading Support US team, which is part of a strong global Electronic Markets application support teams. This team works closely with FX Traders, Sales and Middle Office personnel locally and alongside a global development team.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Support a complex Global Production system architecture including the following FX e-trading and eCommerce Applications:
  • Single/Multi Dealer Platforms:
    • Electronic Trading
    • Algorithmic Trading
    • Auto hedging
    • Cortex FX
    • Client Distribution Platform
    • Etc…
  • FIX API integration work.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly and provide detailed and accurate reporting.
  • Perform system installs, upgrades and configuration, whilst adhering to a rigorous change management process.
  • Actively monitor systems, as well as performing periodic system checks and tests.
  • Specifying requirements for bug fixes and system enhancements.
  • Development of support tools, particularly those which automate manual checks.
  • Delivering formal and ad-hoc training to users.
  • Participate in an early (0700) and late (1900) shift, and on-call cover on a rotational basis.

Required Qualifications

Technical Skill Set:

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated to work under own initiative whilst being a team player
  • Strong knowledge of the FX business products and Electronic Markets
  • Strong knowledge of SQL (SQL Server and Oracle)
  • Strong knowledge of Excel/VBA
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux systems
  • Knowledge of Networks, Market Data and messaging technologies (FIX, TCP/IP, TIBRV, MQ Series, Multicast)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages beneficial. Knowledge of C++/C# beneficial

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in a numerate subject (Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, etc., …) required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Electronic Markets Application Support

Company’s Benefits

Our company benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation per year at hire and up to 5 weeks according to seniority (annual untaken vacation days are cashed out)
  • 8 paid holidays, 5 sick and 2 personal days
  • Company health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Other benefits such as, commuter/transit benefits, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and other company perks.
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