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Business Analyst, Connectivity

Business Analyst, Connectivity

  • location

    London

  • sector:

    Financial Services

  • job type:

    Permanent

  • salary:

    £70-80,000 DOE

  • Contact:

    Ciara Pimley

  • job ref:

    #2203

  • published:

    11 months ago

  • expiry date:

    2018-01-14

  • Consultant:

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What will you be doing? 

  • Pro-active liaison with all global exchanges supported by the ATP Division on all new product initiatives and technical upgrades, build strategic relationships to ensure the business is recognized as a leading solution provider in the futures trading space
  • Coordinate communication with the internal development teams and formulate, own and maintain the exchange connectivity roadmap for the ATP front office solutions, ensuring timely delivery of business solutions
  • Coordinate communication with Client Services on the exchange connectivity roadmap
  • Establish direct interaction with customers to gather interest on new exchange initiatives or major technology upgrades, building a strategic relationship and becoming a reference contact and SME
  • Responsible for the implementation of strategic connectivity integration initiatives liaising with customers and internal development teams
  • Responsible for ATP FIX connectivity solutions, specifically for outbound integration with major FIX broker platforms and networks
  • Provide status updates, proper escalations & reporting to the management
  • Understand and analyze requirements from a technical and functional point of view 
  • Implement, validate and certify FIX connections across multiple asset classes and order flows
  • Define and document procedures to improve internal workflow
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert and provide tier 3 support internally and externally
  • Translate exchange documentation and technical specifications into business deliverables, where required
  • Overall escalation point for any issues with exchanges, Brokers and third party for FIX connectivity
  • Continually review JIRA production calls and Enhancement Requests to assess change requirements.
  • Ensure accurate and professional presentation of content ma

Required skills and experience: 

  • Strong knowledge of ETD in the agency trading sector.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge of global futures & options Exchanges an advantage.
  • Sound technical knowledge of electronic trading platforms.
  • Knowledge and experience on FIX would be an advantage 
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • A minimum of 3 years in software lifecycle management, for example running projects or coordination of software deliverables.
  • Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
  • General understanding of financial markets, equities and derivatives, is a plus
  • Agile development Methodology experience.
Personal attributes: 
  • Capable of taking conceptual ideas and building practical solutions.
  • Comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment across multiple countries and time zones. • Able to organize own work and demonstrate good judgement in prioritizing and accuracy in status reporting. 
  • Good attention to detail and focused on getting things right first time.
  • Professional and responsible attitude towards colleagues, staff, management and clients.
  • Ability to engender confidence with customers.