IT-Assistant Vice President
IT-Assistant Vice President (Princeton, NJ):
Analyze data processing problems for trading systems.
Support & maintain Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol connections for electronic trading of multi-asset classes, including equities, futures, options, & FX, & roll program for new client connections.
Liaise with external Order Management System (OMS) Vendors, Network Vendors, & Electronic Trading Desk to define priorities & track issues.
Support all Direct Market Access (DMA) & algorithmic trading flow across multiple asset classes.
Analyze & research new functionalities to improve existing trading systems.
Define business & technical requirements & work directly with developers to test & implement equity trading systems.
Perform testing of user acceptance testing (UAT) environment for clients.
Liaise with vendors regarding FIX specifications & supported configurations.
Work with the business to obtain & understand requirements & provide tactical solutions to enable clients to connect for electronic trading.
Utilize Unix Shell commands & scripting & Perl on Linux.
Run business queries on Sybase.
Master's degree plus 2 years experience or Bachelor's degree plus 5 years experience.