Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst.

Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst.


Job Reference: 22-00026

£60,000 - £85,000 Per Year

Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst.  
You don't have to enjoy playing golf, sailing, swimming, shooting, tennis, gaming, socialising, horse riding, stand up paddleboarding, playing football, dining out with friends, walking on beaches, sea kayaking or having no commute, to work with this client but it will help! 
Are you an Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst, looking for the next stage of your career? With a varied workload and plenty of new challenges? Where you can have lots of opportunities to build your skills, and learn new ones, not only from training but also from working with a first-class peer group? 
You'll be working in the wonderful Channel Isles, where you'll benefit from a great work-life balance (easy access to the mainland if chilled weekends on the coast get too much!), with a company that develops its staff and you can develop and enhance your skills. They provide a fabulous work environment and accommodation.  
   With an electronic trading & technical background you'll join a small team whose aim is to understand more about market microstructure, in particular, surrounding order entry and assist with the evolution of the algorithmic trading platform and expand the company's broker & market access. 
As the Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst you will work closely with the trading desk & developers, understanding the interactions with the trading platform. You will be the first point of contact for any broker sessions related issues firm-wide, which at times could be trading critical and will require a lot of thought and technical skills, both to diagnose and to resolve or improve. 
Staying on top of Broker/Exchange Technology updates, you'll be responsible for Algo Trading Market Access projects and daily tasks to ensure EMS & OMS systems are in good shape along with understanding various exchange rules that might affect the company’s trading platform. You will be assisting with regular Analysis & Reporting related to the client’s Algorithmic trading systems. 
You will conduct UAT & Certification testing for Exchange mandated changes, new connections, new brokers, new protocols, new functionalities offered by brokers or exchanges and be an escalation point for Trading Sessions related issues.  
You will also collaborate with developers to improve existing OMS & Certification systems, live alerting and gather information for new projects. 
In time you will be expected to assist the team with the automation & development of tools to improve the daily workflows. 
 Electronic and Algorithmic Trading Implementation Analyst. 
Start Date:     ASAP.  
Location:        Guernsey Channel Isles.  
Duration:        Permanent.  
Salary:           £60,000 - £85,000 pa + Bonus + Pension + PMI + Dental Accommodation + Training.  
ABOUT YOU. You will need an understanding of data extraction, analysis & visualisation techniques. (exposure to a front-office electronic trading environment is beneficial) basic SQL knowledge for data extraction is a must.  
Previous experience with Python for Data Analysis would be of benefit to the successful candidate.  
As a collaborative team player, capable of working towards a collective goal, you'll be able to manage multiple tasks, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be keen to improve your understanding of systematic trading and financial markets. Working with the team, you need to be proactive, intellectually curious, have a problem-solving mindset,  organised and with good communication skills.  
Working with a leading global hedge fund on the buy side, this is a great chance to get exposure to data visualisation tools (PowerBI/Tableau), data extraction tools (SQL) & coding languages in particular Python. 
For more information please call Simon Dunscombe on 01566 776 888 or email your CV to [email protected] 
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