Job Description :
Equity Derivatives FO Tools Developer ,

NYC, NY

6+ Months Contract

Phone + In-Person



Description:



The Equity FO Tools IT team is working in an international environment, closely with the Front Office and other IT teams in the different locations. The team is globally in charge of developing and maintaining Front Office systems that enables trading, structuring and sales daily activities on the following area:



Development of the Trading Tools for Flow and Structured Equity

Businesses



Development of the global pricing application used by Structuring and

Sales desks



Support of the tools



Main Duties

The candidate will be working closely with the Equity NY business users and help build the Americas ETF franchise from the grounds up.

Front Office tools developments will require to:



             Analyze the business requirements and translate them into technical

Specifications



             Propose technical design in line with the local NY business

requirements and provide development cost



             Implement (Develop, Unit test, Non Reg, Follow up with users)  these

solutions

             Ensure developments made are in line with the IT architecture and

integrated within the global platform



             Act in respect of development/design best practices and delivery

process in place



             More globally : active participation in (and implementation of) the

global FO Tools IT team governance: architecture, methodology, delivery, reporting, quality, people



TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE



             3 yrs development experience

             Strong skills in OO development (C and MS Excel/VBA

             Skills in SQL and XML

             Good architectural and design capability



NON TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE



             Excellent communication skills: will work closely with Front Office

users in a very time constrained environment.

             Well organized and rigorous, team player and highly motivated

             Ability to work in a complex global environment

             Ability to work under pressure

             Flexible and able to change priorities quickly

BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE

             Good knowledge of ETFs, pricing, booking and risk calculation,

business processes



IDEAL EXPERIENCE



             More than 5 years experience in an investment bank as a Front Office

developer on equity products.

             Prior exposure with products pricing, booking and lifecycle

management

             Prior experience with kdb





ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

             Must be able to work in a small IT team and maintain an excellent

relationship with business users

             Must be able to work independently as part of a highly distributed

global team