Application Support / FIX / Capital Markets / Trading

Job Title: Application Support / FIX / Capital Markets / Trading
Duration: 1+ Year
Rate: $65=70/hr on Vendor W2
Location: Hybrid – in office requirements – required to work in-office 50% of the time with 1x day per week in the NY office, and can work from the other locations (Jersey City), or remote the remainder of the time.

We need: A mid to senior level Trading Application support engineer with excellent experience working in trading environments, preferably in Equities and Futures including working with FIX protocol, UNIX, scripting languages, SQL, networking, market data, and application configuration as well as Windows and Linux environments. Candidates must have experience Monitoring trading platforms and assist traders with algorithmic trading, Design and manage complex trading system architectures and providing technical support and work on continuous improvement and automation of processes.

Candidates must be LOCAL to the NEW YORK or NEW JERSEY area and COMMUTE into the city THREE TIMES A WEEK in Midtown, NYC. NO RELOCATION CONSIDERED.

*** Candidate Must Have’s on a resume and for submittal:

1. How many years working with: Capital Markets/Trading/Hedge Fund/Financial Services
2. How many years working with: Application Support
3. How many years working with: FIX protocol, UNIX, scripting languages, SQL, networking, market data, and application configuration
4. How many years working with: Windows and/or Linux
5. How many years working with: Hybrid/One day a week in Midtown NYC

As part of the Global Execution Services team, the Derivatives Trading Systems Specialist will play a crucial role in expanding our derivatives business, particularly in the U.S. market. This position demands a professional with a strong background in futures trading and execution, as well as extensive technical expertise in trading systems.

Key Responsibilities:

• Establish and maintain a new platform for deploying trading algorithms.
• Collaborate with a global team for infrastructure management and maintaining Business As Usual (BAU).
• Monitor trading platforms and assist traders with algorithmic trading.
• Design and manage complex trading system architectures.
• Provide technical support and work on continuous improvement and automation of processes.
• Engage in direct daily interactions with business users, understanding their IT needs, and working towards resolving production issues.

Qualifications:

Experience: 7-10 years in trading environments, preferably in Equities and Futures.

Technical Skills:

Essential: Experience with FIX protocol, UNIX, scripting languages, SQL, networking, market data, and application configuration.
Desirable: Knowledge of Windows and Linux environments.
Business Knowledge: Strong understanding of global finance, investment banking, equities, trade workflows, and futures trading.
Troubleshooting: Ability to manage high-pressure situations, provide effective communication, and follow up with root cause analysis.
Soft Skills: Excellent communication, relationship building, and the ability to work in a high-pressure, time-sensitive environment.

Please send your resume to alex@amtexenterprises.com & shabu@amtexenterprises.com

To apply for this job email your details to alex@amtexenterprises.com