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Business Analyst/Project Manager (Trading) (DM0654-004-511)

Job Summary

  • Company: BCI
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois (Chicago)
  • Compensation: Open

Job Description

Title: Business Analyst/Project Manager (Trading) (DM0654-004-511)
Location: Chicago
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm seeks a Business Analyst/Project Manager to focus on the trading back office. Role will be responsible for:
existing system research/documentation; internal system analysis/design; external system analysis/review; system implementation; development/testing/operations coordination/support.

Research/document all trading activity on portfolio-by-portfolio basis, providing accurate record of how each trade is executed/stored electronically Document backup procedures used in conjunction with trade/position management Identify alternate mechanisms through which firm could obtain information it is currently receiving Identify fallback mechanism to electronically re-create all of the firm's positions Design system through which transactions/trade information will be collected from the Exchange/clearing firms, and applied to in-house systems Research settlement availability, and design systems/processes through which those prices are obtained Research questions as generated by other members of the back office/position management team Work with technical staff and DBA to scope storage requirements of back office system Develop test scripts/scenarios/use cases to identify logic/functionality to be incorporated into automated unit tests Work with Operations programming to get position management jobs fully automated Research/coordinate 3rd party products to run parallel (or in place of) currently deployed in-house systems Map functions offered by 3rd party systems (Radar/GMI/etc) to current/future Back Office needs Assist other technical staff as needed in technical analysis/implementation of the system Serve as knowledgeable resource to facilitate the work of the technical lead Accurately define/track development process/dependencies using the systems widely in use for in-house development (JIRA/FogBugz/etc) Research correct configuration/maintenance of system parameters (rates/product and trader tables) Assist middle/back office personnel in configuration/maintenance of the system Handle Tag 50 coordination Create inventory of test cases to validate system performance over time Monitor production jobs (real-time trade feeds/settlement downloads/settlement data application) until they have been fully transitioned to the operations team

Prior experience working at a trading firm or trading desk at a financial firm required Experience as a Project Manager/Business Analyst required Fundamental technical knowledge required to design/architect a back office system Technical skills are a plus

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