Front Office Quantitative Analyst

  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Computer Software

We are looking for a motivated and passionate Software Developer to join our Client team. World market leader experts for structured investment products and long-term savings solutions, supported by a market-leading technology platform is looking for Front Office Quantitative Analyst

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Gather requests / requirements from business users and forward them internally or to software vendors
  • Test resolution of implemented requests and make system upgrades
  • Solve handling / user issues in Orc, Reuters and Bloomberg systems
  • Support Front / Middle / Back Office with trading related issues
  • Create tools by programming languages to support traders and maintain the systems
  • Analyze existing workflows and propose improvements if possible
  • Inform other departments of setup changes / improvements to maintain the adequate Service Levels
  • Management of the Reuters TREP / BPIPE entitlement systems
  • Management of the Market Data agreements with the various Exchanges / Data Vendors
  • Providing active support to the Market Data users as Trading, Sales, Structuring, Risk Management and Middle Office
  • Participating in various projects for the integration of the IT Trading and Market Data systems

Our requirements:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in Front Office Banking area
  • Knowledge of at least one Trading / Risk Management system (Orc, Front Arena, Sophis, Calypso, Summit, etc.) and its functions
  • Knowledge of at least one Market Data System (Reuters, Bloomberg, etc) and its functions
  • Knowledge of at least one Languages/Protocols (Java, Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, VBA, SQL, FIX etc.)
  • Solaris, Informix system engineering knowledge is an asset
  • Familiar with DMA and Broker Trading workflows for Equities, Derivatives and Structure Products (Market Making, Hedging, Order Types, Strategies, etc.)
  • Familiar with trade workflows from Front Office to Back Office (Secondary Market, OTC, Clearing, Settlement, Corporate Actions, etc.)
  • Familiar in Market Data usage types (Real Time / Delay, Display, Non-Display, Derived Data, Automatic Trading, Distribution, etc.)
  • Good in Project Management methodologies
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