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

Please note that all application to Switzerland based vacancies and all communication with Swiss clients is handled by our Swiss Partners, Accurity GmbH, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 8302 Kloten. Albert Cliff is responsible for screening, initial interview and selection only.

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