Senior FIX Analyst

Permanent contract|New York|Innovation / Project / Organization

Senior FIX Analyst

New York, United States Permanent contract Innovation / Project / Organization

Responsibilities

Base Salary Range: $62,000 - $260,000
Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Perform the full lifecycle of client FIX onboarding including liaison with clients, configuration management, full end to end testing, static data setup, etc.

  • Multi-asset class certification for tier 1 clients for Care, DMA and DSA execution (including implementation of a algo specification)

  • Work directly with major FIX networks & OMS providers to enhance and improve their electronic offering available to clients of SOCIETE GENERALE

  • To work closely with the business to estimate, prioritize and schedule work across clients

  • Manage the day to day workload of client onboardings and to keep the business informed of progress

  • To be pro-active and escalate risks & issues to their line manager on the setup or onboarding of a client connection

  • Strong problem-solving ability to create solutions to bespoke client requirements

  • Collaborating with trading and technology teams on trading strategies and algorithm implementations.

  • Build strong working relationships with clients, co-workers, and the business

  • Strong attention to detail, as the role involves making production changes to the FIX infrastructure when onboarding new clients

  • To provide second line support to the Production Support Teams with regards to the diagnosis of issues

Profile required

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Required:

  • Knowledge & practical experience of using the FIX protocol and trading platforms

  • Knowledge of Algorithmic Trading

  • Basic understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP & multicast

Desired/Plus:

  • Exposure to Agile methodologies

  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of ATDL XML files

  • Basic understanding of SQL

  • Familiarity with Linux platform.

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • Prior experience working with Equities in an electronic trading environment

  • Experience in the setup and use of FIX engines

COMPETENCIES

Required:

  • Capable of working in an autonomous fashion or as part of a larger project team

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to plan and prioritize

  • Self-motivation and intellectual curiosity; desire to continually grow and always seek improvements

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Financial markets knowledge

EDUCATION

Required:

  • Degree in Computer Science / Information System or Professional work experience in a similar position

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000VPO
Entity: SG AMERICAS OPERATIONAL SECURITIES
Starting date: 2022/12/26
Publication date: 2022/11/18
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