Project Manager Equities Technology

Requirements: Business Analyst, EMS, Equities, Futures, OMS

Location:New York, NY

Job Type:Consultants

Salary: $130k - $190k

Description of Responsibilities

Leading international financial services company is looking for an experienced Project Manager/Business Analyst Consultant to join the trading technology team. Areas of focus will be Order and Execution Management in support of the Equities businesses.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Product Management of proprietary Order and Execution Management platform with a focus on Equities and FUT - analyze feature requests / new workflows and work with the business and technology to propose solutions.
  • Define detailed business requirements and functional specifications for projects of all sizes.
  • Partner with development manager to size changes and plan work based on business priorities.
  • Project management for larger, complex projects and programs.
  • Participate in testing with a focus on validating business requirements have been met.
  • Assisting support teams with end user training and communication.

Qualifications / Skills Required:

  • Requires 10+ years of related professional experience.
  • 5+ years working on a trading desk with a focus on order and execution management.
  • Deep understanding of lifecycle of a trade & Equities Trading workflows (including Portfolio Trading).
  • Working knowledge of 3rd party trading platforms including Newport, etc.
  • Experience writing detailed users specifications including wireframes.
  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously within a tight time frame.
  • Thorough understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Excellent level of knowledge & experience using both Waterfall & Agile development methodology.

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