Electronic Trading Support Analyst - job id 32699


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Electronic Trading Support Analyst

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World Financial Center



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Maxim Nikouline


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(646) 876-9538


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(212) 616-4800 ext-190




A Contract position at a major U.S. financial institution.

Pay Options: F/T Employee.

Contact Maxim . call (646)876-9538 or email max@sans.com with the Job Code MN32699 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Downtown, NYC West.

Skills required for the position: ELECTRONIC TRADING, PRODUCTION SUPPORT, SHELL SCRIPTING, TRADING SYSTEMS, EQUITIES, ALGO.


Detailed Info: The candidates will be responsible for Electronic Trading Production Support. Responsibilities include morning checks, day to day level 2/ level 3 support. Candidate is expected to develop and maintain tools to assist with production support. Work with Equity, Futures, and Options exchanges on new connectivity, upgrades, exchange mandated work. Work with the Development and QA teams to successfully roll out application changes into production while maintaining stability. Responsible for constant contact with the business unit and must act as a liaison between the business and development groups.

Development/Computing Environment:

Soft skills


High energy Great communication skills Strong analytical skills. Strong problem solving skills Ability to perform at the highest level under pleasure is essential.


Technical skills


Strong UNIX command line skills


Need to understand grep, awk, sed etc


Comfortable with shell scripting


Good Perl/Python scripting skills. Proven record of automation. Strong understanding of low latency trading systems Strong understanding of redundant, high availability design concepts as pertaining to equity trading systems. Good understanding of Tibco/EMS and other transport systems


Business exposure required


Strong equity trade support experience Intimate understanding of Algo trading systems.


Should be able to explain in great detail VWAP/POV strategies at the least


Understand passive Vs aggressive orders and the reasons for using the same


Should be able to articulate the difference between Lit Dark and Gray liquidity.


Strong understanding of Crossing systems


Should be able to explain midpoint liquidity, price improvement, make Vs take.


Excellent understanding of Equity trading regulation (below two at the minimum)Explain RegNMS






Trade through exceptions

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The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 32699