Engineer- OMS Implementations and Support

Job description

Technical Engineer for the SellSide Order Management System


About FlexTrade:

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems is the global leader in high performance, multi-asset order and execution management solutions.

FlexTrade introduced the first trading system that enabled clients to control and customize their proprietary algorithms while maintaining the confidentiality of their trading strategies via a vendor-provided, broker-neutral platform.

Our worldwide client base spans more than 175 buy- and sell-side institutions, including investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers.

Located in Great Neck, NY with offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade maintains an experienced staff of developers, programmers, strategists and product specialists, who work hand-in-hand with our clients' technologists and traders to break new ground in the field of electronic trading.

We offer competitive salaries, bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package.


JOB SUMMARY

OMS Implementation and Support Engineers are responsible for all technical activities associated with the deployment and ongoing support of the FlexTrade Order Management System for SellSide clients. Support Engineers design, configure, test, troubleshoot and develop solutions to provide best of breed functionality to our clients. Support Engineers work closely with internal and external resources throughout the SellSide OMS vertical, including Product and Project Managers, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Testers, Developers and Trading Desk personnel.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Configure systems and workflows for new client deployments and upgrades.

Ensure the availability of systems and workflows for existing clients.

Troubleshoot and mitigate production system issues and outages.

Contribute technical expertise when working with internal and external resources to deliver value added functionality or to resolve production issues.

Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED:

3 to 5 years of technical work experience in a client implementation and/or support environment.

Strong problem solving skills

Experience with UNIX based systems.

Experience with Database systems(SQL Server, Sybase)

Experience with scripting (Python, Perl/Shell)

Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle

Solid understanding of Broker Dealer workflows


SKILLS DESIRED:

Good programming skills(C++, JAVA)

Strong work ethic

Strong organizational skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Good oral and written communication skills


EDUCATION:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science


**FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.**