Front Office and Trading Project Manager

  • Experience level : Intermediate
  • Activity : Wealth Management
  • Office : Geneva

Based in Geneva, the incumbent will collaborate within the IT department, especially managing integration projects in various business domains (mostly Trading, Investments) and leading day-to-day business support for the SYZ Trading desk.

Your missions

Job description/ key responsibilities:

Project implementation including but not limited to:

  • Evolution of Front-to-Back processes and/or new processes in relation to the introduction of new products or services
  • Installation of new applications
  • Automation/optimisation of flows
  • Implementation of new reports and dashboards e.g TCA reports, volume reports, etc.

Software upgrades and updates:

  • Plan the necessary software upgrades proactively
  • Update software settings when necessary e.g. broker mapping tables, new users, etc.

Point of entry for the trading desk for all technical support issues:

  • In charge of first level support for these issues
  • Distribution of issues to related vendor/team if necessary
  • Regular follow up for status of issues​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Keep up to date with industry technology and innovate new solutions

Your profile

Education and professional experience:

  • Computer Science University Degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the financial industry with a strong OMS/PMS experience
  • Solid understanding of the trading lifecycle
  • Deep understanding of the fix protocol and the principle behind messaging systems in general
  • Understanding of the layers behind bank messaging systems – application layer, connectivity, fix engines
  • Good understanding of the financial market – preferably all asset classes

Personality characteristics:

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve situations related to banking systems under pressure
  • Strong communication skills – an absolute must to be able to integrate well with the trading desk and other departments
  • Solution and client orientated

Language requirements:

  • Fluent in French and English
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