Operations Engineer - JR_00079594

London, Greater London, South East, England

Posted:75 days ago
Location:London, Greater London, South East, England
Job Ref:BH-36713
Job Type:Contract
Salary:£700 - £750 per day
Expiry date:6/5/2023
Contact:Ben Dale
Contact Email:ben.dale@source-technology.com
ION Marketview Operations Engineer
6 Months
£700-£750 per day inside

This particular role will reside within the Bonds squad which is part of the Electronic Trading and Distribution Area. The Bonds squad is responsible for supporting the ION Marketview trading platform, providing all levels of support to the trading desks, monitoring the ION platform to proactively prevent issues, and handling problem resolution/enhancement requests from first call to testing and releasing changes into production.  

Approximately 30% of the role will involve support, while the rest of the time will be spent implementing commercial and maintenance changes, handling the whole change from requirements, liaising with ION, testing and release.
Job Description

The Electronic Trading & Distribution area is the center of excellence for electronic trading within IT Systems, serving trading desks in both the Markets and Treasury businesses and has the primary focus of automated pricing, execution and distribution for all electronic pricing. 

The role has a degree of professional freedom in decision making and in “what needs to be done”, although they will be directed by the scrum master, technical leads and solution architects.  They are expected to act and decide independently within broadly defined lines of policy, risk management, capital management and compliance.

Personal Skills
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Initiates and support innovative solutions to improve results.
  • Continually strive to improve performance and results.
  • Organize work in a systematic, efficient and effective way.
  • Experience following Agile/Scrum methodology.
Technical Knowledge & Skills
The role requires the following skills/competencies:
  • Detailed knowledge of the entire ION stack including MMI (136), D2C and D2D gateways, PXE, VMO, VMQ, and STP.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Fixed Income electronic trading venues, both D2D and D2C.
  • Detailed understanding of Fixed Income trade flows (pricing, quoting, RFQ, STP, settlement, regulatory reporting etc)
  • Good understanding infrastructure underpinning the ION platform, including:
  • Networks
  • Linux (including scripting)
  • Databases  (including basic SQL)
  • Experience of all levels of support within a front office environment, demonstrating an understanding of incident and problem management.
  • Experience of delivering changes within an ION platform, from requirements gathering to implementation. Including a good understanding of change management processes.
  • Experience of Bloomberg TOMS would be desirable but not essential.
  • The role involves participation in a support rota (7:00am start) and out of hours support.

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