Electronic Trading Recruitment
EC1 Partners recruits individuals of all levels within the Electronic Trading space. Whether you have no industry experience and are looking to move into FinTech or are an industry specialist looking for a change of role, we will connect you to the most cutting-edge companies in the industry.
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Head of Client Engagement EMEA
HEAD OF CLIENT MANAGEMENT – EMEA
Our client provides software solutions to the FX and digital assets trading arena. They are growing out their team in the UK, and are now looking for a Head of Client Management.
What you will be doing:
Building relationships with institutional clients in EMEA, to ensure smooth pricing and liquidity management experience, support and training, and drive revenue growth through upselling and cross-selling opportunities.
• Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, acting as the primary point of contact and advocate for their needs.
• Ensure client satisfaction through effective communication, problem-solving, and issue resolution.
• Collaborate with Sales and Account Management teams to identify upsell and cross-sell opportunities.
• Develop and maintain a deep understanding of our electronic FX liquidity management platform, as well as market trends and industry developments.
• Monitor and analyze client usage and performance metrics to proactively identify areas for improvement and optimization.
• Provide training and support to clients, ensuring they have a clear understanding of the platform’s features and functionality.
• Act as a liaison between clients and our internal development teams to ensure client feedback is incorporated into platform enhancements and updates.
What you will bring:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related field.
• At least 3 years of experience in a customer facing role within the electronic FX liquidity management industry.
• Strong communication, problem-solving, and relationship-building skills.
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data to drive decision-making.
• Knowledge of electronic FX trading platforms and industry trends.
Data & Transformation – This global exchange is looking for a Programme Manager to join there Data & Transformation organisation. They are looking for a Programme Manager to work on projects within the Data & Analytics’ Transformation portfolio.
What you will be doing:
As the programme Manager you will be managing multiple projects of large size/complexity while working with other senior members of the team to ensure technical & business objectives are achieved.
Delivering software delivery programmes within the restriction of scope, time and cost.
Being able to manage large programmes while working independently.
Monitoring the costs, timescales and resources. used within the project.
Consistently updating senior stakeholders around the progress of project and any issues faced.
What you will bring:
Financial services experience, as well as multiple years experience working on complex large projects.
Project Risk & Staff Management experience.
Previous experience working on Data & Transformation projects within a Global Orgranisation (ideally within financial services)
Experience delivering projects both in waterfall & agile.
Extensive Stakeholder Management experience.
Must be London based – 2 – 3 days in the office
Senior Trading Onboarding Specialist
Are you looking to work in a high performing global team?
My client; a leading global exchange with an impressive brand is looking to onboard a Senior Trading Onboarding Specialist for their Regional team. As a Senior Trading Onboarding Specialist, you will be taking on a technically advanced role performing client facing and non-client facing tasks.
What you will be doing
Provide Level 2 support and training to team members
Configuration, building and setting up new feed session to connect/interconnect clients and brokers/bank portals
Support pre-sales teams with demonstrations and advise on architectural design, functionality, and integration aspects
Buy side/sell side client onboarding
What you bring
Up to 5 years project management experience in L2 FX Trading support role
Degree in Computer Science/Electronics or any IT stream
Experience in networking protocols, VPN, Extranet connectivity understanding of TCP/IP concepts.
Knowledge on Unix, SQL, C, C++, Java
Exposure to OMS/EMS products and Electronic Trading Domain
If this sounds like you, please forward your updated resume to [email protected] and let’s get on call for a confidential discussion!
We are working on an exclusive role with a leading global Fintech providing multi-asset electronic trading platforms across the globe.
Their platform is a “one-stop-shop” for Banks, Brokers and Buy-side Institutions, giving customers better trading solutions
The role requires an innovative, dynamic and proactive Marketing Manager who will be responsible for developing and executing marketing strategy and/or programs, campaigns, events and marketing services.
What you will be doing:
Develop and Execute a Go-to-Market Strategy
Responsible for assessment of existing and potential markets, campaigns, events and other marketing services, coordination of technical product development, development of product strategies, definition of promotional activities and product launch.
Drive lead generation, in a creative manor to create maximum engagement from clients
What you bring:
Successful track record in B2B Marketing – ideally within SaaS or Financial services
Strong project management skills
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of the global team
Entrepreneurial mind-set with the ability to adapt to fast-paced changing environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
EC1 Partners are exclusively partnered with a global fintech leader who are in search for an Lead C# Developer to sit within their Data & Analytics division.
You will be required to provide technical expertise, ownership, and responsibilities in end-to-end IT project delivery. You will be leading a small lean agile team of developers and should have a solid understanding on multi-threading, microservices, and application architecture. You should also have an understanding on authentication, containerization and basic cloud principles.
Analyse, design, develop, test and maintain software at a level which sets standards for others to follow
Provide support to end users
Assist other team members with planning and estimation
Effective communication with Global Analytics management, and Analytics teams in other regions
Effective communication with users, brokers, and stakeholders globally
Manage a small team of skilled software developers
Ensure that you understand the risks and controls on your department; what could go wrong, what controls you have to prevent/detect or contain these.
Ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility;
Report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as described in the policy;
Escalate risk events immediately and log them within 24 hours using the risk event capture form on the intranet;
Provide input if requested to the Risk and Control Self-Assessment process, scenario analysis, ‘Deep Dive’ reviews and any other risk management processes, as required.
Essential: Experienced in C# software development, and related technologies, including .Net Core
Essential: Experienced in the Software Development Life Cycle
Essential: Experienced in writing testable software
Essential: Some experience of AWS Cloud technologies (S3, EKS, MSK, SQS, etc.)
Essential: Experienced in working with containers (Docker)
Desirable: Experience of managing software complexity
Proficient in using .NET Framework and .NET core
Solid knowledge of concurrency patterns
Ability to write clean, readable code
Strong in Object Orientated Programming, Design Patterns and SOLID principles
Proficient with Test Driven Development including Unit and Integration testing
Proficient with code versioning in Git
Familiarity with Continuous Integration ideally with TFS/GitLab
Familiarity with databases such as MS SQL Server and or Oracle (or AWS managed DBs, e.g. DynamoDB, etc.)
Open to innovative ideas/ experiences and ability to create new ideas, approaches or insights
Seeks opportunities for improvements
Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity
Senior Algo Automation QA test Engineer
EC1 Partners are working closely with an E-Trading SAAS firm who are in search for a Senior Algorithmic QA Automation Test Engineer to be part of their dynamic, lean and agile Algo team.
You will focus on managing and executing automated test suites for their low-latency algo trading platform covering trading algorithms, quantitative analytics, reference data, and other electronic trading services globally.
Design, write, execute and maintain automated test cases for algorithmic trading platform and other trading-related applications and services.
Provide adequate test coverage based on specifications including trading algorithms, key risk controls, models and various features used by the trading platform.
Manage the testing cycle for regional algorithmic trading platform releases, identify and manage risks associated with changes, contribute to the design and improvement of the automation testing framework and offer insights and recommendations to improve the automation toolset.
Collaborate with stakeholders (business analysts, developers, product owners, quants, end-users, and others) to understand and define business requirements and acceptance criteria; cultivate a deep knowledge of the algorithmic trading products.
Contribute to 3rd line development support as part of a support rota.
Skills and Experience
Knowledge of darkpool & working in an Algo trading environment
Deep knowledge of equities markets and trading, particularly in UK/EMEA markets, ideally in the context of algorithmic trading.
Strong understanding of the agency brokerage business model and electronic trading, ideally in the context of algorithmic trading.
Deep knowledge of regulatory considerations for algorithmic trading in UK/EMEA including MiFIDII.
Solid experience of Dark Aggregation, Execution Algorithms, Smart Order Routing and market data.
Strong understanding of order management and use of OMS/EMS platforms such as InfoReach, Fidessa.
Strong experience of algo testing requirements under MiFIDII including key risk controls, disorderly market conditions, kill switch and stress tests.
Understanding of product development lifecycles and iterative development methods with a commitment to quality and excellence.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate and document testing plans and results.
Experience with CI/CD and automated testing frameworks like JBehave/Cucumber/JUnit, ideally in the context of algorithmic trading.
Experience with programming languages such as Java is a plus.
Experience with source control systems such as Git/Perforce and DevOps tooling such as Bamboo/GitLab.
Derivatives Sales Associate
Are you looking to join one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets? We are looking for an associate to join a growing Derivatives Sales Team. With average daily trade volume of €130 billion they are looking to expand their trading coverage with both new and existing global investment banks and brokers.
What you will be doing:
Support and monitor clients usage on the platform, offering real-time assistance
On-boarding new clients/users to the platform
Communicating with clients (resolving trade issues/answering queries)
Looking for opportunities to up-sell/cross-sell their IRS product
What you bring:
Good knowledge of fixed income and IRS markets and trading mechanics
Ideally, 2 years exposure to Sales/Trading environments
Strong interest in capital market products
Confident and outgoing individual comfortable speaking with clients
Business Development Manager
Are you looking to be part of one of Europe’s leading exchanges? EC1 Partners are working on a Business Development Manager vacancy to play a key role in their expansion of its equity derivatives franchise.
What you will be doing:
– Generate new business opportunities through product or service development and take accountability for their delivery, actively engaging externally with market participants, regulatory authorities and/or third party data providers, from the beginning of the project till go live, and actively participate to the client adoption process.
– Lead coordination of launch efforts through close collaboration with Product Business Line Management, Legal & Market Regulation, Sales, Operations, Post-Trade, Corporate Communication, and Marketing.
– Contribute to the development of the trading infrastructure in collaboration with IT, global sales and the post trade teams in the objective to build new trading features aiming to better distribute products, and/or harmonise derivatives markets while preserving local ecosystems.
– Partnering with the post-trade team to promote the portfolio efficiencies, to strengthen business repatriation on the second largest equity derivatives liquidity pool.
– Develop partnerships with key industry players: co-design initiatives and on-board the firms driving the flows on both sell-side (banks and liquidity providers) and buy-side.
– Maintain viability of existing products by evaluating the impact of market trends, engaging with clients to gain insight and feedback, and complete maintenance activities on existing products. Identify and design viable product extensions.
– Maintain and develop a strong network with the stakeholders holding the choice of trading venue to grow volumes and market share in the sell-side and traditional buy-side in collaboration with the sales team.
What you bring:
– Graduate degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related fields.
– 5 years working in the equity derivatives industry with focus on listed and/or structured equity derivatives preferred.
– Be an expert in derivatives strategies and structures. Broad knowledge of financial markets, and deep knowledge of the European derivatives market structure. Robust knowledge and awareness of competitor offerings.
– Existing network of external stakeholders within the derivatives industry.
– Ability to take the leadership of a project and interact with various stakeholders. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively and adapt communication style to suit diverse audiences.
Head of Business Intelligence
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced BI Lead to lead our BI strategy from the ground up and to drive our BI strategy in the organization toward data-driven decision-making. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background in data analytics, as well as excellent programming and data visualization skills. You will be responsible for developing and executing data strategies, managing a team of data engineers and analysts, and ensuring that data initiatives align with business objectives. You will also be responsible for designing and maintaining the technical infrastructure required for data analysis and reporting across functions in Product, Marketing, CRM, Client Services, Finance, Compliance and Risk.
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Our recruitment process is simple: we begin by tailoring our search plan for each client, working closely with them to establish timelines and expectations. We leverage our talent pool and extensive network to find suitable candidates. Next, we rank their profiles to make your decision on who to interview easier. Finally, the interview and assessment stages will take place.
What is Electronic Trading?
Electronic trading, also known as e-trading, is the use of electronic platforms and technologies for the buying and selling of financial instruments. It has revolutionised the financial industry by providing traders with real-time market data, faster execution times, and reduced transaction costs.
E-trading has expanded the reach of the financial markets, making it possible for traders and investors to participate from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. It has also increased the efficiency and speed of the trading process, allowing traders to make more informed decisions and execute trades faster.
Electronic trading has brought transparency and automation to the financial industry, making it more accessible to a wider range of participants. It has also helped to reduce the risks associated with traditional trading methods, such as human error and delayed execution times.
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