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Business Analyst, Front Arena

Job Type: Permanent

Job Location: Switzerland

Global Financial Institution is looking to grow their Front Arena team with an additional experienced Front Arena Business Analyst to help coordinate the introduction of new products and provide assistance during the roll-out of IT solutions for the Trading Department.

Your responsibilities will include:

To carry out projects aimed at integrating and updating the specialist banking applications used by the trading room.
To contribute to developing and providing progressive maintenance for the above-mentioned modules, in order to facilitate their integration within the existing banking and computing environment.
To check the technical configuration of the solutions and create interfaces with other systems used by the Trading Division, and especially the Bank, so as to ensure the infrastructures concerned are both flexible and robust.
To provide follow-up for some of these products. This will include coordinating the interaction between service providers and users, as well as providing business and technical support during the roll-out phase.
To work closely with the whole of the Group IT Division, and in particular with the departments responsible for the infrastructure and production.

You will have experience in the following:

  • A minimum of between five and seven years' experience of integrating and configuring banking software.
  • Previous experience of providing client support in a trading floor environment would be an asset.
  • Good understanding of the financial markets and of the main financial products (equities, fixed-income products, derivatives and currencies), as well as end-to-end knowledge of the processes for handling market orders, including trading, post-trading and book-keeping.
  • Knowledge of Java (JRE, WebStart and applets) and web technologies (proxies, firewalls, ports, DMZ and security), together with experience of development, including Perl, Python, Java, SQL, VB and WebDev (JavaScript and Flex).
  • Previous experience of Front Arena product essential.  Previous experience of Bloomberg, Predator, Kondor+ and GL Win would be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of order management systems (OMS), FIX protocols and portfolio management tools.
  • You must be an excellent communicator and be fluent in English and French.

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