Lead Front Office Support Engineer Lead Front Office Support Engineer …

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
HIGHLY COMPETITIVE
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
HIGHLY COMPETITIVE
Posted by:
Tanya Jain • Recruitment Coordinator (International)
Posted by:
Tanya Jain
Recruitment Coordinator (International)
We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our global Front Office Support and Automation team in London focused on Discretionary Macro and Fixed Income (DMFI) trading. The Front Office Support team’s serves as a liaison between the 3rd party trading vendors we use as part of Front Office Trading, our internal teams and the end users of these systems. This team serves as the first point of contact for any production related outages and daily queries with these systems.

What you’ll do 

The Lead Front Office Support Engineer will focus on providing first line support for our London based DMFI Portfolio Managers, Traders and Analysts. You will also be responsible for setting up new users and onboarding PMs. A successful candidate will help automate and optimize our processes and run projects we take on to enhance our vendor platforms.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Financial services experience
  • Experience supporting trading desks and portfolio managers
  • Experience in various macro and fixed income asset classes
  • Experience supporting front office vendor fixed income trading systems
  • Strong business analysis/project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience with Excel & VBA
  • Exposure to APIs
  • Exposure to vendor trading systems – e.x. Redi Plus, Neovest, Trading Technologies, FX All, BIDFX, OTXC, Wolverine, BARX, FlexTrade
  • Experience with Bloomberg terminal

Our culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people

and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

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