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Senior FIX Engineer

  • Location: Albany, 10001
  • Salary: 69.25
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Senior Specialty Software Engineer
Location: New York, NY; Charlotte, NC
Term: 11 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Onboarding (e.g. client requirements ingestion, network set-up, FIX session set-up) - 20%
  • Certification (e.g. validation of attributes such as routing, product, session, etc.) – 20%
  • Development – 20%
  • Support – 30%
  • Admin – 10%
  • Lead or participate in complex initiatives on selected domains.
  • Assure quality, security and compliance for supported systems and applications.
  • Serve as a technical resource in finding software solutions. Review and evaluate user needs and determine requirements.
  • Provide technical support, advice, and consultation with the issues relating to supported applications.
  • Create test data and conduct interfaces and unit tests.
  • Design, code, test, debug and document programs using Agile development practices.
  • Understand and participate to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and work with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives.
  • Conduct research and resolve problems in relation to processes and recommend solutions and process improvements.
  • Assist other individuals in advanced software development. Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals. 


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • In depth understanding of FIX Protocol and FIX Engines as a whole (all versions) with at least 5 years’ experience
  • 7+ years FIX protocol versions 4.2 or higher experience
  • 5+ years Middleware DevOps experience
  • 3+ years network principles experience
  • 5+ years scripting experience
  • 5+ years of scripting language (Perl, shell, XML, Javascript) experience
  • 3+ years in SQL preferably Oracle experience
  • 5+ years Platform management experience in various trading software (Bloomberg, EZE, CQG, TT, Fidessa, Charles River etc)
  • 4+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets, Trading Instruments, and Trading principles
  • Experience in the software development lifecycle and agile methodology
  • Solid experience in the trade-life cycle from front to back office
  • Prior experience working in a fast pace, high demand environment with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work without supervision, lead certain initiatives within a project, prioritize and escalate when required

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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