FIX Connectivity Analyst
KCG Holdings INC - Jersey City, NJ

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Firm wide client connectivity and order routing system support and configuration.
  • Perform production problem investigation using technical and analytical expertise and knowledge of the system to resolve problem effectively.
  • Client facing FIX connectivity certification at the session and application level
  • System configuration for new connectivity client on boarding
  • Translation of the client's business requirement to the appropriate configuration parameters
  • Business status reports
  • Internal application testing and trouble-shooting
  • Installation and configuration of the FIX applications and end to end testing functionalities and integration test.
  • Performance tuning and regression testing of new software.
  • Manage issues, bugs, and enhancement requests for Global Client Connectivity team.
  • Coordination and certification of external venues for (Exchanges, ECNs, routing networks)

Essential Experience and Skills Required:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • 3-7 Years of Financial Industry experience with client/exchange connectivity systems and/or trading systems for Equity, derivative, FX and Fixed Income instruments.
  • Strong working knowledge of the FIX protocol and its application.
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX and LINUX
  • basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Assertive self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Familiarity with the full software development life cycle within the context of process and procedures as they pertain to test and industry standards.
  • The ability to multi-task in a financial services environment.
  • Good communication skills / task management skills

About this company
KCG offers leading services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the...