FIX Client On-boarding Specialist - Tokyo, Japan

FIX Client On-boarding Specialist - Tokyo, Japan
Job Description:
The Client Connectivity Services (CCS) group is looking to recruit a FIX client on-boarding specialist to join a team of people who will do the technical implementation for new electronic trading customers via FIX protocol. The person in this role will design, configure, test and support FIX interfaces between clients and internal/external electronic trading destinations.
Included asset classes are Equities, Futures, Options, and FX. In addition to working with clients and vendors the person in this role will be expected to provide creative solutions to systems and applications issues that arise. The position involves extensive interaction with external clients, vendors, account managers and various trading desks to develop technology and business solutions to enable clients to connect and trade electronically.
Additional responsibilities include working with CCS development teams to translate client demand for functionality into requirement specifications to drive innovation in our FIX product offering and the 2nd level production support when required.
Skills Required
  • Experience with the FIX protocol .
  • A basic understanding of TCP/IP, network infrastructure and firewall.
  • Linux/Unix commands
  • SQL/Sybase
  • High level of English language
  • Japanese language proficiency
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible team player.
  • Good troubleshooting skills, logical thinker, customer focused.
  • Candidate is required to be proactive in resolving immediate problems while balancing the need to keep on track the strategic initiatives. Ability to perform under pressure without losing composure is key.
Skills Desired
  • Experience working with electronic trading product offerings.
  • Understanding of financial markets including:
  • FX/Cash/Derivatives
  • Shell and perl scripting.
  • Experience working on a client facing team.
  • Experience of change control procedures.
Reporting to: VP based in Hong Kong
Expected duration: Long term, renewable contract.
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