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==Patsystems==
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Posted: December 9, 2010
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'''Summary:'''
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Patsystems is looking for a Chicago-based Account Manager with experience in the futures industry. This person will be responsible for managing and developing a selection of Patsystems' clients.
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'''Responsibilities:'''
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* Planning Business – develop and maintain customer account plan outlining main business opportunities and client contacts.
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* Relationship management – to build working relationships with key customer contacts.
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* Identify new business opportunities from the Patsystems product suite to match the needs of the customer.
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* Take ownership of all client business issues.
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* To be responsible for closing business and meeting monthly, quarterly and annual revenue targets.
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* To involve all departments and senior staff (where necessary) in the successful closure of new business.
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* Develop and maintain customer revenue plan.
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* Provide feedback to management and other relevant departments with regards to product and functional enhancements.
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* Provide the day-to-day contact point for customers relating to Commercial or Trader Support matters.
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* Provide all required training for current and new customers relating to Patsystems' front-end applications and management software.
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* Ensure Technical Support process and communicate well enough in order to manage the clients expectations.
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* Participation at selected sales and marketing events including conferences, exhibitions and trade shows.
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* Ability to travel when necessary
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'''Qualifications:'''
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* Knowledge of Futures/Options trading ESSENTIAL
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* Knowledge of Patsystems' trading platform a plus
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* Experience selling to and supporting customers in the financial industry
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* Commercially astute and aware
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* Ability to report concisely
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* Excellent communication skills
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* Strong client-facing skills
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Interested candidates, please email human.resources@patsystems.com.
  
 
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==Trading Technologies==

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Patsystems

Posted: December 9, 2010

Summary: Patsystems is looking for a Chicago-based Account Manager with experience in the futures industry. This person will be responsible for managing and developing a selection of Patsystems' clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning Business – develop and maintain customer account plan outlining main business opportunities and client contacts.
  • Relationship management – to build working relationships with key customer contacts.
  • Identify new business opportunities from the Patsystems product suite to match the needs of the customer.
  • Take ownership of all client business issues.
  • To be responsible for closing business and meeting monthly, quarterly and annual revenue targets.
  • To involve all departments and senior staff (where necessary) in the successful closure of new business.
  • Develop and maintain customer revenue plan.
  • Provide feedback to management and other relevant departments with regards to product and functional enhancements.
  • Provide the day-to-day contact point for customers relating to Commercial or Trader Support matters.
  • Provide all required training for current and new customers relating to Patsystems' front-end applications and management software.
  • Ensure Technical Support process and communicate well enough in order to manage the clients expectations.
  • Participation at selected sales and marketing events including conferences, exhibitions and trade shows.
  • Ability to travel when necessary

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Futures/Options trading ESSENTIAL
  • Knowledge of Patsystems' trading platform a plus
  • Experience selling to and supporting customers in the financial industry
  • Commercially astute and aware
  • Ability to report concisely
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong client-facing skills

Interested candidates, please email human.resources@patsystems.com.

Trading Technologies

Posted: November 19, 2010

Summary: Trading Technologies is looking for an Online Support Community Manager with experience in the futures industry and an understanding of algorithmic trading to join the Global Support Services (GSS) team. This person will be responsible for developing and executing an online community plan to support our new TT Algo Design Lab (ADL) software.

The successful candidate will possess a great ability to convey ideas through writing and just as importantly, verbally. This person must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where the rules are always changing. This person is self-driven and will look for any and all opportunities to add value to projects. This person will need to stay on top of industry innovations and trends and have proven experience engaging with customers across social platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Creatively and proactively assist customers.
  • Identify and engage community advocates.
  • Foster a sense of community that solves for increased support.
  • Gather and incorporate end user feedback towards improving products, customer support, and the content and collaboration in the online community.
  • Ensure that a positive environment is maintained that reflects our commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Monitor and participate in online conversations and events to make sure the posted topics are relevant.
  • Identify and analyze issues, patterns and trends in customer requests.
  • Establish metrics and report on them on a regular basis.
  • Identify, and analyze gaps in end user support needs; and offer solutions for filling the gaps that will benefit the end users as a whole.
  • Proactively escalate issues, observations, opportunities, and insights to the executive team.
  • Stay up-to-date on new social media tools, best practices and how other organizations and companies use them.
  • Author blog posts, articles, podcasts, videos, screencasts, etc. to effectively communicate frequent topics or support issues.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • 2+ years of online community management experience.
  • Deep understanding of how to build relationships, communicate and add value to customer base through blogs, forums, and other online social channels.
  • Strong command of social media monitoring and reporting tools.
  • 2+ years in the futures trading / financial services industry experience.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of the futures and derivatives markets.
  • Understanding of algorithmic trading methodologies and techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork abilities.
  • Collaborative approach/attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other departments/teams.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management capabilities.

CQG, Inc.

Customer Support Technician, London

Posted: November 9, 2010

Summary: The primary objective of this position is to support customers with installation, training, and problem resolution on all CQG products.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide responsive, courteous, and efficient customer service via telephone, web inquiries, and at the customer site
  • Provide education and training to customers on all aspects of CQG products, including market data, technical analysis and trade routing
  • Utilize and maintain Customer Management Database software
  • Undertake research, testing, data quality, and documentation projects as appropriate
  • Provide link between customer and Data Quality/Product Development in relation to product issues

Education, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, OR technical certification OR equivalent work experience
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong desire to work with people
  • Basic understanding of financial markets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in French is an advantage

Please send resumes to careers@cqg.com.

Account Manager, Tokyo

Posted: November 9, 2010

Summary:

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Actively manage existing medium and high revenue customer accounts to fully realize growth potential.
  • Provide excellence in customer service to medium and high revenue accounts via telephone, email, on-site visits, and escalation teams.
  • Manage CQG's inside sales process to maximize revenue opportunity from inbound telephone and web site inquiries.

Responsibilities:

Account Management

  • Educate and support customers on software, technical analysis, data content.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the client's business and organization.
  • Develop key relationships with decision-makers.
  • Push relevant product and service information to the client.
  • Provide a regular presence at Key Account sites as required by customer.
  • Maintain Customer Account Information.

Customer Service

  • Software, Market data, and Order Execution Support.
  • Billing Support.
  • New Customer On-boarding.
  • On-site support for Key Accounts.

Inside Sales

  • Work new telephone and website inquiries and convert to sales.
  • Work customer referrals and convert to sales.

Education, Experience, and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Business/Finance/ Marketing OR equivalent certification and work experience.
  • Experience selling to and supporting customers in Financial Market Industry.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong desire to work with people.
  • Strong client-facing skills.

Processes Owned:

  • New Customer On-boarding.
  • Software Tutorials – basic and advanced.
  • Customer Issue/Problem Resolution.
  • Enablement/Account Modifications.
  • Customer Communications.
  • Customer Moves.
  • New Systems Sales.
  • Add-on Systems Sales.
  • Value Added Services Sales.
  • Disconnects.
  • Upgrades: Services, infrastructure.
  • Regular "Touching Base" calls to inactive customers.
  • Providing billing/contract explanations.

Please send resumes to careers@cqg.com.

Gateway Technician, Tokyo

Posted: September 28, 2010

Summary:

We are also looking to expand our team in Tokyo. CQG is looking for a Gateway technician to support our complex order execution system. This position will be part of the team supporting the hardware and software and providing our customers the fastest order routing capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Support 24X5 critical production environments which includes:
    • Windows servers;
    • databases SQL2000/SQL2005; and
    • proprietary software.
  • Identify conflicts and vulnerabilities in the production system.
  • Monitor and analyze Gateway system metrics to stay within expected thresholds and make necessary improvements to ensure the system is performing optimally.
  • Roll new software versions to various environments.
  • Monitor customer support chat forums for end user support.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:

  • Experience in a large distributed system environment with 100+ servers.
  • A deep understanding of Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 operating systems and architecture, MSAD, DNS.
  • Experience performance tuning Windows 2003, knowledge of performance counters, performance monitoring.
  • Knowledge of MS SQL Server 2000/2003/2008.
  • Firm Grasp of Networking concepts and principals.
  • Good analytical skills to deal with complex problems involving numerous systems.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, prioritizing, and team work skills.
  • The ability and desire to work well in a fast paced highly technical environment.
  • Experience maintaining a collocation.
  • Excellent English, verbal and written.

Desired:

  • Experience with Windows Clustering.
  • Experience with Dell\EMC SAN solutions.
  • Experience working in an internationally distributed team.
  • Exposure to the financial industry.

Please send resumes to careers@cqg.com.

Account Manager, Singapore

Posted: September 15, 2010

Summary:

The primary objectives of this position are to:

  • Actively manage existing medium and high revenue customer accounts to fully realize growth potential.
  • Provide excellence in customer service to medium and high revenue accounts via telephone, email, on-site visits, and escalation teams.
  • Manage CQG's inside sales process to maximize revenue opportunity from inbound telephone and website inquiries.

Responsibilities:

Account Management

  • Educate & support customers on software, technical analysis, data content
  • Gain a clear understanding of the client’s business & organization
  • Develop key relationships with decision makers.
  • Push relevant product & service information to the client.
  • Provide a regular presence at Key Account sites as required by customer.
  • Maintaining Customer Account Information

Customer Service

  • Software, Market data, and Order Execution Support
  • Billing Support
  • New Customer On boarding
  • On-site support for Key Accounts

Inside Sales

  • Work new telephone and website inquiries and convert to sales.
  • Work customer referrals and convert to sales.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Business/Finance/ Marketing OR equivalent certification and work experience
  • Experience selling to and supporting customers in Financial Market Industry
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong desire to work with people
  • Strong client-facing skills

Processes Owned:

  • New Customer On-boarding
  • Software Tutorials –basic and advanced
  • Customer Issue/Problem Resolution
  • Enablement/Account Modifications
  • Customer Communications
  • Customer Moves
  • New Systems Sales
  • Add-on Systems Sales
  • Value Added Services Sales
  • Disconnects
  • Upgrades: Services, infrastructure
  • Regular "Touching Base" calls to inactive customers
  • Providing billing/contract explanations

Please send resumes to careers@cqg.com.

Advantage Futures

Corporate Overview
Advantage Futures is a futures commission merchant (FCM) that is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). It is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA). Advantage Futures places emphasis on technology, responsive risk management, customizable back-office operations and personalized client services for institutions, hedge funds, CTAs, proprietary trading groups and professional traders. If you are interested in opportunities at Advantage Futures, please visit our website career page at http://www.advantagefutures.com/AA_Careers.html.

Compliance Officer, Chicago

Posted July 19, 2010

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, this individual is responsible for ensuring all activities are in compliance with laws, rules and regulations of domestic and foreign exchanges, regulators and internal procedures.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the CCO in reviewing, maintaining and updating the firm’s regulatory filings, including those with the SEC and NFA, responding to inquiries, reviewing marketing materials, assisting with new accounts opening process, training sales and operations staff to ensure compliance and assisting with special projects as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in related field
  • 5+ years of Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) compliance experience
  • Professional Certifications, Series 3
  • Extensive knowledge of new account documentation process and CFTC, NFA and exchange regulations
  • Ability to define problems and solve them quickly
  • Strong client service focus and interpersonal skills

Sales Management Support, Chicago

Posted December 3, 2010

Reporting to the E.V.P Sales Manager, this position is responsible for addressing day-to-day client service issues and assist with the manager’s administrative needs and sales initiatives.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Sales Manager and the entire Sales team with all administrative and client service issues, including preparing and sending proposals to prospective clients.
  • Act as the go to person for any client needs.
  • Work closely with the Marketing department to assist with webinars, seminars and other promotional events.
  • Act as a point of contact for all new clients, with their account set up, coordinate these activities with the Salesperson, New Accounts Department, Risk Management, Information Technology, Operations, Administration and Accounting.
  • Focus on the continuing improvement of the client service culture of Advantage ensuring that the client experience is at a consistently high level throughout the organization.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Strong computer skills such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook and Salesforce.
  • Strong client service focus and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual able to work as well alone as with a diverse group of colleagues while handling ever changing priorities and situations.
  • Previous financial industry experience preferred, but not required.
  • Professional Certifications, Series 3

Sales Representative- Institutional Sales, Chicago

Posted July 19, 2010

Reporting directly to the Sales Manager, or designated Sales Team Leader. This individual is responsible for soliciting new business for Advantage Futures and converting prospects into revenue-generating accounts.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to increasing sales revenue across the organization with a primary focus on institutional clients, mastering all aspect of Advantage’s products and services, mastering and continually improving Advantage’s sales process by: developing and qualifying leads via independent sources and convert these leads to revenue-generating accounts, maintaining a detailed and comprehensive prospective client database, diligently following up on leads, preparing and sending proposals to prospective clients, processing completed account paperwork on behalf of prospective clients; working with marketing to expand the Advantage Future profile in the marketplace, fulfilling all compliance, operational and risk management-related tasks for account management and new account responsibilities, coordinating business activities with Risk Management, Compliance, Operations and IT departments and assisting other Advantage salespeople in their sales and client service efforts.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years industry sales experience with the ability to generate new business
  • Self-Motivated with the ability to mine leads, cultivate prospects and generate revenue producing clients within 3 months
  • Current book of business preferred but not required
  • Ability to define problems and solve them quickly
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and a diverse group of people
  • Strong client focus and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to create flawless letters and client proposals
  • Professional Certifications, Series 3

Sales Representative- Professional Trader Group Sales, Chicago

Posted July 19, 2010

Reporting directly to the Sales Manager, or designated Sales Team Leader. This individual is responsible for soliciting new business for Advantage Futures and converting prospects into revenue-generating accounts.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to increasing sales revenue across the organization, mastering all aspect of Advantage’s products and services, mastering and continually improving Advantage’s sales process by: developing and qualifying leads via independent sources and convert these leads to revenue-generating accounts, maintaining a detailed and comprehensive prospective client database, diligently following up on leads, preparing and sending proposals to prospective clients, processing completed account paperwork on behalf of prospective clients; working with marketing to expand the Advantage Future profile in the marketplace, fulfilling all compliance, operational and risk management-related tasks for account management and new account responsibilities, coordinating business activities with Risk Management, Compliance, Operations and IT departments and assisting other Advantage salespeople in their sales and client service efforts.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years industry sales experience with the ability to generate new business
  • Self-Motivated with the ability to mine leads, cultivate prospects and generate revenue producing clients within 3 months
  • Current book of business preferred but not required
  • Ability to define problems and solve them quickly
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and a diverse group of people
  • Strong client service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to create flawless letters and client proposals
  • Professional Certifications, Series 3

Senior Network Engineer, Chicago

Posted Novemver 29, 2010

Implement and monitor network security, routing and switching in a Cisco environment using ASA platform firewalls and a full array of switches and routers.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to configuring and optimizing firewall utilizing site to site and user VPN connections, managing and keeping internal networks running, including remote T1 connections and other remote connections, assisting with troubleshooting of network problems and working with vendors to resolve connectivity issues.

Requirements

  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1+ years network engineering experience, including firewall, VPN and security management in a distributed environment; configuring and troubleshooting Cisco networking equipment; execution of dynamic routing protocols necessary for proper network operation; and network design and implementation including analysis of new networking software operating systems for enhancements.

Senior Operations Specialist, Chicago

Posted July 19, 2010

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this individual is responsible for exchange balancing, Option expirations, and reconciliation of execution business.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to balancing CME Group (CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX), ICE US, LIFFE, EUREX products, balancing carrying broker omnibus accounts for outside markets, reconciling execution transactions and billing expenses with EFS and GPS and supporting the head of operations group in all possible areas of responsibility.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in related field
  • 7+ years experience with Futures and Options
  • GMI experience required
  • Ability to define problems and solve them quickly
  • Must be able to work well with ever changing priorities and/or situations and with a diverse group of people
  • Strong client service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Superior language and grammar skills

Staff Accountant, Chicago

Posted July 19, 2010

Reporting to the Controller, this individual is responsible for general accounting functions.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to processing payables and expense reports, preparing month end journals entries, calculating client and 3rd party interest, preparing year end 1099 and assisting with special projects as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years industry experience preferred
  • Great Plains and GMI experience preferred
  • Ability to define problems and solve them quickly
  • Strong client service focus and interpersonal skills

To apply for any Advantage Futures positions, please visit http://www.advantagefutures.com/AA_Careers.html.

EOXLive

Posted July 16, 2010

Company Overview
An Interdealer Broker that operates a hybrid electronic/voice brokerage & trading platform that services the needs of traditional OTC commodity brokers and firms is looking to fill a senior technologist/CIO position.

Requirements
Proven ability to build low latency high performance technology infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a track record of building, managing and leading a team of developers to deliver exceptional transaction based software for the entire trade execution & processing life cycle. Excellent communication skills & strong references are a must. Please forward a CV & a cover letter to idbtechcareers@gmail.com

The Options Industry Council

OIC Consultant – Director Financial Advisor Marketing

Posted April 19, 2010

Responsibilities
Promote the appropriate use of listed equity options by financial advisors while increasing the awareness of OIC as a neutral educational resource for this audience.

  • Collaborate with team members on a marketing plan that identifies key market segments to pursue and the most effective way to reach them. A variety of marketing approaches should be assessed for possible recommendation including conference participation, direct mail, educational programs, advertising, market research, social networking and partnerships. The plan must include specific performance metrics.
  • Develop and maintain a network of financial advisor contacts by segment within the U.S. Track attitudes towards options and trading activity of contacts.
  • Write and present industry/educational content to advisor audiences.
  • Present OIC educational seminars to advisor audiences.
  • Represent OIC at conferences, trade shows and on panel discussions.
  • Create curriculum for financial advisors.
  • Recommend content for and help manage the OIC financial advisor Web portal (from a business perspective).
  • Work with OIC’s Director of Public Relations, develop press relations with financial advisor publications and serve as an information source.
  • Assist OIC marketing team on outreach strategies including event marketing, industry sponsorships, vendor contract management, and content development or editorial review of OIC Advisor collateral materials.

Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years financial services experience with a strong understanding of the listed stock and options markets.
  • Minimum 5 years financial advisor experience with retail investors as an RIA or with an independent firm.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Highly organized, self-starter.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Programs – PowerPoint, Word, Excel.

Reporting and Administrative Requirements

  • One-year contract with six-month probation period and review. Contract renewable after one year, upon mutual agreement.
  • Position resides in Chicago and reports to OIC/OCC Vice President, Industry Services.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel for live presentations, conferences, OIC meetings, etc.
  • Communicates regularly with OIC management and policy groups and coordinates activities with designated OIC/OCC staff.
  • Participates in OIC meetings and conference calls as requested.
  • Provides written reports of all trips and pertinent meetings including contact information and next steps.
  • Adheres to approved budget. Obtains approval for all travel expenditures.
  • Adheres to OCC legal policy regarding confidentiality, partnerships, programs, etc.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Mary Savoie at msavoie@theocc.com

IMC Financial Markets & Asset Management

Posted February 18, 2010
Corporate Overview
IMC Financial Markets & Asset Management started on the floor in Amsterdam 1989, as a market maker in Dutch single stock options. When European exchanges started to transform into electronic marketplaces, IMC was one of the first to start electronic trading. In the last 20 years we’ve not only expanded our product range to equity index derivatives, fixed income, commodities and much more, but also changed from pure options market making to a hedge fund style proprietary trading firm, engaging in all kinds of arbitrage around the world. We specialize in electronic trading of listed cash and derivatives markets, combined with trading over the phone. IMC and her subsidiaries consist of 600 employees globally. IMC Financial Markets has offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Zug, Sydney and Hong Kong. If you are interested in opportunities at IMC, please visit our Web site at www.imc-chicago to apply today.

Software Developer, Chicago

IMC has a very wide range of development needs. We are looking for talented software developers who will drive the development of cutting-edge trading applications used in our offices worldwide. The ideal candidate will be highly technical, analytical, innovative, and self motivated. Our team is made up of top-quality developers who are constantly thinking outside of the box and learning from their peers. You will work in close proximity to the business and in constant interaction with traders. You will be challenged in your thinking and pushed to new limits by your team-members, which contributes to improving your skills. Your responsibility does not stop at programming; it also encompasses building knowledge of our business and expertise with the entire software development lifecycle. We use an agile methodology – SCRUM – with short release cycles and very close user involvement to continuously improve our software. The opportunities you have at IMC, locally and globally, are unlike any others. Our flat culture encourages not only knowledge building and best practice sharing, but also gives the opportunity to be heard.

Technology

  • State of the art software architecture
  • Focus on low latency, high performance
  • Flexible adaptation of 3rd party tools
  • Continuous integration

Process

  • Agile software development process (Scrum): self organization, great interaction with business
  • Consistent interaction with global team
  • Collegial culture with emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation

Technical requirements

  • Excellent Java or C++ programming skills
  • Development experience in a Linux environment
  • Extensive experience with OOP/OOD
  • Strong knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and threading
  • Proficiency in design patterns (preferred)
  • Scripting knowledge

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Computer Science
  • 3.0 GPA minimum if straight from school
  • Proficiency with all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Must be a self starter, and able to work productively under minimal supervision
  • Strong desire to solve problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Willingness to work closely with traders and end users in a fast paced environment to achieve business goals
  • Passion for technology
  • Sense of urgency and prioritization skills a must
  • Interest in the Financial Markets; previous knowledge a plus

What we offer IMC offers a unique, challenging, and rewarding work environment, competitive salary including bonus scheme and pension scheme, and great benefits packages.

Junior Trader

Role Description This role will actively trade financial products through screen-based trading. The position of Junior Trader is one that requires superior analytical and numerical skills. Consider an environment where your decisions have direct impact on the company’s total trading profits, and where discipline, motivation, creativity, teamwork and perseverance are recognized, appreciated and rewarded.

Duties Include But Not Limited

  • Pricing and trading options and other financial products
  • Entering into and managing positions for which you are responsible
  • Developing, maintaining, and enhancing trading models
  • Researching new market opportunities and analyzing current market trends

Qualifactions And Education Requirements

  • BA/MS in all majors with an analytical/quantitative related field of study
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Interest in the financial markets is a must!
  • Superb analytical and mathematical skills
  • Quick and decisive thinking
  • Internship or experience in a similar industry preferred
  • Ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving and high-pressured environment
  • Willingness to be a team player/leader before, during and after trading hours
  • Eagerness to learn about derivatives trading and be willing to continuously learn
  • Experience with programming in languages such as Java and C++
  • Experience with VBA

Cognitive Capital, LLC

Posted January 13, 2010
Corporate Overview
Cognitive Capital, LLC is a proprietary trading firm that adds value to capital markets by providing liquidity through its automated trading technology. The firm’s financial engineers and software developers create and implement the algorithms and software used to execute the firm’s trading strategies. Cognitive Capital fosters an ethical, data-driven, and collaborative culture that focuses on building robust, scalable systems. The firm is based in Chicago and was founded in 2004 by a former senior partner of Hull Trading Co. and managing director of Goldman Sachs with 20 years of financial markets experience.


Software Developer

Position Description Cognitive Capital, LLC seeks a software developer to help develop its state-of-the-art, real-time automated trading system. In addition to possessing excellent analytical and technical skills, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver, a clear communicator, and a strong team player.

Required Skills

  • Strong C++ and object-oriented design skills; familiarity with STL, design patterns and distributed computing, knowledge of network and multi-threaded programming in a Unix environment.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases, including complex queries (joins, unions), triggers, and stored procedures.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Python, Perl, shell).
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing technical documentation, training users in software operations, and interacting positively with upper management.
  • Flexible self-starter, able to multi-task and work under pressure.

Required Background

  • A minimum of three to five years of large scale C++ development experience.
  • A degree in computer science or a related field.

Desirable Background And Skills

Responsibilities

  • Work under general direction from senior management.
  • Collaborate closely with financial engineering and trading colleagues to understand functional objectives and requirements.
  • Design/implement complex real-time trading system.
  • Provide production system support, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

Compensation Salary and bonus based on qualifications and performance. Please submit your resume to jennifer.hartig@cogcap.com and note the position you are applying for in the subject of your email. Cognitive Capital, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin.

Fixed Income Financial Engineer

Posted January 13, 2010
Cognitive Capital, LLC seeks a financial engineer to lead the development of fixed income trading strategies and the growth of existing trading strategies for its automated trading system. The successful candidate will add to the team of existing of financial engineers. In addition to possessing excellent analytical and technical skills, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver, a clear communicator, and a strong team player.

Responsibilities

  • Play a leadership role in the development and implementation automated trading strategies.
  • Propose trading strategies and algorithm enhancements.
  • Define and implement data collection and data acquisition methods.
  • Conduct analysis to verify and optimize innovations and enhancements to trading models.
  • Write functional requirements documentation for use by software developers.
  • Collaborate closely with software developers in specification process and participate in software testing to ensure successful implementation of functional requirements.
  • Monitor trading performance and devise improvements.

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in statistics, math, science, or another quantitative discipline; PhD preferred.
  • Experience developing financial models, preferably related to fixed income trading.
  • Experience with high-frequency and/or automated trading is a plus.
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of financial markets experience.
  • Experience with C++ and SQL; familiar with Linux or UNIX.
  • Highly motivated self-starter.
  • Flexible, able to multi-task and work under pressure.

Compensation Salary and bonus based on qualifications and performance. Please submit your resume to jennifer.hartig@cogcap.com and note the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Cognitive Capital, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin.


InterContinental Exchange

Corporate Overview
The InterContinental Exchange is an operator of global exchanges, clearinghouses and over-the-counter markets, offering futures and OTC markets on a single electronic trading platform. Its markets include agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index offerings. ICE conducts its energy futures markets, including its oil benchmark contracts, through its London-based futures exchange, ICE Futures Europe. Its global agricultural commodity, foreign exchange and equity index futures markets are conducted through ICE Futures U.S. and ICE Futures Canada. ICE’s OTC energy markets offer over 15,200 unique contracts with swaps, spreads, basis, options and differentials on products. ICE also offers brokerage, processing and clearing services for credit derivatives. ICE operates five global clearing houses: ICE Clear U.S., ICE Clear Canada, ICE Clear Europe, ICE Trust and The Clearing Corporation (TCC).

Manager, Soft Commodity Products - Chicago, New York, London

Position Description
Reporting to vice president of sales at ICE Futures U.S., the manager of soft Commodity Product is responsible for having a constant dialogue with existing and potential customers to increase volume and open interest across all ICE Futures US soft commodity products including; sugar coffee, cocoa, FCOJ.

Responsibilities

  • Management of existing relationships with customers, clearing firms and brokers in the futures and options markets trading on IFUS.
  • Prospecting new customer relationships with all potential trading entities with the goal of successfully converting them into new users of IFUS futures and options markets, and ICE OTC soft commodity products. Customer types include the following:
  • Commercial traders
  • Banks and FCMs
  • Proprietary trading firms
  • Hedge funds, CTAs and other institutions
  • Working with the VP Sales to administer and manage the market maker programs in place for IFUS softs products.
  • Cross selling IFUS softs products to existing ICE customers in other product areas.
  • Representing the IFUS product suite and brand at industry and trade events globally when appropriate.
  • Making public sales presentations to promote IFUS softs product suite, through in person presentations, online webinars, etc.
  • Working with the ICE Marketing department in Atlanta to produce useful and informative collateral to support the IFUS softs products.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Finance or related field
  • Five or more years of sales experience in the soft commodity trading business, including listed and OTC products. Prefer experience with Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa, Frozen Orange Juice and Cotton market
  • Excellent customer relationship, presentation and written and verbal skills
  • Strong Team player

To apply please submit your resume via our online submission process at www.theice.com or via mail to:

Careers IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. 2100 RiverEdge Parkway Suite 500 Atlanta, GA 30328

Ballista Securities, LLC

Corporate Overview
Ballista Securities, LLC is a registered broker/dealer that operates the Ballista Alternative Trading System, a new destination for equity option traders to execute block-sized volatility, complex multi-leg strategies and directional orders. Our goal is to provide the institutional sell-side community a fundamentally pure mechanism for the execution of exchange-traded derivatives and an automated alternative to the slow, inefficient manual processes of phone calls and instant messages.


Network Engineer - New York, NY

Position Description
Reporting to the vice president of systems engineering, the senior database engineer is responsible for designing and implementing MSQSL database and Windows infrastructure, supporting and monitoring, troubleshooting technical issues. In addition, senior database engineer will ensure 100 percent uptime of Ballista ATS’s electronic trading platform and provide any technical support off market hours. The Senior Database Engineer will achieve a detailed understanding of the Ballista ATS’s application. The position involves significant interface with developers and internal customers. A person with financial industry experience, strong MSSQL database and Windows AD skills is the best fit for this position.

Responsibilities

  • Architecting and implementing MSSQL, Windows server and desktop infrastructure
  • Perform database, Windows servers and desktops administration activities including but not limited to installation, patches, configuration, backup and maintenance
  • Working with developer to optimized database queries and database tuning
  • Developing processes and procedures
  • Recommending and making improvement to current infrastructure
  • Ensure 100 percent uptime for Ballista ATS’s electronic trading platform
  • Provide support after hours
  • Periodically test backup and disaster recovery
  • Interface with vendors on behalf of Ballista ATS
  • Work with cross functional development, operations, traders, and sales teams
  • Supporting and troubleshooting all technology issues including but not limited to desktop support, phones, printers, external customer issues, and others

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree Required (technical certifications are a plus)
  • Five or more years of MSSQL administration (SQL 2005 required)
  • Proven experience in SQL Server HA technologies (DB mirroring, SQL Server Replication)
  • Experience with Transact-SQL coding
  • Experience working with JDBC, Java Persistence Layer, and Hibernate technologies.
  • Experience performance tuning MSSQL to work with the above technologies, preferred.
  • Experience in database tuning, queries optimizing, and DBA schema designing
  • Expertise with Microsoft desktop & server operating systems (Windows XP/Vista and 2003)
  • Deep technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, DFS) within the enterprise
  • Experience implementing monitoring and management
  • Experience designing, turning, and monitoring
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Preferred Qualification

  • Experience in MSSQL Server 2008 high desired
  • Experience in Windows Server 2008 high desired
  • Windows Clustering with MSSQL
  • Scripting ability highly desired (whether with PowerShell, WMI, VBScript, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Java Runtime Environment and Java Web Start
  • MCSE certification or equivalent

This position offers an excellent opportunity to join an exciting company with a bright future. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package comprehensive health coverage, dental coverage) and a comfortable, casual office environment.

Principals and local candidates only, no recruiters please. Interested candidates should forward a resume, salary requirements, contact information and best time to contact you to: careers@ballistasecurities.com

All resumes and information provided will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for further evaluation.


Senior Database Engineer/Database Engineer - New York, NY

Position Description
Reporting to the vice president of systems engineering, the senior database engineer is responsible for designing and implementing MSQSL database and Windows infrastructure, supporting and monitoring, troubleshooting technical issues. In addition, Senior Database Engineer will ensure 100 percent uptime of Ballista ATS’s electronic trading platform and provide any technical support off market hours. The senior database engineer will achieve a detailed understanding of the Ballista ATS’s application. The position involves significant interface with developers and internal customers. A person with financial industry experience, strong MSSQL database and Windows AD skills is the best fit for this position.

Responsibilities

  • Architect and implementing MSSQL, Windows server and desktop infrastructure
  • Perform database, Windows servers and desktops administration activities including but not limited to installation, patches, configuration, backup and maintenance
  • Working with developer to optimized database queries and database tuning
  • Developing processes and procedures
  • Recommending and making improvement to current infrastructure
  • Ensure 100 percent uptime for Ballista ATS’s electronic trading platform
  • Provide support after hours
  • Periodically test backup and disaster recovery
  • Interface with vendors on behalf of Ballista ATS
  • Work with cross functional development, operations, traders, and sales teams
  • Supporting and troubleshooting all technology issues including but not limited to desktop support, phones, printers, external customer issues, and others

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Required (technical certifications are a plus)
  • Five or more years of MSSQL administration (SQL 2005 required)
  • Proven experience in SQL Server HA technologies (DB mirroring, SQL Server Replication)
  • Experience with Transact-SQL coding
  • Experience working with JDBC, Java Persistence Layer, and Hibernate technologies.
  • Experience performance tuning MSSQL to work with the above technologies, preferred.
  • Experience in database tuning, queries optimizing, and DBA schema designing
  • Expertise with Microsoft desktop & server operating systems (Windows XP/Vista and 2003)
  • Deep technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, DFS) within the enterprise
  • Experience implementing monitoring and management
  • Experience designing, turning, and monitoring
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Preferred Qualification

  • Experience in MSSQL Server 2008 high desired
  • Experience in Windows Server 2008 high desired
  • Windows Clustering with MSSQL
  • Scripting ability highly desired (whether with PowerShell, WMI, VBScript, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Java Runtime Environment and Java Web Start
  • MCSE certification or equivalent

This position offers an excellent opportunity to join an exciting company with a bright future. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package comprehensive health coverage, dental coverage) and a comfortable, casual office environment.

Principals and local candidates only, no recruiters please. Interested candidates should forward a resume, salary requirements, contact information and best time to contact you to: careers@ballistasecurities.com

All resumes and information provided will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for further evaluation.


Product Manager - New York, NY

Position Description
Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the Product Manager is responsible for managing new product development initiatives and improvements to the Ballista ATS. The position will directly interface with business sponsors to research, evaluate, and document business opportunities and compile detailed scope documents, requirements, and specifications for strategic as well as tactical software development projects. This includes providing background and analysis for the funding and prioritization of proposed initiatives (including project scope, time and cost estimation, ROI, etc).

Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire product development life cycle including gathering detailed business requirements, writing detailed specifications, testing, and implementation
  • Work closely with system/network engineers and developers to design solutions needed to manage new options trading functionality and service rollouts for the Ballista ATS system
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (sales, account management, client services, operations, business development, and compliance) in the prioritization, planning and management of projects including tracking all issues, risks, and dependencies
  • Regularly communicate project status to functional teams and executive management
  • Act as Ballista ATS product functionality expert
  • Produce the necessary reports, metrics, and analysis to measure the effectiveness and validate the success of projects completed
  • Attend industry conferences (technical) and events to keep abreast of new technologies that can improve and/or facilitate Ballista ATS functionality and growth
  • Manage third party vendor relationships (Extranet, OMS/EMS or DMA vendors)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in a technical or business field. MBA a plus, but not required
  • Eight or more years of Product Management experience within a equity options trading firm or OMS/EMS or DMA vendor that focuses on equity options trading
  • Five or more years of software development, business analysis, and project management experience within the equity options market
  • Familiarity with multiple project management disciplines including traditional and agile approaches preferred
  • Demonstrated track record for solving complex problems, managing mission critical projects, and delivering successful results
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients (at all levels)
  • Strong ability to direct, navigate, and work with cross-functional teams (sales, account management, client services, operations, compliance, business development, and technology)
  • Experience in managing 3rd party technology vendors/service providers
  • High level of organization and time management
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of the firm’s and client’s overall business goals and objectives
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills a must
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

This position offers an excellent opportunity to join an exciting company with a bright future. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package comprehensive health coverage, dental coverage, and a comfortable, casual office environment. Principals and local candidates only, no recruiters please. Interested candidates should forward a resume, salary requirements, contact information and best time to contact you to:

careers@ballistasecurities.com

All resumes and information provided will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for further evaluation.


Technical Account Manager, Client Services - New York, NY

Position Description
Reporting to the Vice President, Client Relations, the Technical Account Manager (TAM) is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues in regards to the Ballista ATS. In addition, the TAM will assist with the technical on boarding of new individual users and/or client organizations. The TAM will achieve a detailed understanding of the Ballista ATS and will have expertise in supporting options trading customers. The position involves significant, direct client interaction to both current Ballista ATS users and technical contacts. A key focus for the TAM is to provide exceptional customer service, technical support, follow through, and communication to internal and external clients.

Responsibilities

  • Provide 1st and 2nd level technical support to internal and external customers and partners
  • Document and track internal and external customer and partner interactions, issues, and resolutions
  • Collect and document user feedback to support new product and functionality enhancements
  • Provide initial research on technical issues to 3rd level support (system engineering and development)
  • Work with cross functional teams (sales, account management, product management, operations, technology, and business development) during software releases to ensure quality control
  • Perform yearly technical account reviews with existing clients
  • Develop advanced troubleshooting procedures for complex technical issue resolution
  • Develop general options market and technical systems knowledge to become a Ballista product expert assisting in customer calls/visits, and new customer on boarding
  • Compose technical release notes on new platform functionality upgrades and changes
  • Create training plans to mentor new technical support staff

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Required (technical certifications are a plus)
  • Five or more years experience in supporting desktop and network technologies focused on complex equity options trading
  • Three or more years experience within a equity options trading firm or OMS/EMS or DMA vendor that focuses on equity options trading
  • Deep understanding of customer support procedures and processes, including communicating effectively with customers and understanding escalation procedures
  • Knowledgeable in quality assurance process
  • Ability to convey complex technical details to system/network engineers and developers
  • Strong customer service skills including phone etiquette, conflict resolution and technical writing skills
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft's Windows XP, Vista, 2000 and 2003 Server operating systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Java Software (Java Runtime Environment and Java Web Start)
  • Basic scripting experience (VBS, Java or other development experience)
  • Understanding of FIX v4.2, 4.3, or 4.4
  • High level of organization and time management
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of the firm’s and client’s overall business goals and objectives
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

This position offers an excellent opportunity to join an exciting company with a bright future. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package comprehensive health coverage, dental coverage, and a comfortable, casual office environment. Principals and local candidates only, no recruiters please. Interested candidates should forward a resume, salary requirements, contact information and best time to contact you to:

careers@ballistasecurities.com

All resumes and information provided will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for further evaluation.


NYSE Liffe

Sales Director

Job Summary
Location: New York

The candidate for the above position will focus on promoting NYSE Liffe U.S. products and initiatives as well as NYSE Liffe core products to a wide range of U.S. based clients. These clients include member firms, proprietary and algorithmic traders, middle office and back office professionals, end users of the Exchange’s futures and options products. Responsibilities include: - Initiating, nurturing and developing relationships with new clients and prospects - Focus on turning sales leads into tangible revenue opportunities for the exchange - Supporting existing clients and perform routine account management functions - Promote NYSE Liffe U.S. new products and initiatives to existing “core” U.S. clients and raise the profile of the new U.S. futures exchange

The ideal candidate has 3-5 years experience in a sales oriented position within the financial services industry, preferably in the futures industry.

Critical skills include: - Excellent communication skills - Ability to market products and initiatives credibly, aggressively and imaginatively - Solid writing skills, ability to prepare and deliver client presentations - Spend a significant portion of the working week out of the office seeing clients and conducting sales calls - Organize client visits for senior business development staff based in the US and, when in the US, for London based colleagues as well - Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to interact with clients in a variety of formal and informal settings, eg organize client events, conferences, dinners, social activities aimed at building and strengthening business relationships - Ability to work effectively as a team with the NYSE Liffe U.S. business development teams in NY, Chicago, London The candidate will report to the senior vice president of U.S. business development.

OptionsCity Software, Inc.

February 24, 2010
OptionsCity is a software company specialized in building the next generation of electronic trading solutions for professional options traders and market makers. We strive to improve the traders’ efficiency and empower them with the tools to trade reliably and effectively, while improving the overall trade management. OptionsCity is committed to building a company where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive.

OptionsCity has exciting opportunities and will open the door to lots of growth potential within this high growth venture. Here are some of the reasons why someone would want to work for us:

  • Entrepreneurial, small office (no politics, friendly)
  • Fast-paced environment where serious effort will result in serious reward
  • Casual, flexible work atmosphere
  • Growing company with lots of growth potential
  • State-of-the-art product with a huge market need
  • Equity incentives, health and dental plan, paid lunch, beverages...


Linux / Network Administrator

February 24, 2010
We are looking for a Linux and Network Administrator to join our support team for our state of the art electronic options trading system.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Managing and optimizing network infrastructure
  • Administer/configure monitoring services for optimal performance and alerting
  • Test and apply new software and maintenance patches
  • Provide direct customer support

The skills we look for in candidates:

  • Minimum of two years working with Linux Administration experience
  • Experience with Cisco products and IOS; Routers & Switches
  • Experience with multi-layer switching technologies, IP routing, SAN fabric, IPSEC, firewalls, and various VoIP technologies
  • Administrative scripting with Perl, Python and shell-scripting
  • Software experience with Apache, PHP, bind, SSH, etc.
  • SQL skills, database installations, upgrades, and maintenance
  • Red Hat Certification Engineering experience is preferred but not required
  • Strong process oriented experience in terms of implementation and completion
  • Someone who will fit in with our hard-working, casual culture
  • Someone who can demonstrate he/she is constantly learning new things
  • Experience within the trading industry is a plus
  • No sponsorship available at this time (U.S. citizens or permanent residents only)

Employment Type: Full-time

Pay Rate: Based on experience + bonus + equity incentives

Sales Lead - Trading Software

February 24, 2010
We are looking for a sales professional to help position, sell, and manage delivery of products and customer relations for this energetic and innovative startup company.

The skills we look for in candidates:

  • Software sales experience with a history of results and good contacts in the Chicago and/or New York area
  • Experience in the trading industry, especially options
  • Experience selling software in the trading industry is a HUGE plus
  • Flexibility to travel to NY on a regular basis
  • Ability to own and manage multiple customer relationships
  • Knowledge of business and IT processes including software development life cycle, proposals, billing, and account management
  • Knowledge and existing network of contacts for current and potential business partners is a plus
  • Confidence, integrity, and teamwork
  • Someone who will fit in with our hard-working, casual culture
  • No sponsorship available at this time (US citizens or permanent residents only)

Employment Type: Full-time

Pay Rate: Based on experience (base + commission + equity incentives)

Java Developer

December 3, 2010

We’re looking for a talented Java Developer with 2+ years experience to join our team having a primary focus on the following:

Exchange Connectivity Modules

  • Connect to new exchanges and clearing firms
  • Maintain current code base

Part of a tight knit development group

  • Mon-Wed-Fri: 30 min. Status Meeting (raise issues/concerns)
  • Performance Reviews twice a year
  • Small team advantages

How we work

  • Subversion for Source Control
  • J2SE 1.6 (No EE)
  • Mysql for Persistence
  • Shop has four month release cycles
  • Bugzilla

We’re looking for someone with the following skill set:

  • 2+ years developing in Java
  • Team player
  • Worked with Real-Time applications
  • Multi-threaded development experience
  • Understands Design Patterns
  • Experience with the FIX protocol and exchange connectivity API’s is a plus

What we offer

  • Compensation: Very competitive depending on experience
  • Stock options
  • Bonus with each performance review (two times a year)
  • PTO
  • 401K plan
  • Health insurance (PPO BCBS)
  • Life insurance
  • Paid lunch
  • Casual environment

Who we are

  • 4 year old company
  • Profitable
  • Around 30 employees
  • 1/3 Development Team
  • Broke into market by sheer talent and business ties
  • Future is very bright
  • Every opinion counts, as it brings the best products
  • Developers present at conferences, such as JavaOne
  • Smart people to work with

Employment Type: Full-time

Pay Rate: Based on experience + bonus + equity incentives

Location: Downtown Chicago

Email: careers@optionscity.com

[1]OptionsCity Software, Inc.


OptionsCity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.

Please Note: Third party solicitations pertaining to staffing and recruitment via telephone, e-mail, fax or mail are not accepted nor permitted by OptionsCity Software, Inc.


Senior Java Developer

December 3, 2010

We’re looking for a talented Java Developer with 5+ years experience to join our team having a primary focus on the following:

An algorithmic Trading Platform

  • Trades are automatically executed by the system
  • Connected to the NYMEX, CME, CBOE (among other exchanges)

Will work on Rules Engine

  • Automates client strategies
  • Will draw from own experience to create optimal solutions

Part of a tight knit development group

  • Mon-Wed-Fri: 30 min. Status Meeting (raise issues/concerns)
  • Performance Reviews twice a year
  • Small team advantages

How we work

  • Subversion for Source Control
  • J2SE 1.6 (No EE)
  • Mysql for Persistence
  • Shop has four month release cycles
  • Bugzilla

We’re looking for someone with the following skill set:

  • 5+ years working in Java
  • Project requires self-directed individual
  • Not afraid of learning and finding optimal solutions
  • Knows code “Smells”
  • Extensive Multi-threaded development experience
  • Recognizes deadlock, livelock
  • Worked with Real-Time applications
  • Knows the Brian Goetz “book”/Bible
  • Understands Design Patterns (Observer, Composite, State)
  • Understands Enterprise Integration Patterns (Pipes/Filter, Publisher/Subscriber)
  • Understands Profiling
  • VisualVM (or similar), JMap, JStack
  • Garbage Collection (Eden, Old, Perm, S1, S2)

What we offer

  • Compensation: Very competitive depending on experience
  • Stock options
  • Bonus with each performance review (two times a year)
  • PTO
  • 401K plan
  • Health insurance (PPO BCBS)
  • Life insurance
  • Paid lunch
  • Casual environment

Who we are

  • 4 year old company
  • Profitable
  • Around 30 employees
  • 1/3 Development Team
  • Broke into market by sheer talent and business ties
  • Future is very bright
  • Every opinion counts, as it brings the best products
  • Developers present at conferences, such as JavaOne
  • Smart people to work with

Employment Type: Full-time

Pay Rate: Based on experience + bonus + equity incentives

Location: Downtown Chicago

Email: careers@optionscity.com

[2]OptionsCity Software, Inc.


OptionsCity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.

Please Note: Third party solicitations pertaining to staffing and recruitment via telephone, e-mail, fax or mail are not accepted nor permitted by OptionsCity Software, Inc.

Investment Technology Group, Inc.

Finance Director for ITG Derivatives

Job Summary
The Finance Director is the senior accounting/ finance resource for the ITG Chicago office where the subsidiary, ITG Derivatives LLC (ITGD), is located. The position is primarily responsible for the administration and control of the financial operations of ITGD through:

  • Leading the accounting function;
  • Financial planning and control;
  • Providing relevant analytics to senior management; and
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with relevant regulators at the local level (e.g., FINRA, NFA, CFTC), as well as those from a corporate perspective (e.g., SEC).

The position is ‘hand’s on’ and will supervise the ITGD Controller, as well as the Office Manager who performs certain operational accounting functions.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Directs accounting functions and supervises/mentors accounting personnel
  • Preparation of monthly analysis, quarterly corporate reporting, annual financial statements, and budgets/ forecasts
  • Ability to analyze financial results and effectively interpret operational impacts specific to the derivatives industry (options, futures)
  • Monitoring of budgets/ forecasts and analysis of variances
  • SOX compliance including preparing/updating documentation of processes, completing assessments, designing tests and completing evaluations of internal control processes and developing recommendations to improve control weaknesses where appropriate
  • Control over statutory, regulatory compliance and internal control audits
  • Coordinate accounting projects and system improvements / enhancements

Reporting Lines
This position will have direct reporting line into the corporate Finance organization via Dennis McVeigh (ITGD-CFO). There will also be reporting responsibility to the Chicago-based ITGD CEO, Bob Fitzsimmons.

Skills/ Qualifications

  • Experience within the financial services/ brokerage industry – a strong working knowledge of options and/ or futures is mandatory
  • Working experience – minimum 7 years overall; minimum 4 years in financial services; two to four years in public accounting preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP, financial statement preparation, and accounting systems
  • Ability to work flexibly, under pressure, and to meet demanding deadlines, including the ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to deal effectively across functions
  • Ability to initiate and implement change
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience an asset
  • J.D. Edwards proficiency is an asset
  • Hyperion/HFM proficiency is an asset
  • Extreme integrity, honesty, and commitment traits

If you are interested in applying, please contact: Trygve Cossette at 212-588-4887, email Trygve.Cossette@ITG.com

Geneva Trading

Multi-Asset Research Analyst

The Multi-Asset Research Analyst drives the collection and analysis of fundamental research critical to the proprietary trading floor. This person will work closely with traders and other research groups in identifying market trends, critically analyzing news information and developing a daily market research briefing. This person will effectively communicate all relevant news to the trading groups in a concise and timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review each day's relevant global economic and political news and draft a market research briefing prior to the open of the U.S. financial markets
  • Monitor global news events during trading hours and alert trading groups of breaking news and the possible impact on trading
  • Decipher and analyze complex economic reports released by government agencies for communication to the trading groups
  • Identify and analyze market trends for each asset class traded (fixed income, commodities, etc)
  • Manage news sources and contacts
  • Establish and maintain relationships with "first-hand" contacts, ie CEOs, reporters and economists

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good communication skills are essential
  • In depth understanding of global economies, including U.S., European and Asian markets
  • Ability to analyze statements distributed by Federal governments (i.e. FOMC and ECB statements, etc.)
  • A solid understanding of the historical events that have taken place in the past five - 10 years
  • Experience in drafting economic newsletters summarizing market research and its impact on trading
  • Good grasp on interest rates (fixed income) and how it plays a role in the currency markets
  • Extensive experience in navigating Bloomberg terminal

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • 4 Year College Degree in Economics or English
  • A minimum of 4 years experience on a research desk supporting a trading operation

We are a selective and dynamic organization with the best infrastructure to support sound decision making. You are invited to visit our company website at www.geneva-trading.com to find out more about us. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@geneva-trading.com with your name and “Multi-Asset Research Analyst” in the subject line.

Trading Technologies

Software Engineering Manager

Are you interested in being part of the passion fueling the tremendous growth of high-speed electronic trading? Trading Technologies (TT) develops high-performance trading software for derivatives professionals, including international banks, brokers, hedge funds and other trading institutions. TT’s patented X_TRADER order-entry platform, named, "Innovation of the Year" by FOW magazine in 2007 and "Best Buy-Side Commodities Trading Platform" by Buy-Side Technology magazine in 2007 and 2008, drives over 50 percent of the top five futures exchangeselectronic trading volume. TTNET, TT's fully managed hosting solution, delivers maximum system stability and lightning-fast trade execution via hubs located close to the major international exchanges. Headquartered in Chicago, TT maintains a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.

Overview: We are currently seeking a driven and talented Software Engineering Manager who will thrive on pushing the limits of technology to produce state-of-the-art trading application infrastructure. Server Products FIX Gateway solutions provide robust, high-performance, reliable gateways to the world's major futures markets. TT's gateways provide real-time market data and high-speed order execution. All TT gateways go through extensive functionality and performance testing to bring you the most reliable and secure gateways in the derivatives industry. The FIX Gateway Software Engineering Manager oversees and participates in the analysis, design, and implementation of FIX Gateways.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a team of highly talented developers by performing employee reviews, setting individual goals, and coordinating training/career development;
  • Responsible for resource management and project planning;
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, and time;
  • Identifies and manages cross system dependencies;
  • Works with other development teams and support to resolve issues;
  • Leads training sessions for other development teams and technical support staff;

Requirements:

  • 7+ year’s commercial software development experience;
  • Strong experience with C/C++ development and object oriented design;
  • 3+ years managing teams of 8+ developers producing client/server software;
  • Hands on leadership skill as this person will be highly involved in design and architecture;
  • Proven track record in managing teams which produce client/server software;
  • Experienced in producing and maintaining commercial software;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is required; M.S. or MBA is a plus;

TT is committed to providing an environment where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive. We invest heavily in employee satisfaction. Competitive salaries, stock options, company-matched retirement plans, low-cost comprehensive health benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, 22 days of paid time off plus holidays, pre-tax commuting benefits, health club subsidies, company-sponsored social outings, game room lounges, an ultra-casual work environment, and free breakfast and beverages are just some of the benefits of working at TT.

TT is looking for candidates that put forth a serious effort for a serious reward!


For more information regarding TT, please visit our career website to view our video: http://www.tradingtechnologies.com/careers.aspx

Please send your resume to: careers@tradingtechnologies.com

For a listing of all of our open positions: http://www.tradingtechnologies.com/careers

Sun Trading LLC

Posted February 13, 2009

Research Analyst

Sun Trading LLC, a proprietary automated trading firm based in Chicago, is seeking to hire a full-time research analyst and project coordinator to work in its Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years experience working in the securities industry, with exposure to a variety of asset classes, product types and/or international markets. Experience is strongly preferred, but not an absolute prerequisite.

Qualifications:
We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and interest in the capital markets. The individual will be working in a team environment where strong organizational and communication skills are an absolute must. Candidates must be detail-oriented and be able to prioritize multiple assignments while working efficiently to meet timelines in an environment where variables are constantly changing.

Responsibilities:
The candidate’s primary responsibility will entail research, market/data analysis and project management components of multiple strategic initiatives within the firm (whether in the U.S. or internationally).

Benefits:
Comprehensive hands-on training will be provided. Compensation is commensurate with experience level. Benefits of working at Sun include firm-paid health care, dental premiums and a retirement savings program. Additionally, Sun employees enjoy working for a dynamic management team, a casual dress environment and offices downtown close to all public transportation.

E-mail resumes to jobs@suntradingllc.com. No phone calls, please.

Public Relations

Posted January 13, 2009

Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor

Sector-leading Public Relations firm seeks Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor for Financial Technology team. This position would suit someone with between 5-10 years’ experience working in financial PR or journalism and will focus equally on three elements: client relations, media relations and writing. You will work with several of our flagship clients and really have a chance to make an impact on strategy. Media contacts, superb writing skills and financial technology experience are required. Energy, excellent communications skills and a professional attitude are a must. Salary based on experience and benefits. Please email a cover letter, salary range and resume to careers.publicrelations@gmail.com


Spot Trading

Posted January 19, 2010
Spot Trading, LLC, founded in 1999, is a proprietary trading firm based in Chicago’s financial district. We trade options on equities and broad market indices. We have distinguished ourselves amongst our peers in the industry by developing world-class trading technology, an innovative trading model, and a collaborative culture. Our team is comprised of a wide variety of talented professionals, including traders, equity research analysts, financial engineers, technologists, and financial analysts.

Spot’s unique culture of teamwork encourages awareness across functional teams and fosters an environment where new ideas are continually shared, debated, and implemented. We recognize that the input of many different disciplines results in the success of our trade.

The passion, integrity and expertise of our team of professionals have driven the success of the firm since its inception. Along with our ongoing pursuit of excellence and adaptability to the changing marketplace, these will continue to be keys to our future success.

To be a part of this future, Spot is always looking for bright, entrepreneurial-minded individuals seeking to achieve, innovate and excel. Join us in meeting the next set of challenges by visiting www.spottradingllc.com to learn more.

Algorithmic Equity Options Trader
January 19, 2010
Spot is currently looking for equity options traders to work alongside developers, financial engineers, and other traders in its Quantitative Strategies Group. QSG is a cross-functional team that develops, automates, and monetizes algorithmic options-trading strategies. Responsibilities Traders will be responsible for managing the risk of the portfolio, monitoring the automated execution systems, and working with financial engineers and developers to improve the system. The team is interested in candidates with recent experience in electronic market making and volatility arbitrage.

Skills & Qualifications • Candidates with 3+ years experience • Willingness to work in a team-orientated environment • Electronic options market making experience is required • High aptitude for analytical and quantitative thinking • Passionate and resourceful attitude towards problem solving • Mathematics, engineering, and computer science backgrounds are preferred • Bachelor’s degree is minimum requirement

Spot offers a comprehensive benefits/perks package for all full-time employees which includes: medical, dental, vision, 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits and complimentary breakfast, lunch, and month-end parties to name a few. No phone calls please

Senior Systems Engineer
January 19, 2010
The Senior Windows Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation and support of Windows and Virtualization Infrastructure at Spot. The Systems Engineer is charged with the responsibility of ensuring Spot's Microsoft and Virtual Infrastructure is performing at the highest level possible. The SE will be responsible for performance analysis, definition of optimization metrics and it's collection. Superior technical competency is a must and organizational/follow-through skills and ability to move quickly and get things done. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. Results oriented, analytical, well organized. The Senior Windows Engineer will have unquestionable degree of integrity and provide the highest level customer service and overall professionalism. Experience will range between four to six years hands-on experience within a high pressure complex IT environment. The Senior Windows Engineer must possess the ability to work effectively in a coordinating role across multiple constituencies, in a strong, open and collaborative style, a customer-service orientation with a focus on excellence, outstanding communications skills.

Responsibilities • Design, configure and maintain Windows and VMware environments in QA, UAT and production. • Provide 3rd tier support for the production sites and services - troubleshoot technical problems as they arise, design and implement long term solutions. • Document system operations processes and procedures including installation and testing of system upgrades, fail over, and configuration documentation. Additionally, document architecture designs, system configurations and implementation procedures. • Provides technical leadership in design and administration decisions properties and systems. • Performance and capacity planning: monitor, reconfigure and tune hardware and software for performance improvements and future scalability. • Training/Mentoring: Promote the professional growth of the team. Continually pursue opportunities for personal career/training development. Provide advanced training to Level 2 support staff in an effort to ensure that they are successful in providing the highest levels of customer service. • Industry Awareness: Continually seeks industry (and shares with Management and Product Management) and market information and evaluates market trends and how they apply to technology. • Bring new ideas and change to a growing firm.

Skills & Qualities • Heavy server experience, troubleshooting, performance and latency optimization. • Experience working with 64 bit systems. • Hands experience with IIS, Exchange 2007, Active Directory, Citrix. • Comprehensive understanding of DNS, DHCP, WINS, Group policy. • At least three years of verifiable experience as a VMWARE Systems Engineer. • Hands-on experience in the designing, building, installation of VI3), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments (farms) for test and production use. • Experience should include working extensively with the following VMware technologies; Capacity Planner, Virtual Center, vMotion, HA, DRS, Consolidated Backup and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). • Experience using Enterprise Server Version (ESX) to support datacenter mission-critical applications. • Exposure to latest version of VMware, vSphere v4.0. • Experience in SAN attached clusters required, preferably EMC SAN, EMC Celerra. • Knowledge of performance monitoring/ tuning, capacity management, and security for VMware clusters. • Must have a minimum of five years of Systems management and administration with an in-depth understanding of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Solaris, Unix/Linux * Certification(s) a plus. Scripting/system programming a plus Knowledge of HA, DRS, Converter, vMotion, Storage vMotion, required. • Ability to evaluate, provide recommendations, and implement third party solutions. • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering preferred.

A Plus: • MCSE Certification • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) • EMC Certification • Citrix experience and Certification

Spot offers a comprehensive benefits/perks package for all full-time employees which includes: medical, dental, vision, 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits and complimentary breakfast, lunch, and month-end parties to name a few.

No phone calls please.

SunGard Kiodex

Marketing Specialist

Seeking an experienced, energetic marketing professional who is accustomed to working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial business environment within a large [financial services organization. This role is responsible for undertaking all aspects of marketing programs as required by the director of marketing. This will involve drafting press releases and marketing collateral, managing email marketing campaigns, coordinating participation in conferences and events, managing Web site content, and reporting marketing and sales metrics.

A Web-based trading and risk management solution for commodities traders, Kiodex integrates deal capture and risk management capabilities with valuation models and independent market data, including forward curves and volatilities. Banks, FCMs, hedge funds and corporations with exposure to commodity prices use Kiodex to help measure risk, design optimal trading strategies, improve price execution, manage positions, process trades and comply with financial reporting and regulatory best practices. Visit SunGard’s Kiodex at www.sungard.com/kiodex.

Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Management and execution of lead generation activities • Coordinating PR and advertising activities • Responsible for external and internal web sites • Collateral and sales tools management • Identify and coordinate events and speaking opportunities • Develop and execute email and direct mail campaigns • Maintaining relationships with U.S.-based industry associations and research firms • Working closely with the Global sales team • Perform competitive and market intelligence gathering

Position Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, liberal arts or related field, or equivalent experience. • Three – five year’s marketing experience in a software, consulting, finance, or high-tech environment. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Excellent planning, negotiation, organization, and marketing skills. • Ability to interpret data and prepare analytical reports. • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) • Comfortable presenting to various audiences. • Strong multi-tasking, results-oriented skills • Self-motivated

Preferred: • Experience with Salesforce.com, EmailLabs, Vocus, Omniture, and Google Adwords • Trading experience and/or knowledge of the commodity markets. Reply to Robert Garfield (robertgarfield@yahoo.com)


RGM Advisors, LLC

Quantitative Researchers

RGM Advisors, LLC, an Austin, Texas based firm with trading strategies in multiple asset classes around the world, is expanding its research team. This is a unique opportunity to join a sophisticated quantitative trading firm in a collaborative environment away from the usual financial centers.

We are currently seeking quantitative researchers who are capable of working within our proprietary computational research and modeling environment to develop automated trading strategies using machine learning, statistical analysis and other quantitative techniques.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research and development into improved modeling techniques
  • Design of improved tools and processes for conducting research and building trading models
  • Development and implementation of quantitative trading models for financial instruments traded in various markets


Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Creativity
  • Academic background in physics, math, statistics or another quantitative discipline (advanced degrees a plus, but not required);
  • Familiarity with UNIX and C++

What we offer:

  • Attractive compensation and benefits
  • A fast-paced collaborative team environment
  • An opportunity to solve complex and intellectually challenging problems
  • Hands-on training in trading and financial markets
  • Casual, flexible and creative work atmosphere

Please submit resumes with cover letter and any inquiries to: careers@rgmadvisors.com. RGM Advisors, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.


Intermarket Communications

Senior Account Director

This position is suitable for someone with five or more years experience working in PR or journalism. The position focuses equally on four elements: client relations, strategy development, media relations and writing. You will work with several of our flagship clients that are significant companies within the financial services industry and you will have the opportunity to make an impact on strategy. Media contacts as well as knowledge of the financial industry and/or financial technology are required. Energy, excellent communications skills and a professional attitude a must. Salary based on experience and benefits. Email a cover letter, salary range and resume to careers@intermarket.com.


Trading Technologies

Software Engineers

Description: Are you interested in being part of the passion fueling the tremendous growth of high-speed electronic trading? Trading Technologies (TT) develops high-performance trading software for derivatives professionals, including international banks, brokers, hedge funds and other trading institutions. TT’s patented X_TRADER order-entry platform, named “Innovation of the Year” and “Best Buy-Side Commodities Trading Platform” in 2007, drives over 50 percent of the top five futures exchanges’ electronic trading volume. TTNET, TT's fully managed hosting solution, delivers system stability and trade execution via hubs located close to the major international exchanges. Headquartered in Chicago, TT maintains a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.

Overview: We are currently seeking driven and talented senior software engineers who thrive on pushing the limits of technology to produce state of the art trading application infrastructure. Trading Products Senior Software Engineers are constantly challenged to deliver creative, imaginative solutions for highly complex technical issues. Under the guidance of an architect, a senior engineer is provided the opportunity to learn and grow by working with a team of experienced software engineers.

Responsibilities:

  • Duties include the ability to analyze processes, produce design documents and materials, develop C++ programs, develop test scenarios, and analyze designs and code for errors;
  • Contributes to system, functional and technical specifications;
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with other systems;
  • Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with program or system;
  • Guides and mentors new team hires.

Requirements:

  • Excellent C/C++ skills
  • Strong knowledge of multithreaded applications preferred;
  • Working knowledge of STL and template programming is a plus;
  • Proficient in object oriented design and coding techniques;
  • Solid understanding of client/server software;
  • Five-plus years experience in software development;
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field;
  • Experience with futures and options trading is a plus.

TT is committed to providing an environment where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive. We invest heavily in employee satisfaction. Competitive salaries, stock options, company-matched retirement plans, low-cost comprehensive health benefits, flexible spending accounts, 22 days of paid time off plus holidays, pre-tax commuting benefits, health club subsidies, company-sponsored social outings, game room lounges, an ultra-casual work environment, and free breakfast and beverages are just some of the benefits of working at TT. TT is looking for candidates that put forth a serious effort for a serious reward.

For more information regarding TT, please visit our career website to view our video: http://www.tradingtechnologies.com/careers.aspx

Please send resumes to: careers@tradingtechnologies.com 222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100| Chicago, IL 60606| http://www.tradingtechnologies.com/careers

Barchart.com, Inc.

Sales Associate

Description: Barchart.com, Inc. is seeking qualified sales personnel to expand our business-to-business line of products including data feeds, website content and quote products for brokerage, trading and other financial firms. This position will focus on sales of market-data-related solutions and will involve significant customer prospecting, sales calls and product presentation. We are seeking sales driven individuals who are highly motivated and energetic. You will be 100 percent responsible for the entire sales process, from generating the lead to closing the sale. Location: Chicago, IL.

Barchart is a multi-tiered financial data and content provider. Barchart also operates other business units including Digital Data Feed, Commodity Research Bureau, AgriCharts and U.S. Chart Company, as well as various websites, including www.barchart.com, a leading financial website.

Responsibilities

  • Sales of data feeds, website content and quote products;
  • Developing prospective customer contacts;
  • Calling prospective customers and exceeding weekly benchmarks;
  • Exceeding sales quotas for data feeds, website content and quote products;
  • In-depth understanding of barchart products;
  • Maximize sales opportunities and continually identify new sales;
  • Maintain ongoing contact with existing and potential customers;
  • Ensure proper customer administration tasks are handled properly and timely;
  • Provide suggestions and recommendations for new or enhanced products.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in a business-related field;
  • At least two years of sales experience in the financial or market data field;
  • Prior experience developing prospective customer contacts and cold-calling;
  • Strong knowledge of the financial industry and related firms;
  • Proven track record of ability to develop new business and close sales;
  • Excellent sales and communication skills;
  • Ability to successfully manage numerous sales initiatives and client relationships;
  • Must be highly motivated and energetic.

To apply, please email your resume to Mark Haraburda

IPX International

Financial Engineering/Analysis

Description: Established in 2007, IPX International (www.ipxi.com) is the world’s first financial exchange devoted to intellectual property-based products. IPX International is headquartered in Chicago and intends to be a free-standing exchange by the first quarter of 2010. IPX International is presently building a slate of products to take to market by or before the first quarter of 2009.

We are seeking motivated individuals to join our financial product development team in Chicago. The financial products we are developing are derivatives whose pricing reflects the value of intellectual property assets held by public and non-public entities. We are seeking candidates at the Analyst level:

Analysts are primarily responsible for financial modeling, financial analysis, research, and communicating findings. Analyst requirements include:

  • BS/BA in finance, mathematics, computer science, or economics;
  • Academic success – cumulative and department GPA of 3.5 or above;
  • Excellent modeling skills;
  • Excellent quantitative skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong work ethic and overtime flexibility;
  • One to two years work experience preferred;
  • Excel, SQL, Access required; programming experience preferred.

IPX International offers an entrepreneurial environment where you will work at the intersection of finance, technology, and intellectual property law. We value creativity, curiosity, diligence, and problem solving. We require flexibility, dedication, and initiative. In return, we provide an exceptional environment for your professional development and growth.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. IPX International is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit your resume to Cameron Gray

RTS Realtime Systems

C++ / FIX / Exchange Gateway Developer

Our high performance, low latency trading platform is connected to over 100 exchanges in the US, Europe, and Asia, including CME, CBOT, Nymex, ICE, Arca, Bats, Nasdaq, Eurex, Euronext and NYSE. RTS offers solutions to market participants of all sizes, including exchanges, proprietary trading firms, hedge funds and CTAs, market makers and specialists, investment banks, and major global FCMs.

To support our global growth we are seeking self motivated employees to enhance our team in the US. Location: Chicago


Responsibilities

  • Creation of new exchange interfaces in the US
  • C++ software development
  • FIX implementation

Requirements

  • Completed degree in computer science or comparable experience/education
  • Proven experience in software development preferably in the financial industry
  • Interest in electronic trading
  • Sound knowledge of C++
  • Sound knowledge of FIX
  • Experience with low latency software development


At RTS you will join a young, dedicated, and flexible team. In a quality and service minded working environment you will be assigned to challenging tasks and have extensive responsibilities. You will communicate with our international offices as well as our outstanding customers from around the world.

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV to the following address:

RTS Realtime Systems Inc., Human Resources, 311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 980, Chicago, IL 60611

eMail: human_resources@rtsgroup.net