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Technical Business Analyst

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 6+
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Key job responsibilities include: 



  • Responsible for driving various projects under the Quantitative Strategies Technology group

  • Responsible for designing and executing strategy to drive trading, research, and operational initiatives forward. 

  • Responsible for collaboration with trading desks, business managers, Support, DevOps, and Technology development teams.


 

Summary
The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding trading environment. This person will be intellectually curious, intuitive, rigorous, trustworthy, and have the highest ethical standards. In addition, (s)he will be effective addressing a number of internal and external audiences in a professional manner. This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through.



Required Qualifications :

Mandatory: 




  • Knowledge of financial products, trading and order management systems. 




  • Some experience leading large scale projects or product deployments




  • Experience in working with development teams, ability to understand technical/development items.




  • Contribute to entire life-cycle of the project/product (analysis/design/testing/rollout/post-rollout)




  • Exposure to working with SQL, Unix/Linux, Python, R, Tableau etc. 




  • Analytical mindset with an ability to analyse complex-problems and determine a direction forward




  • Strong written and verbal communication skills




  • Results oriented, self-starter and the ability to work with minimal supervision. 




  • Ability to work with uncertainty, ask a lot of questions and clarify scope of projects 




Desirable:




  • Server-side scripting experience on Linux using shell scripts, python, and SQL/KDB.




  • Understanding of financial markets and protocols.




  • Prior experience in C++, Java, Python development. 




Education:


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent 


 

 

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