Fix Onboarding Engineer // FIX Protocol

City: Montréal, QC, Canada
Title: Fix Onboarding Engineer // FIX Protocol
Employment Type: Contract
We are looking for qualified candidates who enjoy interacting with clients to be practitioners on our electronic trading systems. You will be working with tier 1 banks in a very dynamic environment.

Location: Montreal, QC
Contract - 1 year

The engagement will be On-site and Hybrid model
Applications from all over Canada are accepted as long as incumbents are willing to relocate to Montreal

We have a defined need for FIX Onboarding Engineer with a focus in scripting capabilities, FIX certification, and trouble shooting. This is not a programming position, but some programming knowledge is needed and will be applied for the position. We are looking for analysts with a high degree of communication who understand the certification process, can execute certifications, manage certification troubleshooting, and track status. Analysts should be comfortable working in large certification organizations, navigating log files and troubleshooting in UNIX, and dealing with complex configurations.

 (Ability to read code, understand if/for loops, variable definitions, null checks - will be aggressively considered)

 Desired Skills and Experience

 Technology Experience

 Experience executing and coordinating connectivity onboarding and certification efforts, and communicating issues and status to management.

Programming/scripting knowledge

Knowledge of certification processes and general understanding of overall software development life cycle.

Experience interfacing with development, testing, deployment and release processes, best practices, and tools to facilitate delivery of high quality and resilient solutions

General Experience

 Industry Knowledge

Core understanding of and experience in equities and futures/options onboarding and certification process

Understanding of the delivery lifecycle including testing and certification

Knowledge of the Capital Markets industry and electronic trading flows

Understanding of equities and futures transactions and the associated FIX messaging implementations, with specific emphasis on onboarding and certification

Understanding and experience with various certifications including algos

Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus

Client Delivery

Communicates effectively and encourages open communication

Problem-solver: uncovers and understands certifying client needs, identifies root causes of problems, analyzes advantages of one approach vs. another, and develops and implements creative and pragmatic solutions

Personal skills:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment; to be flexible and learn quickly.

Ability to multi-task with attention to detail/ prioritize tasks.

Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred Characteristics

BA or BS degree in CS, MIS, Computer Information Systems, or a related field
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