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Trading Solutions, Executive

Company: Macquarie Group Limited
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Macquarie Futures utilizes a combination of some of the most robust vendor provided Direct Market Access (DMA) systems to provide clients with seamless trade processing. Macquarie's trading process is automated from the point of execution through to client confirmations, statements, and data production, with real-time clearing access for clients. Due to our growing client base, we are looking to add a trade support analyst with execution knowledge and/or experience to our global Trading Solutions team, sitting in our Chicago office, with remote days being flexible. This candidate will provide support to our global client base during US market hours, ensuring seamless 24-hour global coverage.In this role, you will manage and provide daily front line support to traders and customers. Day to day tasks will include documenting operational processes for end user training and managing the production knowledgebase. You will be responsible for technical leadership and analysis, planning, implementation & system management. Be accountable for completing and managing the tactical processes and initiatives required to support and develop the futures electronic trading business. You will build and manage strong relationships with all business partners to help them succeed with our solutions as well as effectively represent their requirements in further evolving.Technical responsibilities will include managing the integration with Middle-Office and Back-Office from electronic futures execution. You will provide recommendations on the improvement of the platform, cost management, resources, and IT escalation and manage the daily monitoring and testing of the trading platforms. In addition, you will manage the interaction with our external vendors (such as TT, CQG, Fidessa, Bloomberg and various OMS/EMS providers) and manage internal relationships with IT, compliance, operations as it relates to electronic trading platforms and connectivity. Developing and maintaining electronic futures execution relationships is key.You will research, analyze, and explore different options and recommend solutions and designs that meet business requirements. In addition, you will manage larger production deployment projects and coordinate associated activities with our infrastructure partners.Required Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesA trading or execution background and knowledge of markets and instrumentsAt least 3 years of experience in (an execution and risk management role) a trade support roleAn understanding of risk associated with timely order flow and exchange requirementsAn understanding of the futures and options marketA strong understanding and adherence to risk controlsStrong communication skills and the ability to interact with internal and external clientsA bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or similar programPreferred Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesAn understanding of the technology that provides connectivity to global futures markets (TT, CQG, Fidessa, Bloomberg)An understanding of risks associated with various types of execution methods (Block, Cross, EFP)An understanding of futures exchanges, both local to the US (CME, ICE) and global (SGX, LME, Eurex etc.)About Commodities and Global MarketsCommodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.Our COVID-19 policyIn line with local regulations, all Macquarie employees in New York are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel in New York City, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Outside of New York, proof of vaccination is not required to attend a Macquarie office, travel for business, or attend an external business event.Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and InclusionThe diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.#LI1-EF1About MacquarieA career at Macquarie means you'll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world-whether it's accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we're empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere-across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we're a truly global organisation.You'll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You'll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference.Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.Job no: CGM-965803Work type: Permanent - Full timeLocation: ChicagoCategory: Mid-senior, Mid-level, CommoditiesGroup: Commodities and Global MarketsDivision: FuturesRecruiter: Ellen FaheyOpening Date: 17/6/2022

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