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Asia Pacific

Quality Assurance Analyst – AlgosHong Kong

Position: Quality Assurance Analyst (Algos)

Location: Hong Kong

Reports to: Algo QA Team Lead

 Broad Description

ITG is a global agency broker that provides tools and services to fund managers and financial institutions. ITG’s service is backed by software that enables our clients to perform pre-trade analysis, order management and execution, and post-trade analysis. The successful candidate will ensure Algorithmic Trading products are delivered to into the Asia Pacific region to the high quality standard required by the global ITG group. This is a hands-on role comprised of both manual and automated testing. The successful candidate will be based in Melbourne alongside the QA Manager & ITG development team and work closely with the globally distributed product team for Algorithmic Trading. The role is heavily reliant on strong communication skills – both verbal and written.

Primary Responsibilities

This position is responsible for preparing and executing test scenarios for a suite of Algorithmic Trading Solutions within the Asia Pacific region. ITG development teams follow the agile methodology and practices of test driven development and automated

Key functions are:

  • Design and develop test plans
  • Design, develop and utilise automated test scripts.
  • Perform all aspects of testing including system, integration, regression and performance testing.
  • Develop and execute test cases and maintain associated test documentation.
  • Set up and maintain QA environments.
  • Co-ordinating with Developers, Product Managers and Users in the testing process
  • Contribute to iteration/planning games, team retrospectives and daily stand-ups
  • Providing updates to stakeholders upon request
  • Assist developers in quickly investigating problems reported in UAT and production systems, and in reproducing the scenarios.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to Product Management and Software Engineers.
  • Upgrade and maintain updated unit testing and integration testing environments.
  • Open issue/defect reports and record problems in defect tracking software.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

 Essential

  • Strong testing background – minimum 3 years
  • Understanding of the Stock Market
  • Stock Market testing experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills – written & verbal
  • Experience working in an Agile team
  • Ability to “think outside the box” and test in an exploratory manner
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Ability to design and build test cases/procedures to an approved specification.
  • Ability to design and execute tests dynamically without a specification.
  • Testing experience in a multi-tiered application environment.
  • Ability to test both front-end and back-end components independently.
  • Windows/UNIX/Linux – intermediate knowledge of these platforms
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) including the ability to assist in and provide feedback related to activities of system testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing, and load/performance testing

 Desirable

  • Stock Market testing experience
  • Possesses a University degree preferably in a computing discipline.
  • Knowledgeable in more than one of the following languages C#.NET, C++, Python, VBScript, Perl.
  • SQL
  • Algorithmic Trading experience

 Personal Attributes

  • Needs to be independent, self-starter, able to work on their own & in a team
  • Problem solving / Troubleshooting skills
  • Organised
  • Exceptional verbal & written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to ap-hr@itg.com and include Quality Assurance Analyst (Algos) in the subject line.

Accepting resumes

Please send your resume and cover letter to us so we can consider you for future openings. Be sure to state your specific career interests in your cover letter.

Interested candidates should contact careers@itg.com

 

Canada

Accepting resumes

Please send your resume and cover letter to us so we can consider you for future openings. Be sure to state your specific career interests in your cover letter.

Interested candidates should contact can-careers@itg.com

 

Europe

Graduate & Internship Programme 2015 (London/ Dublin)

Known for our market-leading solutions and outstanding client service, ITG is one of the most desirable, rewarding career destinations in the industry. Whether you seek an internship or are a recent graduate, ITG will deliver valuable knowledge and rewarding experience.

Our 8 week Internship Programme starting in July 2015, teaches highly qualified undergraduates about  ITG’s unique role in the financial markets and delivers hands-on, real experience. Interns receive individual mentoring, leadership training, on-the-job training, and can participate in cross-functional job shadowing. Our Speaker Series facilitates global discussions of ITG’s products and strategic initiatives with employees and senior leaders and can help you build your network. You will work on meaningful projects and have the opportunity to share findings and receive feedback from managers across the company.  ITG’s internship programme is a valuable step towards our Graduate programme; individuals who excel during the summer may be offered a Graduate place post graduation.

Our 12 month Graduate Programme starting in September  2015, gives you the opportunity to become an integral member of your department whilst also gaining excellent exposure to the business. You are given the opportunity to add real value to ITG with the reassurance that support can be provided by all areas of the company.There is a constant flow of opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge. At the onset, you’ll receive an all-access introduction to ITG whilst you dive immediately into your new role, learning on the job, working with your manager and team to learn valuable skills, real responsibility, and have the opportunity to gain important professional experience. You will also participate in formal financial markets training to expand your industry knowledge and gain essential leadership training from your collegues. As you settle in, we provide ongoing training in the form of formal mentoring, networking and social events, in house product training, shadowing opportiunies and volunteering opportunities. You really can get out what you put in at ITG, the stucture is there to make sure you get real work experience, but we are also flexible enough to meet individual needs. Everyone has the opportunity to succeed and take on new responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY

We strive to find the most passionate, intellectually curious, exceptional individuals who share our vision to join us in transforming the world’s financial markets.  Strong Academic Achievers: With Business, Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths Degree Disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Applications are now open. To apply please send a Covering Letter and CV to ITGE-Recruitment@ITG.com and clearly state the location and programme you are applying for. We will refer your details to the appropriate business areas which we think best match your skills and experience.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, colour, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, generic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Accepting resumes

Please send your resume and cover letter to us so we can consider you for future openings. Be sure to state your specific career interests in your cover letter.

Interested candidates should contact recruitment@itg.com

 

United States

Campus RecruiterNew York

Are you ready to take your Campus Recruitment career to the next level?
We are looking for a highly motivated campus recruiter with at least one year of experience to join our Human Resources team, specifically focused on managing our Campus Recruitment and New Graduate Programs across all of our US Based offices.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to manage a high-exposure initiative within ITG to build and manage our talent pipeline at the intern and new graduate level. On-campus branding, sourcing qualified candidates across all business functions and developing/managing our programs to train, develop, mentor, and retain our campus talent is a priority for ITG’s Executive Committee. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Responsibilities:
Manage Recruitment Process for ITG’s Campus Programs, including internship, externship and other targeted recruitment events
• Partner with Senior Managers and Executives to assess/manage talent needs within their teams
• Manage partnerships with target universities and career services organizations to build brand recognition
• Identify core schools and design campus specific activities and marketing. Analyze for ROI and make recommendations for future strategies
• Build a network of fellow recruitment/career services professionals to maintain a pulse on trends with candidates, best practices, compensation, etc.
• Collaborate with hiring managers to identify individual profiles and source candidates for a variety of roles
• Lead and coordinate the interview process including resume review, phone, skype and on-site interviews and feedback process.
Plan and execute Summer Analyst Program
• Work with managers to develop training plans and manage efficient on-boarding process
• Develop and coordinate orientation, weekly training sessions, networking opportunities to build a strong community, understand core values and educate interns on ITG’s entire business
• Manage performance management process and final presentations
• Work with Senior Management on planning for return offers and manage offer conversion
Plan and manage New Graduate and Mentor Programs
• Engage and develop new grad talent via training and learning sessions with Senior Management
• Develop content for mentorship program and follow up on mentee/mentor pairings to ensure success
• Brainstorming, researching, and executing new ideas that continuously improve and contribute to ITG’s talent acquisition, and training and development programs.
Work in a group of highly productive HR professionals at a firm where Human Capital is our greatest asset.
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Minimum of 1 year experience with campus recruitment in a fast-paced environment
• Prior experience from a Financial Institution, preferred
• Outstanding ability to multi-task, superior organizational skills and successful project management
• Attention to detail, customer service oriented, and transparent work-style a must for success.
• Must have superior communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as confidence presenting in front of large groups
• Flexible; team player; self-starter; self-motivated
• Passionate about identifying talent and learning & development
•Willingness to work extended hours during busy season and travel when required

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Campus Recruiter in the subject line.

Senior Software EngineerChicago

ITG is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join its Algorithmic Trading team in Chicago, IL. This position will provide a unique opportunity for a candidate to be exposed to a high performance trading platform that spans multiple asset classes and business units. The successful candidate will be involved in building new algorithmic trading strategies and enhancing the underlying trading platform. Core skills are object-oriented design and developing component-based/distributed software systems using C++. In addition, the individual will have some exposure to systems architecture and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and support low-latency trading algorithms under the guidance of management
  • Enhance the next-generation trading platform underpinning these algos
  • Understand different trading strategies/tactics and contribute by recommending enhancements to them
  • Work in a fast moving and rapidly changing environment using agile methodology
  • Solve highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects
  • Analyze feature specifications and be actively involved with product management in refining these specs
  • Conduct system modeling, prototyping and analysis while designing software applications
  • Participate in recommending new technologies and next generation features

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of experience with a B.S. degree or 3+ years of experience with a M.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent technical discipline
  • Must have development experience in object oriented programming using C++.
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent technical discipline
  • Must be comfortable with unit-testing and functional testing while doing development
  • Experience with Real-time trading applications. Experience with Algorithmic Trading, High Frequency Trading, Low Latency Trading and Order Management Systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of Equities, FX, and Derivatives trading, and US market microstructure is a plus
  • Detail oriented. Ability to think through corner cases while development and testing
  • Pays special attention to system performance and design
  • Experience with relational databases (RDBMS) is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics and concepts. Must be able to perform adhoc quantitative analysis for product management
  • Demonstrated ability to handle concurrent projects while adapting quickly to rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and also in a team environment
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Previously demonstrated excellent problem solving aptitude

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • UNIX/Linux is a plus
  • Windows OS
  • XML
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Service Oriented Architectures
  • Data structure and algorithms
  • C++ 11/14/17
  • Multi-threading
  • lua
  • SVN/CVS/GIT
  • SQL
  • RDBMS is a plus

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Senior Software Engineer in the subject line.

Windows EngineerNew York

The incumbent Windows Engineer will focus on the design, installation, maintenance and support of VMWare ESX/VSphere infrastructure, ITG messaging and compliance systems.  Knowledge in Storage and Networking in relationship to virtualization is expected.   Aside from that, the person will also assist with Windows server infrastructure, including but not limited to the operating system, hardware and related support applications.   The individual is expected to participate in troubleshooting complex technical support issues as part of an energetic, enthusiastic and highly experienced/motivated team of professional support engineers.  The individual will also be expected to participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and prototyping of new solutions as they pertain to day to day operations and/or as a project deliverable.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work on projects with defined milestones and deadlines related to improving our virtual infrastructure.
  • Participate in day to day operational activities related to Windows infrastructure installation, integration, maintenance and support.
  • Work on automating and documenting processes for improved efficiency.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of supporting and administering a complex and rapidly growing Windows server environment and related components.
  • Provide support to Application Product Managers and developers.
  • Participate in various projects related to design and implementation of new and/or existing infrastructure.
  • Work with vendors to identify and  implement 3rd party solutions
  • Demonstrate skill at clearly and concisely communicating detailed information regarding the environment with co-workers, senior management, and vendors.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work on projects with defined milestones and deadlines.  Support production application environments.
  • Administer and support all aspects of Windows 20xx Server environment.
  • Install, configure and maintain server hardware.
  • Manage and maintain monitoring system
  • Support corporate email/messaging, backup, instant messaging, database, disaster recovery and compliance environments.

Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in the financial industry is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of designing, implementation and support of  VMware ESX/Vsphere 5.x
  • Knowledge of Messaging infrastructure required: MS Exchange 2010 or better, Microsoft OCS/Lync.  Blackberry
  • General programming skills such as PowerShell, which can help with automation scripting is highly desired.
  • Good understanding of HP Hardware:  Blade and standalone server technology.
  • All aspects of Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 including clustering and IIS.
  • Working knowledge of Windows 2012.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Technology: Active Directory, DNS, MS Clustering, Sharepoint 2010 or better.
  • Working knowledge of cloud platform is strongly desired
  • Working knowledge of Hyper-V is preferred
  • Understanding of more Networking is preferred: Low Latency tuning, Multicast, QoS and LACP.
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent technical discipline.
  • 10+ years’ experience in Windows Engineering role
  • Any vendor specific certification is a plus.

Education and Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent technical discipline.
  • 10+ years’ experience in Windows Engineering role
  • Any vendor specific certification is a plus.

QA Analyst – AlgosNew York

ITG is seeking a highly motivated QA Analyst to work on Algorithmic Trading products. The qualified candidate will be responsible for increasing the effectiveness of Quality Assurance (QA) testing through the use of automation, tools, and metrics. He or she will also be heavily involved in the ongoing testing and regression analysis of our industry specific applications. The qualified candidate should be flexible and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is the key.

  • Create and execute various testing documentation (including plans, conditions, and scripts) based on technical and user requirements.
  • Write and implement formal QA test plans/cases.
  • Provide ongoing and continuous process improvement for all testing and quality assurance standards and procedures.
  • Design and develop automated test scripts and maintain the automation environment.
  • Analyze software failures and implement measures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to managers.
  • Upgrade and maintain QA and integration testing environments.
  • Setup / Perform performance and integration testing.
  • Be a quick learner and contributor.
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies.
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Previous experience developing automation and small tools/applications, ability to debug code issues, and exhibit a strong passion and pride in work.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high degree of efficiency.
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems found.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve systems/software application issues through careful testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of large and small teams.
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment.

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Experience working in a Windows and Unix environment.
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Knowledge of Equity/FX/Futures markets (preferred).
  • Knowledge of algorithmic trading strategies (preferred).
  • Perl/Powershell/Lua or another scripting language (required).

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience.

 To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include QA Analyst – Algorithms – New York in the subject line.

Systems Support Analyst I – Market DataNew York

The incumbent will be involved in monitoring and supporting the company’s internal Trade Support Services for Market Data applications, ensuring that the highest level of service is provided. He or she will work in a team environment in supporting and troubleshooting production applications. This role covers second shift US hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot application issues, determine sources of problems, and identify solutions for internal and external clients.
  • Participate in test, document, release, and provide post/pre installation support for custom applications.
  • Maintains operation, monitoring and integrity of production systems to meet established standards.
  • Monitor and review processing schedules and refer required adjustments necessary to maintain delivery schedules to management.
  • Test and implement new software releases and configurations from both internal and external developers.
  • Liaise regularly with business analysts and ensure awareness of system issues.
  • Troubleshoot web and client-server applications in production and development environments.
  • Interact regularly with members of the development team to produce software solutions that address operational needs and requirements.
  • Provide dedicated hotline and face to face support to internal and external clients.
  • Interpret customer requests and takes appropriate action to produce high levels of customer satisfaction that are balanced with business needs.
  • Participate in team meetings and gain understanding of customer business.
  • Create and run ad-hoc custom reports for business analysts and external clients.
  • Monitor system problems and initiate recovery systems.
  • Ensure incident reports and shift summary reports accurately reflect issues encountered, escalated and or remediate.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven knowledge of operation and job control under a mixed UNIX/Linux operations environment
  • Previous experience in financial/trading operations support role under various platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment including development, networking, operating systems, database, application servers and web serving
  • Proven knowledge of the applications development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail and ability to follow through with open issues until resolved
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Demonstrate ability to make effective decisions within high pressured environments
  • Proven knowledge of global equity markets
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Demonstrated  ability as a member of a team to communicate technical and production-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • UNIX
  • Sun/Linux Hardware
  • Sybase ASE
  • SQL
  • MS Windows Server
  • PERL Scripting
  • Shell Scripting
  • Scheduling Software
  • Windows Trading Applications
  • Help Desk Systems

Education and Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Finance, Accounting or equivalent Market data Support role
  • 0 – 3 years experience in Systems Support role
  • Works under general supervision

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Systems Support Analyst I – Market Data in the subject line.

Sybase Production DBANew York

Description:

This is a Senior Sybase DBA position within the production DBA group, which is an integral part of ITG’s Technology Solutions and Services organization.  The job entails configuring and building database servers, database administration, performance tuning, monitoring, and troubleshooting in QA, UAT and Production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist users in problem diagnosis and database usage.
  • Work with users to schedule patch installations and configuration changes.
  • Participate in capacity planning and benchmarking of application workloads.
  • Keep up to date with latest DB technology, and evaluate new technologies as needed.
  • Monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting database server performance.
  • The job requires some evening and weekend support and 24/7 emergency support. 

Requirements:

  • 5 – 10 years hands-on experience in installing/maintaining/upgrading Sybase ASE servers.
  • Experience in Sybase IQ highly desired.
  • Experience in MS SQL, Sybase Replication Server, MySQL, Greenpum, or other DB is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Sun Solaris and Linux with good scripting skill.
  • Experienced with Database dump and load.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • In depth knowledge of query tuning.
  • Good written and oral communications skills.
  • Experienced with database best practices and good documentation skill.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be a good team player.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and handle production crisis.

Education:

BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline, and 5 – 10 years Sybase DBA hands-on experience, or distinguished professional record in the matching field.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Sybase Production DBA in the subject line.

Business Information Security AnalystNew York

Picture yourself as a Security and Business Continuity Analyst on a high-caliber team responsible for information security and contingency planning for a publicly-traded Financial Services firm. The Security & Business Continuity Analyst will be responsible for coordinating with global teams to assess, design, and implement various aspects of the firm’s information security and business continuity programs.

Description/Responsibilities

  • Promote and maintain a culture of preparedness and survivability across the organization through the implementation of processes and procedures in enterprise security, resiliency, business continuity and crisis management.
  • Develop awareness of emerging threats, specifically those within the financial services sector.
  • Enforce and maintain access control to ensure access is approved and reviewed on a periodic basis.
  • Develop, maintain and test Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Perform security assessments and analysis and liaise with global technology teams to mitigate discovered risks.
  • Perform daily operations and maintenance of ITG’s global security infrastructure.
  • Assist with client, audit and regulatory inquires.

Technical Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of Windows and Unix operating system fundamentals.
  • Understanding of system and network vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory (or other directory services). 

Non-Technical Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Good organization and prioritization skills; ability to multi-task on various projects and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Proven project management background.
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and experience working in a global team.
  • Self-motivated and managed with minimal supervision. 

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Information Technology, or related discipline. Advanced degree a plus.
  • 1 – 3 years experience of Information Security, Business Continuity and/or IT Risk Management, preferably in the financial services industry. Internship and/or Co-Op experience a plus.
  • Prior experience in performing BCP/DR tests or business impact/risk assessments a plus.
  • Experience with audit, networking, and programming languages (Python, PowerShell, PHP, etc.) a plus.
  • Industry certifications (CISSP, CISA, BCCP, CBCP, DRCS) a plus. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Security & Business Continuity Analyst in the subject line.

Systems Support Analyst IINew York

The incumbent will be involved in supporting the company’s internal trading applications, ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely/efficient manner and provide the highest level of service.  He or she will be working in a cross–functional environment, in close cooperation with many diverse areas of the firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshoot trading application issues, determine sources of problems, and identify solutions for internal and external clients.
  • Participate in test, document, release, and provide post/pre installation support for custom applications.
  • Maintains operation, monitoring and integrity of production systems to meet established standards.
  • Liaise regularly with business analysts and ensure awareness of system issues.
  • Troubleshoot client-server applications in production
  • Interact regularly with members of the development team to produce software solutions that address operational needs and requirements.
  • Provide dedicated hotline and face to face support to internal and external clients.
  • Interpret customer requests and takes appropriate action to produce high levels of customer satisfaction that are balanced with business needs.
  • Participate in team meetings and gain understanding of customer business.
  • Monitor system problems and initiate recovery systems.
  • Coordinate with other team members to categorize, prioritize and resolve software application issues dealing with all levels of the technology systems.
  • Maintain operation, monitoring and integrity of production systems to meet established standards.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively monitor Windows based applications
  • Perform on the fly configuration changes for internal (example: Trading Desk) and external clients.
  • evening system health checks, representing the team in daily production status call.
  • Liaise regularly with the trading desk and ensure awareness of system issues.
  • Communicate with multiple departments on closure on escalated support calls.
  • Communicate effectively with key business users and managers regarding day-to-day support.
  • Provide dedicated hotline, as well as face-to-face support to internal and external clients.
  • Participate in Recovery Outage scenarios.
  • Perform UAT (User Acceptance Testing) for new Production application/functionality.
  • Daily testing in Production environment.
  • Enter Support tickets into a tracking database for reporting purposes
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment including development, networking, operating systems, database, application servers and web serving

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Basic Windows Server Scripting
  • Basic SQL
  • Basic UNIX
  • Outlook

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience, and B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business
  • Statistics or equivalent technical discipline
  • Works under broad supervision

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Systems Support Analyst II in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Consulting ArchitectNew York

The incumbent will participate in the conceptual design, development and enhancements of various products. The individual must have extensive knowledge of object-oriented design and experience developing component based/distributed software systems using various programming languages. In addition, the individual will have a key role in systems architecture, database design and manipulation, modern GUI design and third party interfaces.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and apply state-of-the-art methods to the creation, design and development of complex software programs, applications and projects.
  • Develop and design complex service oriented architectures and develop robust multi-threaded client applications using Agile development methods.
  • Design complex enterprise software systems for industry specific applications.
  • Plan, conduct and direct major projects, or phases of projects, to resolve advanced and complex technical problems.
  • Design infrastructures to ensure consistency, quality, maintainability, and architectural integrity.
  • Create and apply advanced methods, theories and provide technical research techniques to situations requiring the expert application of advanced knowledge (e.g. complex problem solving, engineering reports and/or technical papers, articles).
  • Investigate and advise management on the feasibility of new projects, systems or approaches.
  • Provide technical leadership for software system engineering, design development, integration, test and evaluation of software.
  • Establish theoretical basis and methods of approach, recommend technical corrections and evaluate project progress and results.
  • Direct accountability for broad phases of projects and perform advanced development work.
  • Review existing software architectures and identify areas for improvement in scalability, maintainability and performance.
  • Mentor the development team in the adoption and use of best practices and design methodologies.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Expertise in object oriented programming, relational databases (RDBMS) and new/advanced programming languages
  • Proven knowledge of Agile development methods.
  • Previous experience in integration across multiple products
  • Ability to set direction, identify, prioritize, and assign resources to ensure delivery success
  • Experience with enterprise production environments, including understanding of operational support issues
  • Knowledge of project lifecycles, software development environments, and source control techniques
  • Advanced technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design and implementation
  • Expert analytical/design skills within multi-product/multi-environment framework
  • Proven knowledge of entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while adapting quickly to rapidly changing priorities
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Deep knowledge in

  • JAVA
  • JBOSS
  • SQL
  • Sybase
  • TCP/IP, networking
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Relational Database Management Systems

Working knowledge in:

  • UNIX/Linux
  • Windows OS
  • Message Oriented Middleware
  • Service Oriented Architectures
  • Specialized Industry applications
  • C, C++

Nice to know:

  • Trading related concepts
  • XML, XSL/XSLT

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent technical discipline and 10 + years experience in Software Engineering role
  • Advanced degree preferred

Operations AssociateNew York

The Operations Associate is primarily responsible for the timely booking of trade allocations, ensuring settlements in client accounts and reconciling trade breaks with street side brokers. This person must be able to think and work independently to identify and resolve any problems or issues as they relate to the firm’s client s and the settlement process. Emphasis is placed on heavy daily customer contact as well as interaction with the sales systems, brokers and ITG’s clearing broker. The Operations Associate should be able to provide middle office management with information regarding the status of aged items, customer service issues and be productive in helping to streamline departmental processes. A senior level designation may be assigned base on an employee’s depth of knowledge and skills sets.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Book client trade allocations
  • Ensure client satisfaction by developing relationships and delivering consistent high levels of client service
  • Interact with clearing agent and clients to ensure prompt, accurate settlement of trades
  • Perform daily and monthly reconciliation of customer trades and internal accounts
  • Maintenance and NASD’s ACT system
  • Opening and maintaining clients accounts
  • Perform daily reconciliation of street side trade breaks

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in trade support, settlement and clearing US domestic transactions. Buy-side and or Sell-side
  • Knowledge of NSCC, DTC, ACT, ADP, Oasys, Alert
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and management
  • Ability to prioritize daily responsibilities.
  • College or equivalent
  • Series 7, 63 preferred but not required

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Operations Associate in the subject line.

 

Technical Trading Support SpecialistBoston

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

The Technical Trading Support Specialist will support ITG Net’s customers globally in a 24×6 environment to resolve electronic trading support issues, work on installations/upgrades.  This individual will be responsible for monitoring, identifying, troubleshooting technical trade and connectivity issues.  They will also manage client changes across ITG Net’s multi-asset suite of products. This role will require occasional off-hours work as well as assisting the team with holiday coverage.

  • Provide dedicated phone, chat, and email support to internal and external customers by answering complex questions on function and usage of all aspects of electronic trading. Largely dealing with the Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol.
  • Be part of a dedicated global support team, identifying, replicating and prioritizing client trading issues.
  • Produce high levels of customer satisfaction balanced with business needs.
  • Coordinate with other teams to categorize, prioritize and resolve software application issues dealing with all levels of the electronic trading.
  • Interact regularly with members of the development team to produce software solutions that address operational needs and requirements.
  • Resolve technical support issues and problems in the areas of system configurations, functionally and enhancements surrounding ITG’s trading products/systems.
  • Serve as primary liaison between customers and the firm.
  • Assisting with client on boarding tasks.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven technical skills in a mix of Microsoft Windows and UNIX environments.
  • Previous experience in client support for multi-asset electronic trading and financial products
  • Understanding of relational databases, SQL servers and software (desired)
  • Understanding of the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) Protocol (desired)
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of financial markets, trading, and/or asset management industry
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, handles multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize, and adapt quickly.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Technical Trading Support Specialistin the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Director, Research and DevelopmentNew York

Investment Technology Group, Inc. is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. A leader in electronic trading since launching POSIT® in 1987, ITG’s integrated approach now includes a range of products from portfolio management and pre-trade analysis to trade execution and post-trade evaluation. Asset managers rely on ITG’s independence, experience, and agility to help mitigate risk, improve performance and navigate increasingly complex markets.

ITG has revolutionized the financial research business with innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data. Through exclusive relationships with industry data providers and proprietary technology we generate fresh insights from superior analysis of billions of data points.  ITG does not issue buy-sell recommendations. Our sole mission is to give clients market insight to stay ahead of the Street, make smarter investment decisions and improve performance.

ITG’s unique investment research offerings, ITG Investment Research and Disclosure Insight, provide portfolio managers and analysts with timely information and strategic insights grounded in data that is unbiased, reliable and actionable.

Description/ Responsibilities: The position will lead the critical R&D effort and manage a team. The role will be both strategic and tactical focusing on planning and executing research and development agenda according to the business priorities. The role will work with different parties in research, sales and trading and leverage superior analytic, modeling and management skills to help us expand our coverage universe and improve our existing products. Typical projects will involve mining multiple large-scale datasets and building statistical models to forecast company- and sector-specific metrics and macroeconomic indicators. Projects will rotate from one sector to another. The goal is to combine quantitative model and fundamental research to provide real-time unique insights and actionable signals on companies and sectors.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in equity research or similar research discipline in financial service industry
  • Highly proficient in data analysis and statistical modeling
  • SQL experience required
  • Experiences in programming and data science is a plus
  • Understanding of and passion for the equities market
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems effectively
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit

Education Requirements:

  • Advanced engineering, science, or business degree from a top university with a consistent record of academic excellence. Specialization in statistics/computer science/finance/economics preferred.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Director – R&D in the subject line.

Unix and Storage EngineerNew York

The successful candidate will be a principal engineer within a highly skilled group responsible for all aspects of day to day operations, engineering, and architecture of the Unix servers and Storage infrastructure. The Unix/Storage group is an integral part of the Technology Solutions and Services (TSS) group within ITG, a leading global execution and research broker.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a hands-on valued contributor to many initiatives within the infrastructure team and work closely with other teams (Networking, Databases, Windows, Web, and Desktop Support) to address issues and ensure problems are resolved in a timely and in an efficient manner.
  • Interact with different business units and product development teams within ITG in order to help launch new products and initiatives and to support existing infrastructure.
  • Maintain service coverage for the 24×7 production environment.
  • Follow industry developments and trends and develop a clear vision of the information technology landscape to assist with making recommendations to management on advancing technology and improving stability.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Unix expert with 10+ years of hands on experience building and maintaining an enterprise
  • Knowledge of Solaris and Linux operating systems
  • Extensive experience with SAN and NAS data storage technologies (Vmax, 3PAR, Brocade, NetApp, Isilon), and related protocols
  • Knowledge of OS virtualization and networking fundamentals
  • 10+ years of Financial Services technology industry experience
  • IT Project management experience
  • Programming languages and tools knowledge (C, Perl, Java, Shell scripts)

Requirements:

  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar field, or a distinguished professional record with a minimum of 10+ years industry experience
  • Dedicated customer service professional
  • Team oriented employee who leads by example.
  • Financial industry experience
  • Excellent analytical and system problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willing to work off hours when needed for production related maintenance and troubleshooting

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include UNIX/Storage Engineer in the subject line.

QA Analyst – AnalyticsCulver City

Description/ Responsibilities: ITG is seeking a highly motivated QA Analyst to work on Analytics products that are central to our business. Experience with UNIX, SQL and web-based application testing is required. The qualified candidate should be flexible and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is key.

  • Working with global QA members on core ITG products.
  • Write test scripts for automation.
  • Create and execute various testing documents (including plans, conditions, and scripts) based on technical and user requirements.
  • Maintain and support existing QA / UAT environments.
  • Assist developers in quickly investigating problems reported and solving them.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to management.
  • Be a quick learner and contributor.
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams.

 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems found
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of both large and small teams

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Experience working in a Windows and Unix environment
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Knowledge of Equity markets.
  • Knowledge of automation tools, VB script or Test Complete preferred

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • 3-5  years of experience 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include QA Analyst – Analytics – Culver City in the subject line.

Human Resources: HRIS AnalystNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Description: Seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented HRIS Analyst with technical skills to support a variety of reporting, analysis, processes and initiatives. The analyst will be responsible for supporting HR Systems and related activities as well as ensuring the integrity of entry and maintenance of employee data. The analyst should demonstrate excellent communication skills to serve as the main point of contact for employees and provide support to the Global HR team.

Key Accountabilities / Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the point person for the entry, maintenance, expansion and ongoing audit of employee data in accordance with semi-monthly payroll schedule
  • Serve as a technical administrator of the Performance Management system
  • Support program maintenance including HRIS, Performance Management System, Online Employee Self Service and Absence Tracking System
  • Execute data analysis, streamlining reporting deliverables, both on a regular and ad-hoc basis, and ensuring data accuracy and integrity across all systems
  • Serve as a main point of contact for employee queries including explanation of company policies, procedures, and benefits
  • Assist in operational processes: on-boarding/off-boarding processes, personnel file maintenance, employment verifications, invoices, unemployment claims
  • Assist in benefits payroll administration including but not limited to supporting benefit eligibility, enrollments, contributions and payroll elections
  • Support annual HR processes and audits
    • Benefits audit and Open Enrollment, Year-end Merit and Bonus Planning, Performance review cycle, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) documentation, Internship & New Graduate Programs

Qualifications:

  • Excellent systems skills including high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and HRIS
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail; strong drive for results
  • Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks and concurrent projects simultaneously
  • Able to adapt quickly to changes and the discipline to complete last minute requests as needed
  • Ability to interact comfortably with employees at various levels of the organization

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 or more years of experience in Human Resources, preferably a specialist or shared services function

To Apply:

  • Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include HRIS Analyst in the subject line

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Market Data Services AnalystNew York

This position will be tasked to assist with re-engineering processes and procedures within the Market Data group.  Successful candidates will be comfortable with taking requirements, understanding business flow and have a working understanding of Market Data principles.  Communication skills are as critical as analytical skills in this position as the end result is to bridge between functional groups within Market Data.

Key Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Bridging the translation between business requirements and technology
  • Express the business requirement in terms of available ITG technology, extending the available technology or developing new technology to satisfy the need.
  • Acquiring Market Data Intelligence, what is offered by the competition, identify the gap and the opportunity to close gap and/or lead. Staying informed on Market trends, tick volumes on various asset types, Market segmentation, product needs like Multi Class Asset types
  • Seek available technologies that can replace our legacy commodity technology solutions, providing better performance, more functionality, improved manageability
  • Working knowledge of scripting and programming languages e.g. Perl, Visual Basic, Java, C++, PHP
  • Working knowledge of Databases e.g. SQL, MYSQL, SYBASE
  • Strong communication skills
  • Defined analytical skills.
  • Experience working in Windows and Solaris environments
  • Comfortable managing large amounts of data from a variety of databases
  • Ability to generate reports in PPT, Excel (pivots, charting), Visio, Infopath, Outlook forms
  • Master user of Microsoft office tools

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in operational studies, computer science, engineering and five years of experience

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

Quantitative Associate – Telecom Market ResearchNew York

ITG has revolutionized the financial and market research business with innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data. Through exclusive relationships with industry data providers and proprietary technology we generate fresh insights from superior analysis of billions of data points and multiple data sources. ITG Market Research’s data-centric approach and expertise provides our corporate clients with products that are differentiated, actionable and incredibly accurate.

Description: We are looking for an individual who is passionate about big data analytics to join our market research team. They will report directly to the Vice President, Market Research and focus on telecom market research and more specifically, handset market research. Joining a small team, this individual’s performance will directly impact the group’s overall performance.

Responsibilities: The position will involve leveraging superior data/analytic skills to help us build new products for market research and maintain/improve existing ones. Typical projects will involve mining multiple large-scale datasets and building models to forecast telecom/handset metrics for carriers and handset manufacturers. Additionally, the position will involve vetting, cleaning and analyzing new datasets, ensuring existing data quality, automating processes, and producing reports.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and experiences in programming
  • SQL experience is a plus
  • Understanding of and passion for big data analytics
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems effectively
  • Entrepreneurial, curious spirit
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Two year plus working experience is ideal
  • Passion for technology and smartphones

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Engineering or Science degree (preferably advanced) from a top university with a consistent record of academic excellence. Specialization in statistics/computer science/finance/economics preferred.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Data Analyst/Quantitative Associate, Telecom Market Research in the subject line.

Quantitative Associate – Consumer Market ResearchNew York

ITG has revolutionized the financial and market research business with innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data. Through exclusive relationships with industry data providers and proprietary technology we generate fresh insights from superior analysis of billions of data points and multiple data sources. ITG Market Research’s data-centric approach and expertise provides our corporate clients with products that are differentiated, actionable and incredibly accurate.

Description: We are looking for an individual who is passionate about big data analytics to join our market research team. They will report directly to the Vice President, Market Research and focus on consumer sectors (retail, restaurants and leisure) and start-ups using our consumer transaction panel. Joining a small team, this individual’s performance will directly impact the group’s overall performance.

Responsibilities: The position will involve leveraging superior data/analytic skills to help us build new products for market research and maintain/improve existing ones. Typical projects will involve mining multiple large-scale datasets and building models to forecast company and sector-specific metrics for corporate clients. Additionally, the position will involve vetting, cleaning and analyzing new datasets, ensuring existing data quality, automating processes, and producing reports.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and experiences in programming
  • SQL experience is a plus
  • Understanding of and passion for big data analytics
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems effectively
  • Entrepreneurial, curious spirit
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Two year plus working experience is ideal

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Engineering or Science degree (preferably advanced) from a top university with a consistent record of academic excellence. Specialization in statistics/computer science/finance/economics preferred.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Data Analyst/Quantitative Associate, Consumer Market Research in the subject line.

Hedge Fund Product SalesNew York

We are looking for an energetic, experienced professional to join our emerging Hedge Fund Product Sales team in New York. This person will focus on prospecting new hedge funds and leveraging ITG’s products to cross-sell other core offerings in Liquidity, Analytics, Research and Platforms. ITG partners with hedge funds through a deep lineup of best-of-breed products for portfolio managers, traders, operations, and CFOs, with flexible pricing options including subscription, trading flow and commissions, CSA soft dollars, and network connectivity. Existing business relationships with U.S. based Hedge Fund clients is a must. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to be part of a growing team and product.

Description/ Responsibilities: 

  • Systematically prospect new hedge funds with a primary focus on ITG’s OMS/PMS/EMS and Network connectivity offering
  • Engage with hedge funds to provide solutions and identify cross-selling opportunities for ITG’s other core products – High Touch Execution and Investment Research, Trading & Portfolio Analytics Products, Liquidity Tools, CCA/CSA Services, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an active/current list of prospects and develop sales plans for targeted companies; update customer and company contact information and maintain presentations, proposals and general sales records regarding ongoing sales activities.
  • Proactively pursue new client relationships; prepare and deliver effective sales presentations to prospective customers and complement existing relationships.
  • Adjust sales approach and strategy accordingly to various client drivers to solidify role as customer advocate
  • Incorporate customer perspective, drivers, product/service relevancy to deliver persuasive client presentations
  • Gather market intelligence and contribute to pricing, packaging and new opportunities for product development in order to meet changing client needs.
  • The candidate will be a producer with the ability to use independent judgment, forge good working relationships with regional and business counterparts 

Qualifications/Required Skills: 

  • A minimum of 5 years experience ideally in product sales within the Hedge Fund space
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Finance, Economics or Marketing.
  • Understanding of financial markets, institutional broker/dealers and investment banks, hedge funds; knowledge of investment research products and services are a plus.
  • Knowledge of order management/portfolio management/execution management systems are a plus.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills, with the facility to communicate clearly and effectively. Able to initiate the sales process through a succinct and targeted phone presentation plus strong communication skills for one-on-one and large group presentations. Must be proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • A demonstrated track record of consistent communication with clients, both on the phone and in person.
  • A high level of motivation, the drive to take initiative and work both independently and as a team member; a self-starter.
  • Strong business development experience with the ability to sell in to and represent the firm at all levels within an organization.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of activity to reach an aggressive set of sales goals and objectives.
  • Proficiency in synthesizing feedback from prospects and clients and communicating back to the team with input for continuous product improvement.
  • Exceptional ability to proactively identify client’s needs and provide sound solutions.
  • Superior follow-through skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and with structure, focus and determination.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Hedge Fund Product Sales in the subject line.

Senior Software Engineer – C++Culver City

Looking for technical challenges while acquiring domain knowledge in the exciting world of high-speed electronic order routing at a leading electronic brokerage firm? Working with highly capable peers and managers? Getting things done? Making a difference?

Then come join us at ITG, where we develop ITG’s global order routing systems; the highly optimized distributed trading system supports all of ITG’s electronic order routing needs (equity, derivatives and other asset classes).

We are a small professional team providing cutting edge low latency solutions for large institutional clients while keeping up with the fast changing regulatory landscape. We maintain ownership on all aspects of the system to ensure system stability, working together with application and infrastructure support teams. We also own our process end-to-end from defining the business requirements based on direct interactions with different stakeholders to monitoring new features as they start getting used.

We are looking to expand our team of capable, experienced, innovative, and results-oriented developers. If you have the acumen for diving deep into complex and highly optimized systems, and would like to work on a high speed and high throughput trading system across three continents, this is the right opportunity for you.

Skills/Experience:

  • Independent and results oriented
  • Good analytical/ problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understand a complex system – the big picture and small details
  • Leadership skills to take a project from definition, business/technical requirements thru to implementation and rollout/activation.
  • A fast learner
  • Good communication skills

Technical Knowledge:

  • Strong skills in C++ including design and development experience
  • Background in UNIX/Solaris preferred
  • Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with SQL and databases a plus
  • Experience with entire development life cycle a plus 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S or M.S. Degree (preferred) in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline with at least 5 years of experience.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Senior Software Engineer – C++ (Culver City) in the subject line.

APR Client Services AnalystNew York

Join our cutting-edge Trading Analytics organization and learn exactly why we’re known as the industry leaders in Transaction Cost Analysis. At ITG, our Analytics team uses econometric models and our proprietary peer database to guide clients in understanding how their trading performance stacks up against their competitors and provides unique insights that help our clients achieve best execution in Equities and Foreign Exchange. If you are interested in analyzing data, solving problems, and managing client relationships on a daily basis, then this is a full-time career opportunity you should not miss! 

Picture Yourself:

  • Interacting with clients on a daily basis via phone, email and in person communications in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Analyzing client trading data to help interpret trends and patterns in client performance
  • Developing client reports/custom product presentations based on client requests
  • Managing client relationships as a liaison between the client and ITG’s internal development/consulting teams to proactively monitor ongoing client projects
  • Assisting in translating business requirements into functional specifications and traditional data models
  • Performing database analysis on existing data, and identifying root causes for data inaccuracies, through the use of database query tools

Required Skills

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field with a December 2014 or May 2015 graduation date
  • Customer service experience and desire to work directly with clients in a fast-paced, deadline and detail-oriented environment
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter with a problem solving mind-set
  • Demonstrated interest in Financial Markets
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-setting while maintaining a high level of ownership
  • Exposure to data management systems such as SQL, VBA, R, Matlab, a plus 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include APR Client Services Analyst in the subject line.

Corporate Recruiter (Contract)New York

Description:

We are looking for a seasoned Recruiter to join our Human Resources team, specifically focused on managing the Recruitment for full-time positions across our US Based offices.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to identify, attract, and recruit talent for key opportunities across the firm.  From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific

Responsibilities:

  • Source and develop prospective candidate pipeline for positions in our US offices across all business functions (Analytics, Research, Sales & Trading, Technology & Development, Finance, Marketing, etc) through direct channels – LinkedIn, internet sourcing, extensive name generation research and relationship building
  • Partner with the Managing Director of HR and Senior Management to establish recruiting goals and solutions for positions entry-level to Senior level
  • Work with hiring managers to identify job specifications/competencies and create job descriptions for current opportunities
  • Manage Agency relationships and act as key point of contact to outside agencies; use internal agency database and if needed identify new and specialist agency firms for special searches
  • Schedule and initiate kick-off calls with hiring managers and agencies when needed
  • Use detailed screening and selection criteria to identify qualified candidates and conduct pre-screens of potential candidates across the firm, and manage the interview feedback process
  • Identify candidates’ decision drivers and maximize influencing strategies to drive cost effective and creative recruitment practices.
  • Use proactive sourcing approach across the firm in order to anticipate candidate/Hiring Manager/HR team needs
  • Keep Hiring Managers and HR team updated on a regular basis with status updates of searches across firm

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with full life cycle recruitment in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in both agency and corporate environments is desired
  • Prior success at delivering talent pipelines for technology and quantitative groups
  • Outstanding ability to multi-task, superior organizational skills and successful project management
  • Attention to detail, customer service oriented, and transparent work-style a must for success.
  • Must have effective communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to work independently and prioritize work
  • Passionate about recruiting and identifying talent
  • Understanding of financial markets

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Corporate Recruiter (Contract) in the subject line.

Marketing Communications CopywriterNew York

Description/ Responsibilities:

The Marketing Communications Copywriter will create content for internal and/or external marketing materials and campaigns to ensure a genuine expression of the ITG brand and a highly satisfying experience for clients and prospects. This role partners with marketing teams and subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop powerful copy for various marketing campaigns and initiatives.  This role is responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading copy for both print and digital marketing and communications pieces as well as project management of various copy tasks, shepherding the copy through design and distribution. While working within the firm’s marketing and communications strategies, the copywriter must be able to develop creative, engaging and accurate copy that meets best practices for print and digital media as well as the needs of external target audiences, and other internal and external audiences. The individual must be comfortable presenting and defending ideas and themes to internal clients.

Under the supervision of the Director of Content Development, the individual will author:

  • Internally targeted content for print and digital mediums
  • Externally targeted content for:

o    print mediums including, but not limited to brochures, offer cards, direct mail, invitations, contributed articles, white papers, posters, newsletters

o    content for all digital properties including website, email, mobile, banners, social media, etc.

Responsibilities:

Partner with product management and sales to understand the business goals and drivers behind each project/campaign and bring the goals to life through copy while adhering to brand and voice guidelines. See copy projects through design and production/distribution to completion.

  • Focus efforts on campaigns and projects as mapped out by the Head of Marketing , adhering to campaign timelines and key deliverables
  • Work with internal clients to understand business goals and challenges and translate them into creative deliverables then work with them to fine-tune the wording or the message of the materials and obtain approval
  • Depending on the project, work to create concepts or brand/product-specific messaging that serves to further the specified strategy
  • Depending on the project, work with the Director of Visual Communications to develop the visual aspects of a project so that they match the copy, meet with the project’s strategy and convey the brand voice
  • Project manage copy work through design and production/distribution to ensure final product meets brand and quality standards
  • Create writing that communicates a strong vision, that strengthens our message or that compels the end-user audience or customers to act
  • Adhere to creative standards and best practices for writing voice, format and style and, when necessary, ensure they are communicated to the internal client
  • Keep business partners and marketing team in the loop as to progress of projects
  • Ensure successful delivery of copy/final deliverable marketing materials within timeline
  • Help set a consistent tone of copy across all marketing collateral
  • Help develop new forms of content as brand develops and evolves
  • Maintain big-picture view to ensure written materials are consistent across the organization
  • Conduct research and interviews for creation of marketing materials 

Requirements/Qualifications:

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree or diploma (preferably in Writing, English, or Journalism)

  • 3-7 years total experience as a writer with experience in B2B/institutional financial services
  • Demonstrable experience with product-oriented copywriting for software platforms, investment research, and/or institutional and hedge fund trading and investment strategies
  • Demonstrable experience writing thought leadership papers, articles, scripts on institutional trading themes such as technology, market structure, regulation, etc.
  • All applicants must be able to provide a portfolio that demonstrates their written work in support of marketing and sales initiatives, especially in thought-leadership, demand generation and sales efforts; must be able to convey and defend writing strategy/approach for a variety of mediums.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong written marketing skills, including the ability to write compelling copy while adhering to strict brand guidelines
  • Experience with both short-form (headlines, etc.) and long-form (feature articles and descriptive content) writing
  • A demonstrated history of experience in writing copy for financial services and technology, particularly B2B, and ideally, institutional investing.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, PPT, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proven ability to complete large-scale content projects (writing entire websites or writing a variety of materials for entire marketing campaigns)
  • Experience developing brands and expertly using brand voice in all related collateral
  • Solid understanding of creative processes, concept development, and branding
  • Experience working with designers, project managers, and creative directors as well as clients
  • Ability to manage toward deadlines
  • Expertise in creative writing best practices for a variety of specific mediums including email, web sites, brochures, PPC ads, presentations, and more
  • A strong understanding of B2B marketing strategies and principles (especially web strategy, email marketing and content marketing)
  • Strong understanding of SEO and social media best practices
  • Capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands, tight deadlines, unexpected delays, revisions, ad hoc requests and changing priorities
  • A proven ability to write prolifically while producing high-quality, compelling and interesting materials in a range of forms
  • Resourceful, able to resolve problems with minimal assistance; able to research/leverage available internal and external resources
  • Strong organizational and proofreading skills (expert-level command of punctuation and grammar) with excellent attention to detail
  • Collaborative work style, able to effectively work with diverse individuals at all levels across departments
  • Openness to constructive criticism and flexibility with regards to adaptation and modification 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Marketing Communications Copywriter in the subject line.

 

QA AnalystCulver City

Description/ Responsibilities:

ITG is seeking a highly motivated QA Analyst to work on Market Data content product that is central to our business. This individual will be responsible for testing the core ITG products. The qualified candidate should be flexible and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is a key.

  • Working with global QA members on core ITG products.
  • Writing test scripts for automation.
  • Create and execute various testing documents (including plans, reports, and scripts) based on technical and user requirements.
  • Maintain and support existing QA / UAT environments.
  • Assist developers in quickly investigating problems reported and solving them.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to management.
  • Be a quick learner and contributor.
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams. 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies.
  • Proven knowledge of servers and backend testing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems found
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of both large and small teams
  • Proven Knowledge of scripting language – Shell, Perl, Python etc.
  • Experience working in a  Unix and Windows environment
  • Experience with Sybase and SQL.
  • Knowledge of Equity markets.
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • 8+ years of experience 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include QA Analyst in the subject line.

Quantitative Associate, Research and DevelopmentNew York

Investment Technology Group, Inc. is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. A leader in electronic trading since launching POSIT® in 1987, ITG’s integrated approach now includes a range of products from portfolio management and pre-trade analysis to trade execution and post-trade evaluation. Asset managers rely on ITG’s independence, experience, and agility to help mitigate risk, improve performance and navigate increasingly complex markets.

ITG has revolutionized the financial research business with innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data. Through exclusive relationships with industry data providers and proprietary technology we generate fresh insights from superior analysis of billions of data points.  ITG does not issue buy-sell recommendations. Our sole mission is to give clients market insight to stay ahead of the Street, make smarter investment decisions and improve performance.

ITG’s unique investment research offerings, ITG Investment Research and Disclosure Insight, provide portfolio managers and analysts with timely information and strategic insights grounded in data that is unbiased, reliable and actionable.

Description/ Responsibilities: The position will involve leveraging superior analytic skills to help us expand our coverage universe and improve our existing models. Typical projects will involve mining multiple large-scale datasets and building statistical models to forecast company- and sector-specific metrics and macroeconomic indicators. Projects will rotate from one sector to another. The goal is to combine quantitative model and fundamental research to provide real-time unique insights on companies and sectors.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and experiences in programming is a plus
  • SQL experience desired
  • Understanding of and passion for the equities market
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems effectively
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • 2+ years of working experience in financial service industry is ideal

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Advanced Degree in Engineering or Science degree from a top university with a consistent record of academic excellence. Specialization in statistics/computer science/finance/economics preferred.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Quantitative Associate – R&D in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

EMS SUPPORT ANALYSTNew York

ELECTRONIC DESK – EMS SUPPORT ANALYST 

OFFICE LOCATION: NEW YORK 

Envision yourself following the markets on a daily basis and partnering with our experienced sales and trading professionals to best serve our broad buy/sell side client base of financial institutions, traders, portfolio managers, and hedge funds. As an Electronic Trade Support Analyst, you’ll assist our Electronic Brokerage organization to provide top of line service to our clients who access liquidity through our anonymous crossing dark pool, POSIT, our suite of homegrown algorithms, via our Execution Management Systems, Triton and Triton Black, as well as our Order Management System, ITG Position Manager. Our new team member will get up-close insights into the Electronic Trading arena, Order Management Technology and the Financial Markets while gaining valuable exposure to multiple asset classes including Equities, FX and Fixed Income.

PICTURE YOURSELF:

  • Being a key contributor in supporting our Sales & Trading team to deliver exceptional service to our broad client base
  • Onboarding, Supporting and Training clients on ITG’s proprietary direct market access electronic trading and order management platforms
  • Working in a cross-functional environment, interfacing with our Sales force, Development, Infrastructure, Application and Networking Support teams on various platform related topics

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshoot trading application issues, determine source of problems, and identify solutions for internal and external clients, using technical and analytical expertise and knowledge of systems
  • Participate in testing, internal documentation, release, and pre/post installation support for multi-asset class trading applications
  • Proactively seek ways to provide better service (e.g. process improvement) both tactically and strategically
  • Provide an overall atmosphere of continuity and transparency with respect to application releases, resolution of issues and other system matters impacting our internal and external clients
  • Deliver the project-based activities required without compromising daily support service delivered to business users

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Provide phone, email and IM support to internal and external clients
  • Communicate with multiple departments on closure of escalated support calls
  • Communicate effectively with key business users and managers regarding day-to-day support.
  • Onsite support to internal and external clients
  • Daily testing in Production environment
  • Enter Support tickets into a tracking database for reporting purposes
  • Availability to provide off hours support, when necessary 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven knowledge of global equity, option and futures markets
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve a variety of trading and pricing issues, such as incorrect reports from external destinations, busted trades, price corrections and erroneous trades
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail and ability to follow through with open issues until resolved
  • Ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions within high pressured environments
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical and production-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle cross-group short term and long term projects, seeing them to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out a client setup, including setting up the initial workflow, as well as carrying out technical details
  • Previous experience implementing and supporting highly scalable and highly available systems in a trading environment
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of each layer of a software and overall order flow within the systems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. 

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • EMS/OMS experience required
  • Direct Market Access systems
  • FIX protocol
  • Series 7 & 63 Licenses Required
  • Series 55 License a Plus

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent technical discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience in Trading support role

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include EMS Support Analyst in the subject line.

Reporting Software EngineerNew York

Office Location: New York, NY

Description/ Responsibilities:

ITG is currently looking for a full time Reporting Software Engineer who will be responsible for all phases of software development from requirements and design to integration, testing and roll-out for ITG’s reporting services.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of writing complicated yet efficient SQL queries for relational databases such as MySql and Microsoft SQL Server is essential.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with the enthusiasm to learn the inner workings of large complex systems
  • Meet with internal clients to gather requirements
  • Work with internal development groups to design solutions, implement programs and scripts, loaders, user interfaces, etc.
  • First line support of developed applications 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline, M.S. preferred
  • 2-4 years of experience in software development
  • Experience developing windows applications using C#, .NET,  and Python
  • Experience developing web based applications
  • Knowledge and use of XML is necessary
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to problems
  • Ability to support the solutions timely and efficiently
  • Innovation and ability to work independently 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Reporting Software Engineer in the subject line.

Director, Tax Compliance & ReportingNew York

This is a key tax leadership role for a US-based publicly traded financial services technology company with a significant global footprint. Successful candidate will possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to manage a range of tasks critical to the effective operation of the tax department. This highly analytical role requires a strategic thinker providing hands-on management.  The candidate must have a broad range of experience and strong technical skills, be detailed oriented and organized.  Will be responsible for all aspects of corporate federal, state & local income and general tax compliance for all US entities and for providing oversight over the filings of foreign-based entities  The Director will also manage a complex global transfer pricing strategy and will engage directly with senior business leaders at the firm to develop strategies and resolve issues.

The Director will report directly to the Global Controller and will direct the financial reporting of tax matters as well as withholding requirements including IRC Sec. 1441 withholding tax, FATCA, etc.

This position requires a “hands-on”, self-starter with fundamental business skills, strategic thinking and an eye towards constant process improvement.  Communicating with senior business leaders and the ability to  be a reliable business partner is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of US tax compliance including corporate and partnership tax filings. Review federal and state income tax returns with an emphasis on consolidated federal and combined state income tax returns. Review provision to return true-up calculation upon filing of the tax returns. Analyze accounts for tax significance; prepare work paper documentation; and record/input appropriate tax journal entries in each month end close process.
  • Direct monthly, quarterly and annual global income tax provision in accordance with ASC740; Technical analysis and evaluation of critical tax accounting policies and conclusions including valuation allowance analysis, APB 23, FIN 48, and purchase accounting.
  • Manage indirect tax compliance including tax withholding, FATCA, etc.
  • Supervise tax associates to ensure timely, complete and accurate filings of all tax returns and projects. Ensure the staff is well informed, keeps up with changes in tax laws and interpretations and continues professional education.  Manage staff including establishing goals and objectives and leading the team to achieve those goals, with an emphasis on staff development.
  • Perform tax research to support domestic & international positions, and impact of those positions on global effective tax rate.
  • Assist with tax planning & research as needed.  Will also assist other members of the Finance Department with special projects as needed.
  • Hands-on support for all tax audits – perform independent analysis of all proposed positions and proactively assist in building audit defense.  Monitor responses to income tax notices.
  • Manage maintenance of tax software, excel spreadsheets and corporate tax calendar  including process improvements within tax accounting and compliance environments such as technology.
  •  Lead consolidated tax forecasting process including the global effective tax rate and cash taxes, evaluating overall tax posture to facilitate tax planning

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Accounting. Masters in Tax and/or CPA preferred
  • In excess of 10 years tax preparation, compliance and tax financial reporting
  • Public accounting experience
  • Extensive technical knowledge of ASC740, SEC rules and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Supervisory and large project experience
  • Excellent computer/technology skills (Corptax, BNA, Tax stream)

Additional Qualifications

  • Self-starter with fundamental business skills, insight and savvy. Excellent intrapersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms.
  • Process oriented.
  • Problem solver, self-starter and “finisher”, highly organized and deadline conscious.
  • Able to handle significant transaction volume and diversity of assignments and projects.
  • Able to handle and manage change in a proactive way.
  • Accountable personality who takes ownership for tasks/processes that he or she is responsible for.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Tax Director in the subject line.

 It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Electronic SalesNew York

We are looking for an energetic, experienced professional to join our US Electronic Sales team in New York. This person will focus on institutional investors by sourcing, developing, and maintaining client relationships. Existing business relationships with U.S. based Hedge Fund clients is a plus. Position will provide relationship management services to existing clients and reach out to prospects to expand business. A thorough understanding of market structure, algorithmic strategies, trading technology, and trading analytics is required. Travel will be required to visit clients in the Tri-state area. Excellent communication skills and computer skills required.

Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage client relationships while meeting and exceeding revenue projections
  • Assist with trading strategy idea generation and execution for clients- work to build a high level strategic relationship
  • Attend client meetings and develop relationships with key clients of the ITG Analytics, Platforms and Electronic Brokerage businesses.
  • Develop personal book of business and solid buy-side relationships that will translate into expanding our coverage and revenue growth
  • Act as information resource, liaison and general problem-solver for ITG clients
  • Handle confidential information with tact and discretion

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Knowledge in Equity products
  • Driven and goal-oriented, focused on success
  • Familiarity with Execution Management Systems, Order Routing, Algorithmic Trading and Transaction Cost Performance management.
  • Excellent communication and group presentation skills
  • Mathematical aptitude and skills
  • Proven experience working collaboratively, improving productivity, and implementing ideas
  • An interest in expanding knowledge base into Derivatives, FX and Fixed Income products

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in Equity Sales and Trading or targeted experience in Electronic sales
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Required Certifications: 7, 63

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Electronic Sales in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Software EngineerChicago

Location: Chicago

Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining ITG's enterprise real-time trade execution monitoring system: sophisticated GUI front-end and high-performance data-analytic back-end.
  • Developing in WPF, C# (.Net 4.0) on windows.
  • End to end involvement in the product development cycle – from requirements to deployment.
  • Working in an integrated environment – interfacing with local and overseas based products & dev teams.
  • Working both independently and in collaboration with other team members.
  • Close interaction with the client services (Product management and Production Services – located remotely)

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio and windows experience.
  • WPF + MVVM experience or knowledge.
  • Experience in developing rich client side applications and knowledge in GUI design.
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Quality oriented
  • Team player
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, excellent ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Quick learner
  • Multi tiered & integrated systems experience

Recommended Qualifications/Skills:

  • C++, LUA, SQLite experience
  • TDD, unit testing, StyleCop, FxCop, Unity, Moq, MEF experience
  • Infragistics experience
  • Acquaintanceship with Agile methodology
  • Good UI & user perspective orientation and understanding
  • Knowledge of any US or Global exchanges

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3+ years of college or on the job experience with C#.  Experience with C++/Java/.NET is a plus.
  • Computer science BS/MS (or equivalent) 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Software Engineer- Chicago in the subject line.

 

Systems Support INew York

Description/ Responsibilities:
The incumbent will be involved in monitoring and supporting the company’s internal and external industry specific applications, ensuring that the highest level of service is provided. He or she will work in a team environment in supporting and troubleshooting production applications.

  • Troubleshoot application issues, determine sources of problems, and identify solutions for internal and external clients.
  • Participate in test, document, release, and provide post/pre installation support for custom applications.
  • Maintains operation, monitoring and integrity of production systems to meet established standards.
  • Test and implement new software releases and configurations from both internal and external developers.
  • Liaise regularly with business analysts and ensure awareness of system issues.
  • Troubleshoot web and client-server applications in production and development environments.
  • Interact regularly with members of the development team to produce software solutions that address operational needs and requirements.
  • Provide dedicated hotline and face to face support to internal and external clients.
  • Interpret customer requests and takes appropriate action to produce high levels of customer satisfaction that are balanced with business needs.
  • Participate in team meetings and gain understanding of customer business.
  • Create and run ad-hoc custom reports for business analysts and external clients.
  • Monitor system problems and initiate recovery systems.
  • Qualifications/Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment including development, networking, operating systems, database, application servers and web serving
  • Proven knowledge of the applications development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail and ability to follow through with open issues until resolved
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Demonstrate ability to make effective decisions within high pressured environments
  • Proven knowledge of global equity markets
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Demonstrated ability as a member of a team to communicate technical and production-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Active Directory
  • Citrix Winframe
  • Help Desk Systems
  • IP Networks
  • MS Exchange
  • PBX
  • PERL Scripting
  • SQL
  • Shell Scripting
  • Telecom
  • UNIX
  • Windows Trading Applications

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Systems Support I in the subject line.

Software Engineer II C++Boston

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Financial Engineering.  Software Developer

Location:  Boston

This is a unique opportunity to join ITG’s Financial Engineering department, where a motivated individual will learn financial data, statistical analysis and hone his (or her) software development and problem solving skills.  In this fast pace, high pressure environment the selected candidate will work with a diverse and academically advanced team of researchers on developing and maintaining statistical models of financial products.

The primary role of the selected candidate will be to participate in the development, testing, maintenance and support of various applications and data used by FE researchers, other ITG departments and external clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand functional specifications and work with the project team to provide technical solutions to meet the needs of the research team.
  • Understand legacy code and make the necessary enhancements and modifications as required.
  • Develop new and support existing code for financial analytic models using various programming languages.
  • Support maintenance of the data and processes related to the FE Data and Products as well as participate in rotational production support schedule.
  • Evaluate new financial data and technologies and incorporate them in FE environment.

 

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-3 years of hands on experience in software development in UNIX environment.
  • Strong programming skills in C, C++/OOD.
  • Strong knowledge of databases (Sybase IQ preferred).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Shell/Perl) is a plus.
  • Understanding of software development process in a rapid development environment.
  • Understanding of financial data such as equities and limit order data is a plus.
  • Desire to learn and work with financial data is required.
  • Willingness and ability to understand analyze and interpret the data.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to participate in production support rotation.
  • BS/MS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information systems or related disciplines.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Software Engineer II C++ in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

QA AnalystBoston

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Description/ Responsibilities: As a Quality Assurance Analyst you will be responsible for testing our various products that are central to our business structure. The qualified candidate will be responsible for increasing the effectiveness of Quality Assurance (QA) testing through the use of automation, tools, and metrics. He or she will also be heavily involved in the ongoing testing and regression analysis of our industry specific applications.  The qualified candidate should be flexible and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is the key.

 

  • Provide quality assurance to the technical team deliverables in the areas of reports, interfaces, conversions and other technical areas.
  • Create and execute various testing documentation (including plans, conditions, and scripts) based on technical and user requirements.
  • Recommend merits to improve the overall QA and testing process.
  • Write and implement formal QA test plans.
  • Ensure functional specifications can easily translate into test plans and test cases. Write clear and efficient test plans and test cases based on the functional specifications.
  • Discover high impact reoccurring defects in client, server, database, and reporting components.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to Product Management and Software Engineers.
  • Contribute to the integrity of the test plans, test cases, test data, and test environments.
  • Provide ongoing and continuous process improvement for all testing and quality assurance standards and procedures.
  • Cooperate with the software development teams to develop strategies for product development and quality assurance process improvement.
  • Develop policies and procedures in cooperation with the other functional groups to satisfy regulatory requirements; and may be called upon to solve highly technical, complex problems, or to consult for other projects.
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams. Be a quick learner and contributor
  • Report to Platforms Global QA Manager.

 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities for the team according to QA Management and upper Management's preferences
  • Previous experience in setting up complex test environments, including installing and configuring multiple third party products
  • Demonstrated ability to understand entire development process, including design, programming and documentation
  • Proven knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Proven knowledge of the security industry and equity trading applications
  • Previous experience working in a team environment with highly knowledgeable and skilled individuals
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems found
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of large and small teams

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience working with agile methodology and continuous integration environments.
  • Windows environment
  • QA methodologies
  • Knowledge of Test Complete a plus
  • SQL

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.A. / B.S. degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 2 – 5 years of experience

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include QA Analyst in the subject line.

 

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Research Sales RepNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Position Title: Research Sales Rep – Canadian Clients

Office Location: New York

Responsibilities:

  • Systematically call on securities firms, money managers, hedge funds, and other equity market participants where ITG’s Investment Research's expertise is relevant.
  • Act as relationship manager to new and existing customers to ensure that client expectations are met and exceeded, and provide on-going support to clients with a focus on a Canadian client-base.
  • Proactively pursue sales leads and identify/pursue new client relationships; prepare and deliver effective sales presentations to prospective customers and complement existing relationships.
  • Develop and maintain an active/current list of prospects and develop sales plans for targeted companies; update customer and company contact information and maintain presentations, proposals and general sales records regarding ongoing sales activities.
  • Gather market intelligence and contribute to pricing, packaging and new opportunities for product development in order to meet changing client needs.
  • Manage the full sales life cycle encompassing identification, face to face presentation to key decision makers, response to request for proposals, contract negotiations, successful close and client support.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly reports to the Sales Manager as required and participate in ongoing training and developmental programs.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience; candidate must also have experience in a Financial Services Sales role covering Canadian clients
  • A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Finance, Economics or Marketing.
  • Understanding of financial markets, institutional broker/dealers and investment banks; knowledge of investment research products and services are a plus.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills, with the facility to communicate clearly and effectively. Able to initiate the sales process through a succinct and targeted phone presentation plus strong communication skills for one-on-one and large group presentations.  Must be proficient with Microsoft  PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • A demonstrated track record of consistent communication with clients, both on the phone and in person
  • A high level of motivation, the drive to take initiative and work both independently and as a team member; a self-starter.
  • Strong business development experience with the ability to sell in to and represent the firm at all levels within an organization.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of activity to reach an aggressive set of sales goals and objectives.
  • Proficiency in synthesizing feedback from prospects and clients and communicating back to the team with input for continuous product improvement.
  • Exceptional ability to proactively identify client's needs and provide sound solutions.
  • Superior follow-through skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and with structure, focus and determination

 

Personal Attributes

  • Entrepreneurial, ambitious with a drive to succeed and willingness to work long hours.
  • Goal and detail-oriented with a commitment to provide excellent quality work in a team environment.
  • Sense of urgency and service-orientation both internally and externally; strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to add value by using creativity and independent thinking.
  • Intellectual curiosity, initiative, resourcefulness, and tact.
  • Strong work ethic with professional behavior & appearance and personal integrity.
  • Excellent negotiation and listening skills.
  • Able to work effectively with team members with uncompromising ethics, initiative and integrity.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Research Sales Rep in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Software DeveloperBoston

The incumbent will be involved in supporting the company’s internal trading applications, ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely/efficient manner and provide the highest level of service.  He or she will be working in a cross–functional environment, in close cooperation with many diverse areas of the firm.

Description/ Responsibilities:

This is a unique opportunity to join ITG’s Financial Engineering department, where a motivated individual will learn financial data, statistical analysis and hone his (or her) software development and problem solving skills.  In this fast pace, high pressure environment the selected candidate will work with a diverse and academically advanced team of researchers on developing and maintaining statistical models of financial products.

The primary role of the selected candidate will be to participate in  the development and testing of a first suite of Fixed Income (FI) products (FI Fair Value product and FI TCA) including the set up of the corresponding infrastructure as well as the maintenance and support of various other applications and data used by FE researchers, other ITG departments and external clients.

  • Understand functional specifications and work with the project team to provide technical solutions to meet the needs of the research team.
  • Assist in the evaluation and analysis of Fixed Income data.
  • Develop ETL processes for Fixed Income data from internal and external vendors and OneTick database
  • Develop new as well as support and extend existing code for financial analytic models and desktop/mobile-based web applications using various programming languages.
  • Support maintenance of the data and processes related to the FE Data and Products as well as participate in rotational production support schedule.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • 2-4 years of hands on experience in software development in Unix/Linux environment.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Shell/Perl).
  • Working knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Working knowledge of databases (Sybase IQ/OneTick is a plus).
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income data is a plus
  • Desire to learn and work with financial data is required.
  • Willingness and ability to understand analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information systems or related disciplines.  (Master’s Degree is a plus). 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Software Developer in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Quantitative Research DeveloperBoston

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Position Description: The successful candidate joins a strong team that creates and implements state-of-the-art data analytics for trading equity, FX, and other asset classes. He or she will focus on the implementation of sophisticated models for managing risk, estimating transaction costs, for conducting simulations and providing high-quality data analytics to empower decision-making. The analytics for a broad set of asset classes (equities, foreign exchange and fixed income) are packaged into powerful in-house software tools and client facing systems. These applications improve risk mitigation across the investment process.

Responsibilities of the Quantitative Research Developer include:

  • Work closely with the financial engineering research team to implement next generation of transaction cost models and analytics and to design applications  based on these models;
  • Validation of the new models and their application in the trading process;
  • Contribute to the research tools and environment of the financial engineering group;
  • Create and maintain documentation related to the models and applications;
  • Maintain and support existing infrastructure and products.

 

Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a quantitative field (e.g. applied mathematics, physics, computational finance, applied economics, computer science, or physical sciences),
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and OOP,
  • Knowledge of Perl, JavaScript strongly preferred,
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and tools,
  • Knowledge of applied statistics and probability theory,
  • Ability to translate research into usable, value-added tools and information,
  • Ability to effectively communicate quantitative concepts and results,
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational database systems,
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,
  • Highly self-disciplined, detail and results oriented.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Quantitative Research Developer in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Trading Support Analyst – ETSNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com. 

Description/ Responsibilities:

The incumbent will be involved in supporting the company’s internal Equity Order Routing, Crossing and Compliance applications, ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner.  He or she will be working in a cross–functional environment, in close cooperation with many diverse areas of the firm.

  • Troubleshoot equity trading systems, order routing, front office, middle office, and crossing and compliance application issues.
  • Interface with external business and technical partners, including but not limited to Exchanges, ECN’s, OMS, EMS and Network providers.
  • Trace order flow through multiple equity order routing systems by running scripts, analyzing and interpreting proprietary, as well as standard, FIX, CMS and CTCI log files.
  • Coordinate with other team members to categorize, prioritize and resolve software application issues dealing with all levels of the equity order routing technology systems.
  • Maintain operation, monitoring and integrity of production systems to meet established standards.
  • Interact regularly with members of the development team to produce software solutions that address operational needs and requirements.
  • Interpret client requests and takes appropriate action to produce high levels of customer satisfaction that are balanced with business needs.
  • Participate in team meetings and gain understanding of customer business.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Perform trading actions on behalf of a client, such as cancel orders, correct limit price on orders/portfolios and send a status query to the exchange.
  • Monitor Equity Order Routing, Compliance, Back Office, and Crossing systems to catch and fix problems as they occur.
  • Perform on the fly configuration changes for internal and external clients.
  • Resolve trade break and allocation issues.
  • Handle variety of trade and pricing issues, such as incorrect reports from external destinations, busted trades, price corrections, and erroneous trades.
  • Perform morning and evening system health checks, representing the team in daily production status call.
  • Liaise regularly with the trading desk and ensure awareness of system issues.
  • Communicate with multiple departments on closure on escalated support calls.
  • Communicate effectively with key business users and managers regarding day-to-day support.
  • Provide dedicated hotline, as well as face-to-face support to internal and external clients.
  • Participate in Recovery Outage scenarios.
  • Perform UAT (User Acceptance Testing) for new Production application/functionality.
  • Daily testing in Production environment.
  • Enter Support tickets into a tracking database for reporting purposes
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment including development, networking,
    operating systems, database, application servers and web serving
  • Proven knowledge of global equity markets
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve a variety of trading and pricing issues, such as incorrect reports from external destinations, busted trades, price corrections and erroneous trades.
  • Proven knowledge of Nasdaq I and Nasdaq II times and sales using Bloomberg, Thompson, and Bridge Market Software
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail and ability to follow through with open issues until resolved
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions within high pressured environments
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical and production-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Basic SQL
  • Basic Sybase
  • Basic UNIX
  • Direct Market Access systems
  • Electronic Communication Networks
  • Equity Algorithmic trading
  • Exchanges
  • FIX messaging
  • FIX protocol
  • OTC Equity Securities
  • Trading Rules and Regulations
  • B.S. Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • 0 – 3 years experience in First Level Trading support role
  • Works under general supervision 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Trading Support Analyst – ETS in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Client Services Analyst – Trading AnalyticsNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com. 

The primary responsibility of this role is to support clients of the Firm, mostly large mutual funds, in their daily use of a data-related analytical service used to adjust prices of mutual funds. This position involves direct communication with the Firm's prospects / clients. Successful candidates must enjoy liaising with clients in person or on the phone. The role also requires meeting hard deadlines, strong analytical ability, problem-solving skills and an affinity for technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Training, support and consulting to clients
  • Troubleshooting problems over the phone or via email
  • Supporting sales effort by explaining the product and addressing questions
  • Running backtests each quarter; meeting deadlines for fund board meetings
  • Working with Product Management & Financial Engineering groups to ensure client needs are met on a timely basis, including critical daily deadlines for sending clients their data files

Daily Tasks:

  • Answer general client inquiries and resolve problems
  • Run backtests and provide support for them, including investigating skewed results (pro-actively preferred, as opposed to in response to client inquiry)
  • Brainstorm ways to change/improve website
  • Participate in conference calls and meetings with clients
  • Handle audit requests from clients
  • Investigate problems with file delivery
  • Create and maintain client accounts for the website
  • Explain FVM concepts to new contacts, as well as old, forgetful contacts
  • Work with PM / Sales / FE / Development / Legal on various issues / investigations
  • Set up file deliveries pre/post contract negotiations by Sales / PM / Legal

Qualifications:

  • 1 – 3 years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Strong mathematical, technical & communication skills; Basic Python scripting skills a plus
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in equities securities marketplace desired
  • Experience in a mutual fund pricing role preferred
  • Approximately 5-10% domestic travel, sometimes with overnight stay, may be required.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Client Services Analyst in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

 

Research Associate – eCommerce/Internet MediaNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Description: We are looking for an individual to join our Investment Research team, specifically supporting our eCommerce/Internet Media research sector.  This person will report in to our Senior Internet Analyst.

Our current eCommerce/Internet Media research is driven by analysis of proprietary data sets generated through web harvesting and various data partner relationships.

The responsibilities for this role include using proprietary data sets to build financial models, perform data analysis, write reports, update marketing material and service client request.  The individual must be proficient in SQL, Excel, mathematical modeling and have a basic understanding of financial statements and accounting.  The individual should also be an effective written and verbal communicator.  Additionally, the candidate must be self motivated, detail oriented and a creative thinker who has interest in financial markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Updating existing templates with new data and producing regular written reports on companies and themes which we cover
  • Monitoring company news and events
  • Maintaining, updating, and revising project spreadsheets while ensuring quality and timeliness of project results
  • Vetting new and unique data sets for relevancy to continually improve and broaden our scope and accuracy
  • Update all custom spreadsheets, distribute them to clients
  • Update models for several syndicate names
  • Ensure quality of data, adjust models for anomalies in the data and to correlate with reported historical data
  • Author initiation of coverage pieces for the sector
  • Keep abreast of sector and financial news
  • Field inquiries from the sales force and clients about our capabilities, our methodology, and data questions in general
  • Queue and ensure distribution of syndicate reports
  • Vet new data sources
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 1-4 years of relevant experience, Advanced Degree preferred, Bachelors degree required
  • Outstanding academic record from a top university
  • Understanding of financial markets
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Experience with SQL and Microsoft Excel

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Research Associate- eCommerce/Internet Media in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

QA AnalystNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

Description/ Responsibilities: ITG is seeking a highly motivated QA Analyst to work on a Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) product that is central to our business. This individual will be responsible for testing the Fixed Income TCA product. Experience with UNIX, SQL and web-based application testing is required. The qualified candidate should be flexible and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment where time to market is key.

  • Working with global QA members on core ITG products.
  • Writing test scripts for automation.
  • Create and execute various testing documents (including plans, conditions, and scripts) based on technical and user requirements.
  • Maintain and support existing QA / UAT environments.
  • Assist developers in quickly investigating problems reported and solving them.
  • Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to management.
  • Be a quick learner and contributor.
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with various teams.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Proven knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication – must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems found
  • Previous experience in diagnosing and resolving complex test environment configuration issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a part of both large and small teams

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of automation tools.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Experience working in a Windows and Unix environment
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Knowledge of Equity markets.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include QA Analyst in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Fixed Income Sales – POSIT AlertNew York

ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.

We are looking for an experienced and energetic person to join our US POSIT Alert trading team in New York. The incumbent will be heavily involved in launching, monitoring and supporting ITG’s proprietary POSIT Alert trading platform for fixed income trading. This person will help generate fixed income sales with buy-side investors by sourcing, developing, and maintaining client relationships. Travel will be required to visit clients through-out the US. A thorough understanding of US credit (cash) market structure is required as well as excellent communication skills.

Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development and management of client relationships while meeting and exceeding revenue projections.
  • Assist with trading strategy idea generation and execution for clients.
  • Partner with buy-side to understand needs, bring feedback to the product development team and facilitate the partnership between ITG and customer to maximize product usage.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and respond to situations impacting traders and/or marketplaces.
  • Attend client meetings and develop strategic relationships with key clients that will translate into expanding our coverage and revenue growth.
  • Work closely with the sales teams to provide timely and competitive executions for our clients.
  • Act as information resource, liaison and general problem-solver.
  • Training customers on new products and enhancements.
  • General understanding of competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
  • Monitor Credit Alert trading systems.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Fluent in fixed income US credit and interest rates(cash products) market structure
  • Knowledge in Institutional trading on e-commerce platforms
  • Familiar with post-trade processing cycle
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Driven and goal-oriented, focused on success
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven experience working collaboratively, improving productivity, and implementing ideas

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in Credit sales and trading or targeted experience in E-commerce sales
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Required Certifications: 7, 63

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Fixed Income Sales in the subject line.

It is the policy of ITG to provide and promote equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental handicap not related to ability, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.