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Asia Pacific

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

Technology Support AnalystToronto

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 SUMMARY:

The incumbent will be providing operational support for desktop hardware, operating system, applications, peripherals and market data. He/she should be comfortable with taking requirements, understanding business flow and have a working understanding of Market Data principles. The individual will work very closely with Market Data team and be a part of the Windows Support team providing end user support for 125+ users. This position reports to the VP of Infrastructure.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in conjunction with the support staff to implement immediate resolutions to critical problems
  • Participate in team meetings and gain understanding of customer business
  • Provide end to end support for trading & corporate desktops, mobile devices
  • Install/deploy market data software to enhance Market Data Feeds infrastructure
  • Assist with Market Data requests initiated by ITG business/technical groups for Market Data issues
  • Coordinate with market data vendors and market data development teams to resolve market data issues
  • Alert the business of market data  outages/issues/resolutions
  • Install and maintain fixes and service pack releases for all desktops, Windows systems and applications (off hours and weekends)
  • Support of Cisco VOIP systems & trading turrets
  • Coordinate with operations personnel to identify areas of possible automation and/or improvement to provide better customer service, enhance problem resolution techniques
  • Use monitoring tools, watch for and appropriately respond to problems and recommend preventive methods for recurring issues
  • Track changes, support & related issues using ticketing system
  • Maintain detailed documentation on all hardware installed in the office
  • Other ad-hoc request assigned by Management

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years’ experience supporting a trading floor environment and experience in Capital Markets
  • 5+ years’ experience with Windows desktop and server OS on HP Blade and standalone server technology. Knowledge of building VMs on ESX
  • 2+ years’ experience with key market data systems vendors (Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, IDC) and experience with trading application support.
  • Knowledge of messaging infrastructure is highly desired (MS Exchange 2010 or better, Microsoft OCS/Lync). Blackberry & Citrix MDM or container based setup
  • General programming skills such as PowerShell and VB
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Technology: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP & SharePoint .
  • Worked on targeted projects with defined milestones and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to clearly explain topics at both novice and advanced levels for internal and external audiences
  • Strong ability to communicate to all levels of the organization, excellent problem solving skills, and analytical thinker
  • Canadian Securities Course would be an asset

Application

Email your resume to can-careers@itg.com noting the job title in the subject line.

We appreciate your interest in our job opportunities, however, only those applicants selected to proceed in the process will be contacted.  ITG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.

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.

Sales TriActToronto

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.

TriAct Canada Marketplace LP offers specialized marketplaces and order execution services for Registered Canadian Investment Dealers and their clients to trade Canadian listed equities. TriAct operates MATCH Now, Canada’s premier broker-neutral dark book. MATCH Now is a non-quoting marketplace where order information is not visible to other traders. A proprietary algorithm automatically matches buy and sell orders. TriAct does not participate on an agency or proprietary basis in any trade.

SALES

Reporting to the CEO of TriAct, you will be responsible for building, developing and driving existing and new business opportunities. With your existing relationships and contacts you will assist the company in driving sales further. Working closely with the team, you will receive the necessary training in understanding the operations of MATCH Now to be successful.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively prospect new clients and manage existing relationships
  • Prepare and deliver effective sales presentations to prospective and existing customers
  • Develop and maintain an active/current list of prospects and develop sales plans for targeted investment dealers
  • 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 business counterparts
  • Willingness to travel (20-30% of the time and in North America)
  • Willingness to make cold calls

Skills/Qualifications

  • 2+ years sales, or trading experience
  • Experience working with electronic trading execution systems
  • An understanding of market topics (i.e.: Canadian Market structure, Best ex, electronic trading, dark algos, institutional and retail trading desks and DMA.)
  • Experienced with SQL for large dataset analysis to understand client  activity and overall marketplace trends
  • Excellent 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.
  • Business development experience with the ability to sell in to and represent the firm at all levels within an organization
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and with structure, focus and determination
  • CFA an asset
  • Canadian Registration required
  • University Degree

Application

Email your resume to can-careers@itg.comwith TriAct Sales as the subject line.

We appreciate your interest in our job opportunities, however, only those applicants selected to proceed in the process will be contacted. TriAct is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.

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.

Senior Equity Sales TraderToronto

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.

Job Summary

ITG Canada Corp is seeking a highly-qualified individual with existing buy side relationships to join their trading desk as an Equity Sales Trader. The successful candidate will thrive working in a fast paced environment that emphasizes teamwork; and enjoys working in a demanding environment where the highest degree of concentration, decision making and multi-tasking abilities are required.

Responsibilities

  • Cover Canadian and US accounts from a trading perspective
  • Manage block orders utilizing firms desk tools to full advantage
  • Review and prepare daily market research on relevant events and information
  • Help maintain a seamless flow of timely trading information
  • Maintain a list of actively traded securities and manage client IOI’s
  • Issuing IOI’s to clients using available resources such as ITG IOI tools, Bloomberg and email
  • Liaise with various departments, traders and institutional clients to investigate and solve settlement issues
  • Become proficient in using ITG’s suite of products to help clients achieve best execution and act as resource for the rest of the desk

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years’ industry experience in Sales Trading
  • Proven ability to develop and nurture buy side client relationships
  • Canadian Registration required (CSC, CPH, and Trader Training)
  • Ability to understand and use electronic execution platforms and order management systems
  • Understanding of current market topics (i.e.: soft dollar, best ex, DMA, unbundling etc.); and US markets and Dark Pools
  • Self-Starter and outgoing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to actively participate in developing and maintaining productive clients relationships
  • Aptitude and interest in teaching and mentoring
  • Cultural fit within the broader firm
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment to meet deadlines and goals
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy are of the utmost importance
  • ETF experience an asset

Application

Email your resume to can-careers@itg.com noting the job title in the subject line.

We appreciate your interest in our job opportunities, however, only those applicants selected to proceed in the process will be contacted.  ITG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.

 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.

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

Technical Trading Compliance OfficerNew York

The objective of this position is to provide compliance coverage, i.e., monitoring, surveillance, advice and support, for the ITG Inc. sales and trading business.  An emphasis will be placed on surveillance, including the review of exception reports and real-time trading systems in order to ensure that the Firm is complying with specific regulations and/or firm policies that govern the firm’s businesses. Issues that are identified will be timely investigated and resolved, and when required, brought to the attention of the appropriate Senior members in Compliance or Senior Management of the Firm.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for completing daily, weekly and monthly surveillance reviews that are designed to detect for potential sales and trading practices that are in violation of applicable regulations and firm policies. Expected to identify potential issues and escalate potential risk issues to the Chief Compliance Officer while offering constructive input and recommending corrective action.

2. Conduct investigations of unusual activity and potential rule and/or firm policy violations by reviewing trade reports and communicating with the appropriate sales and trading personnel.

3. Performs surveillance reviews and investigations in a manner that ensures that the review/monitoring procedures are conducted with the highest quality and that appropriate follow-up actions are taken, including:

- Appropriate inquiry and investigation is conducted as warranted; – Inquiries and replies are appropriate, complete and satisfactory; – The reviews and follow-up inquiries are evidenced in a manner that is in accordance with regulations and firm policies and procedures; – Identification of areas of non-compliance, and making recommendations for appropriate corrective action.

4. Assist the Compliance team with regulatory examinations and inquiries including SEC, FINRA, NYSE, and/or other requests from Self Regulatory Organizations (“SRO”). The Trading Compliance Officer will compile applicable data, e.g., firm and customer trading activity, necessary to respond to requests.

5. Assist in resolving various regulatory reporting matters including but not limited to trade reporting errors and OATS mismatches.

 

Desired Technical Skills:

  • SQL query building knowledge
  • Basic UNIX commands: searching through files, copying, editing etc.
  • Basic UNIX VI editor knowledge
  • Basic FTP commands knowledge
  • Microsoft Access: creating simple databases, creating simple queries etc.
  • Business Objects querying and report building knowledge is a plus, but is not required
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Proficient/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • OATS reporting knowledge is a plus

 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

- Experience in equity sales and environment

- An understanding of equity market structure and mechanics with an emphasis on electronic trading.

- Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

- Former FINRA experience is preferred but not required.

- An understanding of applicable Regulations preferred but not required — SEC, NYSE, and FINRA rules; guidance on equity trading, including OATS, FINRA Trade Reporting requirements, market manipulation, and Regulations NMS, ATS, and SHO.

- Familiarity of working with FINRA and NASDAQ trading tools preferred but not required —- such as Limit Locater, Reg Recon, ACT terminal, OATS reporting website, and NASDAQ Equity Trade Journal.

- Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft package.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelors Degree

Securities Licenses: Series 7 and 55

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to careers@itg.com and include Technical Trading compliance Officer in the subject line.

Business Development AssociateNew York

ITG’s unique investment research offerings (ITG Investment Research) provide portfolio managers and analysts with timely information and strategic insights grounded in data that is unbiased, reliable and actionable. The Investment Research offering differentiates itself by providing creative, out of the box solutions to predictive research.

The position will play a key role in helping ITG IR find and manage new strategic domestic and international data partnerships so that ITG IR can both strengthen and broaden its equity research offerings. Key industries on which to focus will include internet, Ecommerce, technology, telecom, consumer (retail, grocers, restaurants, etc.) and Energy as well as building business case for new sectors based upon the potential of new datasets. This is NOT a client facing role. While there is some collaboration with the sales team, this role is focused around relationships with strategic vendors most of whom are not in the Investment Research business. The role of the position will be to:

  • Map out competitive offerings of other equity research firms to determine points of differentiation and the leverage that new data sets could provide: How will this new data give investors unique insight into companies? Will these insights lead to an information advantage?
  • Map out the value chains and ecosystems of selected domestic and international sectors to determine key points where unique data might be gathered and collected. Develop and maintain working databases of both traditional and non-traditional companies providing data on selected sectors.
  • Identify targets with interesting data sets and make initial contact to evaluate the potential for and nature of a commercial relationship
  • Develop relationships with new data partners, leveraging existing networks and knowledge.
  • Assist to negotiate and structure long term contracts laying out economics, service levels, and exclusivity of data partnerships.
  • Own the ongoing management of relationships with existing partners
  • Work closely with the quantitative research teams to structure testing of data so that ITG IR can determine the predictive nature of data for investment research.
  • Research and attend relevant industry conferences and expos to network and prospect new potential data partners.
  • Manage division data budget, including monthly variance reporting to management.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated prospecting and lead generation skills
  • Ability to quickly and effectively communicate a value proposition to a skeptical audience
  • Strong vendor management experience
  • Budget management skills and experience
  • Good knowledge of retail, energy, telecom and consumer technology, bringing an existing and established network of contacts and/or sector competency
  • Proven ability to think and act creatively with data
  • Experience with building product and developing business plans a plus
  • Understanding of and ability to effectively communicate statistical data analysis and modeling techniques to stakeholders

Job Competencies

  • Intellectually curious
  • Experience working under time pressure and delivering on-time
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Results oriented
  • Creative thinking
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong team player
  • Responsiveness to Change
  • Highly organized
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Self-disciplined and motivated
  • Takes ownership for department objectives

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from top college or university with relevant major is required.
  • Candidate should have 3+ years of experience will be from the following areas: management or strategy consulting at a top consulting firm, business development for a market research or market data firm, business development for a software start-up company.

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

 

 

VP FinanceNew York

The Vice President of Finance is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Draw on knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations to prepare the Company’s external financial statements and disclosures
  • Manage finance functions including the monthly close, reporting, and financial planning and analyses for ITG’s technology group
  • Partner with business managers to ensure that business goals are reached, accurately forecasted, analyze resource allocation and utilization versus budget
  • Work with staff to ensure that software development is capitalized in accordance with ASC 985-20 and ASC 350-40 and detailed accounting support for capitalized software development projects is maintained.
  • Responsible for share-based compensation expense and APIC Pool calculations in accordance with ASC 718
  • Vendor management responsibilities
  • Preparation of accurate financial reports and supporting schedules
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 7-10 years experience
  • Strong Understanding of accounting theory
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Prior management experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with JD Edwards and/or HFM a plus

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

 

Technical Trading Support AnalystNew York

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.

Core Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Create and run ad-hoc custom reports for trading desk and external clients.
  • Participate in multi-group projects of varying sizes concerning new business initiatives, technological initiatives, system maintenance, and system upgrades.
  • Participate in design of software specifications for Support Tools.
  • Translate software specifications between business and development groups.
  • Design procedures for 1st Level Support and system growth.
  • Monitor and analyze system performance.
  • Determine methods to optimize the efficiency of systems.
  • Implement and manage software releases into Production
  • Setup new inbound and outbound connections, as well as internal connections.

Skills and Experience

  • 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

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of Sybase
  • Advanced knowledge of UNIX
  • Direct Market Access systems
  • Electronic Communication Networks
  • Equity Algorithmic trading
  • Exchanges
  • FIX messaging
  • FIX protocol
  • OTC Equity Securities
  • Trading Rules and Regulations

Integration System Support (ISS) Administrator Responsibilities

  • Create and run ad-hoc custom reports for trading desk and external clients.
  • Participate in multi-group projects of varying sizes concerning new business initiatives, technological initiatives, system maintenance, and system upgrades.
  • Participate in design of software specifications for Support Tools.
  • Translate software specifications between business and development groups.
  • Design procedures for 1st Level Support and system growth.
  • Monitor and analyze system performance.
  • Determine methods to optimize the efficiency of systems.
  • Implement and manage software releases into Production
  • Setup new inbound and outbound connections, as well as internal connections.

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment including development, networking, operating systems, database, application servers and web serving
  • Demonstrated ability to handle cross-group short term and long term projects, seeing them to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture while simultaneously defining detailed requirements in support of the business.
  • Demonstrated ability of successful implementation and support of highly scalable and highly available systems in an n-tier environment that may involve a global focus
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out a client setup, including setting up the initial workflow, as well as carrying out technical details
  • 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 communicate technical and production-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in Quality Assurance or Software Development role

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Direct Market Access systems and Exchanges
  • Trading Rules and Regulations
  • Shell Scripting
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of Sybase
  • Advanced knowledge of UNIX
  • System Performance Analysis

Education and Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent technical discipline
  • 3 + years experience in First Level Trading support role
  • Works under broad supervision

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

 

 

Marketing Communications CopywriterNew York

The Marketing Communications Copywriter creates copy for internal and/or external marketing materials and campaigns. This role partners with marketing team members and subject matter experts and is responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading copy for both print and digital marketing and communications pieces.

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

  • Print projects including, but not limited to brochures, offer cards, direct mail, invitations, contributed articles, white papers, posters, newsletters
  • Digital projects including website, email, mobile, banners, social media, etc.

Must be comfortable presenting and defending ideas and themes to internal clients.

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.

Work with internal clients to understand business goals and challenges and translate them into creative deliverables, manage and track reviews and revisions, and adjust copy to fit design requirements.

Depending on the project, work to create concepts or brand/product-specific messaging that serves to further the specified strategy.

  • Collaborate with Creative/Design department.
  • Work independently, as well as collaboratively.
  • Create writing that communicates a strong vision, that strengthens our message or that compels the end-user audience or customers to act.
  • Adhere to brand voice guidelines, creative standards, and best practices.
  • Keep business partners and marketing informed of progress.
  • Manage and meet deadlines.
  • Help develop new forms of content as brand develops and evolves.
  • Conduct research and interviews for creation of marketing materials.

Requirements:

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

  • 3-7 years total experience as a copywriter at an agency or in-house agency on technology and financial products and services. Specific experience in institutional investment a plus
  • An online portfolio of work in support of marketing and sales initiatives, including samples of email marketing campaigns, online banners, print ads, brochures, sales materials, presentations, and other collateral pieces written for a B2B audience, Portfolio samples should show that applicants can adapt their writing to the special requirements of various media and audiences.
  • Short (20 minute) writing test at time of interview

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong, active-language writing style, 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 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
  • Expertise in copywriting best practices for a variety of specific mediums including email, web sites, brochures, PPC ads, presentations, and more
  • Strong understanding of SEO and social media best practices
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands, tight deadlines, unexpected delays, revisions, ad hoc requests and changing priorities
  • Able to resolve problems with minimal assistance; able to research/ leverage available internal and external resources
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills (expert-level command of punctuation and grammar) with excellent attention to detail
  • Openness to constructive criticism and willingness to accommodate requested revisions

To Apply: Send resume with cover letter and link to online portfolio to careers@itg.com. Include Marketing Communications Copywriter in the subject line.

Senior Researcher (Market Microstructure, Statistics or Financial Econometrics)

Working in a strong team which builds and implements statistical models for equity, futures, FX and fixed income markets. The position assumes conducting research, development and maintenance of mathematical/statistical models that can be used in the trading process, for pre- and post-trade analysis. These models are utilized as trading tools or to assess the performance of institutional clients through peer group comparison, performance analytics and cost attribution. Special focus will be on statistical analysis of empirical execution data to help improve trading strategies and investment returns. This will include market impact research, identification of pre- and post-trade transaction cost factors, and evaluation of algorithmic strategies. Responsibilities of the researcher include:

  • Lead FE’s post-trade group and conduct formal quantitative analyses from question formulation to presentation of outcomes, typically including written summaries and/or business recommendations
  • Consult with business users to ensure that analytical solutions are tailored to business needs and will support or result in effective end products; participate in a consultative role in implementing solutions
  • Provide project-specific guidance to other team members in performing analyses
  • Identify issues and areas in need of statistical analysis
  • Always be up-to-date with latest academic literature that is relevant to project

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with statistical and optimization techniques and the principles of probability theory.
  • Knowledge of SAS/Splus/R and C/C++.
  • A desire to develop and integrate quantitative skills within a required scope of designing and implementing.
  • Ability to translate research into usable, value-added tools and information.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics and concepts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstration of strong ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Familiarity with UNIX environment and general UNIX tools.
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages preferred.
  • Familiarity with SQL or other databases desired.
  • Relevant research or professional experience in financial modeling and market microstructure preferred
  • Highly self-disciplined, detail and results oriented Knowledge of C/C++ and R.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in a quantitative field
  • 6-8 years of relevant research or professional experience in financial modeling and market microstructure. Experience in FX and Fixed Income research desired.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Senior Researcher (Market Microstructure, Statistics or Financial Econometrics)in the subject line.

 

Senior AccountantBoston

The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures are maintained.

  • Analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and reporting on variances for certain ITG departments on a global basis
  • Continuous management, creation, support, and analysis of budget and forecast activities
  • Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) responsibilities including the generation of management reports, analyzing financial trends, and maintaining allocation models
  • Execute certain aspects of the month-end close process so as to meet corporate deadlines
  • Proficient use of technical accounting including using accounting databases, navigating the general ledger and working with excel data
  • Apply appropriate revenue recognition policies across multiple departments
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of key internal and SOX controls
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of accurate financial reports and supporting schedules, as needed
  • Participate in and assist with ad hoc accounting and finance projects and system improvements/enhancements

Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with JD Edwards and/or Hyperion a plus
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 3-5 years experience

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

Research Analyst (Data Modeling)New York

The role exists within an analytical product support group, team of 5-10 people supporting a global client base consisting of investment firms, global banks, and hedge funds.  The immediate need is for someone to step in and help with daily operation support (spot troubleshooting of scheduled tasks, investigation/enhancement of existing processes) as well as someone with ambition to review what is currently in place and offer optimization suggestions.  The opportunity exists for this role to expand to larger development tasks using various automation tools, including strategic projects related to customer on-boarding.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of SQL and experience with an ETL tool, preferably Informatica.  The candidate will also have a track record of taking user requirements and implement efficient and accurate solutions, preferably working with large data sets.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

Requirements:

Transact SQL (must)

MS SQL Server (must)

Additional Skills:

Informatica

UNIX

PC – based scripting

PERL

Other ETL tools

Education/Experience Requirements:

2+ years experience

BA/BS in math, computer science or other similar technical major

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

Senior Software Engineer – JAVACulver City

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, web-savvy software engineer to join our TCA Team. ITG’s TCA application is a sophisticated web application that analyzes millions of stock transactions made by Institutional Investors and Asset Managers and provides Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) for these transactions. We have won numerous awards (the latest one as recently as in July 2015) for the best TCA product in the Industry! Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience in the design and development of distributed software systems using Java and JavaScript. TCA is a Big Data application which manipulates large volumes of data, so database experience is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop high quality big data software across multiple platforms
  • Build user friendly and multi-browser compatible web interfaces
  • Perform unit/integration testing and debugging
  • Conform to agile development methodologies
  • Collaborate with fellow-developers, quality assurance personnel and product managers to deliver robust and scalable software
  • Provide second level developer support for production processes
  • Participate in recommending new technologies and next generation features.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Over 5 years of Java experience
  • Strong expertise in JavaScript
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Advanced Unix/Linux skills
  • Experience in HTML5 and JavaScript libraries like jQuery, ExtJS etc.
  • Experience in Java frameworks like Spring MVC, ORM frameworks like Hibernate etc. is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of SDLC (Agile development a plus)
  • Ability to be nimble and thorough when dealing with ad hoc client requests
  • Ability to think ahead and proactively propose longer term solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of working with other teams both technical and non-technical
  • Very good communication skills

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • JAVA
  • HTML5, JavaScript
  • JavaScript Libraries ExtJS, JQuery
  • SQL
  • Unix/Linux
  • Java frameworks Spring MVC, Spring Hibernate etc.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and 5+ years relevant experience.

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

 

Information Security 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. 

Picture yourself as an Information Security Analyst on a high-caliber team responsible for information security and contingency planning for a publicly-traded Financial Services firm. The Information Security 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 Information Security 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.

Campus RecruiterNew 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. 

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.

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.

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.

FIX Onboarding CoordinatorNew York

The Onboarding Specialist will coordinate FIX connection enablement with ITG Net’s internal and external customers to enable electronic trading connectivity.  They will interact with ITG’s external (Brokers, Institutional Buy Side & Hedge Fund clients) and internal clients (Account Executives, Implementation Consultants).  These clients have a variety of roles, all of which relate to using or supporting electronic trading connectivity.  This Onboarding Specialist will be responsible for managing client requests for electronic trading connectivity between these clients as well as selling ITG Net services to new Broker clients and identifying cross-selling opportunities of ITG products and services.  The Onboarding Specialist will be a point of contact for clients to discuss electronic trading functionality of the various ITG software products and routing capabilities. Additionally they will manage networking requests from clients and will coordinate them with telecom and networking vendors as well as the client themselves.

  • Interface with internal and external partners, including but not limited to brokers, institutional buy side clients, hedge fund clients, accounts executives, implementation consultants and vendors
  • Serve as liaison between Buy-Side, Sell-Side, Software Providers and the firm to discuss electronic trading functionality of ITG software products and routing capabilities
  • Maintain advanced technical understanding and identify technical support activities for electronic trading connectivity products.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in electronic trading; execution management, trading systems
  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow client relationships, internally and externally
  • Understanding of the FIX protocol and experience working with FIX messaging
  • Self-starter with ability to produce results aligned with business objectives
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external parties
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple parallel projects

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience

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

Sr. Software Engineer – C#Culver City

POSITION SUMMARY:

The incumbent will be a senior technologist, involved in the ongoing development and enhancements of Equities Cash and Fixed Income trading platform includes front-end and server side subsystems. Core skills are object-oriented design and experience developing component-based/distributed software systems using C#/WPF/Silverlight on Windows.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, design, develop, code, test, debug, provide beta support and implement software programs across multiple platforms.
  • Perform highly detailed analysis, design, programming, and unit/integration testing of complex subsystems and modules.
  • Design and build high-quality applications and components using Agile development methods.
  • Perform complex product design activities on applications software which may require extensive research and analysis.
  • Investigate repercussions to entire product i.e., implications of changes, design, analysis of changes and accurate estimates of effort.
  • Develop a scope of work project plan with deliverables, action items, tasks, dates, timelines, responsibilities, dependencies and status.
  • Apply all phases of software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, analysis, design, build, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Solve highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects, and provide consultative support to team members.
  • Coordinate with other technology leads to ensure a consistent design and compatibility with all interfacing products.
  • Participate in recommending new technologies and next generation features.
  • Be a team player, effective communicator with various teams. Be a quick learner and contributor.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • General desire for technical excellence
  • Knowledge of equity markets and trading systems is highly desired
  • Fixed Income experience is desired
  • Experience with EU, APAC and Canadian equities trading systems is a plus
  • Proven knowledge of object oriented programming and advanced programming languages
  • Proven understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance
  • Previous experience with enterprise production environments, including understanding of operational support issues
  • Proven technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and design at multiple product levels
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while adapting quickly to rapidly changing priorities

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • WPF
  • C#
  • .NET
  • High performance GUI
  • Multithreading
  • TCP/IP
  • Windows OS
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Service Oriented Architectures

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Or

  • M.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • 3 + years experience in Software Engineering role

 

 

Systems Support IINew 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 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • 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

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Basic Windows Server Scripting
  • Basic SQL
  • Basic UNIX
  • Outlook
  • 2 + years of relevant experience
  • B.S Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or equivalent technical discipline
  • 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 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.

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.

Financial Engineering – Software DeveloperBoston

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.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-3 years of hands on experience in software development in Unix environment.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Shell/Perl).
  • Knowledge of C/C++ is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SQL 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 degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information systems or related disciplines.

 

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.

FX Electronic Trading DeskNew York

The FX Electronic Trading Desk is strategically involved in the sales trading efforts for all FX execution-related products at ITG – algorithmic trading strategies, DMA products, block crossing systems and execution management tools.  The role includes duties that pertain to the entire trading life-cycle from pre-trade implementation to post-trade analytics and settlement.  The incumbent is responsible for selling and monitoring ITG’s FX execution products, advising clients on usage, behavior of our algorithms and execution tools, post-trade analysis and troubleshooting.

The Electronic Trading Desk offers trading expertise to deliver flexible solutions that help our clients leverage change, mitigate risk, and navigate the complexities of global markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Electronic trading coverage for our self-directed trading clients
  • Client coverage, advice and communication on market structure and the electronic trading space
  • Troubleshoot trading algorithms, determine source of problems, and identify solutions for internal and external clients, using technical and analytical expertise and knowledge of systems
  • Work orders on behalf of customers
  • Manage any risk associated with order performance
  • Develop client relationships and grow trading-related revenues
  • Categorize, prioritize and resolve software application issues dealing with all levels of order routing
  • Interface with external business and technical partners
  • Conducting product demonstrations of our trading products and services and going on sales calls
  • Interpret client requests and customize solutions to meet client trading objectives
  • Proactively seek ways to provide better service both tactically and strategically
  • Reconcile positions and credit utilization figures with our FX Prime Broker
  • Convert non-USD P/L to USD on a daily basis

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Monitor algorithm performance and behavior
  • 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.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of each layer of a software and overall order flow within the systems
  • Technical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

 

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Proven knowledge of global FX markets and FX execution
  • Algorithmic execution and support
  • Experience with single bank and multi dealer FX execution platforms
  • Experience executing FX trades on behalf of customers
  • Understanding of settlement risk and funding concerns
  • Exposure to back / middle office operations
  • Experience working with a FXPB
  • Product/Project management skills specifically with respect to FIX API integrations
  • Technical Knowledge of Systems Infrastructure and Routing Architecture
  • 2-3 yrs client facing FX Prime Brokerage or FX electronic trading experience
  • Bachelors degree
  • FIX protocol

 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include FX Electronic Trading Desk in the subject line.

 

Senior Quantitative Researcher / DeveloperBoston

About the company:  ITG is an independent research brokerage firm providing advanced equity trading technologies to institutional managers and hedge funds. Our tools for trade execution and analysis enable clients to access liquidity, measure traders’ performance, lower transaction costs, and streamline the trading process. From offices around the globe, we work to fulfill each client’s individual set of trading goals and needs. Our industry specialists partner with clients to bring all of our products, technologies and expertise together to provide flexible, comprehensive solutions.

Position Description: Working in a strong team which builds and implements statistical models for equity, futures, FX and fixed income markets. The position assumes conducting research, development and maintenance of mathematical/statistical models that can be used in the trading process, for post-trade analysis, and for pre-trade analysis. These models are utilized as trading tools or to assess the performance of institutional clients through peer group comparison, performance analytics and cost attribution. Special focus will be on statistical analysis of empirical execution data to help improve trading strategies and investment returns. This will include market impact research, identification of pre- and post-trade transaction cost factors, and evaluation of algorithmic strategies.

Responsibilities of the senior researcher include:

  • working closely with the entire financial engineering group to conduct formal quantitative analyses from the research question formulation to presentation of outcomes, typically including written summaries and/or business recommendations;
  • maintenance and support of existing models and products;
  • in-depth development of models and processes;
  • effectively documenting use cases, requirements and architectural specifications;
  • apply statistical, mathematical, and market microstructure theory to conduct investment and trading related research, including data collection, statistical modeling and interpretation, and implementation;
  • identifying issues and areas in need of statistical analysis and/or enhancements of computational algorithms.
  • formal modeling of risk, return, and trading cost profiles for equities and other asset classes;
  • leverage information design concepts and principles to create compelling and effective charts, tables, presentations and other visuals that convey analytical results clearly and effectively;
  • project-specific guidance to other team members in performing analyses;

 

Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • 3-5+ year experience in Finance or related industry
  • Ph.D. or M.S. in a quantitative field (e.g. applied mathematics, physics, computer science, or economics).
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of time series analysis, market microstructure and financial econometrics.
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and R.
  • Knowledge of applied statistics and probability theory.
  • In depth knowledge of algorithms and data structures and object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Demonstration of strong ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Familiarity with UNIX environment and general UNIX tools.
  • A strong desire to develop and integrate quantitative skills within the required scope of designing and implementing analytic solutions.
  • Ability to translate research into usable, value-added tools and information.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics and concepts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages preferred.
  • Familiarity with SQL or other databases desired.
  • Highly self-disciplined, detail- and results-oriented.

 

Network Engineer (Consultant)New York

Opportunities in ITG’s Technology Organization:

This position is for a Network Engineer that will join a fast-paced, global solutions and support environment. The Network Engineering and operations group is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing our Network infrastructure. The role will be both engineering-focused and strategic, while working with different technology teams to deliver core business initiatives.

Technologies in our infrastructure span across many aspects of engineering and service delivery in areas such as LAN/WAN, Network Security, Application Directors/Load Balancing, High-speed networks, Web & Cloud computing.

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:

  • A hands-on valued team member to work with both internal (Windows, Web, Desktop, Market Data, Telecom, Unix, Development, Application support) and external facing clients.
  • Interact with different business units and product development teams with direct interaction and support of new products being developed at ITG.
  • Client connectivity and client support with an emphasis on infrastructure provisioning for daily operations.
  •  Follow industry standards and research to assist with making technical decisions and improvements to maintain technology advancement.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 10+ years of hand on experience building and maintaining Financial networks (including Low Latency networks)
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS, Cisco Nexus, Arista EOS, F5, Cisco ASA
  • Extensive experience with multicast, market data exchange, routing protocols, and network security best practices
  • Network expert with performance analysis, packet captures, and network monitoring
  • Experience with scripting and programming experience in any of the following: C++, Java, MySQL, Perl, Python, SQL, Unix
  • Demonstrated understanding of general programming, scripting and database management.
  • Knowledge of financial markets

Requirements:

  • University degree in Engineering, Computer science, or similar field, with at least 10+ years of industry experience.
  • Excellent customer service and team oriented who takes a personal initiative in their work
  • Creative problem solving skills and strong communication skills
  • Financial industry experience
  • IT Project Management experience
  • Ability to work off hours when required for production related maintenance or troubleshooting

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Network Engineer (Consultant) 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.

Equity Sales: Posit Alert CoverageNew York

We are looking for an experienced and energetic person to join our US POSIT Alert coverage team in New York.  The hire will be heavily involved in launching, monitoring and supporting ITG’s POSIT Alert trading platform for equity block crossing.  The hire will source, develop, and maintain client relationships in connection with POSIT Alert activity.  Travel will be required to visit clients’ through-out the US.  Excellent communication skills and a high level of comfort with trading technology are required; a thorough understanding of US equity market structure is preferred.

Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development and management of client relationships while meeting and exceeding revenue projections for POSIT Alert.
  • Work with clients to understand needs, bring feedback to the POSIT Alert product development team, and thereby drive customer usage of POSIT Alert.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and respond to situations impacting POSIT Alert customers.
  • Attend client meetings to develop deep relationships with large, sophisticated global money managers.
  • Work closely with the Electronic Sales team to provide timely and competitive coverage for our POSIT Alert clients.
  • Train customers on new products and enhancements.
  • Build understanding of the products, sales, and marketing activities of ITG’s competitors.
  • Handle extremely confidential information with tact and discretion.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Fluent in equity US equity (cash products) market structure.
  • Knowledge of institutional trading on electronic platforms.
  • Familiarity with post-trade processing cycle.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, competitive environment.
  • Driven, goal-oriented, and focused on success.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 3-7 years of experience in equity products and trading or targeted experience in electronic sales
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Required Certifications: 7, 63 & 55

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume to Careers@itg.com and include Equity Sales: Posit Alert Coverage in the subject line.

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

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.

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.