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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

Human Resources AnalystNew York

Description: Looking to launch your career within Human Resources? Look no further than ITG! We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented HR Analyst to join our team and play an integral role in supporting reporting, data analysis, key HR operational processes and special initiatives. As a first point of contact for employees, the candidate will use his or her excellent communication and client service skills to assist with employee inquiries and support to the Global HR team. The candidate will also play a role in supporting HR Systems and analyzing/ensuring the integrity of employee data.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a first point of contact for employee inquiries by staffing the HR support phone line and email inbox
  • Explain company policies, procedures, and benefits to employees. Escalate sensitive issues to HR Generalists/ Specialists, as needed
  • Assist with Benefits, HRIS, Compensation and Payroll processes
  • Maintain and administer HR systems such as Performance Management, Online Employee Self Service, Absence Tracking, etc.
  • Update and enter employee data changes in accordance with semi-monthly payroll schedule
  • Analyze data, streamline reporting and ensure data accuracy and integrity across all systems
  • Coordinate processes for on-boarding and off-boarding employees
  • Support annual HR program roll-outs and audits
  • Develop and streamline HR processes and practices

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team environment, handle multiple tasks and concurrent projects simultaneously, adapt quickly to changes
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with employees across levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail; strong drive for results
  • Desire to take ownership of projects and follow them through to completion
  • Excellent systems/data analysis skills including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resource Management or related discipline
  • Recent graduate with an interest in launching a successful career in Human Resources

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

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.

 

Project ManagerNew 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. 

Job Description:

The Project Manager will be responsible for implementing ITG EMS software for new clients.  The role will encompass all aspects of the technical setup, project management, and installation of the software applications.  The Project Manager will be the primary focal point for all communications, deadlines, and milestones pertaining to the implementations.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate between Sales, Platforms, OnBoarding, and the clients for all new client implementations.  The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for all ITG EMS implementation activity.
  • Track and manage all schedules, deadlines, and dates related to ITG EMS Implementations.
  • Create and manage reporting metrics around all ITG EMS Implementation activity for management.
  • Work effectively as part of a global team and build relationships with global GATE, Sales, OnBoarding, Platforms, and Support teams.
  • Responsible for managing Client EMS implementation from start to finish.  Project Manager will submit the request to the technical setup teams, test and validate once completed. In addition the candidate will manage and communicate updates throughout the process while completing reporting and metrics.

Qualifications:

  • Record of strong academic achievement, preferably in IT Management, Project Management, or Finance
  • Up to 2 years experience in a trading and trading support environment preferred.
  • Project Management experience; managing deadlines, customers, and schedules.
  • Tech savvy, preferably with work experience in an technical role
  • Strong client and relationship focus, prior external client facing experience an advantage
  • High level communication and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to build and develop  effective relationships with staff at all levels

Performance Indicators:

  • Success of products/projects under management (quality and timeliness of delivery)
  • Internal and external client satisfaction with respect to quality and timeliness of client implementations and issue resolution
  • Effective and clear communication to sales teams, GCS, PM and development
  • Self Confidence
  • Teamwork & Service attitude
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Concern for Accuracy and Detail
  • Commercial Focus & Achieving Results
  • Information Seeking – curious to learn new things

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 0 – 2 years of experience

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

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

Quantitative Associate, Research and DevelopmentNew 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. 

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

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

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

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

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Content Development, the individual will author:
  • Internally targeted content for print and digital mediums
  • Externally targeted content for: print mediums including, but not limited to brochures, offer cards, direct mail, invitations, contributed articles, white papers, posters, newsletters. Content for all digital properties including website, email, mobile, banners, social media, etc.

Responsibilities:

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

Additional Qualifications:

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

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

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.

QA Analyst – AlgosNew 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. 

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Electronic SalesSan Francisco

We are looking for an energetic person to join our US Electronic Sales team in New York. This person will help generate cross boarder equity sales with institutional investors by sourcing, developing, and maintaining client relationships. Position will frequently make phone calls to prospect for new clients and to provide support to existing clients. A thorough understanding of market structure, algorithmic strategies, trading technology, and trading analytics is required. Travel will be required to visit clients in the Tri-state area. Applicants must be familiar with electronic trading and automated execution technology. Excellent communication skills and computer skills required.

Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage client relationships while meeting and exceeding revenue projections
  • Assist with trading strategy idea generation and execution for clients- work to build a high level strategic relationship
  • Identify, troubleshoot and respond to situations impacting traders and/or exchanges
  • Monitor trading systems and exchange/venues
  • Attend client meetings and develop relationships with key clients of the desk
  • Develop personal book of business and solid buy-side relationships that will translate into expanding our coverage and revenue growth
  • Work closely with the sales teams to provide timely and competitive executions for our clients
  • Act as information resource, liaison and general problem-solver
  • Handle confidential information with tact and discretion

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast pace environment
  • Knowledge in Equity products
  • Driven and goal-oriented, focused on success
  • Demonstrated abilities in time management; including, managing multiple projects and meeting strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication and group presentation skills
  • Mathematical aptitude and skills
  • Proven experience working collaboratively, improving productivity, and implementing ideas

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

 

 

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

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.

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.

Senior Software EngineerChicago

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

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

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

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

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

Windows EngineerNew York

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

Core Responsibilities:

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

 

Specific Responsibilities:

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

Technical Skills and Experience:

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

Education and Qualifications:

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

Sybase Production DBANew York

Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Education:

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

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

Business Information Security AnalystNew York

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

Description/Responsibilities

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

Technical Qualifications/Required Skills

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

Non-Technical Qualifications/Required Skills

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

Education/Experience Requirements

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

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

Consulting ArchitectNew York

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

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

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Deep knowledge in

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

Working knowledge in:

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

Nice to know:

  • Trading related concepts
  • XML, XSL/XSLT

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Operations AssociateNew York

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements:

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

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

 

Technical Trading Support SpecialistBoston

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience 

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

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

Unix and Storage EngineerNew York

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

Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Skills:

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

Requirements:

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

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

QA Analyst – AnalyticsCulver City

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

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

 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Market Data Services AnalystNew York

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

Key Skills/Responsibilities:

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

Requirements

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

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

Quantitative Associate – Telecom Market ResearchNew York

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Quantitative Associate – Consumer Market ResearchNew York

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Hedge Fund Product SalesNew York

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

Description/ Responsibilities: 

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

Qualifications/Required Skills: 

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

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

QA AnalystCulver City

Description/ Responsibilities:

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Reporting Software EngineerNew York

Office Location: New York, NY

Description/ Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Director, Tax Compliance & ReportingNew York

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Basic Qualifications

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

Additional Qualifications

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

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

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

Electronic SalesNew York

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

Description/ Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

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

Systems Support INew York

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

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

Software Engineer II C++Boston

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

Financial Engineering.  Software Developer

Location:  Boston

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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

Software DeveloperBoston

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

Description/ Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

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

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

Quantitative Research DeveloperBoston

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

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

Responsibilities of the Quantitative Research Developer include:

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

 

Educational and Professional Requirements:

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

 

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

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

Trading Support Analyst – ETSNew York

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

Description/ Responsibilities:

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

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

QA AnalystNew York

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

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

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

Qualifications/Required Skills:

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

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

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

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