Lead Systems Analyst BuysideFX
BuysideFX is seeking a skilled Lead Systems Analyst to apply their business and technical skills to the development of a financial technologies software product. This is a technical position requiring the candidate to lead the delivery of a high quality trading solution by demonstrating strong leadership and project management skills across a team of software development professional in multiple locations. The domain is capital markets and FX trading, so previous familiarity with capital markets and trading software is a big plus.
Lead delivery of high quality business solutions by working with the business and Product Manager to scope and define technical solution.
Perform gap analysis between the business requirements and existing systems capabilities.
Develop and maintain systems analysis artifacts to prevent technical knowledge loss over time.
Work with the technology team to define how business requirements are best implemented in the evolving BuysideFX platform.
Demonstrate strong project management and leadership skills with the ability to handle multiple activities in a dynamic fast paced environment.
Lead and establish effective processes for productive partnership with developers in other offices.
Interact with professionals at all levels of the organization as needed, to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to improve the BuysideFX offering.
Work productively within a team of very talented software developers in a semi-virtual environment.
Contribute enthusiasm and creativity to help create awesomeness.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or directly related field.
Minimum of five years of hands-on design and development experience in commercial environments.
Previous experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing methodologies.
Previous experience as a software developer using Java, JDBC, JNDI, JMS, Web Development and other related technologies is a strong plus.
Intermediate level expertise with SQL, PostgreSQL and Excel.
Outstanding problem-solving skills with strong good mathematical acumen.
CFA or working towards CFA is a strong plus.
BuysideFX, with offices in Boston, London and Burlington Vermont, is an award winning start-up funded by Atlas Venture, Google Ventures, FreshTracks Capital, Boston Seed and the Vermont Seed Capital Fund. BuysideFX?s Currency Management Platform solves foreign exchange problems for institutional money managers. Both pre-trade workflow and execution have become fragmented and manually intensive for money managers today. Our philosophy of high touch client service and application customization helps us deliver tailored FX programs. BuysideFX delivers simple workflow and automation tools to the end-user, while providing sophisticated access to the changing landscape of liquidity. Our solution supports the entire lifecycle of the trade, whether you are deciding how best to hedge a position, maintain your accounts, or execute an FX trading strategy.
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