At ION, the position of a Business Analyst/Product Manager - Latin American Markets goes well beyond the traditional role of producing specification documents. Rather, we seek to understand the client’s business objectives and to be a consulting partner in crafting business solutions using the Fidessa product suite. The Business Analyst/Product Manager must be comfortable meeting with head traders, senior managers, and technical personnel. The Business Analyst/Product Manager will work as a member of a small team. The successful applicant will exhibit superior ability with respect to intelligence, analytical thought (ability to analyze and logically organize information), communication skills (both written and oral), self-motivation, inquisitiveness, and attention to detail.
Own the regional roadmap for regulatory and strategic initiatives as well as the backlog of client enhancement requests
Specify business requirements and their solutions from a functional rather than technical perspective
Lead new regional initiatives, working closely with ION sales and development teams
Act as an SME (subject matter expert) on Latin American trading, collaborating with stock exchanges, regulators, partner vendors and both existing and prospective clients
Third line of support on production issues
Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:
3+ years working in Latin American equities and/or derivatives markets as a business analyst or product manager
Deep understanding of Latin American market structure
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: order management, algo trading, smart order routing, arbitrage, APIs, position keeping, trade reporting, regulatory compliance, market data, trade confirmation, lot-distributed allocations
Given the extensive interaction with local exchanges and clients, business-level Spanish and/or Portuguese is preferable.
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
•Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
•Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
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