Cleared Derivatives (Front Office) Product Manager – 6854

Product Management, Full-time, London
The Role:

ION GTP is an industry leading comprehensive derivatives solution for the trading community. GTP is an integrated execution and order management sell-side system with innovative high, low and no-touch trading. GTP is the #1 Cleared Derivatives execution product on the market and we are growing the team and adding new innovations/functionality to this solution.
 
The Cleared Derivatives product team is looking for a Product Manager to work in the order management and execution space.  This role provides the opportunity to add value to all aspects of the trading platform and work closely with customers to deliver integrations with their systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Represent ION Cleared Derivatives products and services to customers through discussion, documentation, presentations and demonstration
Collaborate with stakeholders (Implementations, Product Managers, Development Managers and Delivery Management) to support delivery of GTP solutions
Translate business and technical requirements into clear user stories
Review and produce technical connectivity documentation
Support Delivery Management in customer on boarding and system integration
Support sales during sales process providing product demonstrations and assisting with responses to RFI’s/RFP’s
Support Account management in the scoping and analysis of enhancements and extensions to the product
Provide regular product and road map updates to the business sponsors 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

5+ years working in the financial technology sector as Product Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Technical Account Manager or an experienced Derivatives Trader
Understanding of the cleared derivatives market, especially exchange traded
Ability to analyse customers' business problems and specify business requirements
Excellent reporting, communication and written/oral presentation skills
Ability to communicate confidently and concisely using specialist business acumen
Comfort and resilience in multi-tasking
A self-starter who is an organized, detailed and proactive collaborator
Strong technical awareness and familiarity with exchange APIs
Strong presentation skills
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge of FIX protocol
Experience of working with APIs
Previous experience with the Fidessa GTP platform
Experience writing product specifications in a Product Management or Business Analysis context

About us:

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 over 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Represent ION Cleared Derivatives products and services to customers through discussion, documentation, presentations and demonstration
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (Implementations, Product Managers, Development Managers and Delivery Management) to support delivery of GTP solutions
  • Translate business and technical requirements into clear user stories
  • Review and produce technical connectivity documentation
  • Support Delivery Management in customer on boarding and system integration
  • Support sales during sales process providing product demonstrations and assisting with responses to RFI’s/RFP’s
  • Support Account management in the scoping and analysis of enhancements and extensions to the product
  • Provide regular product and road map updates to the business sponsors 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years working in the financial technology sector as Product Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Technical Account Manager or an experienced Derivatives Trader
  • Understanding of the cleared derivatives market, especially exchange traded
  • Ability to analyse customers' business problems and specify business requirements
  • Excellent reporting, communication and written/oral presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently and concisely using specialist business acumen
  • Comfort and resilience in multi-tasking
  • A self-starter who is an organized, detailed and proactive collaborator
  • Strong technical awareness and familiarity with exchange APIs
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Preferred
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Experience of working with APIs
  • Previous experience with the Fidessa GTP platform
  • Experience writing product specifications in a Product Management or Business Analysis context
ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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