Cleared Derivatives Middle Office Product Manager

ION Markets, Full-time, London
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The Role:

XTP is ION’s flagship execution, clearing and settlement solutions, supporting the entire post trade processing cycle. The Cleared Derivatives product management is looking for a Product Manager to join the middle office team based in London. This role provides the opportunity to work closely with clients to add value to all aspects of the trade allocation and clearing lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Represent ION Cleared Derivatives products and services to customers, exchanges, and industry bodies through discussion, documentation, presentations and demonstrations
  • Working within the Product Management team, utilizing your industry experience you will assist in the front-to-back integration and functional evolution of ION’s Cleared Derivatives XTP offering with focus on the middle office (allocations and clearing).
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (Implementations, Product Managers, Development Managers and Delivery Management) to support delivery of XTP solutions
  • Translate business and technical requirements into clear user stories, including testing new functionality
  • Review and produce technical documentation
  • Support Delivery Management in customer onboarding and system integration
  • Support Account Management team in customer meetings and calls as a subject matter expert

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree educated
  • 10+ years working in the Cleared Derivatives financial technology sector
  • High-level knowledge of cleared derivatives front-to-back trade life cycle
  • Specific knowledge of cleared derivatives allocations and clearing workflows
  • Ability to analyze customers' business problems and specify business requirements
  • Experience writing product specifications, with a background in Product Management or Business Analysis
  • 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

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong technical awareness
  • Knowledge of vendor-based allocation and clearing solutions (e.g. FIS Clearvision, ION SEALS/XTP Clearing, ATEO Lisa, Fidessa CTAC Allocation module)
  • Experience writing product specifications, with a background in Product Management or Business Analysis
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.

ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group with 13,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe.

Our ever-expanding global footprint, cutting edge products, and over 40,000 customers worldwide provide an unparalleled career experience for those who share our vision.

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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