Connectivity Engineer – 7678

ION Markets, Full-time, Hong Kong
The Connectivity Engineer works part of a global operations team responsible for on-boarding and maintaining services for buy-sides / sell-sides on ION’s FIX Network at an application level. These buy-sides / sell-sides use both ION trading solutions as well as 3rd party OMS/EMS solutions. The engineer engages directly with clients and external vendors in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple requests from small daily tasks to larger multi-team projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To implement new application level connections between clients on the ION network
  • To analyze, implement and certify new client / services on the ION network using the FIX protocol
  • To liaise with clients, third party vendors, and internal teams regarding FIX-based projects
  • To offer 3rd line support to the ION Support department
  • Participates in the team shift patterns and assists with weekend work and out of hours escalation when required

Key Requirements - Required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong analytical approach to problem solving
  • Initiative, good attention to detail, and strong organizational skills
  • The ability to manage multiple projects at any one time, whilst prioritizing conflicting requirements
  • The ability to work as part of a team, whilst also assuming responsibility for your own work
  • The ability to follow detailed processes and procedures
  • Eagerness to learn new skills

Key Requirements - Desirable

  • Experience of interacting with internal and external clients in a confident manner
  • Experience with UNIX or Linux
  • Experience with SQL or other database management
  • Knowledge of the financial markets
General Information:
ION actively encourages career progression within the company, and the connectivity operations team is an excellent learning platform for many future roles.
The role holder will be expected to perform any other duties that may reasonably be asked of them.
This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the leading software specialists in the exciting global finance sector.

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