Sr. Technical Consultant (Allegro) – 6303

Client Services, Full-time, Houston, TX
The ION Corporates Professional Services Team is a global group of experienced Functional, Technical and Project Management consulting professionals who collaborate closely with all areas of the organization, and our clients.

Senior Technical Allegro Consultants are responsible for designing, coding, testing and implementing product customization and interfaces while mentoring other team members.  This is a customer facing position and travel is required (post pandemic), therefore we are flexible on geographic location in the contiguous United States.

Your Roles and Responsibilities

  • Present the project’s technical solution to client representatives.
  • Support client training services.
  • Consult with client’s technology users to determine technical requirements to be addressed by Allegro.
  • Provide guidance to Technical Consultants.
  • Follow ION documentation standards and resolution process flow for all deliverables.
  • Keep Line Manager and Project Manager(s) informed regarding the status of assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintain full chargeability on client account(s) as assigned.
  • On-site consultants may be required to travel to the customer site to work on projects as needed - up to 80% post-COVID
  • Provide technology and infrastructure advice, design, analysis, custom code development, and troubleshooting in the discovery workshop, design, configuration, testing, and production support of Allegro for the client’s business needs.
  • Participate in and support the architectural design decisions regarding interfaces between Allegro and other systems, as well as the technical approach for custom scripts and reports, and gain the client’s confidence in the recommended approach.
  • Support and adhere to implementation best practices in one or more technical development areas of Allegro in all technical design, specifications, custom coding, and testing deliverables.
  • Assume hands-on project implementation duties (design, configuration, coding, deployment, testing) in all phases of an ION implementation, reporting to the Project/Account Manager.
  • Gather and document technical requirements, code specifications, test plans/results, and any other deliverables required by the project as determined by the Project/Account Manager or Principal Technical Consultant.
  • Support client training services in custom development technologies.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a directly related IT field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Software Design and Development and/or deployment.
  • Minimum 7 years direct experience working with Allegro in designing, coding, configuring, testing, and debugging reports, plugins, and interfaces for RightAngle in client environments.
  • Experience working with at least one object-oriented languages such as C# .NET, Java, C++.
  • Experience in the commodities field or working with an ETRM/ or CTRM system.
  • Experience with MS SQL or Oracle is required.
  • Experience working with Integrated Development environments such as Visual Studio.
  • Experience with .Net windows forms
  • Experience with source control and continuous integration tools (GIT, TFS, Confluence, Bamboo) and issue tracking systems (Jira) is required.
  • SCRUM/Agile/Waterfall development methodology experience preferred.
  • Experience in designing, configuring, and troubleshooting installations of enterprise software in client environments.
  • Experience in Interface design and implementation following standard integration patterns.
  • Advanced networking, distributed networks knowledge
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating systems and security architecture
  • Experience with industry standard performance monitoring tools
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies (Azure and AWS)
  • Experienced and skilled user of office productivity tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Project Server.
  • Experience writing technical specifications.
  • Strong understanding of relational database concepts.
  • Strong Object-Oriented Skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, independent, resourceful and one who is capable of being objective and giving/taking constructive feedback.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • For on-site consultants, ability to work onsite at client locations as needed - up to 80% post-COVID
  • Ability to deliver with little to no guidance from manager. 
 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.



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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