Kforce Trade Support Analyst - Scripting / Development in Great Neck, New York

Kforce has a client seeking a Trade Support Analyst in Great Neck, New York (NY).Summary: They are seeking sharp and talented graduates to join our growing team working on firms' trading system; a highly customizable EMS product used by some of the largest investment banks and hedge funds in the world. The role presents an excellent opportunity to gain experience in dealing with high-profile clients, cutting-edge technology and the financial services industry.Essential Functions:

  • Will both support the firm's suite of software and interact with our clients to understand their needs, design technical solutions and implement them, alongside the firm's development team

  • Liaise with clients directly to define and understand business and workflow requirements

  • Act as primary technical contact to allocated clients for new requirements, support and project deliverables

  • Formulate business and workflow requirements into technical solutions

  • Use technical design and development skills to resolve complex problems across many different platforms

  • Work alongside developers throughout the firm to design, build, test, and deploy custom solutions

  • Implement and test new FX liquidity providers onto the firm's liquidity aggregation engine

  • Work with teams across the firm to continually improve the product, and drive future innovation

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in a numerate subject (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics)

  • Good communication skills - verbal and written

  • Ability to communicate confidently and concisely to both business and technical clients and colleagues

  • Shell-scripting, Python, Perl, Linux, Windows

  • Basic technical knowledge and a desire to improve in areas such as C , Java, SQL

  • Desire to learn both the business and technical aspects of the financial capital markets in which firms operates

  • Previous experience as a support analyst or in a client-facing role is a bonus

Benefits:

  • 401(k) plan

  • Gym Subsidy

  • Generous paid time off and additional sick days

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans

  • Supplemental life insurance

  • Widely recognized NYSE holidays

  • Employee Assistance Programs & work - life assistance

  • Exclusive service that provides members with access and discounts to a variety of entertainment offers

  • Annual corporate holiday party

  • Employee referral bonus scheme

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:110000.00Maximum Compensation:135000.00