E-Trading STP Implementation Specialist, Fixed Income - Bloomberg Financial Solutions

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San Francisco, CA

Posted May 24, 2023 - Requisition No. 116473

Bloomberg is a global leader in business and financial information, news and insight, and we use innovative technology to deliver trusted data and bring transparency to the financial markets. Our customers around the globe rely on us for the information and tools they need to make critical investment decisions and remain connected across all sides of the financial community. And, to ensure the best experience for our 20,000+ employees across 176 offices globally, we provide the spaces and systems that allow our teams to work together with agility, productivity and collaboration, no matter where they are.

The Bloomberg Financial Solutions department of 5,000+ employees is at the forefront of ensuring success for our customers and employees alike. Our team comprises several key pillars: sales, service, operations, culture and brand. As a department, we are united by a common goal: We create meaningful relationships with clients by understanding their needs and delivering exceptional end-to-end support from sales and implementation, through their ongoing relationship with Bloomberg.

The Opportunity:

The world's market leaders in Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities rely upon Bloomberg for transparent data, powerful analytics, and seamless execution. Our market-leading E-Trading Venues and Order Routing Network help our customers to discover value, trade, and report with total confidence.

We provide guidance to Buy-side customers to integrate their Order and Execution Management Systems with Bloomberg via FIX to stage orders and route them to various dealers for execution.

We provide guidance to Sell-side dealers and brokers to integrate their pricing and trading engines with Bloomberg via FIX to stream prices & complete real time trade negotiation.

For post-trade, we also provide guidance to customers who integrate to our FIX & SFTP-based workflows for trade reconciliation, allocation, matching, derivative clearing, and trade reporting.

What's the role?

As a member of the e-trading implementation team, specializing in Fixed Income, you will have responsibility for technical presales as well as project management delivery. You will deal with both buy-side and sell-side implementations covering all Rates and Credit electronic trading. You'll ensure that customer’s e-trading and post-trade initiatives are delivered efficiently and on time. You will need to be able to actively identify risks and dependencies throughout the process. You will support our sales force, partner with various teams internally, and deal directly with our clients on a regular basis. You’ll demonstrate deep product knowledge and understanding of the listed communities, technology, operational workflow, and trading activities.

You’ll be comfortable in a rapidly changing environment, have a dedicated approach to solving problems, and will not shy away from challenges. You will provide account coverage for the sell-side, and locational coverage for the buy-side, and lead relevant third-party vendor relationships.

The projects you will be part of will involve a multitude of proprietary and third-party systems primarily focused on the Fixed Income market as well as a wide range of security types including:

  • Fixed Income (FIT): Bonds, Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, Repo, Mortgages, Emerging -Markets, Money Markets, and MUNIs

We'll trust you to:

  • You will provide pre-sales advice to buy-side and sell-side customers to identify the e-trading and post-trade workflow solution that best meets their business needs
  • Qualify and lead implementation projects
  • You will ensure that the dealer and the customer’s e-trading and post-trade initiatives are delivered expertly and on time
  • Be a great partner with OMS and EMS vendors
  • Continue to develop your knowledge of E-trading platforms and markets to identify system issues and opportunities and propose product improvements and workflow efficiencies
  • You will work closely with Sales and Account management, Product, Engineering, and Production Support.

You’ll need to have:

  • Good Knowledge of financial products across the Fixed Income markets
  • Consistent track record of delivering E-Trading and Post Trade projects
  • Prior technical experience in trading system implementations, EMS and OMS
  • Good knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Customer-focused attitude with an ability to foster relationships with internal and external partners-Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in demanding situations and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills 

We'd love to see:

  • Regulatory knowledge in MiFID2, SEF and EMIR-Prior knowledge of Bloomberg platforms in Global Markets
  • Language skills (Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus)

What’s It Like To Work Here?

We work hard. We are ambitious and set ourselves tough business goals. We are a meritocracy where everyone has a voice - not a job title. Working with people you trust, respect, and can collaborate with is more important than titles or position. Things move fast, and we want people who will enjoy working in this environment and feed off the energy. But it isn’t all about work. Giving back is one of our core values, and there are many ways to get involved in philanthropic initiatives from helping local school kids with their reading to helping clean up local parks and waterways.
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Does This Sound Like You?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are. 

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Salary Range: 120,000 - 175,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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