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affinityexchange


Total Posts: 2
Joined: May 2017
 
Posted: 2017-05-26 18:34
Position Description: Technology Analyst
Location: New York, NY or Dallas, TX preferred. For right skill sets, we will consider other USA locations. Up to 25% travel may be necessary.
Position Type: Full Time

Why you would like to be a part of our team:
•Imagine being part of an exciting journey that brings a new tradeable asset class in the marketplace unlocking a trillion dollars’ worth of captive value in loyalty currencies today, which represent the largest non-sovereign bullion in the world.
•Be part of a talented, global and multi-cultural team who will constantly challenge you.
•Thrive in an open culture where we openly share our results and where your input is truly valued.
•We work hard but also have a lot of fun while we are at it!
•Enjoy a great office location in our shared space in New York. We will have a great environment for you to work in and grow the team. However, if your home or town is more hip, we do not mind you digitally connected.
•Utilize all your talents. Not just the ones written in your job description.
•We welcome all of you at work. We do not want you to leave your personality at the door.

Your Role:
At the beginning, you will be primarily responsible for testing and making Affinity Capital Exchange (ACE) trading platform operationally ready. The trading platform is powered by Nasdaq X-stream. The trading platform needs to be functionally tested to ensure efficient trade execution and processing of a broad range of securities based on trading rules. Based on the functional and nonfunctional specifications, you will write test plans and test cases to test and validate the results of different trading related functions (order types, duration, attributes, actions, etc.) You will work with the quality assurance team to ensure that the trading platform is operating as designed and configured.

The role will further expand into assessing and driving requirements for other technology projects within ACE like integrating various client interfaces, third party data services, and member portal. The role will get more involved on defining an end-to-end business process driven by technology requirements, information flow and data requirements and that satisfies the need of various stakeholders. The analyst will help the CTO make strategic decisions on what functionality belongs inside what systems.

Key Responsibilities:
•Review business requirements and design study documents
•Define, analyze and scope the needs of various technology projects
•Create, analyze, and validate detailed functional specifications
•Perform requirements gathering from various stakeholders and create estimates
•Facilitate design sessions with technology providers to define the solution
•Deliver elements of systems design, including data migration rules, business rules, wireframes, or other detailed deliverable.

Qualifications
Minimum qualifications:
•BS/MS degree or equivalent practical experience.
•At least 5 years of Technical Analyst experience.
•Experience in testing various trading functions on trading platforms and financial application tools
•Experience in understanding functional and non-functional specifications and ability to create test scenarios, test plans, and test cases around different trading scenarios.

Preferred qualifications:
•Knowledge of NASDAQ X-Stream trading platform.
•Good understanding of different security types traded on a financial exchange (NYSE, NASDAQ, etc.) e.g. - equity, bonds, commodities, options, etc.
•Linux proficiency (command lines, vi, etc.) and understanding Windows test environments (software installation, database set up, connections)
•Knowledge on PostGre SQL and Unix

Does this sound like you? If yes, we want to hear from you:
•Confident, reliable, highly motivated self-starter who can work calmly and effectively under pressure.
•Excellent organizational, technical, analytical, and problem solving skills.
•Self-starter - able to come up to speed on complex, difficult concepts with minimal assistance.
•Ability to thrive and work in a non-structured work environment and be innovative.
•Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions.
•Proactive and initiative-taking mindset

About Affinity Capital Exchange
Affinity Capital Exchange (ACE www.afcx.co) is the world’s first institutional trading exchange for Points-Backed Securities™ in a very large and increasingly expanding Loyalty market. It plans to deliver improved economics to loyalty players such as airlines, hotels, banks, and financial customers including speed of trading, price discovery, liquidity and risk management. ACE is looking for bright, organized, energetic and dependable people for this position driven by a common company goal: to help us accomplish great things.

Maggette


Total Posts: 964
Joined: Jun 2007
 
Posted: 2017-05-26 20:10
Please please, let me be the phorum ethics gestapo😉
Welcome to NP.

In general job offerings should be posted in the jobs section.

You should write to the phorum admins to be able to post there

Interesting project, hope you find a fitting candidate...

Ich kam hierher und sah dich und deine Leute lächeln, und sagte mir: Maggette, scheiss auf den small talk, lass lieber deine Fäuste sprechen...

affinityexchange


Total Posts: 2
Joined: May 2017
 
Posted: 2017-05-30 06:46
we wanted to but the last job posted in the job section was in 2015. Is the job phorum still alive? Pls confirm if this is correct? Plus we did not get a response from the phorum admin - reactor dot safety at nuclearphynance dot com.

Thanks.
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