Senior Technical Architect – FX EMS / OMS

Senior Technical Architect – FX EMS/OMS – Canary Wharf – SIX FIGURE Base salary plus 20% bonus

Fantastic opportunity to help our client in defining the next generation of their FX buy-side EMS/OMS capabilities

You will join a global highly skilled architecture team to help bring about a wide reaching evolution in EMS/OMS capability.

Job Responsibilities

· Hands-on Technical Architect working closely with the Business and agile development teams to define EMS/OMS architecture.

· Subject matter expert responsible for EMS/OMS vendor assessment.

· Align Trading Architecture with the wider Enterprise Architecture and Business vision

· Understand and review current system architecture

· Define the glide path from current state to target architecture

· Ensure the open platform architecture remains secure

· Drive the highest levels of quality and service

· Promote enterprise wide reuse of technology components

· Track industry trends and ensure new system designs exploit enabling technologies

· Maintain strong working relationships and ensure design patterns and best practices are communicated to and effectively adopted by development teams

· Be accountable to ensure all strategic code development adheres to architecture design and guidelines

· Communicate and win support from senior stakeholders for business-impacting technology decisions

· Collaborate with development, QA, Application support and Infrastructure managers to improve the operational efficiency of the organization.

· Selection of technology vendors and commercial negotiation.

Required Skills

· Deep Architecture expertise in FX EMS/OMS technologies, ideally from a vendor: Order mgmt, Position mgmt, Execution Mgmt, SOR, GUI technologies, Workflow, RFQ, RFS, Liquidity Provider connectivity and adapters, Risk Mgmt inc. Trading Controls, Post trade/STP, Analytics and reporting, Reference Data.

· High performance and low latency/jitter messaging infrastructures

· Good understanding of FIX data/message modelling and FIX infrastructure management

· Low Latency Trading Systems Architecture including Software, Bus, Caching and Database technologies.

· Experienced at striking the balance between architectural vision and near term delivery

· Design and architecture of systems and software components

· Demonstrated track record architecting systems for quality, availability, supportability, scalability, extensibility and security

· Experience in Cloud technologies particularly AWS, HTML5/JS, Docker, Kubernetes, databases, serverless.

· Information security architecture and secure software development and tooling.

· Network Architecture

· Agile development methodologies and DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and associated tooling, Jira


· AWS Certified Solutions Architect

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent experience

· A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in financial services

Senior Technical Architect – FX EMS/OMS – Canary Wharf – SIX FIGURE base salary plus 20% bonus

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Job Information

Job Reference: TSFXEMSOMS
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: City of London
Job Types: Permanent

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