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Tech Lead – Commodities

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New York NY

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Job ID: EB-2113450380
Category: Commodities Technology & Trading
Location: New York, NY


Commodities Fund – NYC – Tech Lead – Commodities position in front office trading team

Education and professional experience

• University degree with top grades
• Minimum of a bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering or like fields of study
• Minimum 3 years of experience as a programmer/developer
• Preferred: Minimum 3 years of professional experience within the IT Department of a trading and sales business in the Commodities Services Industry (Energy preferred)

Professional areas of expertise and other competencies

• Minimum 3 years of experience with Python. Any other modern OOP language will be considered.
• Understanding of ETRM/CTRM Systems
• Knowledge of US Energy markets specifically power and natural gas businesses
• Knowledge of commodity lifecycles
• Experience with exchange trading systems
• Experience with ICE trading and eConfirm systems
• Object Database knowledge for instance Mongo DB
• Relational Database knowledge for instance Postgres, SQL Server
• AWS or any cloud infrastructure experience a plus
• GIT for source code management

Other skills

• Languages: English
• Communication skills to be able to act as a bridge between Traders, Quants and Tech
• Able to understand the needs of various functions such as Trading, Origination, Quant, Legal
• Strong analytical skills for fast problem solving, innovative and solution focused
• Ability to anticipate potential risks and identify control gaps, along with proposing solutions to eliminate such risks

Main tasks

• Development, implementation and maintenance of software solutions for growing business
 Front, middle and back office technological ETRM needs
• Develop, extend, and support all technical aspects of Beacon ETRM. Subsystems, including:
 Invoicing
 Market data analytics and monitoring tool suite
 Real time risk monitor
 Confirms (Paper and eConfirm)
 Inventory management
 Var systems
 Maintenance of 3rd party data
 User account management
 EOD batch process
 Unit tests
 Amazon Web Services account
 Deal life-cycling
 Reconciliation processes to ensure system data integrity
• Manage, support and enhance interfaces with 3rd party systems including:
 Automated feeds from exchanges
 Risk and credit systems of Swiss parent
 Power scheduling with 3rd party scheduling systems and ISOs:
 Regulatory Reporting Systems
 Trade compliance monitoring system

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