Associate Director, Equity Technology Support

What is the opportunity?

As the Equity Technology Support, you will support Global Equity (GE) applications within the Sydney office, which include front to back office applications relating to the lifecycle of trade.

What will you do?

  • Support GE front to back office applications which relate to the lifecycle of a trade i.e. OMS, EMS, trades, settlement etc.
  • Proactively act on issues and works with development teams on resolving them in the short and long term
  • Participate in incident and problem management
  • Liaise directly with end users, global teams and vendors
  • Assist users with various technical or ad-hoc requests
  • Monitoring, trouble-shooting and status reporting
  • Proactively identify and implement improvements to the platform
  • Assist projects to operational stage through system integration, testing, deployment, localization and some programming type activities

What do you need to succeed?

Business Knowledge & Experience

  • Heavily focused in Cash Equities experience & Relevant Business SME Knowledge
  • Cash Equities and/or Equities Derivatives
  • Single Stock / High Touch
  • Portfolio Trading / Facilitation
  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Low Touch / No Touch Trading / ETF /Program Trading
  • Prime, Stock Borrow Loan
  • Real Time Position Risk Management
  • DMA and Cross Connect
  • Market Making
  • Exchanges and Private Dark Pool
  • Trade Booking and Settlement Flow Knowledge
  • Pre-trade regulatory checks
  • ASX and Other related markets knowledge
  • Aware of market convention and regulatory/compliance requirements







Key Application Knowledge

  • IRESS & FIDESSA is Key
  • FIX Routing
  • Order Management System
  • Execution Management System
  • Client Connectivity (UL Bridge)
•          Smart Order Router for multi-market liquidity

•          Quant Signals

•          Exchange Connectivity

•          Low Latency Deployment


Technology Skills

•          OS (Linux, Windows)

•          Scripting Language (Bash, Perl)

•          Database (SQL Server/Sybase or RDBMS) and Programming Language (Python)

•          Middle Ware (Solace & EMS)

•          FIX Protocol Messaging

•          Market Data (Bloomberg, Reuters, SR Labs Vela Trading)

•          Reference Data

•          Monitoring ITRS Geneos & Scheduling

•          Networks and Splunk Analysis

•          Wiki Confluence (Atlassian)

•          ITSM, HPSM, ServiceNow

•          Cisco F5 Load Balancer

Mgmt & Personal Leadership

•          Strong Communicator & Stake holder management

•          Clearly articulate   problems and options to fix

•          Project management and Coordination skills

•          Strong engagement skills and driven

•          Some staff management skills and with passion to mentor and impart knowledge

•          Passionate in business and creating community impact



What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with the business
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies