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Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. For more information, please visit the website.

Line of Business:

Financial Services

Position:

Murex Senior Lead

Project Description

About the Project

A Fortune 500 financial services firm focused on diversified financial markets. The company serves mid-sized commercial clients and its activities are divided into five functional areas: Commodity Trading and Risk Management Services for virtually every major Traded Commodity, Foreign Exchange, Securities, Clearing and Execution Services, and Global Payment services. The company has offices worldwide and is headquartered in New York City, New York.

Less than a year ago the company had completed a major re-platforming initiative to position itself for supporting growing business as well as expansion of new offering. In this effort, the company is currently working toward further adopting business lines onto the new platform, stabilizing platform operations, and expanding into to new features and functionality.

Technologies used

Murex; SQL; UNIX; JIRA; CRM; and possible other tools

Opportunities for you

Additional resources could be added during this engagement

Responsibilities

- Provide necessary advise and act as a point person to the client's RTB and CTB team's leadership
- Provide timely solution and guidance to senior stakeholders in effort to stabilize the platform, expand it usage, and to organize and strengthen existing PROD Support function(s)
- Be a hands-on Lead and assist various streams (...full capacity is to be determined)
- Organize and coordinate regular meetings with the technical teams and management, prepare the deck for the meetings, prepare documentation for the projects, build and maintain project planning (...when necessary), follow up with the different teams involved, provide guidance and raise/escalate risk, as well as communicate issues and alerts to management
- Help develop and see through Business requirements per given stream and according to Project needs and Management Objectives
- Manage day-to-day assignments of project tasks to team members to complete various deliverables, as well as deliver own tasks
- Act as an escalation point for the team
- Actively contribute to overall solutions as per project deliverables
- Prepare collateral and participate in Client show sessions of developed solutions
- Assist existing support group(s) in resolve client request or issues
- Perform various levels of testing for assigned deliverables as well as participate in formal release cycles (SIT/UAT)

Skills

Must

- Strong product knowledge in COM
- Strong understanding of Commodity Markets, Prime Brokerage, and overall Trading
- Strong experience in Trading and Risk Management systems
- Knowledge of IRD, CRD, EQD, FXD, FXMM would be a plus (NOT MANDATORY)

Must:
- 6+ (5-10rs) years experience with Murex covering multiple domains / modules' knowledge
- Strong Commodity knowledge
- 4+ years experience in financial markets role
- Must have strong personality, logical and analytical skills
- Be detailed-oriented, a quick learner and self-starter
- Must possess good verbal and written communication skills
- Must be able to speak with and defend ideas, results, and further suggestions with very senior stakeholders
- Must have strong organization skills
- Strong SQL, Unix, Sybase and Oracle skills

Nice to have

Nice-to-have:
- COM Accumulators (Experience)
- BS or higher degree in Finance, Mathematics or equivalent

Languages

  • English: Advanced/Fluent

Relocation package

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