Trading Systems Product Manager


Westport, CT

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 351 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

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Our client is a major investment management firm, currently looking for a Trading Systems Product Manager in the context of developing a next-generation electronic trading platform.

The Product Manager will be focused on:

  • Strategic planning, development and implementation of business needs and guidelines within the application platform
  • Partnering with the internal trading community to understand gaps, potential enhancements and trouble spots.
  • Understanding business problems and the underlying logic of the trading space
  • Producing high-quality documentation and taking ownership of producing the roadmap for the application’s development
  • Providing functional specs, process maps and UAT processes in order to drive and maximize business value
  • Approaching potential issues or bottlenecks proactively, balancing a non-negotiable drive for quality with a pragmatic timeline
  • Engaging with engineering and hardware systems in order to push for software releases functioning at their very best


  • A degree in technology or related field is a must
  • Tradingexperience is a must, whether in the OMS or Execution side
  • A strong understanding of trading workflows and market mechanics, including across diverse market class such as Foreign exchange, fixed income, commodities, etc.
  • A demonstrable history of project ownership and proactivity, a drive to be recognized as the best in your field.
  • Expert-knowledge of the SDLC – a knowledge of Agile is an advantage