Senior Functional Consultant (Global Trading)
Sandton, ZA
3d ago

Position Responsibilities / Requirements

We are currently seeking candidates with a keen interest both in the financial markets and in software for trading and risk management.

You should have a degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Risk Management or Business Sciences and a minimum of 7 years of experience in the financial sector, software industry or in a financial software technical support environment.

Substantial Financial Markets knowledge and experience is a pre-requisite.

Preferably, you should also have :

  • On-site experience from working in a hands-on role in financial software implementation and / or software upgrade projects.
  • Front Arena or similar trading and risk management software experience
  • Suitable candidates for this position will show :

  • Experience of system implementations and project life cycles.
  • Working understanding of Capital Markets instruments both listed and OTC
  • Experience in multiple asset classes front to back
  • Problem-solving skills, willingness for hands-on work and knowledge striving
  • Structure, organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • A genuine interest to stay abreast of changes in the financial markets and its players
  • Stress tolerance, service-mindedness and teamwork orientation
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Negotiation skills and an ability to handle customer relations in a professional way
  • Ability to interact with people at different levels within an organization
  • Ability to lead workstreams, delegate tasks and manage project risks
  • In line with the Company’s Employment Equity targets and Transformation goals, preference will be given to candidates from the Designated Groups

    FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-

    keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe.

    FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

    FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients.

    For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the FIS Online Privacy Notice.

    FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    The EEO is the Law poster is available here and here

    For positions located in the US, the conditions below apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer : In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position.

    However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation.

    All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

    As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

    Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies.

    FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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