FIX Analyst

City of London
£55000 - £65000 per annum
10 Apr 2013
08 May 2013
Natasha Vouckelatou
Full Time

VeriFIX, FIX Analyst, FIX protocol variations, FIX Servers, Order Management Systems

A City based Financial Software Vendor is looking for a FIX Analyst. The successful candidate will have client facing skills, an understanding of the software delivery lifecycle specific to capital markets, relevant experience with FIX and FIX integration systems, as well as an understanding of general consultative approach. PREFERENCE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH HANDS ON VERIFIX EXPERIENCE.


  • VeriFIX implementations: building and executing automation for FIX testing and certification processes.
  • Translating business requirements into technical quality assurance test cases, and creating, executing, and tracking test cases (including test plans and regression tests) based on use case definitions. Identifying and recommending technology efficiencies and solutions which may include process redesign and automation tool recommendations.
  • Building requirements and specifications to meet business and trading flow needs of our clients
  • Developing and recommending solutions across full lifecycle delivery: analysis, design, development, testing and deployment.

Desired Skills & Experience

Technology Experience

  • Experience with VeriFIX automated testing tool for either FIX or custom protocols.
  • Experience coordinating software testing efforts and communicating issues and status to management.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, automated analysis, QA cycle and modeling tools desired.
  • Experience with relational databases like Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2.

Industry Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of the Capital Markets industry segment, specifically around electronic trading
  • Prior FIX messaging protocol experience with version 4.x-5.x
  • Familiarity with FIX protocol variations, FIX Servers, and Order Management System concepts

This is a permanent role based in central London paying a base salary of up to £65000. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit an updated CV.

VeriFIX, FIX Analyst, FIX protocol variations, FIX Servers, Order Management Systems

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