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Technical Project Manager

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Projects & Change Management
Job Reference T9E/LSX/27811
Contact Lucy Salter
Date posted 12-01-2018

A Prestigious high frequency trading firm is looking for a technical Project Manager to join there Technical Implementation team. The Technical Project Manager will work with the global engineering and architecture teams and various external parties to maintain existing systems, strategically plan for growth as well as plan and deploy releases into production environments.

• Participate in both internal and external meetings, to understand and detail project requirements, so that these can be shared with the Systems, Operations, and trading teams.
• Engage, foster, and manage strong relationships with internal and external project resources
• Manage overall technical project schedules by developing and tracking project objectives, project milestones, resources, and timelines
• Generate and maintain accurate project documentation, primarily focusing on networking and systems requirements from both brokers and exchanges
• Facilitate the management of client expectations
• Meet with trading teams to understand their requirements, growth plans and discuss the firm's roadmap
• Contribute suggestions for new process and for improving existing processes
• Report and escalate to management as needed
• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify and minimize potential risks
• Project and task prioritization based on business needs

The ideal candidate will have:
• Understanding of networking and Systems concepts, IT infrastructure, Exchange colocation and low latency connectivity.
• Background in software development
• Experience with project managing trading software and exchange related changes
• Finance experience and familiarity with European Exchanges regulators and Brokers.
• Good knowledge of Linux
• Knowledgeable about IT infrastructure and data center environments
• Knowledgeable about application development cycles and pre go-live requirements

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