Bank Vontobel AG Zürich

Financial Engineer Electronic Trading

Investment Banking

For our Business Unit Transaction Banking within our Division Investment Banking we are looking for a Financial Engineer Electronic Trading.

Transaction Banking of Bank Vontobel AG offers banks, financial institutions and professional traders B2B services from one source. The partnership allows clients to further strengthen their offering by focusing on their core competencies and client-related, differentiating activities.
Vontobel's transaction banking can fulfill the need of procuring everything from one source. This reduces complexity in supply management and reduces costs further.

As a Financial Engineer Electronic Trading you will be responsible for the following Tasks:
  • Work on the most sophisticated electronic trading platform in Switzerland, consisting of Buy and Sell Side, connectivity, cross-asset OMS/EMS, Smart Order Router, Algo Engine and Analytics/TCA patform
  • Improve existing and build new benchmark-oriented and liquidity seeking execution algorithms for our internal and external Clients
  • In this hybrid role we expect you to be hands-on but also delegate required changes to the IT Team and track them accordingly
  • Be part of a small and agile cross-asset business team

Your competences are:
  • Knowledge about Equity trading is a must, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX strongly desired, any other asset class is beneficial
  • Experience in designing and developing or using of electronic trading strategies is a must
  • Flair for technical and structural understanding of markets, how they work, interact and operate
  • Programming skills (Scala/Java preferred, Python and SQL or any other advantageous)
  • Experience in Trading Infrastructure (Networking, Connectivity, Latency measurement methodologies)
  • Buy and Sell Side connectivity knowledge strongly desired (Exchange Protocols and FIX, RfQ principles, etc.)
  • Market Data and Vendor knowledge (e.g. QuantHouse, Algo Span, Vela-Tech, etc.)
  • Trader license and/or experience desirable
  • University degree or comparable
  • Languages: Excellent written and verbal English skills, German highly desirable, French advantageous
  • We look for a self-driven, responsible and enthusiastic Person

Mrs. Michèle Müller, Corporate Human Resources, +41 58 283 68 04

We are looking forward to your online application.