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GCOR Trade Surveillance Strategy Officer

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: GCOR Trade Surveillance Strategy Officer

LOB: Global Risk / GCOR Surveillance Strategy

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

An opportunity has become available for a GCOR Trade Surveillance Strategy Officer to join the GCOR Surveillance Strategy team in the London office. GCOR Surveillance Strategy is a global team led by Victor Brosokas from NYC and the successful candidate will be joining the team of 3 in London. The role will offer exposure to front line units, GCOR management, senior EIT management and external vendors whilst working on a number of high profile improvement initiatives across a number of different regions.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution of regular and fundamental reviews of the firm’s trade surveillance processes and procedures and implement changes where necessary

  • Help to drive the firm’s trade surveillance change program

  • Assist with the monitoring of current technology developments in trade surveillance and promote best practice initiatives

  • Assist with monitoring potential market abuse cases to provide advice and guidance on best practice as well as highlighting issues for policy or procedural change

  • Support ownership and rationalization of trade surveillance alerts in our 2nd LOD

  • Assist with delivery of improvements to the Surveillance program by identifying critical order / quote attributes that may impact the quality of alerts, including timestamps and market data

  • Support periodic parameter reviews to analyze the quality and quantity of existing surveillance alerts and make recommendations for changes

  • Assist with “effectiveness reviews” of surveillance alerts to take deep dives into the surveillance alert logic and make recommendations for improvements

  • Assist in transactional data analysis from trading systems and other data sources to verify completeness surveillance data set

  • Support team efforts to provide technical liaison for GBAM Compliance and Operational Risk groups regionally on interactions with internal technology teams and external vendors on all product-specific surveillance matters

  • Participate with the front-office in trading venue onboarding in order to ensure that surveillance of the new trading activity will work as needed

  • Participate in front-office market discussions to stay informed about new order types and changes to the market microstructure

  • Support management of the Surveillance Technology Book-of-Work

Core Skills:

  • Knowledge MAR, MIFID2

  • Trading domain knowledge, including mechanics of exchange traded instruments and associated market microstructure

  • Excellent understanding and/or experience on a trading desk to include order placement and routing, market data, and the full trade life cycle, including clearance and settlement

  • Technical experience and understanding of data attributes associated with orders and fills (i.e. FIX protocol, binary protocols, etc.)

  • Knowledge of SMARTS, Actimize and alternative surveillance systems (e.g. KX, TradingHub, OneTick or similar) – to include model logic and detailed data requirements

  • Programming and data management skills in order to:

    • Carry out detailed analysis of model logic, calibration of parameters and ad-hoc data projects

    • Analyze raw data sets, drawing conclusions & developing (high level and detailed) recommendations

  • Basic understanding of statistics that includes mean, median, mode, standard deviation, etc.;

  • Good MS office skills (Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Confident written and verbal communication skills to ensure requirements are properly communicated to internal and external technology partners

  • Ability to interact with senior stakeholders and communicate efficiently and confidently

  • High aptitude, proactive and entrepreneurial skills to ensure a complete understanding of What, Why and How any problem should be solved, and propose solutions

  • Team player who works well with others and supports a culture of learning, knowledge sharing and teaching

  • Knowledge on latest data technologies that includes Python, Tableau, R and Machine Learning algorithms would be desirable

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: GCOR Trade Surveillance Strategy Officer

LOB: Global Risk / GCOR Surveillance Strategy

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

An opportunity has become available for a GCOR Trade Surveillance Strategy Officer to join the GCOR Surveillance Strategy team in the London office. GCOR Surveillance Strategy is a global team led by Victor Brosokas from NYC and the successful candidate will be joining the team of 3 in London. The role will offer exposure to front line units, GCOR management, senior EIT management and external vendors whilst working on a number of high profile improvement initiatives across a number of different regions.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution of regular and fundamental reviews of the firm’s trade surveillance processes and procedures and implement changes where necessary

  • Help to drive the firm’s trade surveillance change program

  • Assist with the monitoring of current technology developments in trade surveillance and promote best practice initiatives

  • Assist with monitoring potential market abuse cases to provide advice and guidance on best practice as well as highlighting issues for policy or procedural change

  • Support ownership and rationalization of trade surveillance alerts in our 2nd LOD

  • Assist with delivery of improvements to the Surveillance program by identifying critical order / quote attributes that may impact the quality of alerts, including timestamps and market data

  • Support periodic parameter reviews to analyze the quality and quantity of existing surveillance alerts and make recommendations for changes

  • Assist with “effectiveness reviews” of surveillance alerts to take deep dives into the surveillance alert logic and make recommendations for improvements

  • Assist in transactional data analysis from trading systems and other data sources to verify completeness surveillance data set

  • Support team efforts to provide technical liaison for GBAM Compliance and Operational Risk groups regionally on interactions with internal technology teams and external vendors on all product-specific surveillance matters

  • Participate with the front-office in trading venue onboarding in order to ensure that surveillance of the new trading activity will work as needed

  • Participate in front-office market discussions to stay informed about new order types and changes to the market microstructure

  • Support management of the Surveillance Technology Book-of-Work

Core Skills:

  • Knowledge MAR, MIFID2

  • Trading domain knowledge, including mechanics of exchange traded instruments and associated market microstructure

  • Excellent understanding and/or experience on a trading desk to include order placement and routing, market data, and the full trade life cycle, including clearance and settlement

  • Technical experience and understanding of data attributes associated with orders and fills (i.e. FIX protocol, binary protocols, etc.)

  • Knowledge of SMARTS, Actimize and alternative surveillance systems (e.g. KX, TradingHub, OneTick or similar) – to include model logic and detailed data requirements

  • Programming and data management skills in order to:

    • Carry out detailed analysis of model logic, calibration of parameters and ad-hoc data projects

    • Analyze raw data sets, drawing conclusions & developing (high level and detailed) recommendations

  • Basic understanding of statistics that includes mean, median, mode, standard deviation, etc.;

  • Good MS office skills (Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Confident written and verbal communication skills to ensure requirements are properly communicated to internal and external technology partners

  • Ability to interact with senior stakeholders and communicate efficiently and confidently

  • High aptitude, proactive and entrepreneurial skills to ensure a complete understanding of What, Why and How any problem should be solved, and propose solutions

  • Team player who works well with others and supports a culture of learning, knowledge sharing and teaching

  • Knowledge on latest data technologies that includes Python, Tableau, R and Machine Learning algorithms would be desirable

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-21052025

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Adrian Michal Zuber

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 King Edward St, London, EC1A 1HQ