Front Arena Team Head

  • Post Date: May 21, 2021
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Job Overview

Front Arena is our heart for securities execution and structured products trading. We lay our heart in your hands and are looking for a senior fitness coach taking care, that it keeps on beating and remains fit for our ambitious goals. In the role as Front Arena Team Head and application manager you are the main responsible for all aspects of system management. You are the primary contact for the majority of our internal stakeholders as well as towards the vendor. Together with your two teams of specialists you assure a stable and reliable fundament. Being part of an agile community you contribute to our vision and shape the future of our trading platform.


Service ownership and application responsibility for Front Arena Prime and Omni

Assist your stakeholders in Structured Products Sales & Trading, Execution, Risk Office, Mid- and Backoffice.

Enhance and adapt the environment. Actively participate in different alignment and planning meetings, such as PI planning and sprint sessions as well as classical project meetings.

Maintain the environment in a DevOps mode. Keep components updated, monitor the system behaviour, ensure security and availability, advise for improvements.

Manage communication to the 3rd party application vendors. Act in the favour of Bank Julius Baer and represent the bank in direct meetings.
Place and follow up requirements, escalate problems if needed. Assure compliance with the licensing models and govern contracts.

Monitor announcements from the exchanges and vendors. Plan and act accordingly to keep your applications and interfaces in line with external requirements.

Leading two teams of internal and external specialists. Set working directives, empower employees in their daily work, develop people and plan careers, settle contracts for external employees and demonstrate our core values “Care, Passion and Excellence”

Relevant higher educational and professional background with 5 years of track record as a leader in a complex trading system environment.

Good command of financial products. Sound understanding of quoting, orderflow and trade processing mechanisms.

Comprehensive know how in Front Arena user interfaces Omni and Prime, including server components ADS, AMAS, AMB and others.

Skills and expertise in modern IT methodologies and tools: Agile, SAFe, GIT, continuous testing are not only buzzwords to you.

Strong communication skills to deal with our stakeholders on different management levels.

Stay on top of stressful situations, coordinate and delegate wisely

Proficient in English and German (oral and written)

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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