Careers

Jordan & Jordan's recruiters work with client firms to ensure that their staffing needs are satisfied.

 


Working at Jordan & Jordan

Jordan & Jordan is committed to be widely recognized as the "Go To" firm for practical, insightful solutions to business, process and technology challenges related to the securities industry. Jordan & Jordan is an equal opportunity firm. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We are looking for candidates that share our corporate values which are as follows:

  • All of our interactions demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
  • By striving to exceed customer expectations, we are committed to deepening our relationships with current customers and growing our client base.
  • We are dedicated to creating a professional environment that promotes learning and growth recognizing that the quality, motivation and performance of our employees are the key factors in achieving our success.
  • We believe in the importance of participating in industry initiatives and value the insight of our colleagues across the industry.

 


Executive Search

Whether our clients are seeking to fill positions with full-time employees, or to staff temporarily with consultants, our goal is to present candidates with demonstrated knowledge and experience. We are unique in that we focus on the financial services industry, with an emphasis on filling management, product, technology and market data positions. This focus, which is consistent across all of our practices, provides us with the rare opportunity to interact with the industry's finest professionals and develop relationships based on industry and firm-specific knowledge. We are able to apply that learning to our recruiting practice where we seek to find the right fit for both client and candidate based on skill set, corporate culture, and interpersonal interaction. The strength of our client relationships and our rigorous screening process ensures superior client satisfaction.

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Open Positions

Jordan & Jordan has open positions both internally and at our client firms. We welcome financial technology professionals to submit resumes to be included in our database. To apply for a position, click its envelope icon.

 

Technology Business Analyst 2018-05

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  J&J is hiring a Technology Business Analyst to be a liaison between technology and compliance.  Primary focus is reviewing all order flow systems to identify ways to capture all events in a centralize data warehouse. Must understand the message flow of the order management system.  Previous experience working on products that track orders from inception through settlement.
 

Requirements
  • Prior experience with electronic trading, order management systems(OMS), execution management systems(EMS) and smart order routers (SOR)
  • Prior experience implementing/migrating an OMS or integrating multiple systems to provide a coordinated workflow and audit trail
  • Experience with FIX Protocol semantics and order-state lifecycle
  • Understanding of equity trade flow scenarios related to complex/multi-leg orders, bunched, split, and representative orders,  and ISO routing
  • Requires 5+ years’ experience working for a broker dealer/investment bank dealing with OMS/EMS systems
  • Experience as a liaison between technology and the business
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Bachelor's degree required

Regulatory Operations Analyst - OATS/EBS 2018-05

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is hiring a Regulatory Operations Analyst to focus on OATS and EBS processing.  In preparation for the CAT processor, J&J is looking to hire a subject matter expert who can seek solutions and maximize the use of technology to satisfy regulatory requirements and business goals. 
 

Requirements
  • Requires 5+ years of experience in Financial Services, preferably Capital Markets 
  • Prior experience with regulatory environments such as: OATS, EBS, LOPR, ACT
  • Candidate must understand the equities capital markets flow of information
  • Candidate must know OATS reportable event requirements and order reporting scenarios
  • Experience facilitating between technology and the business 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to present ideas concisely to various audiences
  • Bachelor's degree required

Sr. Data Analyst 2018-05

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Data Analyst needed who can pull all OMS/EMS feeds into a central repository, normalize the data and prepare data for OATS or CAT processing.
 

Requirements
  • Requires 5+ years’ experience working for a broker dealer or investment bank manipulating data
  • Candidate must understand the equities capital markets flow of information
  • Prior experience pulling data from OMS/EMS feeds
  • Prior experience normalizing large sets of data pulled from various sources
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Bachelor's degree required

Compliance Analyst 2018-05

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is hiring a Compliance Analyst who is a subject matter expert within regulatory compliance generally covering such broker-dealer business areas as equities, surveillance/testing, market access, trading and technology. Prior experience within Regulatory Compliance and or the Controls/Testing areas of a broker-dealer are essential to understanding the impact of new regulations as well as the assessment/testing process. Our Compliance practice helps clients evaluate new regulations and drives the implementation of development changes taking into consideration the compliance implications. Additional experience in other business areas including options, fixed income, futures, etc. is a plus.  
 

Requirements
  • Requires 5-7 years of experience in Financial Services, preferably Capital Markets 
  • Prior experience with the regulatory compliance and/or surveillance fields, regulatory inquiries and regulatory exams 
  • Knowledge of compliance testing/assessment practices; specific focus on 3120 reviews, market access reviews and EBS reviews
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to present ideas concisely to various audiences
  • Bachelor's degree required

Junior Analyst – Entry Level 2018-04

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is hiring an entry level Junior Analyst. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in financial services where personal growth in an intellectually challenging environment would be achieved. Our Junior Analyst will handle various projects within our Market Data Services Department. 
 

Requirements
  • 1-2 years’ experience in financial services; internships in financial services preferred
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong business instincts, work ethic and follow through skills
  • Ability to analyze a large set of data and trends
  • Eager to learn and develop
  • Professional, self-motivated, and adaptable 
  • Capable of solving problems independently
  • Possess a flexible personality and a willingness to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Market Data Leader 2018-04

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Our client is looking for an experienced Market Data Leader with a proven track record of partnering with a variety of complex businesses on their needs, selection, and continued usage of financial market data and services.

The position will include all aspects of demand management (analyzing and validating user requirements, understanding the business models of the firm and how they may change over time, and conducting market research on potentially new services and solutions), as well as implementation of new systems and products, and participation in setting the strategic agenda and plan for firm wide Market Data management.

The role will appeal to a well- rounded and hands on individual with strong quantitative, analytical and technical skills and a passion for delivering solutions to a diverse and rapidly evolving business.

Responsibilities
  • Establish and maintain a strong understanding of the firm usage of market data, security pricing and market and risk models across fixed income, equities and derivate securities
  • Maintain an awareness of the product market place and competitive landscape in terms of new products and evolving capabilities
  • Establish trusted partnerships with the various lines of business as both an insightful and commercially aware advisor, and as a trusted delivery partner who understands the business and priority of their agenda
  • Partner with other groups to establish and maintain a best in class Market Data capability including Application Service Delivery group for Delivery & Service Management, Financial for Market Data Financial Management (Costs, Budgets, and Allocations) and Market Data
  • Admin for Inventory Management
Qualifications
  • BS or BA Degree and 8-10 years’ experience in a hands-on leadership role
  • Extensive experience with market data, security pricing and market and risk modelling across asset classes and derivative securities
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of a wide range of market data vendors and services
  • Hands-on market data trading floor experience – ability to remain poised under pressure
  • Strong working knowledge of global markets, different asset classes and their content requirements
  • Broad technology, operations, and service knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Natural partner/ team player with very strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated successful experience in vendor relationship management, contract negotiation, contract administration, and project or assess management

Program Manager Trade Reporting 2018-03

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
   
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Industry and Regulators to define and implement programs to meet requirements for Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) reporting
  • Compose formal comment letters, create responses to specifications, position papers, presentations, etc. 
  • Assist clients in transitioning from current reporting systems (e.g. OATS and Electronic Blue Sheets) to CAT 
  • Design surveys and statistically analyze results
  • Structure and create business cases
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of FINRA OATS reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of Electronic Blue Sheets reporting requirements and reporting interface
  • Knowledge of SEC Rule 613 and CAT NMS Plan
  • Knowledge of various exchanges’ reporting regimes to be impacted by CAT reporting
  • Understanding of the flow of securities transactions from front (trading/order management/execution systems), middle (allocations and account data) and back office (trade booking) platforms 
  • Compliance or strong compliance-technology background
  • Direct and clear verbal communication skills; ability to communicate a position clearly/succinctly; excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Keen listening skills, analytical and problem-solving skills to comprehend and summarize opposing positions within a group, and assist in identifying and driving to consensus positions/solutions
  • Capacity to quickly read extensive material and summarize salient points
  • Ability to define standard methodologies for collection of data or analysis of data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel 
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Basic experience/knowledge of the equities, options and fixed income markets
  • Social Networking skills a plus
  • Knowledge of FIX protocols a plus
  • BA/BS Degree

Software Developer 2018-03

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team as a programmer assisting in the development of Regulatory and Market Data Reporting Systems for our clients in the financial securities industry. Candidates must have experience developing software for web and Microsoft Windows environments. Experience with web development using various JavaScript frameworks is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Delivering solutions for next-generation market data infrastructure
  • Proactively recognizing system deficiencies and recommending programming solutions
  • Modifying existing applications when required
  • Reporting market data system performance metrics for current and new systems
  • Understanding current functionality of existing market data software components and providing improvements of these systems
Qualifications
  • 1-3 years software development experience - working knowledge of C# coding with MS Visual Studio, .NET Framework and MVC 4 or above
  • Experience with source code version control systems such as Git
  • Familiarity with XML and JSON formats and schemas
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental computer science concepts such as data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Exceptional communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and a drive to succeed
  • Commitment to implementing and practicing effective development processes
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science is preferred)