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.

 

Business Analyst - FIF 2018-09

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  The Financial Information Forum (FIF) is an industry association that addresses implementation issues impacting the securities industry resulting from new or changing regulations. FIF is seeking a Business Analyst to lead initiative-based working groups on various implementation issues arising out of regulatory requirements (i.e. CAT/Transaction Fee Pilot) as well topic-based committees including cloud technology, cybersecurity and market data technology.  The candidate will interpret new and existing rule requirements, gather consensus among industry members to develop alternative rule implementations through the drafting and submission of comment letters and direct dialogue with regulators (i.e. SEC/FINRA).
Responsibilities
  • Working as part of a team to define and track the initiatives. 
  • Reviewing regulatory filings and rules to determine the implementation impact on broker-dealers, market data vendors, service bureaus, ATSs and exchanges
  • Preparing comment letters explaining implementation challenges in a clear and concise manner based upon FIF member feedback
  • Dissemination of vital information to the membership
  • Structure and lead working group calls with industry member representatives
  • Assist with the creation of industry-leading Market Data Capacity Reports and statistics
  • Provide FIF member firms with insight and analysis of various regulatory requirements 
  • Interact with regulators and industry stakeholders to reach industry consensus
Qualifications
  • Experience in the financial services industry; preferably exposure to trading technology and regulatory/compliance
  • Broad knowledge across the order/trade life-cycle process 
  • Knowledge of industry current regulatory initiatives (i.e.  Large Trader, OATS/EBS/CAT, Rule 605/606) and understanding of impact to broker-dealers
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment while keeping all necessary stakeholders informed
  • Ability to effectively prepare agendas, discussion documents, tracking spreadsheets, presentations with Excel data and graphics and other professional quality communications
  • Prior experience in facilitating interactive meetings involving multiple stakeholders
  • Proven success in hands-on management of strategic and/or technology projects
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and well-organized
  • BA/BS Degree

Business Analyst 2018-08

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Our client is looking for a Business Analyst who has previous experience creating and replicating rules in an order management systems (OMS).  The candidate will be replicating rules from an in-house OMS to Bloomberg AIM.  Candidate will be working under the supervision of the compliance area and should have experience coding and testing the rules created.
 

Requirements
  • Prior experience coding in Bloomberg AIM; Charles River (CRD) experience is a plus
  • Prior experience testing the rules coded and comparing output results
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of management

Data Product Specialist 2018-07

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Our client, a large global hedge fund, is seeking an individual to join the Market Data team with focus on deep knowledge about and provision of market data services. The Market Data group’s responsibilities cover all aspects of the delivery of Market Data in addition to proactive interaction with end-users to achieve the best quality of service and to provide deep expert support and data mastery on all data products.
The focus of this role is to be a data expert, work as a point of contact for business functions, lead data acquisition, troubleshooting and provisioning activities, as well as work with vendors to deliver expected quality of data and services.
 

Requirements
  • Act as a Market Data expert with deep understanding of all data services, its characteristics and value, across all asset classes, segments and service appearances.
  • Build strong relationship with data vendors and enforce data SLA and data quality agreements with vendors.
  • Act as a Data Curator, managing data through its lifecycle and ensuring its readiness for use.
  • Provide information, advice, solutions and value-added consultation on market data as a subject matter expert to various PMs, business units, including colleagues in Market Data Services, IT, and sourcing functions.
  • Gather, document, critically analyze and communicate market data business requirements and issues. Understand user requirements and requests for new services etc.
  • Gather information about Market Data services and enrich internal repository for MD Catalog with relevant meta-data and other relevant information.
  • Understand data services and their relationship, relevance and most optimal usage, including, from service quality point of view, ability to substitute a data set with an alternative.
  • Build relationships and regular communication lines with the business and key stakeholders. Establish trust and credibility.
  • Provide data service discovery ability, along with an initial scoring of new services.
  • Ability to work on deep data analysis with various tools to ensure data fidelity.
  • Bachelors’ degree required

Market Data Engineer 2018-07

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  The Market Data Engineering role consists of designing and supporting market data ticker plants globally. Competency in Reuters TREP, Bloomberg, and direct feed infrastructures are required. Software development experience in C, C++ or Java is a BIG plus.
This role has design, engineering, and support responsibilities. The primary focus will be for our US­ based locations but will, on occasion, be asked to support international locations. The candidate must be comfortable speaking directly with Portfolio managers, traders and other key personnel within the firm. This Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all of the firm's market data ticker plants are functioning, answering users' technology questions, and addressing problems as quickly as possible. The function of the role will increase over time so some experience and the desire and ability to work in this space is a prerequisite.
Responsibilities
  • Ensure the market direct ticker plants (Reuters, Bloomberg, direct feeds) are operational reliable, and are maintained to specifications as designed.
  • Create innovative internal alternatives to commercial solutions if business needs require competitive distinction
  • Provide basic API assistance to traders and internal technologists.
  • Assist in testing and evaluating of different market data solutions as directed by management.
  • Monitor the system for market data utilization and participate in capacity planning exercises.
Qualifications
  • Experience with maintaining Reuters, Bloomberg, and direct feed market data ticker plants.
  • Creativity in recommending innovative approaches to capture, distribution and usage of data Software development experience in C, C++ or Java is a BIG plus.
  • Familiarity with basic Reuters, Bloomberg, Exchange symbologies and content.
  • Working knowledge of network protocols.
  • Ability to interface and maintain excellent working relationships with traders, other IT staff and vendors.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure and to communicate effectively with business and IT management regarding outages and problems

Legal Analyst 2018-07

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is seeking a recent law school graduate interested in a career in the Financial Services Industry within our Market Data Licensing practice where personal growth in an intellectually challenging environment would be achieved.  Chosen candidate will assist our clients in a variety of ways such as handling a cost reduction initiative across a client’s MD department, identifying and sourcing market data products globally, overseeing market data reporting functionality/ inventory management and involvement in the development of strategies to manage market data relationships. Work would be varied and candidate would occasionally provide legal support for Jordan & Jordan with contract drafting and reviews, vendor agreements and intellectual property law.
 

Requirements
  • Strong business instincts and work ethic
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative, flexible problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with MS Excel
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Possess a flexible personality and a willingness to multi-task
  • Strong desire to build a career within the financial services industry
  • J.D. Degree

Head of Front Office Technology 2018-07

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Our client, a large investment bank/brokerage firm, is looking for a Head of Front Office Technologies based in NYC tasked with leading Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities.  The Head of Front Office Technologies will report directly to the CIO and manage a trading support and market data focused business and team.
Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the New York Front Office business aligned development teams.   
  • Establish strong relationships partnering with stakeholders in delivering complex technical business solutions. 
  • Provide effective support for full fixed income and equities businesses in New York 
  • Plan, track, and produce formal status reports for the business
  • Ensure that IT support services are properly developed, tested and supported for the business
  • Sound architecture leadership working with global peers; working with peers to leverage synergies across other business delivery teams 
Qualifications
  • Detailed knowledge of Fixed Income, Commodity and Credit products and their derivatives 
  • Prior experience with Bloomberg services including TOMS 
  • A strong track record of working closing with business stakeholders 
  • Experience challenging and motivating teams in the high pressure trading floor environment 
  • Extensive experience developing and supporting derivative risk management and trading systems 
  • Knowledge of front to back trade flows 
  • Very good soft skills and high standards of management performance and behavior
  • Global outlook and experience with sound appreciation of working with diverse cultures
  • Bachelors degree required

Compliance Analyst 2018-06

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

Technology Business Analyst 2018-06

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 2018-06

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 2018-06

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

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