FlexTrade Systems is a global leader in high performance multi-asset execution management and order management systems for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures, and options. A pioneer in the field, FlexTrade is internationally recognized for introducing FlexTRADER®, the world’s first broker-neutral, execution management trading system, which allows clients to completely control and customize their execution workflows through a comprehensive ability to search/access liquidity while maintaining the confidentiality of their trading strategies.
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated individual with strong technical and sales ability, discipline and experience in electronic trading, to join its EMEA Sales team.
Given the flexibility of the product, the role is naturally wide ranging, but fundamentally draws upon technical understanding, and sales acumen. You will be interacting with every team across the company, to ensure prospective and existing clients, are shown, and delivered the solutions they need. We have a “get stuff done” attitude, and close relationship with our clients, which allows us to evolve the product rapidly, with a willingness to take risks in developing features and workflows, in partnership with the market. We always want to be first to market for our clients and have some revolutionary technology in the pipeline which we can’t wait to share!
Some recent examples of where a pre-sales consultant would be heavily involved are:
Working in a fast-paced, innovative sales team, ensuring FlexTRADER remains the market leader, and synonymous with innovation and thought leadership
Providing guidance to sales on solution proposals addressing all aspects of the software
Participating in the creation, presentation. and sale of a complete value proposition
Demonstrating the product, across asset classes, with technical depth and understanding
Building out proof-of-concepts for prospective clients
Shaping the future product direction, and becoming a thought leader in the space
Identifying partnership opportunities with complementary companies
Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or similar
5+ years’ experience in the front-office experience, ideally in a hybrid technology / business role
Industry experience electronic trading for the buy- and sell-side, down to a very granular level
Knowledge of trading platforms landscape, competitors, & functionality
Understanding of the regulatory environment and how it impacts trading platforms
A passion for technology, and deep curiosity for how things work
Established relationships in financial services companies would be highly valued
Self-motivated and goal-oriented, desire to deliver results
Strong communication skills and presentation skills
Ability to work cross-functionally to solve problems, create opportunities, and execute creative, winning solutions for the client
Ability to work with both local and remote team members
FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.
Join our global team for the next stage of your professional career
FlexTrade is a global financial technology firm that serves the world’s most dynamic and innovative financial institutions by creating bespoke trading solutions giving them edge in today’s financial markets. Employing experts in every asset class, we work with intent and agility to bring our client’s multi-asset trading workflows to life.
With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade maintains an experienced staff of over 500 developers, programmers, strategists, and product specialists, who work hand-in-hand with our clients' technologists and traders to break new ground in the field of electronic trading.
FlexTrade is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experience within our workforce.
WORK WITH A GLOBAL TEAM
OUR TEAM SERVICES CLIENTS ACROSS THE WORLD
ENGINEERS & DEVELOPERS
IN 9 COUNTRIES
PUSH THE BOUNDARIES
SOLUTIONS BUILT IN AN OPEN FRAMEWORK
The name FlexTrade is by design. We work in an open framework to ensure that we are pushing boundaries and delivering cutting-edge solutions to our clients. Think outside of the box and push innovation further
LEAD THE CHARGE
WORK DIRECTLY WITH WORLD-CLASS TRADING DESKS
Our development and client services team work with the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset mangers, CTAs, and institutional investors in the world providing cutting-edge opportunities for your career growth. At FlexTrade you aren't just a resource on the team, we'll challenge you to take control and push boundaries.
GROW YOUR PERSONAL BRAND
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS AND GIVE BACK
We encourage all of our employees to grow professionally and individually and promote personal and professional growth whether you are interested in training, networking, or volunteering.
Corporate Social Responsibility plays a big role in life at FlexTrade. We organize various ways for you to engage in charity activities during working hours and invest in personal causes through our partner, KIVA.