Fix Onboarding Engineer // FIX Protocol

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Montréal, QC, Canada - 00000

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Immediate12 Nov, 2022Not Specified12 Aug, 20225 year(s) or aboveGood communication skillsNoNo
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We are looking for qualified candidates who enjoy interacting with clients to be practitioners on our electronic trading systems. You will be working with tier 1 banks in a very dynamic environment.


The engagement will be On-site and Hybrid model
Applications from all over Canada are accepted as long as incumbents are willing to relocate to Montreal
We have a defined need for FIX Onboarding Engineer with a focus in scripting capabilities, FIX certification, and trouble shooting. This is not a programming position, but some programming knowledge is needed and will be applied for the position. We are looking for analysts with a high degree of communication who understand the certification process, can execute certifications, manage certification troubleshooting, and track status. Analysts should be comfortable working in large certification organizations, navigating log files and troubleshooting in UNIX, and dealing with complex configurations.
(Ability to read code, understand if/for loops, variable definitions, null checks - will be aggressively considered)
Desired Skills and Experience
Technology Experience
Experience executing and coordinating connectivity onboarding and certification efforts, and communicating issues and status to management.
Programming/scripting knowledge
Knowledge of certification processes and general understanding of overall software development life cycle.
Experience interfacing with development, testing, deployment and release processes, best practices, and tools to facilitate delivery of high quality and resilient solutions
General Experience
Industry Knowledge
Core understanding of and experience in equities and futures/options onboarding and certification process
Understanding of the delivery lifecycle including testing and certification
Knowledge of the Capital Markets industry and electronic trading flows
Understanding of equities and futures transactions and the associated FIX messaging implementations, with specific emphasis on onboarding and certification
Understanding and experience with various certifications including algos
Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
Client Delivery
Communicates effectively and encourages open communication
Problem-solver: uncovers and understands certifying client needs, identifies root causes of problems, analyzes advantages of one approach vs. another, and develops and implements creative and pragmatic solutions
Personal skills:
Ability to work in a fast paced environment; to be flexible and learn quickly.
Ability to multi-task with attention to detail/ prioritize tasks.
Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Preferred Characteristics
BA or BS degree in CS, MIS, Computer Information Systems, or a related field
Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Montréal, QC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • Perl Scripting: 5 years (required)


Please refer the Job description for details


Min:5.0Max:10.0 year(s)

Information Technology/IT

IT Software - Other

Software Engineering




Montréal, QC, Canada