Senior Business Consultant FIX as a Service

Location: Manila, PH

Who we are

SimCorp offers an industry-leading integrated investment management platform.

Our platform and ecosystem, which comprises partners, services, and third-party connectivity, empowers us to provide 40 percent of the world’s top 100 financial companies with the efficiency and flexibility needed to succeed. SimCorp provides clients with a full front-to-back-offering, whether through a SaaS (software as a service) platform or as an on-premise solution. Globally, we serve clients, ranging from central banks and sovereign wealth funds to pension and insurance funds, asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, and wealth managers.

As a global provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) investment management solutions, SimCorp supports clients 24/7 through delivery centers around the world. Our Global Delivery Centers are located in Manila in the Philippines, Noida in India, Kyiv in Ukraine, Warsaw in Poland, and in Mexico City, Mexico.

Since its foundation in 1971, SimCorp has worked closely with the investment industry to develop a world-class platform. Today, SimCorp is a subsidiary of the Deutsche Börse Group and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The combined company employs over 2,800 people globally, spanning more than 30 offices worldwide.

Platform leadership, SaaS acceleration and Ecosystem scaling are the 3 growth levers of SimCorp 2025 strategy and PaaS Operations plays a crucial role in this transformation journey by delivering excellence in client services by executing a reliable, predictable, cost-effective operations service. As a platform and technology operations team, we also aspire to execute acceleration in standard processes to assist in the growth and efficiency of SimCorp’s SaaS business.

Why is this role important:

SaaS Delivery is focused on providing business solutions and relating services to our clients. The team is designed to support the entire client lifecycle and creating tangible outcome for the client in every stage of the journey.

With the continued growth of SimCorp's footprint in the global Front Office market, SimCorp invests into growing the related capabilities in FO technologies and especially the FIX protocol.

KEY RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Co-ordinate and own the entire lifecycle of onboarding, run and change for high-touch, algorithmic and program trading over FIX, across all asset classes
  • Help meet client SLAs on FIX connectivity up-time and change processes as part of a global 24/5 team
  • System configuration to on-board FIX order and allocation flows for clients
  • Co-ordinate and run certification sessions with clients and third-party providers
  • Create and test FIX customizations to facilitate new client and internal desk requirements
  • Write and maintain accurate FIX documentation
  • Maintain record of vendors and functionality that has been certified on the platform
  • Identify and assist in resolution of risks and issues that will adversely affect planned project milestones

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business, Accounting, Mathematics or Physics
  • 5+ years of experience at a financial institution, a consultancy firm or a service provider
  • IT Finance industry experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the FIX Protocol is essential (minimum 5 years)
  • Knowledge of front office trade life cycle, including OMS/EMS functionalities and corresponding order execution workflows
  • Knowledge of middle and back-office workflows is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of financial instruments, such as equities, listed derivatives and FX, is essential
  • Basic knowledge of physical networking concepts and troubleshooting
  • Experience of reading and configuring XML files, including ATDL
  • Experience managing multiple deliverables, delivering to demanding and mandatory deadlines
  • You are a self-starter with strong communication skills and a high degree of team spirit
  • Experience working in a globally matrixed organization is a plus
  • Very good English language skills

Next Steps:

Please click the “Apply” button to learn more about the vacancy and what SimCorp has to offer regarding salary, benefits, and perks. Please note only applications sent through our system will be processed. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible.

If you are interested in being part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is the right fit, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to help you discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks.

We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process we will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated.

By Joining our team, you will have the chance to:

  • Become part of a thriving company comprising collaborative, curious, courageous, and capable employees
  • Explore a multitude of exciting learning and development opportunities, supported by our unique learning guild
  • Engage with highly skilled and supportive colleagues, each bringing their diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Join a company that not only values but actively advocates for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, fostering a truly inclusive and empowering environment

**SimCorp proudly announces the official certification of its Manila Delivery Center as a Great Place To Work, a remarkable achievement within just two and a half years of operations. This certification which was acquired in November 2023, underscores SimCorp's commitment to nurturing a workplace that is not only inclusive and collaborative but also dedicated to the personal and professional growth of its employees.**

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