Technical Analyst

Experienced - BFO

New York, NY

Job Overview

TD Cowen is seeking a top-rated technologist with the experience and background in the financial services industry that will enable them to excel in a dynamic and highly technical environment. The successful candidate will need technological skills as well as organizational and communication skills. 


  • Enhance applications that support our trading desks.
    • These include applications that are built entirely in-house as well as processes that work with vendor-based applications.
  • Assist in technical analysis of the trading workflow to investigate issues.
  • Learn the path to the various connection points, interfaces, and downstream systems to analyze impact.
    • Document and provide the findings to Senior Business Analyst.
  • Participate in the various trading projects that involve configuration and setup of the technical workflow.
  • Create flowcharts and technical specification documents.
  • Assist in the testing and implementation of enhancements to the technical system.
  • Coordinate to notify business users of production rollouts.
  • Technical tasks include reading scripts, interpreting FIX messages, reviewing technical configuration, and scheduled jobs setup.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a sell side brokerage firm
  • 3+ years’ experience in working on an order / execution management system (OMS/EMS)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong documentation skill
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and a strong commitment to quality
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative / matrix environment
  • Technical Skills
    • Microsoft Project, Visio & PowerPoint
    • FIX protocol
    • Microsoft SQL
    • C#
    • net
    • JavaScript
    • MVC
    • GIT/SVN

The expected base salary ranges from $100,000 - $160,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licenses or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.

Who We Are

As a leading corporate and investment bank, TD Securities offers a wide range of integrated capital markets products and services. Our corporate, government, and institutional clients choose us for our innovation, execution, and experience.

With more than 6,500 professionals operating out of 40 cities across the globe, we help clients meet their needs today and prepare for tomorrow. Our services include underwriting and distributing new issues, providing trusted advice and industry-leading insight, extending access to global markets, and delivering integrated transaction banking solutions.

TD Cowen is a division of TD Securities. As part of TD Securities' broader suite of integrated capital markets products and services, our offering includes investment banking, research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, outsourced trading, and commission management services.

Our Values

  • Vision: We consistently deliver differentiated and disruptive insights that help our clients outperform
  • Empathy:  We proactively consider and account for the priorities and concerns of our colleagues and clients
  • Sustainability: We endeavor to produce ideas and solutions that are ethically grounded and aim to pass the test of time
  • Tenacious Teamwork: We elevate collaboration to new levels, empowering our ability to provide the best solutions for our clients.

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