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Testing Services Consultant
  • Job ID #: JR20334
  • Functional Area: Please Select
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Relocation Provided: No
  • Travel Percentage: 0
  • Primary Location: US-Florida-Jacksonville 701 San Marco Blvd-4103
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  • Education Desired: Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • Experience Desired: Please Select

Position Responsibilities\Requirements:

FIS Front Arena is looking for quantitatively minded consultants with programming skills. The role 
of Testing Services Consultant is a client facing position, involving direct work with our customers.

Delivering services along with the software is a key requirement for a software vendor and these services 
highly contribute to the overall satisfaction of our customers. As a Testing Services Consultant, you will 
be part of our Professional Services organization, working in a team of other Products Specialists. In this 
team you will assist customers on the usage of FRONT ARENA, our world class trading and risk management 
system. The position requires constant learning since markets and the software will evolve. Much of the time 
working will be on-site with customers. 

The Testing Services Consultant role includes setting up the product, preparing the data and configuring 
the functionality and work-flow according to the customers needs. This is achieved through a combination of 
configuration and customization, with the latter requiring solid technical and programming skills. A large part 
of the work is performed on customer site and this position requires a willingness and ability to travel both 
domestic and international. 

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest both in the financial markets and software for trading and test 
management. You should have a degree in Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Finance or similar concentrations 
requiring quantitative / mathematical skills and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the finance industry or in 
a financial software support environment. We offer you a job in a highly qualified team where your personal development 
is backed by a globally operating, Fortune 500 company. Our consultants gain valuable experience working first hand 
with our customers. This enables the consultant to gain a very broad and deep appreciation of the trading, position 
management, risk management and operations of all the major asset classes. 

Key Skills - Required: 

* Strong programming skills in object oriented languages; Java, Python or similar and SQL 
* Solid Quantitative/Mathematical skills 
* Strong analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills 
* Detailed understanding of financial instruments both listed and OTC including valuation, P&L; and risk 
* Understanding of different pricing methods, yield curve construction, risk management methodologies 
* Strong interpersonal skills able to communicate well at all levels both internally and externally at different levels within an organization 
* Ability to contribute in a team based structure 
* Stress tolerance, service-mindedness and teamwork orientation 
* Problem-solving as well as organizational and administrative skills 
* Negotiation skills and an ability to handle customer relations in a professional way 
* A genuine interest to understand the financial markets and its players Key Skills Advantageous: 
* Work with software implementation for customers. 
* An overview knowledge of FRONT ARENA or similar systems 
* Appreciation of Test Management 

FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 55,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

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FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and here:www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

For positions located in the US, the conditions below apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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