Careers

Jordan & Jordan's recruiters work with client firms to ensure that their staffing needs are satisfied.

 


Working at Jordan & Jordan

Jordan & Jordan is committed to be widely recognized as the "Go To" firm for practical, insightful solutions to business, process and technology challenges related to the securities industry. Jordan & Jordan is an equal opportunity firm. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We are looking for candidates that share our corporate values which are as follows:

  • All of our interactions demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
  • By striving to exceed customer expectations, we are committed to deepening our relationships with current customers and growing our client base.
  • We are dedicated to creating a professional environment that promotes learning and growth recognizing that the quality, motivation and performance of our employees are the key factors in achieving our success.
  • We believe in the importance of participating in industry initiatives and value the insight of our colleagues across the industry.

 


Executive Search

Whether our clients are seeking to fill positions with full-time employees, or to staff temporarily with consultants, our goal is to present candidates with demonstrated knowledge and experience. We are unique in that we focus on the financial services industry, with an emphasis on filling management, product, technology and market data positions. This focus, which is consistent across all of our practices, provides us with the rare opportunity to interact with the industry's finest professionals and develop relationships based on industry and firm-specific knowledge. We are able to apply that learning to our recruiting practice where we seek to find the right fit for both client and candidate based on skill set, corporate culture, and interpersonal interaction. The strength of our client relationships and our rigorous screening process ensures superior client satisfaction.

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Open Positions

Jordan & Jordan has open positions both internally and at our client firms. We welcome financial technology professionals to submit resumes to be included in our database. To apply for a position, click its envelope icon.

 

Junior Analyst – Entry Level 2018-04

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is hiring an entry level Junior Analyst. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in financial services where personal growth in an intellectually challenging environment would be achieved. Our Junior Analyst will handle various projects within our Market Data Services Department. 
 

Requirements
  • 1-2 years’ experience in financial services; internships in financial services preferred
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong business instincts, work ethic and follow through skills
  • Ability to analyze a large set of data and trends
  • Eager to learn and develop
  • Professional, self-motivated, and adaptable 
  • Capable of solving problems independently
  • Possess a flexible personality and a willingness to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Market Data Leader 2018-04

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Our client is looking for an experienced Market Data Leader with a proven track record of partnering with a variety of complex businesses on their needs, selection, and continued usage of financial market data and services.

The position will include all aspects of demand management (analyzing and validating user requirements, understanding the business models of the firm and how they may change over time, and conducting market research on potentially new services and solutions), as well as implementation of new systems and products, and participation in setting the strategic agenda and plan for firm wide Market Data management.

The role will appeal to a well- rounded and hands on individual with strong quantitative, analytical and technical skills and a passion for delivering solutions to a diverse and rapidly evolving business.

Responsibilities
  • Establish and maintain a strong understanding of the firm usage of market data, security pricing and market and risk models across fixed income, equities and derivate securities
  • Maintain an awareness of the product market place and competitive landscape in terms of new products and evolving capabilities
  • Establish trusted partnerships with the various lines of business as both an insightful and commercially aware advisor, and as a trusted delivery partner who understands the business and priority of their agenda
  • Partner with other groups to establish and maintain a best in class Market Data capability including Application Service Delivery group for Delivery & Service Management, Financial for Market Data Financial Management (Costs, Budgets, and Allocations) and Market Data
  • Admin for Inventory Management
Qualifications
  • BS or BA Degree and 8-10 years’ experience in a hands-on leadership role
  • Extensive experience with market data, security pricing and market and risk modelling across asset classes and derivative securities
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of a wide range of market data vendors and services
  • Hands-on market data trading floor experience – ability to remain poised under pressure
  • Strong working knowledge of global markets, different asset classes and their content requirements
  • Broad technology, operations, and service knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Natural partner/ team player with very strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated successful experience in vendor relationship management, contract negotiation, contract administration, and project or assess management

Director, Market Data Operations

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
   Jordan & Jordan’s Market Data Operations team is responsible for managing the reporting and related services for our clients to ensure compliance with market data licensing, provisioning, distribution and reporting policies.  The Director of Market Data Operations will be responsible for the strategy, product management and reporting of our Market Data Reporting (MDR) product.
Responsibilities
  • Set and implement the strategy for the continued growth of MDR 
  • Manage the processing of monthly client exchange reporting 
  • Generate and analyze monthly business metrics for data accuracy and process improvement
  • Work with the technology team on functional improvements to the reporting process and system
  • Conduct meetings with clients on variance analysis, new or modified reports, and vendor notifications 
  • Manage team responsible for the accurate and timely processing of client exchange reporting
  • Manage the processing of client ad hoc reports/analysis and work with team to ensure processes are correctly followed and data integrity is always maintained 
  • Present MDR to potential clients
Qualifications
  • 5 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry dealing with Market Data inventory or exchange reporting
  • Expertise in market data operations, inventory management, exchange reporting, controls and business analytics
  • Prior experience with exchange netting, vendor reporting and audits
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated strong data analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring client deliverables
  • Working knowledge of MDM, FITS and/or proprietary spreadsheet inventory management tools
  • Knowledge of industry trends and ability to assess the impact on J&J products
  • Strong writing skills coupled with excellent verbal presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

Global Marketing Assistant Program Director 2018-03

   
Start Date Immediately
Location London, UK
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan, a FinTech company, is looking for a Global Marketing Assistant Program Director based in London.
Responsibilities
Marketing Strategy and Implementation:

    • Developing key communications (both internally and externally) regarding technical and organisational developments including writing newsletters, articles for trade publications, press releases, regulatory consultations, blogs and announcements. 
    • Helping drive any special projects (e.g. website launch) / initiatives (e.g. new working group) and being involved in the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and final result.
    • Creating initiative specific marketing campaigns and developing all marketing collateral for distribution at various events and via the appropriate channels.
    • Maintaining the website from a marketing and social media perspective and ensuring it continues to successfully be the face of the organisation, with fresh content and driving traffic to the site.
    • Managing the organisation’s presence in social media outside of the organisation’s website e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
    • Maintaining the firm’s brand image and developing and ensuring it’s long term reputation.
    • Working with the Sales Manager to support this role by ensuring that the organisation’s marketing effectively communicates any sales opportunities. 
    • Developing and producing advertisements for inclusion in trade publications and conference brochures.
    • Organising the firm’s presence at externally organised trade events.

 

Public Relations:

  • Building media relations by managing an outsourced public relations firm.  Some direct responsibilities include:
    • Developing and managing the positioning of key initiatives within the organisation by communicating with the appropriate leaders to clearly articulate the business benefits that technical initiatives deliver to the industry.
    • Working with PR support to identify opportunities.
    • Developing media relations – meeting with journalists and analysts to introduce the firm and communicate key developments.
    • Conducting internal coordination of interviewees.
    • Building media campaigns and creating a press release / media schedule to support these campaigns.
    • Preparing and distributing press releases via the appropriate channels i.e. e-mail, the website, social media channels.
    • Developing campaigns to encourage media attendance at internal events.
  • Overseeing publishing relationship with the organisation’s official publication and securing opportunities to communicate developments and editorially reviewing all articles to ensure that they are aligned to the organisation’s key messages. 

 

Overall Management:

  • Providing ongoing strategic guidance to the events team.
  • Overseeing the UK office and ensuring all HR related needs are met and interfacing with the New York office on all key matters.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience within the financial services industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Capable of public speaking and representing the organisation.
  • Experience in managing a team.
  • Ability to manage a budget.
  • Ability and nature to work within a dynamic, high-profile environment.
  • Self motivated and ability to work independently.
  • BA, BSc, BEng Degree.

Program Manager Trade Reporting 2018-03

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
   
Responsibilities
  • Work with the Industry and Regulators to define and implement programs to meet requirements for Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) reporting
  • Compose formal comment letters, create responses to specifications, position papers, presentations, etc. 
  • Assist clients in transitioning from current reporting systems (e.g. OATS and Electronic Blue Sheets) to CAT 
  • Design surveys and statistically analyze results
  • Structure and create business cases
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of FINRA OATS reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of Electronic Blue Sheets reporting requirements and reporting interface
  • Knowledge of SEC Rule 613 and CAT NMS Plan
  • Knowledge of various exchanges’ reporting regimes to be impacted by CAT reporting
  • Understanding of the flow of securities transactions from front (trading/order management/execution systems), middle (allocations and account data) and back office (trade booking) platforms 
  • Compliance or strong compliance-technology background
  • Direct and clear verbal communication skills; ability to communicate a position clearly/succinctly; excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Keen listening skills, analytical and problem-solving skills to comprehend and summarize opposing positions within a group, and assist in identifying and driving to consensus positions/solutions
  • Capacity to quickly read extensive material and summarize salient points
  • Ability to define standard methodologies for collection of data or analysis of data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel 
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Basic experience/knowledge of the equities, options and fixed income markets
  • Social Networking skills a plus
  • Knowledge of FIX protocols a plus
  • BA/BS Degree

Software Developer 2018-03

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team as a programmer assisting in the development of Regulatory and Market Data Reporting Systems for our clients in the financial securities industry. Candidates must have experience developing software for web and Microsoft Windows environments. Experience with web development using various JavaScript frameworks is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Delivering solutions for next-generation market data infrastructure
  • Proactively recognizing system deficiencies and recommending programming solutions
  • Modifying existing applications when required
  • Reporting market data system performance metrics for current and new systems
  • Understanding current functionality of existing market data software components and providing improvements of these systems
Qualifications
  • 1-3 years software development experience - working knowledge of C# coding with MS Visual Studio, .NET Framework and MVC 4 or above
  • Experience with source code version control systems such as Git
  • Familiarity with XML and JSON formats and schemas
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental computer science concepts such as data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Exceptional communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and a drive to succeed
  • Commitment to implementing and practicing effective development processes
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science is preferred) 

Sales Executive Financial Services 2018-03

Employment Permanent
Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
Description Jordan & Jordan is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team as a Sales Executive.   The focus of the Sales Executive role is primarily to engage with target clients across the financial services industry and to close sales of J&J’s suite of products and services. The Sales Executive will be responsible for all aspects of the sales cycle from sales planning, pipeline building, customer meetings, proposal writing and closing the sale. The candidate is expected to lead business development across all practices at J&J – identifying client needs and conveying J&J solutions.
Responsibilities
  • Identify new sales leads and develop opportunities for our Market Data, Regulatory Compliance and Industry Association practices with particular focus on our MDR and ECS products
  • Work with Product Managers on presentations and explanation of services
  • Responsible for identifying, contacting, and tracking prospective clients
  • Generating leads and qualifying high-quality business opportunities for the commercial team via outbound phone calls, meetings, events, and other resources
  • Identify decision makers within targeted leads to initiate sales process
  • Maintain and expand the company’s CRM of prospects
Qualifications
  • Engage with target clients to position J&J solutions through strategic value based selling, business case definition, ROI analysis and other avenues
  • Experience in a proactive Sales or Business Development role 
  • Experience and knowledge of securities industry required
  • Ability to deliver against tight timelines and monthly/annual quotas 
  • Ability to manage the entire sales process to ensure delivery against key performance metrics, with a strong emphasis on new business sales, while expanding existing accounts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time, and take initiative in a dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM
  • Bachelor’s Degree required