Cash Markets Operations Specialist - Market Control (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity
Cash Markets Operations is responsible for robust (safe, regulatory-conform & efficient) delivery of services to our customers in Deutsche Börse Cash Markets (Frankfurt Stock Exchange market places: Xetra & Börse Frankfurt) and partner exchanges (mainly around Europe) by running the day-to-day business. It ensures safe and orderly trading and runs the customer helpdesks for related trading services.
As a Market Control Specialist, you will be in the heart of financial markets as part of the team that (a) supports capital market participants in all functional-related questions, (b) performs quality assurance of trading-related data, (c) accompanies system and market model changes as well as (d) handles exceptional situations in a very dynamic, deadline-driven environment.

  • Strive in a dynamic market operations environment that ensures smooth functioning of markets within the framework of the aforementioned topics
  • Monitor trading activities in cash market trading systems
  • Perform trading suspensions and resumptions as well as quality assurance of trading-related data
  • Day-to-day support of trading community (especially traders & system developers) in all functional questions with regards to market models, financial instruments and other trading-related topics
  • Participation in Deutsche Börse Group-wide trading system release projects to ensure smooth functioning of Operations after implementation
  • Participation/setup/coordination of team-internal optimization initiatives, which focus on continuous improvement through Process Streamlining, Digitization and Automation according to the underlying principles of quality and efficient Operations (keywords: lean, six sigma) including implementation of selected Operations 4.0 megatrends (e.g. scalability through API-compatibility, analytics-enabled & modular platforms, artificial intelligence)

Qualification/required skills

  • University degree in finance/economics with very good to good results, combined with technical subjects
  • General interest in understanding underlying drivers of capital markets; fascination by day-to-day dynamics of financial markets operations
  • Knowledge of trading market models and systems of the Deutsche Börse Cash Markets is an advantage
  • Structured way of working, ability to perform routine but complex tasks with no or low error rate
  • Can-do attitude and self-driven to learn and grow; flexible & stress-resistance
  • Ability to articulate complex cases clearly and precisely, especially in stressful situations
  • IT affinity and being on pulse of latest technology trends is welcome (esp. Operations 4.0)
  • Willingness to acquire technical skills (e.g. VBA) is welcome
  • Ability to quickly integrate into a multi-cultural & multi-language team & become a reliable team member
  • Knowledge and experience in project management (formal or agile) is an advantage
  • Fluent written and spoken English and German; further languages will be an advantage

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 50 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Meal allowance

We take care of your culinary well-being. With our meal allowance you can choose from a variety of dishes in our staff restaurant or get your breakfast or snacks in the bistro for that extra boost of energy in between. Drinks such as tea, coffee, water and juice are available free of charge.

Pension scheme

We top up your pension! You will be registered at BVV, to which we pay a monthly pension allowance for you. Furthermore, you have the option to pay an additional part of your salary to increase the amount of your future pension payment.

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