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Trading Operations

Location:
Westchester County, New York, United States
Salary:
60000-75000
Posted:
December 02, 2017

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Steven H. Shankewitz

Somers, NY

Cell 347-***-****

Email ac3kii@r.postjobfree.com

CORE COMPETENCIES

Knowledgeable of multiple technologies and applications including TT (Trading Technologies), X-Trader, CQG, Reuters, Merquote, and CME Direct (Block Trades for Energies and Metals)

Assist Traders with OTC markets for futures and option contracts

Clearing Confirmation and Processing (Globex, Block Trades)

Operational Trade Support for both Exchange and Brokers

Trade Entry for Block Trades

Process Natural Gas Strips Settlements

Support trading clerks with allocation of Trades and Reconciliations

Resolving Operational Issues for both internal and external stakeholders

Assist Director with overall Trading Operations

Liaison for the Trading Floor Community

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CME GROUP NEW YORK 2008-2016

News Q/V Technician, Floor Operations and Market Data Services

SUMMARY of PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Support Exchange Trading Operations in all managerial and operational matters pertaining to Trade Processing and Systems maintenance including:

Manage daily maintenance of trading floor wallboards and other pricing displays including the accuracy and supporting data of electronic displays. Prepare reports, statistical analyses and manuals related to existing or future floor projects and procedures. Implemented a new wallboard display system with Chicago which resulted in savings of $85,000 per year

Analyze news, data and software vendor resources for trading environment

Assisted the Director of Floor Operations with outside vendors which resulted in a savings to CME of $1,200 per month for one electronic platform and $3,000 per month for Market Data Displays

Troubleshoot and identify operational and systems problems and execute resolutions

Manage settlement price information and trade data for all contracts

Solid relationships with key executives in multiple departments within CME Group

NEW YORK MERCANTILE EXCHANGE 1987-2008

Systems Specialist-Floor Operations

Analytical orientation of using data to understand and adjust business performance

In-depth understanding of the operational side of the Mercantile Exchange including but not limited to the technologies and the various levels of challenge

Assess user needs to develop and implement tools for trading floor environment

Assist Management with employee scheduling, vacation requests and all other day to day operations

Understand the importance of team work to accomplish objectives and problem solving

Steven H. Shankewitz

ADDITIONAL EARNED RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in application and system software enhancement tests and review test results with IT for rollout procedures

Liaison between the Board of Directors and the entire floor community to improve trading conditions

Assist the Director of Trading Floor Operations in monitoring the status of existing software projects and work with the IS department in defining the business requirements of projects

Assist the Director of Trading Floor Operations in all administrative matters as requested

Exposure to complex data management systems in a deadline driven service environment

Provide internal customer service to trader sectors

Provide external users with accurate and reliable dynamic data via electronic display

TEAM BUILDING ASSIGMENTS

Assigned position on redundant systems mobilization team responding to the 9/11 tragedy

Earned position on the International Technology Exchange setting up new operational support systems in Ireland and the UK

Trained users on clearing procedures as well as assisting with daily operations in Ireland and UK

SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Computer savvy

Understanding of Network Support

EDUCATION

Brewster Institute of Technology (Brewster, NY) – Certification in CompTIA A+ N+ November 2017

University of Phoenix Axia College (Phoenix, AZ) – Academic Certificate Network Support 2016

University of Phoenix Axia College (Phoenix, AZ) - Associates Degree in Business, 2010-15

Kingsborough Community College (Brooklyn, NY), 1984-85

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Team sports enthusiast - including participating on several competitive teams

Golf enthusiast – enjoy the entire experience including the culture behind the game

Volunteer in community baseball youth league



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