Market Abuse and Trade Surveillance Specialist

We are looking for a Market Abuse and Trade Surveillance Specialist  to join our Product & Client Integration team in London. An ideal candidate has expertise in Market Abuse Regulation, EMIR and MiFID II. He or she should have experience in crafting specifications for Market Abuse Scenarios and should be well versed in both building and using Trade Surveillance solutions. 

To apply for this role, please email your CV to

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients to understanding their business requirements, refining their algorithms, and feeding this back into the product
  • Liaising with the engineering team to ensure that algorithms are coded to spec
  • Training and educating new clients on what the algorithms do and how they can be applied to their business model
  • Accommodating OTC and Complex derivative products within the SteelEye Surveillance Solution
  • Assisting compliance/ front-office / risk clients’ business analysts with their acceptance testing pre-production
  • Being a subject matter expert for regulatory knowledge within SteelEye, keeping abreast of the latest disclosures, Q&A’s, and disseminating this knowledge to the Trade Analytics & Integration teams, and the wider company
  • Actively seeking opportunities to continually improve the Compliance Program for SteelEye by implementing compliance measures that are aligned with the firm’s overall strategic goals


Key skills and experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of financial products and markets
  • In-depth knowledge of European regulation
  • Understanding how surveillance alerts should vary across asset classes
  • Strong analytics experience, ideally as a quant, working within the front-office
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • At their best working in autonomous environments
  • Ability to pick up work to help the wider team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with client relationship experience
  • Desire to build upon a core component of the SteelEye product, shaping the strategic direction in the coming years
  • A strong analytical background is a must in addition to a strong technical aptitude