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Employer: TCW

Expires: 08/01/2022

Position SummaryThe Derivatives Operations Specialist is responsible for supporting TCW’s derivative trading activity. This position will require a functional understanding of derivatives, fixed income, and equities workflows. A strong understanding of Futures, Options, OTC derivatives (swaps), FX, and other centrally cleared instruments is required. This position will work closely with the Derivative Operations Supervisor and will liaise with other key groups within the firm, including the Trading Desk, Client Service, and Compliance.  Essential DutiesAssist with the set up and processing of derivative securities and transactionsLiaise with sell-side partners to confirm details of various transactionsReconcile positions vs. counterpartiesRespond to monthly, quarterly and annual client questionnairesRespond to complex ad-hoc research requestsSupport projects and research for senior managers, partners and portfolio managersSpecial projects and research for systems enhancementsRequired QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics or similar fieldAt least 1 year experience with fixed income investments, including derivatives, preferably at a “buy side” companyStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong understanding of fixed income securities and derivativesProfessional Skills QualificationsExcellent organizational time management skillsStrong analytical and problem solving capabilitiesAbility to work independently as well as in a team environmentRigorous attention to detailDesired QualificationsKnowledge of derivatives, (swaps, futures, options, fx, etc.) a plusKnowledge of Markit and TriResolveUnderstanding of the various industry protocols and regulations is a plus but not required