Ld Technical Solution Analyst

  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Order entry
Impact analysis
Work ethic
Project evaluation
Quality assurance
Automated testing
Technical analysis
Knowledge base
Business analysis
Problem solving
Software development methodology
Data Analysis
Cloud computing
Information systems
Computer science
Microsoft Exchange
Back office
Private equity
Order management
Market analysis
Acceptance testing
Test-driven development
Behavior-driven development
Process modeling
Data modeling

Job Details


Lead Technical Solution Analyst

The Markets Technology team is looking for a Lead Solution Analyst to provide technical analysis for CME's Order Entry, Matching and Market Data systems. The Markets Analysis team works on the core trade execution systems that power our electronic trading platforms CME Globex, EBS Direct and BrokerTec Stream. Our systems need to be both low latency and have high reliability while continuously delivering new products and features. The Solution Analyst role works with the product, operations, and technology teams to drive creative solutions that meet the needs of our business and maintain our performance profile. The analyst will perform execution delivery activities like data and messaging design, component impact analysis, detailed requirement discovery, technical scenario buildout, test distillation review and functional detailed design. Our primary goal is to create shared understanding through detailed analysis and pressure test ideas in a way that ensures we are delivering quality features.

The ideal candidate:

  • Consistently demonstrates positive energy and great work ethic by getting things done
  • Has a proven ability to break down complex concepts and a natural ingenuity to be self motivated
  • Is the type of person people are naturally drawn to and enjoy working with
  • Embodies strong character and makes good decisions
Typical responsibilities:

  • Leading detailed elicitation, discovery, prototyping and technical analysis activities
  • Performing technical project analysis work such as data definition, mapping, messaging and API specification
  • Contributing to the product vision and impact assessment for new initiatives or enhancements
  • Partnering with DEV and QA on solution assessment and validation
  • Creating data design, flows and mappings between integrated components
  • Developing next level acceptance criteria to support our automated testing and behavior driven development (BDD)
  • Managing an ever-evolving technical analysis knowledge base
  • Establishing trusted working relationships with stakeholders, delivery teams and sponsors
You'd be a good fit if you have:

  • 6+ years of business systems analysis, architecture, or related experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Great facilitation, negotiation and influence skills
  • Excellent problem solving thought process and mentality
  • The ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as external customers and vendors
  • Prior experience in leading and implementing large or medium scale technology based efforts
  • Experience with product oriented development, SDLC, Agile methodologies and practices
  • Knowledge of data analysis, database technologies, XML, JSON, object oriented design, cloud based integrations and supporting tools
  • B.A. or B.S. in business, information systems, computer science or similar degree. Relevant experience could also substitute
Great, but not required:

  • Experience in Financial Markets (e.g. Futures, Options, Cash, OTC, exchange-based, FCM, brokerage, middle and back office, private equity, proprietary trading)
  • Knowledge of financial products, electronic trading, order management, market data, clearing, or post-trade processing
  • Understanding of Product Oriented Development (POD), Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or Domain Specific Language (DSL)
  • Experience with visual modeling, message design/API + flow, process modeling, and/or data modeling tools (FIX, SBE, GPB, FAST, XML)
  • Prior experience using Atlassian products (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world's leading derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

At CME Group, we embrace our employees' diverse experiences, cultures and skills, and work to ensure that everyone's perspectives are acknowledged and valued. As an equal opportunity employer, we recognize the importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and consider all potential employees without regard to any protected characteristic.

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