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Systems Engineer

Responsibilities


    • To manage in-house application infrastructure and ensure they meet our business expectations in terms of uptime and performance
    • To work with IT Developers on understanding application behavior, project requirement gathering and attending to daily IT request tickets
    • To constantly evaluate and improve system processes and design by incorporating various types of automation
    • To manage and maintain system monitoring
    • To be attentive to system issues and constantly working to minimize possible alerts and downtime
    • To work with Network / Database team on infrastructure management, procurement and maintenance
    • To participate and assist the team in application deployment, infrastructure deployment

Requirements:


    • Diploma / Bachelor's Degree in IT
    • Operating Systems (Windows 2012/2016, RedHat, CentOS)
      VMware & HyperV
      Scripting and automation skills
      Application, Middleware
      Oracle, MS SQL
      AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
    • Strong communication and soft skills
    • Adaptive to different situations; attentive and proactive to issues; team-oriented person
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DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities


    • To manage in-house application infrastructure and ensure they meet our business expectations in terms of uptime and performance
    • To constantly evaluate and improve DevOps processes by incorporating various types of automation
    • To work with IT Developers on understanding application behavior, project requirement gathering and attending to daily IT request tickets
    • To be in-charge for application deployment, environment upgrade/maintenance and monitoring
    • To benchmark, manage and maintain application performance monitoring architecture
    • To be attentive to system issues and constantly working to minimize possible alerts and downtime
    • To participate and work with Network / Database / Server team on infrastructure management, procurement and maintenance
    • To participate and assist the team in infrastructure deployment and network deployment on ad-hoc basis

Requirements:


    • Bachelor's Degree in IT
    • Excellent soft skills and communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Strong understanding on DevOps principles.
    • Adaptive to different situations; attentive and proactive to issues; team-oriented person.

      Technical experience
    • Operating Systems (Windows 2012/2016, RedHat, CentOS)
    • Application, Middleware
    • Container, Container Orchestration
    • Scripting and automation
    • VMware, OpenStack
    • Oracle, MS SQL
    • AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
    • CI/CD
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Network Engineer

Responsibilities


    • Support Daily Network/Firewall Administration Issues
    • Ensure Network availability and performance
    • Network devices firmware upgrade and patching
    • Network security and hardening
    • Maintain System/License inventory list and warranty
    • Able to take on additional tasks or responsibilities when required

Requirements:


    • Diploma / Bachelor's Degree in IT
    • 3-5 years in Network and Firewall Administration
    • Familiar with LAN side switching and routing protocols such as OSFP, EIGRP, BGP
    • Experience in managing multi-homed environment
    • Familiar with Cisco and Juniper switches devices/CLI
    • Good to have Firewall/Load Balancer knowledge
    • Any CCNA/CCNP and JNCIA/JNCIP certification is a plus
    • Strong communication and soft skills
    • Adaptive to different situations; attentive and proactive to issues; team-oriented person
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Settlements Executive (Subscription - 1 Year Contract)

Responsibilities


    • Recognize Incoming payments from clients swiftly and clear pending queues
    • Handles front and middle office enquiries on all incoming monies matter
    • Daily Subscription trades and monies matching
    • Reconciliation of daily monies to trades by day end
    • Perform daily bulk payments instructions to corporate bank
    • Updating of Cash journals and reconciliation with Bank's position
    • Depositing of cheques at corporate bank branch before cut-off time
    • Liaise with counterparties to verify payments
    • Assist in scanning of payments reports when necessary
    • Rotating letter opening duties
    • Partake in ad-hoc projects as assigned from time to time
    • Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for projects/applications in the team

Requirements:


    • Degree with 1-2 years experience, preferably in the financial services industry
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 1 year of working experience are welcomed to apply
    • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is a must
    • Detailed, meticulous and able to work well in a fast pace environment
    • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tasks under tight schedule
    • Strong sense of responsibility with strong analytical and organisational skills
    • Willing and able to commit to overtime
    • Must be willing to work on rotating shifts and on Singapore Public Holidays
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Digital Marketing Executive

Responsibilities

  • iFAST Global Markets (iGM) is a rapidly-growing wealth advisory unit within the iFAST group, which serves the wealth management needs of retail, high net worth, corporate and institutional clients.
    iGM’s goals are aligned with the firm’s mission statement to help investors around the world invest globally and profitably, and to execute on this vision with complete commission transparency in insurance and investment products.


      We are looking for someone:
    • To work closely with various stakeholders, both inside and outside the organisation, to understand specific nuances in business and regulatory requirements, and translate these into well-executed marketing campaigns.
    • Assist with conceptualisation, design, planning and execution of effective online marketing plans, which translate iGM’s goals and vision into successful marketing campaigns.
    • Help to develop campaigns which drive traffic and awareness of the iGM brand and business proposition, primarily via social media.
    • Assist with the organisation and facilitation of digital events to bolster client engagement and drive lead generation.
    • Participate in ongoing product/system enhancements and initiatives
    • Undertake ad-hoc projects as assigned from time to time

Requirements:


    • Have a keen interest in investments or investment solutions.
    • Have a diploma or degree in Marketing, Finance or in related fields.
    • Be highly proficient (both written and spoken) in English; proficiency in Chinese is a plus.
    • Possess excellent communication skills to work with various stakeholders
    • Embody a “can-do” attitude
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Operations Assistant (6 Months Temporary Assignment - Collections and Transfers)

Responsibilities


    • Support operational process for fees collection and securities transfer
    • Handle inter-department enquiries
    • Provide general administration and support to operations department
    • Undertake any other ad-hoc functions and duties as required

Requirements:


    • O Levels and above
    • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is a must
    • Meticulous and able to work well in a fast pace environment
    • Self-motivated and able to multi-task
    • Hourly basis at $8/hr
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Operations Executive (1 Year Contract - Collections and Transfers)

Responsibilities


    • Support operational process for fees collection and securities transfer
    • Handle inter-department enquiries
    • Provide general administration and support to operations department
    • Undertake any other ad-hoc functions and duties as required

Requirements:


    • Diploma and above
    • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is a must
    • Meticulous and able to work well in fast pace environment
    • Self-motivated and able to multi-task
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Senior Executive, Compliance

Responsibilities


    • Perform compliance reviews and assessments on targeted compliance issues, investigations or potential problems
    • Keep abreast of developments and changes in regulations governing the capital market and financial advisory industry
    • Plan, develop, monitor, revise and implement the Company’s compliance initiatives in response to such changes
    • Preparation of various reports for submission to regulators/authorities, internal and external parties
    • Facilitate compliance-related training for staff and directors and promote compliance culture within the Company
    • Additional responsibilities may be added from time to time, such as user acceptance testing for compliance-related projects, etc

Requirements:


    • A good degree in Accountancy, Business, Banking & Finance or Law
    • Minimum 2-3 years of compliance experience in the asset/fund management sector
    • Strong understanding of regulations affecting business operations, which include but are not limited to the Securities and Futures Act (SFA), Financial Advisers Act (FAA) and Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
    • Good command of English and communication skills
    • Independent, driven, resourceful and meticulous
    • High sense of responsibility and integrity
    • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
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Macro Research Analyst

Responsibilities


    • Conduct macroeconomic research on global financial markets worldwide, writing and publishing original and timely articles on equity and fixed income markets
    • Generating high-conviction and actionable investment ideas from across the global spectrum of markets
    • Work with other product (Stock & ETF, Unit Trust, Fixed Income) teams regionally to devise strategic asset allocation views, appropriate investment views and advice for institutional and retail investors
    • Communicate market-related views and investment ideas via in-house and external presentations (such as seminars and webinars)
    • Undertake additional functions and duties when required

Requirements:


    • A good degree in a related discipline (Economics, Finance, International Business/Commerce), with strong quantitative and qualitative analysis abilities
    • Less than 2 years of financial markets research experience, candidates without the relevant experience but with the right aptitude and attitude are welcomed to apply
    • Good understanding of macroeconomics and investment valuation methodologies
    • Resourceful, and able to multi-task and deliver high quality work under tight deadlines
    • Strong interest in global affairs, with a passion for investing across various asset classes and market segments
    • Possess an excellent command of both spoken and written English; proficiency in Chinese language to handle queries and concerns from Chinese speaking customers in regards with the business related matters
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently or as a team player
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Investment Marketing Executive

Responsibilities


    • Generate investment themes and ideas for articles, campaigns and media channels, based on market developments
    • Create necessary graphics and content to support marketing campaigns and social media channels
    • Lead marketing and education efforts in fixed income and participate in related projects
    • Participate in ongoing product maintenance and improvement
    • Lead and support the localisation of articles
    • Work with respective stakeholders to further the growth of fixed income business

Requirements:


    • Bachelor degree holder in a related discipline (accountancy, finance, business administration, marketing)
    • Strong marketing and analytical skills
    • Familiarity with marketing on various social media platforms
    • Creative and experienced with creating designs via Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, filming professional videos and producing podcasts.
    • Passion for design and thinking outside the box to optimize growth opportunities
    • Able to multi-task and meet constant deadlines
    • Adaptable, with strong interpersonal skills
    • Conversant in both English and Chinese language to liaise with Chinese speaking associates
    • Candidates without working experience or less than 3 years of working experience are welcomed to apply
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IT Specialist (Java/C++/Microsoft DotNet/FIX Protocol)

Responsibilities


    • Responsible for the development of Market Data and Trading Solution
    • System support for Market Data and Trading Solution
    • Involve in system testing and debugging

Requirements:


    • Required skills
    • Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Good working experience in C++/Microsoft DotNet and SQL development
    • Good working experience in Java and Oracle Database
    • Familiar with HTML, Java, J2EE, JSP/Servlet, XML
    • Good working experience with Weblogic Application Server/IIS

      Other useful skills or knowledge
    • Knowledge in Message Queue system like Rabbit MQ or kafka
    • Familiar with FIX protocol and any other connectivity protocol
    • Knowledge of high frequency, low latency systems
    • Knowledge in scalability/high availability
    • Knowledge Electronic Trading
    • Knowledge in Financial Market
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently and as a team
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
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Desktop Support Engineer

Responsibilities


    • Provide support for Windows and Mac computers
    • Provide support for VOIP system and phones
    • Maintaining and hardening endpoints and software
    • Provide support for video and audio system
    • Provide support for windows servers
    • Provide support network infrastructure
    • Provide support to end-users
    • Windows servers administration and patching
    • System upgrade, troubleshooting and performance tuning
    • Able to take on additional tasks or responsibilities when required

Requirements:


    • Diploma in IT
    • Operating Systems Windows and Mac
    • VOIP system and phones
    • Windows Active Directory administration
    • Endpoint management and protection (anti-virus/anti-malware/EDR)
    • Strong communication and soft skills
    • Adaptive to different situations; attentive and proactive to issues; team-oriented person
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Equity Analyst

Responsibilities


    • The Equity Analyst will primarily be responsible for generating stock and ETF investment ideas in his/her assigned area of market coverage (SGX, HKEX and/or other exchanges), and communicating these ideas to the investing public predominantly through original research articles and presentations.

    • Conduct fundamental research on stocks listed in assigned area of market coverage (SGX, HKEX and/or other exchanges) using publicly available information sources, including financial statements, company annual reports, published research and online databases.
    • Generate high-conviction stock investment ideas, and work with other members of the research team to identify actionable ETF ideas across various geographical markets and/or sectors.
    • Communicate these ideas to the investing public through various channels, including original research articles and seminar presentations.
    • Participate in discussions to construct our internal focus lists, which aims to showcase some of our best stock investment ideas, and communicate the decisions to both the investing public, as well as internal stakeholders.

Requirements:


    • Strong analytical skills, with a deep understanding of financial statements and equity valuation methodologies. Able to distil large amounts of information into an investable thesis.
    • Excellent command of both spoken and written English, with a great story-telling ability.
    • Demonstrated interest in and passion for investing.
    • Able to multi-task and meet constant deadlines.
    • Bachelor degree holder in a related discipline (accountancy, finance or business administration).
    • As this is an entry-level position, prior experience is not required. Candidates without working experience or less than 2 years of working experience are welcomed to apply.
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Finance Executive

Responsibilities



    • Process daily collection and book-keeping
    • Process payment including cheques issue
    • Perform monthly reconciliations
    • Assist in full set of accounts book-keeping
    • Assist in monthly accounts closing and reporting
    • Prepare audit schedules and fixed assets registers
    • Assist in yearly archive of documents

Requirements:



    • LCCI/Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Good knowledge in accounting software
    • Willing to work under tight reporting timeline
    • Any ad-hoc duties that may assign from time to time and
    • Experience in financial institution and immediate availability is preferred

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Operations Executive (Custody) - 1 Year Contract

Responsibilities


    • Check and ensure timely recording/process of all investment transactions and scrutinize daily trades submitted by financial advisory firms and financial institutions
    • Comfortable with liaising with external counterparties, including Banks and Fund Managers
    • Follow up in resolution of trade discrepancy to ensure accuracy and completeness of daily transactional and settlement
    • Coordinate with various parties to ensure compliance in all operational areas
    • Reconciliations processing, data population and identifying irregularities during project testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
    • Provide general administration and support to operations department
    • Assisting Team manager in adhoc duties

Requirements:


    • Minimum Diploma/ Degree in Banking & Finance/Business administration related fields
    • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision. High level of attention to details, hardworking and a strong sense of responsibility
    • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tasks
    • Strategic and abstract thinking
    • Meticulous and able to work well in a fast paced environment
    • Proactive person and good problem solving skills
    • Strong sense of responsibility with strong analytical and organisational skills
    • Word document + Excel knowledge is a must
    • Candidates without working experience or 1-2 years of working experience in the financial services industry are welcomed to apply
    • Must be willing to work on rotating shifts and on Singapore Public Holidays
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Mobile Application Developer

Responsibilities


    • Contribute to our native apps
    • Integrate with our backend services to make sure we are delivering a great mobile user experience that’s super-fast for end users
    • Help improve code quality through writing unit tests, automation and performing code reviews
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions and have the chance to contribute innovative and original ideas to our technology, algorithms and product
    • Work with the product and design team to understand end-user requirements and use cases, then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution
    • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results within a schedule

Requirements:


    • Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Experience in Android/iOS application development
    • Experience with JAVA, Android SDK, iOS SDK, frameworks or tools to create mobile web, native or hybrid apps for iOS/Android devices
    • Experience with JavaScript and H5/CSS is preferred
    • Experience with modern JS framework such as ReactNative/React, Redux, AngularJS, etc is preferred
    • Ability to showcase apps developed previously will be a plus
    • Must be analytical, self-driven and proactive in keeping up with new technologies and programming languages
    • Must have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
    • Must be able to take initiative to be productive and efficient
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Client Services Executive (iGM)

Responsibilities


    • To provide the Financial Adviser operational and administrative support such as appointment scheduling;
    • To support the Financial Adviser in the administrative aspects of his advisory business such as handling day-to-day processing of client trades;
    • Resolve any transactional and operational issues and follow-up on outstanding cases;
    • Undertaking any other adhoc projects as assigned by the Financial Adviser from time to time.

Requirements:


    • Degree / Diploma in any discipline / A-level Holders
    • Excellent follow up, organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Meticulous, self-motivated, proactive and have a sense of responsibility
    • Ability to multi-task and work under time pressure
    • Prior experience in Financial Services will be an advantage
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
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iGM Investment Adviser

Responsibilities

  • Many people avoid adviser-assisted financial planning due to a lack of trust. iFAST Global Markets (iGM) is an investment advisory business launched to tackle this issue head-on – by giving clients full commission transparency in insurance and investment products. Advisers on iGM share a common goal – to provide transparent, ethical and suitable advice to benefit their clients. With us, you will be empowered with FinTech to provide personalised wealth management solutions and develop a personal wealth management hub.


      We are looking for someone:
    • To provide personalised wealth management solutions to clients and help them grow their assets
    • To recommend a range of wealth management products (unit trusts, ETFs, direct bonds, stocks, insurance) to fulfil clients’ needs
    • To actively source for new clients on your own initiative
    • To service clients acquired by the company’s lead generation capabilities
    • Keep abreast of customer needs and investment market trends
    • Deliver effective and efficient support to clients, within and beyond office hours

Requirements:


    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Client-oriented, pleasant, meticulous and obliging disposition
    • Strong interest in investment products. Candidates with the relevant experience will have an added advantage.
    • Holds either one of the following qualifications:
    • A full certificate in GCE ‘A’ Level;
    • An International Baccalaureate Diploma qualification;
    • A diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore; or
    • Any other academic qualification equivalent to the qualifications above
    • Certificates or exemptions from the following CMFAS/IBF modules will be advantageous: M1A, M5, M6, M6A, M8, M8A, M9, M9A
    • Candidates without working experience are encouraged to apply
    • Solely on an attractive commission base scheme structure
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Java Developer

Responsibilities


    • Responsible for development and maintenance of web applications and online portals, dealing with various investment products
    • Working with users closely, generating unique ideas and solutions that can better serve the needs of users and business
    • Involve in gathering user's requirements, translating requirements into system design and implementing it into a workable solution in the systems
    • Involve in system testing and debugging

Requirements:


    • Degree in Computer Science or related fields
    • 2-3 years of experience in Java, J2EE, JSP/Servlet, XML and HTML
    • Knowlegde of HTML5/CSS3/JS will be an added advantage
    • Familiar with Spring and Hibernate
    • Familiar with Weblogic and Oracle Database
    • Good command of spoken and written English and conversant in Chinese language to liaise with Chinese speaking associates
    • Excellent in problem solving and love technical challenges
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently

Applicants are invited to email us a comprehensive resume with qualifications, skills and working experience, and expected salary to The Human Resource Manager at recruitsg@ifastfinancial.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Applicants who have written to us earlier need not re-apply.

Note: Job responsibilities/requirements are representative and are not intended to be a detailed list. Other tasks/abilities may be required of the incumbent, relative to the specific assignment.