Cash Markets Operations Specialist - Xetra, Börse Frankfurt (f/m/d)

Management / Consulting

Location:Frankfurt am Main, HE, DE

Group Company: Deutsche Börse AG

Cash Markets Operations Specialist - Xetra, Börse Frankfurt (f/m/d)

Full-time | Permanent

Field of activity

Cash Markets Operations is responsible for safe, integer and efficient delivery of services to our customers in Deutsche Börse Cash Markets (Frankfurt Stock Exchange market places: Xetra and Börse Frankfurt) and partner exchanges (mainly around Europe) by running the day-to-day business. It ensures safe and orderly trading and runs the customer helpdesks for related trading services.

As a Xetra Specialist, you will be in the heart of financial markets as part of the team that on a daily basis supports market participants in all functional related questions, performs quality assurance of trading related data, accompanies system and market model changes as well as handles exceptions in a very dynamic environment.


  • Perform daily work that ensures error-free and smooth functional operation of several markets within the framework of different topics: Financial Instruments, Trading system interfaces & Automation Tools as well as Emergency handling
  • Perform trading suspensions and resumptions
  • Monitor trading activities in the cash market systems (Xetra and T7)
  • Functional support of market participants (especially traders & system developers) in all functional questions with regards to market models, financial instruments and other trading related topics
  • Participation in Deutsche Börse Group-wide trading system release projects to ensure smooth functioning of Operations after implementation
  • Participation/setup/coordination of team-internal optimization initiatives, which focus on continuous improvement through Process Streamlining, Digitization and Automation according to the underlying principles of quality and efficient Operations (keywords: lean, six sigma) including implementation of selected Operations 4.0 megatrends (e.g. scalability through API-compatibility, analytics-enabled & modular platforms, artificial intelligence)

Qualifications/required skills

  • University degree in finance/economics with very good to good results, optimally combined with technical subjects
  • Quick & structured analysis and problem solving skills; kledge of relevant analysis tools is an advantage
  • Quick to learn new topics as well as willing and able to take over independent responsibility for an area after a reasonable on-the-job training period

Capital Markets interest

  • General interest in understanding underlying drivers of capital markets; fascination by day-to-day dynamics of financial markets operations
  • Kledge of trading market models and systems of the Deutsche Börse Cash Markets is an advantage

Operations aptitude

  • Highly structured way of working, ability to perform routine but complex tasks with no or low error rate
  • Ability to articulate complex cases clearly and precisely, especially in stressful situations (such as Emergencies)
  • Can-do attitude and driven to learn and grow; flexible (including because of work in time shifts) & stress-resistance
  • IT affinity and being on pulse of latest technology trends is an advantage (esp. IoT, Operations 4.0)
  • First experience with programming (e.g. VBA) and willingness to expand skills in this area is an advantage
  • Proven ability to quickly integrate into a multi-cultural, multi-language and diverse team and become a reliable team member
  • Teamplayer
  • Kledge and experience in project management is an advantage
  • Fluent written and spoken English and German; further languages will be an advantage

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Are you interested in working with a pleasant and very dedicated team? Convince us with an appealing application. Please use our online application portal.

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources