Torsten Weigel
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Front Arena Consultant (since 1999)

Overview of Front Arena

The FIS (former SunGard) trading and risk management system Front Arena is a modular, expandable, cross-asset, real-time, front-to-back solution for all companies involved in global capital market trading.

Front Arena offers, among diverse other features, the following functionality:

  • Order and execution management (including internalisation)
  • Sales, trading and market making
  • Pricing, position keeping and risk management
  • Excellent integration into existing system and process architectures
  • Individual parameterization and almost unlimited possibilities of functional extension
  • Extensive and high-quality documentation

FIS, Front Arena and Prime are registered trademarks of the manufacturer FIS located in Jacksonville (Florida, USA).

Project Positions

  • Project Lead /Test Manager
  • Consultant and Business Matter Expert Front Arena /Prime

Expert for AEF ( Arena Extension Framework )

  • Python
  • Arena Class Model ( ACM )
  • Arena Extension Language ( AEL )
  • Arena Data Flow Language ( ADFL )
  • Arena SQL ( ASQL )
  • Arena Message Broker ( AMB )
  • Further AEF Technologies and API`s ( e.g. Proprietary Valuation )

Front Arena Focal Points

  • Expert for the professional validation of the valuation, profit and loss and risk calculations in Front Arena / Prime
  • Functional enhancement and integration of the system
  • Expert for the integration of external valuation libraries

Front Arena Network

  • Trustful collaboration with product managers, project managers and the support of the manufacturer FIS
  • Proven cooperation with the FIS Gold partners through many successfully completed projects
  • Excellent contacts to relevant Front Arena experts in the market

Selected Front Arena Projects

  • Preliminary studies and proof of concepts to prepare appropriate implementation projects, e.g.:
    • Proof of concept for the migration of the OTC interest rate & credit derivatives portfolio to Front Arena / Prime
    • Preliminary study on the organizational and technical merger of the ETF trading unit with commission trading based on Front Arena
  • Front Arena system launches and migrations as well as various release upgrades
  • Implementation projects to extend the functional scope or tradable asset classes in the system, e.g.:
    • Introducing Fixed Income and Securities Finance Trading (Repo, Securities Lending, Buy / Sellback)
    • Setup line organization for the operation and further development of Front Arena / Prime
    • Introduction of structured OTC interest rate, credit, FX and equity derivatives
    • Integration of External Valuation Libraries via the Proprietary Valuation API
    • Expansion of the trading infrastructure for the market maker in ETF trading
    • Introduction of Collateral Management in Front Arena for the BackOffice
    • Overview of the mentioned projects and their details: Projects.