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LONDON: eTrading Java Developer

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent

LONDON: eTrading Java Developer

 

My client is a leader in the banking and financial services industry, operating in two main areas: Retail Banking & Services and Corporate & Institutional banking, and has become a pioneer within the FICC electronic trading space. They are currently looking for exceptional developers to join them as they continue to build out the business and their market leading client platform.

 

Role:

 

  • This is a front-office quantitative role to work on developing the library for the FICC electronic trading platform
  • This platform is pivotal to the business and underpins the electronic rates activity including pricing, hedging and execution
  • At present, there is no legacy code base, giving you the opportunity to become an individual contributor to a Greenfield project on the development of innovative solutions

 

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Close interaction with business and other quantitative research teams in developing new features in the electronic trading platform and also in assisting them in the investigation of issues (e.g. post-event analysis, performance and scalability, latency reduction)
  • Work with management to draw up specifications for new projects and estimate the costs involved in their implementation.
  • Design and implement agreed electronic trading platform components
  • Develop robust and reliable testing strategies
  • Interaction with IT teams upstream/downstream in the chain (e.g. data sources, trade execution APIs)
  • Release management aspects

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Top academic background strong degree in mathematics/physics/computer science from a leading academic institution and ideally DEA/MSc/PhD in a relevant subject
  • Innovative with a “start up” mentality
  • Outstanding implementation skills in an object orientated programming language (backed up by significant programming experience in an industrial context working on large projects)
  • Active interest in design of system architecture
  • Interest in writing clear, maintainable code
  • Strong quantitative programming skills
  • Excellent problem solving / debugging skills
  • Good understanding of concurrent application design
  • Experience of Java, C# or C++ (Java preferred)
  • Good communication skills in English (other languages advantageous)
  • Pragmatic approach to ensuring delivery on a timely basis
  • Financial and product knowledge is an advantage
  • Previous automatic trading experience is not required, but could be positive (e.g. experience of order lifecycle)

 

 

If interested please send CV to Jesse.Lee@AnsonMcCade.com or alternatively, call 020 7780 6700 for more information.

 

Reference: AMC*APA/ETRA. To apply for this vacancy: email Alisha Hobbs

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