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Java Developer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 454043/002_1570201755
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Development
  • Date posted: 04/10/2019

Java Low Latency Software Developer

Tier-One Investment Bank - Electronic Market Making

London City, London

Circa £70,000 - £120,000 base + bonus & company benefits

A global leading Investment Bank is looking to improve their Cash-Equity Electronic Market Making business with an experienced Java Software Developer who has a gift for low latency technology. The current team of 12 or so developers comes from a range of technology backgrounds, but all share a common interest for cutting-edge technology that outshines their nearest competitors within the market making industry. Given their relentless commitment to innovation they are now looking to add another developer who can help enhance current trading engine infrastructure and quantitative strategy development. An ideal candidate will have had some experience in a similar trading environment, but this is not a pre-requisite as the current team of scientists, staff engineers and trading systems experts typically look at technical talent first and business knowledge second. From a business perspective you will have a lot of exposure to strategy and will also be mandated with improving strategy monitoring and reporting tools as well as compliance and risk verification logic.

Key skills for Java Low Latency Software Developer:

  • 2+ years Core Java programming experience
  • Understanding of Scala
  • Knowledge of SQL/MS-SQL/T-SQL
  • Experience with low latency, multithreaded systems desirable
  • Experience with tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Git, Jira, Cucumber, Gerkin
  • Systems design experience
  • Object-oriented design skills. Architect experience a plus
  • Written & verbal communication
  • Minimum of bachelor's in computer science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline

Key responsibilities for Java Low Latency Software Developer:

  • Improve low latency trading engine infrastructure
  • Work collaboratively to improve quantitative strategy development
  • Better strategy monitoring & reporting tools
  • Cover market data feed decoding
  • Backtesting and strategy evaluation infrastructure
  • Compliance & risk verification logic

This team in particular has been one of the best performing teams for the bank globally over the past few years so now is a great time to be exploring opportunities with them. The team has successfully managed to pry people away from major competitors within the electronic market making space so if you're interested in joining an extremely talented team like this then please apply for a confidential chat!

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