Algo E-Trading Java Developer

£800 - £1000 per day
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CHRISTIAN WADY

American investment banking firm seeks a Senior Java contractor for a 12+ month contract paying up to £1000 p/d, within their eTrading team based in London.

They are a high performing front-office development team working on delivery of new strategic pricing and auto-hedging capabilities for E-Trading for 2022.

In a typical day you can expect to develop Java code, review code written by your colleagues, attend Agile ceremonies, refine requirements with users (Quantitative Strategies Group and Traders) and liaise with sibling teams in EFX (market access, dashboard, price distribution etc).

You will have the opportunity to work with leading edge ultra-low-latency technologies like zero-GC JVMs, kernel bypass networking, core pinning and market data technologies.

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Strong academic record, ideally with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Science, engineering or related technical or quantitative discipline.
  • Demonstrable success in designing and delivering multi-tiered applications
  • Extensive hand-on coding expertise in Core Java
  • Strong Software development fundamentals, data structures, design patterns, Object-Oriented programming, architecture, algorithms, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong focus on system performance tuning and experience with low latency Java programming
  • Solid understanding of service architecture and high performance, low latency, and multi-threading techniques
  • Experience architecting and designing high performance server side components.
  • At least 6+ years of experience using Java to develop service oriented applications
  • Prior experience in building algo trading systems is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of any Interest Rates or Futures financial products (e.g. Treasuries/Swaps) is highly desirable
  • Technical skills include Java, Spring, TDD, KDB, FIX, and UNIX/LINUX

Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to face off to business users
  • Self-motivated individual and with determination to achieve goals
  • Willingness to learn, both technically and professionally
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team working skills and ability to work in a distributed global team environment
  • Ability to work on a fast-pace environment; Flexible and able to deliver quality results in the required timeframe

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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