Lead Java Developer - Algo/Strats Trading - VP Investment Bank

£120000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits

Market leading Global Investment bank seeks an experienced Algo/Automate Electronic Trading Java Developer. You will work closely with the Global Derivatives trading desks and Quantitative strategists to design, develop and operate a low-latency trading platform, working on all aspects including trading strategies, pricing, analytics, signal generation and trading infrastructure.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be using core Java development to build and enhance trading strategies and engines.
  • You will be working directly with the strategist, quant and IT teams to advance the platform and the business it serves.
  • Working with trading and quantitative strategists in a front-office environment.
  • The project portfolio is varied, spanning new and existing algorithmic logic development, improving the technical and execution performance of trading systems, the generation and analysis of trading signals & data.
  • You will be involved in the full software development lifecycle from discussing and agreeing requirements, formulating designs developing and deploying the changes.
  • The systems you will work on are high volume, low latency, resilient, scalable and message-driven based on cutting edge Java and utilising the latest hardware.

Required skills:

  • Expert level core Java knowledge.
  • Track record working in a front-end environment. Will consider all derivative asset classes.
  • Working directly with trading and quantitative strategists to formulate requirements and solutions.
  • Experience of developing systems for automated market making and/or algo trading in high volume markets.
  • Experience managing the operation of largescale, critical trading systems in high volume and high frequency environments
  • Electronic trading and market knowledge.
  • Financial Markets related and or coupled with a Physics, Mathematical, Computer Science degree preferred
  • Experience of mentoring and leadership demonstrated in a Front Office environment.

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

 

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