Hedge Fund - Java Technical Lead - Permanent

£140000 - £160000 per annum + 30% bonus + benefits

Market leading Global Hedge fund seeks a Java Technical Lead to join and lead a new greenfield project team being created to deliver a front to back technical platform that rationalises the firm’s underlying datasets to produce various derived data for the investor relations team as well as the board of partners. The target application stack is to be java based running off Docker containers on top of a Kubernetes cluster, whilst using React UIs on the frontend.

Work with senior stakeholders from Product Control / IR / Operations and the Head of Engineering to formulate goal driven sprint plans and then ensure goals are achieved in a timely professional manner.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of a complex application suite, improving stability and performance over time.
  • Develop existing applications further and creating new applications to meet business requirements as they arise.
  • Take ownership of existing applications. Improve processes, tools and procedures as needed.
  • Release management working closely with the Dev team.
  • Detailed analysis of issues that need escalation

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience working with Java 8+ 7 years+
  • experience of using Python very useful
  • React Front End knowledge and experience
  • Agile Scrum (Certified nice to have)
  • Good knowledge of SQL and NOSQL databases as well as applications derived from both lambda and kappa architectures.
  • Some understanding of Finance, ideally in the Equity Derivatives, Fixed Income, FX and Equity areas. Hedge Fund or Sell Side knowledge useful however Investment Banking experience also very useful

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


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