Java Developer- Prop Trading- London

  • £70,000- £100,000 + Bonus and Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Skillfinder International
  • 16 Jan 17

My client, a growing Prop Trading firm based in London, is looking for a talented Java Developer to join their rapidly growing team. The firm prides itself on using the latest, cutting edge technology in order to keep one step ahead their competitors. You will be working on a Greenfield project for their Equity Derivatives OMS. This role will be directly sitting with the Front Office- i.e. Traders, Quants, Portfolio Managers etc... You will need to have strong communications skills and expert knowledge in the Java area.

Java Developer- Prop Trading- London 

You will be working alongside a small, tight-knit team of talented developers, for the low latency development of their new Equity Derivatives Trading system. During this role you will directly sit with the Front Office business users (i.e. Traders, Quants, Portfolio Managers), in order to create the best cutting edge solutions. The firm itself is extemely flat structured ad you will gain invaluable experience across all parts of the business. It is vital that you have strong communication and expert knowledge in the development area. The growth potential for this role is huge- they are a rapidly growing firm, and you will have the chance to take on some real work responsibility. 

Key responsibilities for Java Developer- Prop Trading- London 

  • Development of their Greenfield Equity Derivatives Trading system in Core Java and related technologists
  • Close interaction with the Front Office- will be directly sitting with this area in order to create the lowest latencies and a cutting edge system 
  • Day to day support of the system as it is developed- this will help you create a brilliant over all knowledge of the system, and deal directly with any issues if necessary. 

Skill set for Java Developer- Prop Trading- London 

  • Core Java and related technologies
  • Any messaging experience would be beneficial- FIX, FIX Engine, FIX Protocol, MQ, Tibco... 
  • SQL 
  • Ability to work in a Linux/ Unix environment 
  • Any experience in the Front Office area would be beneficial 
  • Excellent communication