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Java Software Engineer - Rates eTrading, VP

Req #: 170071376
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
The Rates eTrading D2C team partners with several Rates and Rates-related EM businesses to design, build and maintain solutions for electronic trading on client markets. We are mostly based in London and NYC but also maintain a presence in Japan and India, and our businesses span the globe. We cover several functional domains including fair value pricing, market pricing, contribution, execution, and STP, and manage the entire software development lifecycle. As such, we are a diverse group of project managers, business analysts, and developers (front-end and back-end). Our systems facilitate the trading of many products, the majority of which are securities and derivatives.
We are currently looking for a mid-level to senior developer in London to work on several projects affecting the EMEA businesses: euro govies, gilts, EUR swaps, etc. Several of these project aim to transform our platform, touching everything from pricing to STP, from the front-end to the back-end.
The ideal candidate will have strong business knowledge and experience working within technology at an investment firm. An in-depth understanding of all topics is not required but the candidate should be able to develop ideas with both the stakeholders and the team.
Strong problem solving is a must. The candidate must be able to understand, reduce, decompose and solve complex problems. The interview process will require the candidate to demonstrate problem solving skills.
Strong ownership is a must. The candidate must be able to identify and resolve issues, and guide a group of developers to get deliveries done well and on time.
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Design, develop and unit test software application modules using disciplined software development processes
  • Work with the team to develop strategic solutions in a timely manner
  • Proactively identify opportunities for change and improvement within the existing application(s)
  • Produce documentation for other technologists, users and support
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels
  • Perform trouble-shooting for any issues that may arise
Qualities & Skills
  • Strong client focus
  • Results-Oriented
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Productive and able to manage time effectively
  • Positive attitude
  • Attention to detail and high standard of quality
  • Able to handle multiple streams of work
  • Experience working with diverse group of people spanning multiple locations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong business knowledge
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Required – Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Euro govies, gilts or EUR swaps businesses
  • Rates businesses (securities or derivatives)
  • Electronic trading systems
  • Low-Latency event-driven systems
  • Java, Python, C++, SQL, Unix
  • TIBCO RV, LBM, JMS or other messaging middleware
  • KDB+ or other tick databases
  • Distributed caches
  • ION trading systems


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