FICC Java Developer - eTrading

Job Title: FICC Java Developer - eTrading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: bens
REF: ND83939_1525797491
Contact Name: Nick Derewlany
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description


Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.


Our Impact

We are a global team that develops automated Credit & Rates trading workflow automation software for the firm and its clients,playing an active role increasing the firm's electronic trading capabilities. Team members combine engineering expertise, close daily collaboration with trading / sales, and capital markets / client business expertise to deliver solutions that advance the division's electronic trading goals.

As a strategist who sits in the Division, you will play an integral role on the trading floor. You may create cutting-edge derivative pricing models and empirical models to provide insight into market behaviour, or develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients. You might be involved in analysing exposures and structuring transactions to meet client needs, or involved in designing and developing complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms. Throughout the Securities Division, strategists are using quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems.

How you will fulfil your potential

Participate in all project lifecycle phases: analyze, design, test, research, support & maintain. You will build expertise in front-office e-trading software, capital markets/client service, and trading automation strategies. Collaborate closely with traders, salespeople and other strategists. Typical projects include writing software to automate trading workflow, reacting to market developments by covering new trading protocols/product types, and building safety controls into electronic trading systems

Who we look for

Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

Skills & Experience

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in a STEM discipline
  • Proven experience with an object oriented programming language in an enterprise environment
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Java developer
  • Experience developing FICC electronic trading software
  • Existing experience of, or a willingness to learn about, market dynamics and conventions, and of different products' behaviours and specifications
  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems
  • Associate / VP level