Java Low Latency Algo Trading Developer

London (Greater)
£750 - £900 per day
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a multinational investment bank is seeking a passionate and driven developer to join an elite algo trading development team who are focused on the build out of brand new algo trading platforms across multiple asset classes.

Working closely with Quant Traders, this role involves development of leading edge solutions for systematic algorithmic trading (alpha generation, price discovery, smart order routing, anonymous market making) across asset classes. You will be working with elite developers combining technical expertise and experience of different markets. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the creative design of next generation algorithms, as well as the technical implementation predominantly using Java. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in trading system development from the ground up, and be cognisant of market micro-structure issues for ECNs and single-bank platforms.

This role requires:

- Exceptional knowledge of Java

- Existing advanced knowledge upon linux, or an ability to learn quickly

- Existing knowledge upon KDB will be beneficial

- Proven track record in algo-trading / market making development

- An understanding of low latency / high frequency real time applications in multithreaded environment

- Advanced experience in data structures and complexity theory

- A willingness to participate in creative processes

- Strong analytical and communication skills

- Proven ability to deliver front office systems

- MS or PhD degree in a relevant field will be an advantage

Successful candidates will be contacted directly.

Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.
This job was originally posted as