Senior Java Developer

London (Greater)
From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum DOE

Location: London

Start Date: ASAP

We are leaders and innovators in commodity derivatives trading. Our business thrives by connecting proprietary data and advanced technology with rigorous trading execution. Mandara is an independent trading company, with a track record of generating significant returns. Founded in 2009, Mandara trades worldwide markets across global time-zones, through teams in London, Jersey City and Singapore.

Mandara’s Technology team is dedicated to providing outstanding technology solutions to the trading business. Most of our software is developed in-house, driving further business growth. This is a unique opportunity to fast-track your career and work in a rapidly expanding company with a meritocratic, start-up culture. Personal integrity and the unrelenting pursuit of excellence are central to everything we do.

The key to success in this role is:

·Passion for technological development

·A relentlessly self-improving and ambitious attitude

·Desire to achieve excellence

Performance Objectives:

·Maintain and enhance real-time pricing components which directly drive all trading decisions and also work on new pricing models

·Build complex, reliable trading systems and make strategic technical decisions to revolutionise Mandara’s existing trading capacity

·Take ownership of innovating existing software by identifying best-fit technology

·Advance Mandara’s technological capabilities by consistently coding to an exceptional level

·Use excellent communication skills to work with a variety of stakeholders to create clear deliverables in line with the business strategy

·Deliver projects quickly within a fast-paced working environment

Experience and Skills


·Exceptional Java coding ability

·Minimum 5 years’ experience in a development capacity

·Understanding of financial markets, systems and instruments

·SQL, SQL Server and MySql

·Experience of complex, multi-threaded application development

·Real-time messaging experience and asynchronous design

·Degree in Computer Science, or a related field


·Working experience of agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban)

·Interest in trading business


·Low latency design and GC tuning

·C# knowledge, Linux and Windows admin

·Spring boot knowledge, UI development, Python

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