Java Pricing Developer - IB

City of London
£600 - £675 per day
27 Mar 2013
24 Apr 2013
Gibran Visram
Contract Type
Full Time

Java Developer urgently required by a leading Investment Bank - this is a unique 12-month contract role working on a leading centralised pricing system for a globally accredited Investment Bank, paying £600-675/day.

The Centralised Pricing system is comprised of Java server side, C# GUI and Sybase database. Ion Marketview is used for connectivity to inter broker markets. Despite being a complex system we have a fast turnaround, underpinned by a very strong development team. Our release lifecycle is a large number of small releases, with a lot of responsibility placed on the developers.

The Java developer will have:

  • Solid understanding of the of vanilla Java programming, including multithreading, object orientation, TCP/IP sockets, distributed computing etc.
  • Experience of low latency and high throughput software development in Java.
  • Solid Java OO server-side (not EJB or Web) development.
  • Experienced a structured environment such as software house or large team.
  • Minimum 2:1 from major university in scientific subject, and minimum BBB A levels.
  • Application development involving an understanding of the user domain, rather than just implementing technical solutions.

and ideally:

  • Real-time systems.
  • Financial Knowledge (in particular Fixed Income, Money Markets, Foreign Exchange)
  • Risk and P&L Calculations
  • Front office exposure
  • Electronic Trading on D2D and D2C Markets
  • C#
  • Bloomberg Trading System
  • Improving development practices for team as a whole

High calibre Java developers with strong multithreading, low latency and high throughput exposure, and the ability to thrive in a front office environment are urged to apply.

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