Prestigious Hedge-Fund Seeks Analyst Developer

City of London
£50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonuses + benefits
19 Apr 2013
17 May 2013
Lydia Ashall
Finance, IT
Contract Type
Full Time

Successful Hedge-Fund Seeks A Business-Focussed Developer

An established hedge fund is looking to extend their fund derivative business through the recruitment of an excellent and highly analytical developer.

Salary: £55-65k + unbeatable competitive benefits and bonuses!

This is a fast-growing and complex business area for which the technology team work to develop and support particularly sophisticated trading platforms. You will be enhancing existing systems as well as undertaking Greenfielddevelopment.

The position will require you to use a range of technologies e.g. Java, C#, DB2 & Sybase. Therefore you must have around 2-5 years commercial experience working as a developer with a strong understanding of object oriented fundamentals.

You do not require prior financial experience, as long as you can demonstrate an appreciation for financial markets, and are prepared to take on a challenging learning curve in gaining business knowledge in this bespoke business area and wish to understand this group's products and structures.

The position will involve a good deal of direct liaisons with external clients: this will require you to be an outstanding communicator.

Our client emphasises that this is a challenging position, you will be working with some of the strongest technologists in the industry, and should therefore be motivated, hard-working, and definitely have a "can-do" attitude!

Please apply for this position if you wish to:

- Extend your technical and financial knowledge

- Undertake a real challenge and work in an exciting business area!

- Be rewarded for your efforts both financially and with the fantastic opportunities for career progression you will be offered!

- Provide new perspectives in this growing business area and really 'make your mark'

To apply for this position you must have:

- At least 2-5 years hands-on developer experience in C#/Java

- Have experience working with an RDBMS e.g. SQL, Oracle, Sybase, DB2

- A genuine interest/experience in financial markets

- An excellent degree min 2:1 - gained at a top university in Computing (or related), Mathematics, Engineering, or Physics.

- A Tier 1 Visa/PermResidency/UKCitizenship - This job is in London

Please send your CV's to me in Word Doc format ASAP to be considered for the job if you feel that you would be a good team fit!

I look forward to hearing from you!

Lydia Ashall

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