Front Office C# Developer

Employer
Man Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Purpose of the role:

As a key member of the team, the Development Analyst will have ownership / responsibilities throughout all project lifecycles, with an emphasis on Charles River initiatives and delivery

Specific responsibilities:
  • Working closely with the business to analyze and understand their processes and requirements
  • Provide support where required to Support desk and direct to business areas
  • Working closely with the business and Product Owner's to ensure requirements are challenged, validated and add business value in line with competing business demands and priorities
  • Ensure that in respect of all matters in your role, (including the planning and delivery of work), you understand and comply with all company policies, practices and statements relating to risk, compliance and confidentiality.
  • Anticipate, identify and manage risk issues in accordance with those policies, practices and statements and escalate risk issues to the appropriate management level or committee as necessary
  • Have a positive attitude and approach tasks with enthusiasm, challenges requirements appropriately


Key Competencies:
  • 3+ years of C# experience; some Java experience is beneficial
  • Experience as a Development Analyst in the financial services sector
  • Good knowledge of SQL, particularly MS SQL Server
  • A broad asset class knowledge base, covering understanding of Fixed Income and Credit products, would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent analysis process - can talk through clearly how they go about understanding and documenting challenges, turning them into requirements and solutions
  • Ability to document in a very clear and unambiguous fashion
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with traders, fund managers and senior business people alike
  • Confident communicator: able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views
  • Solid industry experience, ideally buy side / asset management but strong business experience on the sell side may suffice
  • Understanding of the overall operating model of a hedge fund desirable
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analysis and interpretation skills
  • Experience in an Agile software development and project delivery processes
  • Understanding of Investment management Trading operations (front to back) including areas such as operations and compliance
  • Commercial experience working previously within a technology team either as developer or technical analyst
  • Experience of building and executing test plans


Desirable experiences:
  • Knowledge of the Charles River Development suite
  • Order Management Systems knowledge
  • Experience of Charles River SaaS

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