CGM Tech - Software Engineer - Equity Derivatives & Trading (C# / Java)

Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 24, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are looking for a strong software engineer to join our technology team and work closely with our Equities and Derivatives trading desk. Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

If you are a technologist that enjoys working in partnership with key stakeholders to solve complex problems and make a significant impact on the business, we are interested in speaking with you.

About the role

You will work closely with key business stakeholders in a fast-paced trading environment to understand issues and provide solutions that make a tangible and critical difference to how we do business.

What you will do:
  • Work as part of a global team of software engineers taking on the ownership of the full technology stack
  • Deliver projects that have a revenue impact for a dynamic desk
  • Take on responsibility for gathering requirements, designing and implementing solutions that follow engineering best practices, including continuous integration / continuous deployment and DevOps techniques
  • Ensure high availability of systems through solid design, effective programming practices and strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Work directly with senior technology and finance professionals
  • Gain financial markets expertise on the Equity Derivatives and Trading space
  • Gain exposure to systems that span the full trade lifecycle from connectivity to order management including monitoring, reporting and trading algorithms

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:
  • A passion for technology and engineering with a strong C# (or Java / C++) development experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, coupled with good communication skills
  • An ability to work as part of a collaborative team and establish strong relationships with key stakeholders

It would be a bonus if you have:
  • Experience with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Kubernetes)
  • Exposure to technologies like Redis, Consul, SQL Server, SQLite, etc.
  • Understanding of financial instruments
  • Exposure to areas such as OMS, FIX connectivity, Algo trading, Index Arbitrage, Risk, etc.

About us

In this role you will be able to see first-hand the positive impact your work has and how it supports revenue growth and operational efficiencies for the Equity Derivatives and Trading (EDT) team.

We operate in a flat structure. The members of the team are encouraged to take ownership and accountability of their work, collaborating with senior members of the business to identify new opportunities.

We encourage our team members to play multiple roles; from business analysis and requirements gathering to delivery and risk management. Through this process our team gains a better understanding of the process of product delivery and has an opportunity to develop different skills and explore different career paths.

Having a Learning Mindset is a key value of our group and we support our staff by giving them access to a variety of learning resources and accreditation.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you'll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.
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