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Algo Quant Developer - Java - Director

Selby Jennings Technology
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 15, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Algo Trading Quant Developer (Director) - Java

Top 5 UK Bank

Salary: Discretionary + Bonus

Our client is a Top 5 UK Bank, who has been in the market for over 150 years. They are seeking a Director-level developer, with experience in Algorithmic Trading and FX E-Trading.

  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values to set the appropriate tone and expectations amongst colleagues and other areas of the business.
  • Lead and reinforce positive change and ensure the business structure and people programs are aligned and geared towards supporting change.
  • Requirements gathering, design, architecture, specification, documentation, delivery and continued maintenance of the automated pricing and trading algorithms, models and controls.
  • Ongoing monitoring of system performance and data mining to identify weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.
  • Consulted on models and algorithms developed by others in FX E-Trading
  • Identify, monitor, control and mitigate risks to the business stemming from the FX E-Trading teams.
  • Taking responsibility as part of the FX E-Trading Quant team to achieve the outcomes set out in the bank's conduct principles: fair outcomes for clients, effective financial markets, financial crime compliance, the right environment etc.

  • Strong Java Development background (including Java 8)
  • Excellent business knowledge around Credit, Rates, FX or Equities
  • Strong experience building and developing high throughput, low-latency applications
  • Strong multi-threading, concurrency and memory management
  • Strong test first approach (including unit testing, integration testing, back testing and end-to-end testing).
  • Good technical or scientific academic background in Computer Science, Maths, Physics etc

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