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Senior Java Developer

London, United Kingdom
750.00 - 900.00 GBP/Daily
Closing date
Feb 8, 2023

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Job Function
Foreign Currency
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Our Tier 1 Investment Banking client is looking for an experienced Front office Java developer to help advance its leading market making platform which supports a growing & market-leading business. Throughout this temporary assignment will work closely with the global Derivatives trading desks and quantitative strategists to design, develop and operate a low-latency trading platform, working on all aspects including trading strategies, pricing, analytics, signal generation and trading infrastructure.

  • Expert-level core Java knowledge
  • Track record working in a front-office environment, working directly with trading and quantitative strategists to formulate requirements and solutions and delivering them promptly and safely to production
  • Developing system for automated market making and/or algo trading in high volume markets: equities, FX, liquid rates, etc
  • Experience managing the operation of largescale, critical trading systems in high volume and high frequency environments
  • Low-latency messaging middleware pub/sub technologies
  • Candidate must have electronic trading & market knowledge: options / cash / ETF / futures preferred; liquid rates / FX acceptable. Option pricing and trading would be an advantage? Previous experience in a systematic trading environment (market maker, quant fund, sell-side inventory management) highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of KDB or other time series data analysis systems
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team is essential
  • Ideally worked in concurrent environments

Job Title: Senior Java Developer

Location: London, UK

Rate/Salary: 750.00 - 900.00 GBP Daily

Job Type: Contract

Trading as TEKsystems. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. TEKsystems is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

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