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Commodities Front Office Analytics Engineer

Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 24, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated Engineer to join our talented technology team and work closely with our Commodities desks.

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

What you will do:

• Partner with business and quant teams to identify innovative ways to interact with risk metrics

• Drive the digitalisation of our Front Office using strategic platforms and technologies

• Build well-engineered, reusable, and scalable platforms that underpin the growth and agility of the business

• Translate business requirements to system solutions and manage delivery

• Work directly with senior technology and finance professionals

• Implement software engineering best practices, including continuous integration and DevOps techniques

Technologies you will work with:

• Python

• SQL/NoSQL databases


To excel in this role, you will ideally have:

• A passion for technology and engineering

• Analytical and problem-solving abilities, coupled with outstanding communication skills

• Commercial mindset and ability to effectively manage stakeholders and delivery.

• Some understanding of risk in investment banking

• An ability to work as part of a collaborative team

It would be a bonus if you are familiar with:

• Front Office environment and financial products

• Linux/Unix

• C++ / Java

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.

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, Corporate Strategy & Solutions, 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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