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Java Developer

London, United Kingdom
700.00 - 850.00 GBP/Daily
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Function
Foreign Currency
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description
  • Forward Pricing - producing FX forward prices from Rates, Futures, FX broker prices and integration to Quant Analytics for distribution and trading over FX eCommerce Channels.
  • Development of pricing control features with the FX voice and electronic trading desk traders and quants e.g. price tiering, derived crossing, manual curve adjustment, spreading, interpolation.
  • Development of the forward pricing infrastructure to provide on demand quoting and crossing of curves from ecommerce systems.
  • Integration of new pricing models and use of new market data feeds in the pricing.

Main Duties:
  • Work directly with the eRisk Quant Traders and the Cash FX Forward and NDF traders on requirements.
  • Work with the technical lead and other development teams within the programme to enhance the system e.g. to support local onshore market trading requirements, risk management requirement.
  • Draw-up detailed technical designs for items worked on.
  • Work effectively with any external consultancies engaged during the project to provide technical and graphical design expertise.
  • Implement best-of-breed technical solutions based on agreed technical design, adopting industry standard development patterns and methodologies (including continuous integration and automated unit and integration testing)
  • Fully test implemented solutions in advance of User Acceptance Testing
  • Assist (when required) with the deployment of components to development and test environments
  • Participate in intra-day and overnight Support rotas (when required).

  • Java server side development experience is essential . The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge of multi-threaded development.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing global, distributed systems in a 24 * 5.5 trading environment is essential .
  • Experience of building FX or eRates pricing systems for eCommerce advantageous .
  • KDB / Q knowledge advantageous but not essential
  • C++ / python advantageous

Business Knowledge:
  • Operation of trading desks in a large, multi-site Investment Bank with significant eCommerce offering
  • Foreign Exchange in a high volume low latency environment.
  • Experience working on enterprise systems but also agile delivery of Quant and Business requirements.
  • Spot FX market conventions
  • Forward FX market conventions

Job Title: Java Developer

Location: London, UK

Rate/Salary: 700.00 - 850.00 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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