Tech Lead Analyst - Java
FXLM Technology is focussed on delivering IT solutions to the FX and Local Markets Sales and Trading business. Our core strength is providing the technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and several of our client facing applications such as Citi FX Velocity and FX Click are leaders in their respective markets. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct business interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics.
The FXLM eTrading Technology Team is one of the most exciting and fast-paced teams within FXLM Technology and is responsible for delivering the electronic technology platform for the business. The team are directly integrated with the Trading Desk and Quants, and deliver technology covering the major liquid instruments such as FX Spot and Forwards, Precious Metals, eNDF. The team's responsibilities extend to all aspects of the electronic trading domain, from market connectivity and Co-Lo Infrastructure to pricing models, hedging and algorithmic execution.
We are looking for enthusiastic technologist to join our electronic trading team bringing in fresh experience, ideas and new perspectives. Key Responsibilities/Opportunities:
Opportunity to closely interact with Traders and Quants to understand new requirements for applications across the platform, specifically focussed on Pricing and Distribution.
Contribute into large scale projects through hands-on development.
Continual improvement of the software development lifecycle and quality of the product.
Ad-hoc and on-desk support of the production systems (a dedicated 24h support team handles 1st line). Key Relationships:
Other FXLM and G10 Rates Technology teams
Infrastructure (STI and CTI) Team
FXLM Sales & Trading Businesses
Support Team Development Value:
This role provides a great opportunity for the successful candidate to work on projects closely aligned to the FXLM business with direct PnL impact.
FXLM Technology is a global team covering a wide range of front office applications and this role would give a solid foundation in one of our key platforms. The common architecture and approach across the group means there are many opportunities for career growth and mobility within our team. Knowledge/Experience:
Academic background in software development.
Knowledge of financial markets is a plus.
Self-starting individual. Skills:
Knowledge of Java, OO design.
Distributed Systems Technologies - Messaging, Caching, Database.
Understanding of computing science fundamentals - concurrency, algorithms, operating systems,
Process and tools to produce well written low defect rate code. Competencies:
Strong aptitude for analysis and problem solving
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to learn
Planning and organizational skills
Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success. Job Family Group:
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