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Principle Java Engineer (Algorithmic Trading )

Liquidnet Belfast, United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago Hybrid Job Permanent Competitive
The TP ICAP Group is a world leading provider of market infrastructure.

Our purpose is to provide clients with access to global financial and commodities markets, improving price discovery, liquidity, and distribution of data, through responsible and innovative solutions.

Through our people and technology, we connect clients to superior liquidity and data solutions.

The Group is home to a stable of premium brands. Collectively, TP ICAP is the largest interdealer broker in the world by revenue, the number one Energy & Commodities broker in the world, the world's leading provider of OTC data, and an award winning all-to-all trading platform.

The Group operates from more than 60 offices in 27 countries. We are 5,300 people strong. We work as one to achieve our vision of being the world's most trusted, innovative, liquidity and data solutions specialist.

About Liquidnet

Liquidnet is a leading technology-driven, agency execution specialist that intelligently connects the world's investors to the world's investments. Since our founding in 1999, our network has grown to include more than 1,000 institutional investors that collectively manage $33 trillion in equity and fixed income assets. Our network spans 46 markets across six continents. We built Liquidnet to make global capital markets more efficient and continue to do so by adding additional participants, enabling trusted access to trading and investment opportunities, and delivering the actionable intelligence and insight that our customers need.

Role Overview

We are looking for an outstanding Java developer to be a part of agile, highly professional team delivering client-facing trading algorithms and related technologies.

As a platform developer, this role plays a significant part in enhancing the stability and robustness of Algorithm trading platform & Trading services. This includes feature delivery, customization and maintenance of existing Algorithmic Trading Platform (Inforech) and, enhancing services that feed into the trading system. Role also contributes towards development & maintenance of tools and frameworks that facilitate load & automated testing of trading system and execution algorithms. The role demands working in close partnership with Algo Developers, Product, Infrastructure and Support teams to deliver effective trading solutions.

Role Responsibilities
  • Develop high-quality software components for the Global Trading platform.
  • Actively contribute to all areas of software development lifecycle including design, development, integration, automated testing, optimization, and maintenance.
  • Engage vendor in building custom features and adapters for the trading platform to facilitate onboarding of new algo flow, custom analytics, risk management etc.
  • Heavily contribute to the design and development of test automation frameworks and enhance the capabilities of load testbed.
  • Contribute to all areas of team performance including daily scrums and after-action reviews.
  • Serve as third-tier support for production issues and related support needs.
Experience / Competencies

  • BS/BA degree or higher in Computer Science and/or Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience in development of Equity products in a global financial services company using Java.
  • Experience in designing, developing, and implementing trading system components and/or services for trading systems.
  • Experience with OMS/EMS such as InfoReach, Fidessa, FlexTrade, Portware, etc.
  • Knowledge of Equity market micro-structure, order handling and electronic trading.
  • Strong multithreaded and network programming experience
  • Experience with messaging products such as Solace.
  • Expert proficiency with computer technologies including Java, Linux, and OO Design with a focus on performance, re-usability, test automation and flexibility for customizations.
  • Strategic thinking, analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively at all organizational levels with written and verbal communication skills.

Not The Perfect Fit?

Concerned that you may not meet the criteria precisely? At TP ICAP, we wholeheartedly believe in fostering inclusivity and cultivating a work environment where everyone can flourish, regardless of your personal or professional background. If you are enthusiastic about this role but find that your experience doesn't align perfectly with every aspect of the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply. You may be the ideal candidate for this position or another opportunity within our organisation. Our dedicated Talent Acquisition team is here to assist you in recognising how your unique skills and abilities can be a valuable contribution. Don't hesitate to take the leap and explore the possibilities. Your potential is what truly matters to us.

Company Statement

We know that the best innovation happens when diverse people with different perspectives and skills work together in an inclusive atmosphere. That's why we're building a culture where everyone plays a part in making people feel welcome, ready and willing to contribute. TP ICAP Accord - our Employee Network - is a central to this. As well as representing specific groups, TP ICAP Accord helps increase awareness, collaboration, shares best practice, and holds our firm to account for driving continuous cultural improvement.

UK - City Quays - Belfast
Job ID  R2305
London, United Kingdom
We are the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, the world’s largest energy & commodities broker, and the world’s leading provider of OTC pricing data....
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