Snr Front Office Java Developer, Trading Platforms, MIFID (AVP)

  • Up to £100K Base + Front Office Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Millar Associates
  • 22 Feb 18 2018-02-22

A world leading Financial Services Group seeks to hire a Senior JAVA Developer / Technical Lead for their front office technology team to upgrade the bank's eCommerce trading platform, integrate new software and prepare for MIFID compliance. Also be responsible for coding, testing and releasing code into a production environment. The work will include leading the integration of a new trading platform with ION, pricing contributions of products to external venues and electronic execution, with high volume products routed via STP internally.


  • Develop, test and release software into a front-office production environment
  • Integration with ecommerce trading platforms
  • Utilise knowledge & experience of source control, continuous integration and agile processes


  • Required: HTML5, CSS, Java script (Node.Js, React, Angular)
  • Desirable: Java FIX or ION
  • Good understanding of financial products and front-to-back processes
  • Full SDLC experience
  • Experience in development methodologies – agile preferred
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to collaborate across the firm internationally (NYC, Hong Kong)


  • Knowledge of trade flows and price contributions to ecommerce platforms (eg. Bloomberg)
  • Knowledge of trading platforms, products and front-to-back trade lifecycle
  • Knowledge of banking regulations and regulatory requirements