Solutions Architect

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 20 May 19

Solutions Architect

Job Title
Solutions Architect

Job Description

Where you'll work

As part of a connected global team, you'll come to work in a friendly and dynamic environment. Our comfortable, cutting-edge offices contain everything you need to succeed:
• Agile workspaces and hot desks
• Private quiet rooms
• Breakout and refreshment areas

The development teams work in predominantly in the London offices and you'll be working closely with them and the dealing desk who'll be setting our business goals.

You'll also have the opportunity to work remotely on a frequent basis.

How you'll progress

Your development is as important to us as it is to you. You'll be rewarded for hard work here, with support to get better at what you do.
We work in a fast-paced project environment where change is constant. If you're up for the challenge, you'll have opportunities to try new things and broaden your skills quickly through exposure to the executive team and new experiences.

What you'll get

As well as having the chance to attend regular social events, get funding for your charitable endeavours and join a range of special interest groups, you'll receive an attractive selection of benefits working with IG:
• Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities
• Performance-related bonuses
• Pension, insurance and medical plans
• Career-focused technical and leadership training
• Contribution to gym memberships and more

What you'll do

Expect to be immediately challenged by the number and scale of technical and business changes that we're looking to make in the Pricing systems.

You'll be engaging with development teams throughout the project lifecycle from inception to delivery. Identifying and developing strategies for longer term renovation. Liaising with business experts and the development teams to determine and refine solutions. Working with peers to ensure integration and conformance with related architectural policies and strategies.

Who you'll be

We're looking for someone with experience in low latency, high throughput and high availability systems developed in C++ and running on Linux.

Experience with building Architecture capabilities within a development department.

You'll have a genuine interest in the full development lifecycle experience and using an agile methodology such as Scrum and automation to improve team dynamics and performance.

Communication and collaboration will be key strengths for a successful applicant.

Experience with high performance messaging technology, ideally Reuters TREP/UPA would be beneficial.

We're looking for tenacious, curious, eager and open-minded people to help us maintain our industry leadership. People who embody our three core values - who want to champion the client, lead the way and love what we do.
We recruit based on excellence, and believe that diversity is vital to success. We have zero tolerance for bullying, harassment or any other behaviour that stifles innovation and collaboration.

From the team

This is a great opportunity to work in a fast moving and friendly environment and work on a transformational programme of work with our pricing team. Please come and join us!

Number of openings