Tech Team Lead – FX Algo Trading I.T - Java

  • Excellent
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MC Partners
  • 19 Sep 17

My client is a European Investment Bank who are looking for a Technical Java Team Lead to manage their Algo FX I.T team of 3 with scope to grow. This Trading team belongs to the EMEA group of FX Trading for the business, with a global approach, the I.T team is based in London only.

This team sits with the Front Office which will give you direct access to what is happening and Trading approaches real time, it is very important that you and the team understand the FX Market & Execution which will allow you and them to work efficiently

As well as being a leader this role is still very much hands on with coding in Java taking up 50% of your time, you will be required to understand the architecture and be able to give a strategy on how you will organise the future for FX Algo Trading Tech as well as endure all the constraints put on the Bank i.e MiFID

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Strong Java and real-time processes
  • At least 5 years’ experience leading a small team (3 of those in Algo)
  • At least 5 years in FX
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong understanding of architecture design and coding

This role will give you the opportunity to work for a Market leader in FX Trading with a promise to continue to drive innovation. As a Team Lead you will not only get to lead but also contribute to its growth. This is a highly visible role with exposure to Heads of Desk, Traders, Sales, Business Managers and Research.

Interested candidates, please contact me on j.wright@mcpartners.co.uk