VP Java Low Latency Software Developer

  • GBP100000 - GBP150000 per annum + Bonus and company benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings UK
  • 16 Apr 19

A global leading Investment Bank is looking to improve their Cash-Equity Electronic Market Making business with an experienced Java Software Developer who has a gift for low latency technology. From a business perspective you will have a lot of exposure to strategy and will also be mandated with improving strategy monitoring and reporting tools as well as compliance and risk verification logic.

Given their relentless commitment to innovation they are now looking to add another developer who can help enhance current trading engine infrastructure and quantitative strategy development. An ideal candidate will have had some experience in a similar trading environment, but this is not a pre-requisite as the current team of scientists, staff engineers and trading systems experts typically look at technical talent first and business knowledge second. From a business perspective you will have a lot of exposure to strategy and will also be mandated with improving strategy monitoring and reporting tools as well as compliance and risk verification logic.

Key skills for VP Java Low Latency Software Developer:

  • 5+ years Core Java programming experience
  • Knowledge of SQL/MS-SQL/T-SQL
  • Experience with low latency, multithreaded systems desirable
  • Experience with tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Git, Jira, Cucumber, Gerkin
  • Systems design experience
  • Object-oriented design skills. Architect experience a plus
  • Written & verbal communication
  • Minimum of Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline

Key responsibilities for VP Java Low Latency Software Developer:

  • Improve low latency trading engine infrastructure
  • Work collaboratively to improve quantitative strategy development
  • Better strategy monitoring & reporting tools
  • Cover market data feed decoding
  • Backtesting and strategy evaluation infrastructure
  • Compliance & risk verification logic

This team in particular has been one of the best performing teams for the bank globally over the past few years so now is a great time to be exploring opportunities with them. The team has successfully managed to pry people away from major competitors within the electronic market making space so if you're interested in joining an extremely talented team like this then please email your details or call 0203 617 8305.