eRates Senior Java Developer, Rates, Electronic Trading

  • Negotiable GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 22 Sep 18 2018-09-22

We are looking for a highly skilled Java Developer to join our growing and exciting Rates Electronic Trading Team. You will be executing platforms in the dealer-to-client and dealer-to-dealer spaces.

Department overview:

We are a focused and user oriented development team with a wide range of developers operating globally in London, New York and Tokyo. We are responsible for all execution platforms in the dealer-to-client and dealer-to-dealer spaces, providing solutions across Rates and Credit; cash and derivatives. An ongoing effort to consolidate our electronic client offering in the Rates space is focused on development of our execution capabilities and platforms.

This is a very exciting opportunity to be a key part of this growing technology team building an electronic offering. You will be developing high performance execution components with trader automation as a core concept, and will be working with a wider development team to ensure our solutions are cross-product and help consolidate existing functionality.

Role Description

You are a confident and self-motivating senior Java developer with a solid understanding of Rates electronic markets. You are client focused and are comfortable communicating with stakeholders across the bank. You are at home developing in a small self-organising team and value user feedback within an agile development process. You can manage expectations effectively and have a demonstrable track record of owning delivery of a high profile product to demanding business users. You are familiar with the rates market, both cash and derivatives, and understand the value of an intuitive, robust and reliable auto-quoting system to a trading desk.

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required


    • Experience in Bonds & IRS dealer-to-dealer or dealer-to-client markets
    • Advanced Java (e.g. multi-threading, GC optimisation)
    • Object oriented design and development, design patterns
    • Database and middleware experience (JMS, Tibco RV, DB2, SQL Server)
    • Auxiliary development process skillset (SVN, Maven etc.)


  • ION or List FastTrade
  • Test automation technologies (e.g. Robot framework)
  • Rates and (cash and derivatives) business experience, comfortable with key business concepts
    • FIX
    • Agile processes & practices. e.g. Scrum
    • Bond analytics understanding

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