About Brickendon Consulting:

Brickendon is a rapidly growing management & technology consultancy providing solutions to Global Banks and Asset Managers based in New York and London. We are 7 years old and have grown from 2 to over 100 people in 7 years of operation, with a view to double in size over the next 2 years.

Application Developer - Front Office Risk

As a Risk Application Developer / Analyst Programmer, your duties will be;

  • Join as a member of our UK Risk & Regulatory Practice teams.
  • Advising clients on strategic matters linked to technology and development.
  • Managing key stakeholders.
  • Hands-on development and design using recognised languages  i.e. Java, C# .net
  • Create technical design documents adhering to predefined standards and best industry practices
  • Work closely with multiple teams including Quants, Risk Management and Business Analysts to understand requirements and deliver solutions to agreed timelines.
  • Develiver to ongoing client projects supporting new modeling initiatives and requirements for regulatory projects such as CCAR and FRTB.
  • Perform design reviews with the appropriate technical leads, architects and design authorities
  • Continuous improvement of development and release environment, tooling and processes
  • Lead test-driven development (TDD) adoption
  • Work closely with QA where appropriate
  • Conduct regular code reviews and provide constructive feedback
  • Perform data analysis and business flow implementation
  • Implement business process rules in data flow solution
  • Develop/extend tools to support the configuration, monitoring and metrics reporting for business processes
  • Planning and coordinating release activities


The Risk Application Developer / Analyst Programmer, will possess the following skills and experience;

  • MUST have experience in investmenet banking / capital markets environments to be considered
  • Strong core development priciples across Java, Python and / or C# .Net
  • Extensive experience and understanding of distributed systems, and high performance/low latency computing requirements.
  • You will have experience in the development of FO risk management systems
  • Good knowledge of market data and risk calculation implementation
  • Ability to interact with senior management in both the Business and IT
  • MUST have proven experience working in Risk environments within Investment banking / Capital Markets, either in Front-office or Market Risk/Credit Risk with a good understanding of risk sensitivities
  • Previous experience working on Risk Stress Testing initiatives / projects.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of test driven development (TDD)
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix operating environment and scripting experience
  • Problem solver with an analytical mind set