Algo Developer

  • Up to £150k base salary + Amazing bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Oxford Knight
  • 12 Mar 18 2018-03-12

Key words: Java, Concurrency, Trading, Real-time, Low latency, Equities, Futures, Execution


My client is one of the largest and most prestigious hedge funds in the world. They currently have over $50 billion under management in their diversified portfolio across equity, credit, managed futures, convertibles, emerging markets, global macro and multi-manager solutions.


The Role

You will be working on a very young + greenfield, fully automated, systematic trading desk, as they look to expand and scale the system. This desk handles roughly $5 trillion in trades per year, and your work directly effects each and every trade.

* Developing a core java, highly concurrent, low latency e-trading system

* Develop trading algorithms

* Spread your work across projects in execution, order routing, order management and connectivity

* Performance analysis and optimization tuning

* Become a subject matter expert on the business - my client is always trading new and exotic asset clases

* Transition into Java 9


About you:

* Extensive OO coding experience - ideally Core Java but open to developers from all backgrounds

* A deep understanding of Computer Science fundamentals – Data Structures, Algorithms and Design Patterns

* NO financial experience required, but a keen interest will go a long way



* Very competitive, hedge-fund compensation package. Strong base salary, exceptional bonus structure, Pension, Medical and Life Insurance

* Tech startup culture – freedom of projects, on-site bar, table football, company beers, free lunch

* Stunning offices in the city of London with views of London Bridge and The Thames



Key words: Java, Concurrency, Trading, Real-time, Low latency, Equities, Futures, FX, Execution, Order Management, Order Routing