FX Front Office Developer

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: According to profile and experience
  • Job Type: Full time

As Front Office Developer You Will work for a major banking company and integrate a team in charge of support the electronic activities with a strong emphasis on emerging FX spot FX NDF, and rates in London. Sitting on the trading floor with the traders and quants, you will be their direct interlocutor regarding developments on the FX eMarket Making platform.

Mission

As Front Office Developer You Will work for a major banking company and integrate a team in charge of support the electronic activities with a strong emphasis on emerging FX spot FX NDF, and rates in London.

Sitting on the trading floor with the traders and quants, you will be their direct interlocutor regarding developments on the FX eMarket Making platform.

 

Responsibilities include:  


- Design of software solutions to fulfill the business needs, balancing between rapid development and code quality, in agreement with both IT management and the head of desk

- Be proactive in regard of platform enhancements from which the business and/or the IT can benefit

- Implement, test, and deploy the software solution within agreed constraints and existing code

- Maintain and enhance the existing systems and various tools used for daily tasks

- Improve the backtest framework, especially make sure that it always reflect production behavior

- Level 1 & 2 support, good reactivity in case of incidents

- Implement the necessary tools for proper production follow-up, in order to anticipate and detect potential technical or functional issues


As the systems are used across many asset categories, the candidate needs to be rigorous in their work and be ready to regularly communicate with other teams.
Initiatives are highly welcome.

 

Required Experience

Technical Skills


Strong experience as a developer on server-side systems, familiar with object oriented designs
Strong knowledge in C#/.Net, Java, and/or C++; We are open regarding the technical background but take heed that the current platform is C#/Windows

R knowledge is a plus

Good knowledge of Windows environment as a production platform, Linux is a plus
Good knowledge of TCP/IP networking and electronic exchange APIs / specificities is a plus
Memory / CPU profiling / optimization and multithreaded debugging experience



Functional Knowledge


A good experience is necessary on these aspects:

- FX cash products

- Development of manual and/or automatic trading systems

- Backtesting principles

Knowledge of electronic exchange / market / broker platform connectivity is a plus

Spoken Languages


Fluent English (spoken and written) is mandatory

Spoken French is a plus

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