Front Office Application Developer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Stirling Atlantic Associates
  • 12 Oct 17 2017-10-12

Our client is a leading Investment Bank who are looking to hire a strong application developer to work on the trading floor supporting the development and maintenance of trade feeds for the front office systems.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Development and support of the trade feed for front office system risk engines. 
  • Communication with: 
    • Quantitative analyst to discuss payoffs, requirements and establish common interface. 
    • Front office, middle office departments on topics including mechanics of trades, bookings, trouble shooting unexpected PnL issues. 
    • Corporate technology: explain requirements and solve challenges across different technologies and different teams. 
  • Ensure correct and effective documentation is maintained at all times for both systems and processes. 
  • Daily interaction with traders. 

Skills and Experience 

  • 5 Years experience in development and supporting Linux and Unix applications.
  • Ability to code in at least one object orientated programming language
    • Java, C or C++
  • Development of Linux / Unix applications and services in the front office. 
  • Knowledge of MS SQL Server.
  • Business and client facing. 
  • Sound problem solving application & database errors, multiprocessing race conditions, and deadlocks.


  • Experience in supporting / implementing Murex. 
  • Previous experience in: 
    • XSLT 
    • Multiprocessing and multithreading 
    • Python 
    • Sybase 
  • Understanding of financial instruments including hybrids. 
  • Project management.