Java Developer (Contract)- Top-Tier Global Hedge Fund Java Developer (Contract)- Top-Tier Global Hedge  …

Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 22
Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 22
Java Developer (Contract)
Salary: ~£800 / day for 12+ months

Experience: 8+ years

Job description:


Fantastic opportunity for a strong Java Developer to join the core Fixed Income and Commodities Technology group at one of the world's most prestigious hedge funds. This team forms the backbone of their cross-asset Risk and PnL system for all Fixed Income, Commodities, Credit and FX products. This system is running 24/7 for the past 10 years and is a real-time, highly distributed platform that is being rebuilt into a next-generation platform.

They've got a fantastic name in the industry with good reason; paying strong salaries on both base and bonus, and a collaborative tech culture.


You will be building and integrating the next-generation analytics library in Java. Greenfield work, you'll be building the distributed pricing platform - utilising Kubernetes, microservices, AWS and Docker on multithreaded systems. You will get a lot of product exposure whilst working closely with other teams (research, trading, middle office) within FI, Commodities, Credit and FX.

Skills and Experience Required
  • 8+ years' development experience in Java
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
  • Sound experience of multithreading, client-server and distributed computing

  • FI pricing and Risk analytics in front-office trading, Rates/Credit/FX
  • Experience with: cross-asset pricing and risk systems and/or OTC, Swaps, Bonds, yield curves
  • Familiar with Docker/Kubernetes, NoSQL (MongoDB), CI/CD, Linux

Benefits & Incentives
  • Strong salary + bonuses
  • Work-from-home opportunities
  • Dynamic culture and an exciting place to work
  • Generous benefits package

If you feel you are suitable for this role, drop me an email or give me a call!

Richard Allan
[t] +44 (0)20 3137 9574

~£800 / day for 12+ months

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