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Oxford Knight
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Jul 20
Competitive
Oxford Knight
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Jul 20
Competitive
Java Engineer (Trading Systems)
The ideal candidate will come from the big-tech, start-up or hedge fund space. Although previous financial experience is not necessary, the candidate must possess a keen interest in financial markets / trading. Must have at least two years' experience and a computer science / engineering degree from a top-tier university.

Summary:
  • Leading proprietary trading firm with offices in USA, UK and Asia
  • Tight-knit team of 4 portfolio managers, 2 quants and 4 software engineers, trading ETFs on EU, APAC and US markets

Role:
  • Collaborate closely with traders and researchers to build and maintain a high-performance trading system
  • Exchange Handlers, Connectivity Strategies, UI, Risk Systems
  • Make continuous performance improvements for lower latency / higher throughput
  • Greenfield projects to capture new trading opportunities

Requirements:
  • Performance Java development skills
  • Strong experience with concurrency / multithreading / distributed systems
  • Linux development experience
  • Strong maths/statistics background
  • Problem-solving and debugging ability

Perks:
  • Market-leading salary
  • Tier 2 transfer available for candidates located in UK
  • Good work-life balance
  • Incredibly strong tech team that puts technology first and makes use of all things open source
  • Flat org structure - feel rewarded for your efforts
  • In-house library / gym

Salary:

up to £140k base salary + annual bonus

Contact
If you feel you are a good match, please don't hesitate to get in touch:

George James
george@oxfordknight.co.uk
+44 7377 667533
linkedin.com/in/george-james-1b005514a/

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