Senior Front-Office Java Developer

  • 550-700/ Day
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Headstrong Worldwide
  • 14 Mar 18 2018-03-14

Senior Front-Office Application Developer to join our growing team in London. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Java Developer to join a highly professional front office facing development team. You will be working on the full application lifecycle in a fast-paced, high-stakes agile development environment.

Role Profile:

  • You will participate and own some of the technical design and decisions to help build new and innovative tools for the Multi Asset portfolio managers.
  • You will partner with business stakeholders to understand needs and objectives. Act as the local liaison between the business (Investment teams, Trading, Operations, Compliance) and the technology  group
  • You will need to form strong long term partnerships with business stakeholders. You will also understand business needs and priorities, and provide thought leadership on potential solutions and the opportunities for technology  to impact the team




Required Skills:

  • Full-stack developer with strong core Java knowledge in a UNIX/Linux environment;
  • Excellent analytical skills, anticipates issues and deals with them  proactively
  • Knowledge of various asset classes
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or a  related field; advanced education  preferred
  • Track record working in front-office environment in the financial  industry, ideally in
  • investment management
  • In-depth understanding of the full software development life cycle. Deep familiarity with modern software development and design concepts encompassing a range of languages and platforms
  • Demonstrates a passion  for technology  innovation balanced with a  pragmatic
  • Approach to developing and deploying solutions that best benefit the business.
  • Highly collaborative, works effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and across a variety of functions.
  • Nimble, adaptable, comfortable with ambiguity; able to course correct when
  • Circumstances change.