Quant & Data Science

Java Developer - FX - Greenfield Low Latency - Banking

Java Developer - FX - Greenfield Low Latency - Banking

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Quant & Data Science

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  • Salary:

    £140000 - £170000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Holly Horton

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client, a Global Investment Bank are currently looking to hire an experienced Core Java Developer who specialises in Low Latency development to work on a re-architecture of a high profile system.

You will be working on a large scale greenfield build out of an existing FX system, re-architecting the platform to reach micro-second latency targets as well as taking ownership of the platform from strategy, design and development.

This is a growing area of the bank that has had huge investment over the last few years and continues to grow globally.

This team plays a huge focus on resilience, performance improvements, trading work flow, market ticks, client orders, and market data.

Key requirements:

  • Excellent Core Java experience
  • Have worked on Low Latency development to Microseconds previously
  • Good knowledge of binary level protocols
  • Experience with low latency techniques such as: LMAX Disruptor, Agrona, lock free programming, ZeroGC
  • FX experience is preferred but can come from other eTrading background such as Equities or Fixed Income
  • A good understanding of pricing and hedging
  • Need to be collaborative with others in the team