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Java Developer - FX eTrading - Investment Bank

Job Title: Java Developer - FX eTrading - Investment Bank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JFX/JH/2002_1582219886
Contact Name: Holly Horton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a Global Bank, is looking to hire a highly experienced Java Developer into its Front Office FX team.

The role will involve working on a large scale eTrading Platform in the FX business and working closely with the Traders and Stakeholders. There is a large pipeline of work involving designing, building and enhancing the existing application with a focus on the server side. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of FX including of Orders, Market Data and Market Micro Structure. There is a continued demand for the improvement and evolution to the algo trading offering, so a familiarity with how the algos work is needed (though this role will not directly involve writing algos).

Candidates will need:

  • Expert Java Development skills
  • Demonstrable experience working on and delivering large scale development projects in FX
  • Strong multi-threading, concurrency, garbage collection skills
  • Demonstrable experience working on highly distributed systems
  • Good understanding of low latency systems
  • Experience with Algo Trading would be highly advantageous
  • Specific FX experience is ideal but a similar Trading, Pricing or Risk Management domain may also be considered.
  • Strong Agile Development background and experience with TDD/BDD concepts and testing skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to add value in an Agile environment

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key part in a long term programme of work at a leading Investment Bank.