Algorithmic Trading Java Developer - Equities - London - VP/AVP

Job Title: Algorithmic Trading Java Developer - Equities - London - VP/AVP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Reference: BBBH15841_1508418706
Contact Name: Doug Collyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2017 14:11

Job Description

Algorithmic Trading Java Developer - Equities - London

A Global Investment bank are looking to hire a Core Java Developer to work on a new Greenfield Algo Equities Trading platform


  • Provide business and technical expertise in trading algorithmic cash and derivatives trading strategies to the team.
  • Build and develop new features, follow the team's agile principals and maintain highest levels of standards and practices for development, deployment and support.
  • Build and maintain a close and sincere relationship with our business partners and stakeholders to understand their needs. Be aware and engage with market risks and compliance to ensure a smooth roll out to production without unnecessary delays.
  • Continuously seek to deliver zero-defect versions on the platform.
  • Proactively engage with the business to identify improvement and stability opportunities
  • Help identifying and proposing solutions to tech debt to continuously improve the platform
  • Train and mentor other team to best practices on development.

Required Skills:

  • Risk evaluation experience
  • Experience communicating with the traders
  • Strong Core Java Development experience
  • A knowledge of Index and Option trading, Market Making as well as stock trading is paramount.
  • Understanding of the platform technologies
  • Technical Analysis and solutions design experience