VP Algo Trading Java Developer - Bank - London - Up to £110,000

Job Title: VP Algo Trading Java Developer - Bank - London - Up to £110,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Reference: BBBH15841_1520441315
Contact Name: Doug Collyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2018 16:48

Job Description

VP Algorithmic Trading Java Developer - Equities - London - Up to £110,000

A Global Investment bank is 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.
  • 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.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Java Developer looking for a new challenge within an innovative global company with a wealth of expertise and knowledge.

If you are interested in this role please contact me on 02031894344.