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Java e-Trading low latency Developer Rates - Investment Banking

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Recruiter: Adlam Consulting
Listed on: 21st January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £650 - £650
Salary Notes: Day Rate
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Java e-Trading low latency Developer Rates Investment Banking
Java eTrading developer Core Java, low-latency, multi-threaded Java developer ideally with some exposure to e-trading.
This is a quantitative/development role to work on the development of the libraries for the rates products electronic trading platform, as part of a joint-venture team across IT and Research. This platform underpins the electronic rates activity including pricing, hedging and execution for the Rates business
Key Responsibilities 
The Rates Java Algo electronic trading developer is responsible for delivering key technology projects both inside and outside the Quartz framework. Key responsibilities include:
- Close interaction with business and other quantitative research and IT teams in developing new features in the electronic trading platform and also in assisting them in the investigation of issues (eg post-event analysis, performance and scalability, latency reduction)
- Work with management to draw up specifications for new projects and estimate the costs involved in their implementation.
- Design and implement agreed electronic trading platform components which are robust with reliable testing strategies
Key Skills 
Core Multithread Java. Python a plus.
Top academic background, strong degree in mathematics/physics/computer science from a leading academic institution and ideally DEA/MSc/PhD in a relevant subject
Outstanding implementation skills in an object orientated programming language (backed up by significant programming experience in an industrial context working on large projects)
Substantial professional experience of quantitative development in a trading environment, ideally fixed income.
Acute understanding of classic quantitative market-making and trading strategies, and how to automate them with software.
Innovative with a start up mentality
Role can be paid via a limited company
Adlam Consulting operates as an Employment Agency & an Employment Business Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location