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Java Low Latency Developer - FX Trading - Investment Bank 

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Recruiter: Adlam Consulting
Listed on: 20th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £700 - £750
Salary Notes: 700 - 750 per day
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Java Low Latency Developer - FX Trading - Investment Bank 

 Good university degree in a scientific or mathematical discipline.

 Strong programming skill in low latency Core Java. C# programming skill is a plus.

Nice to have - Grid distributed, fault tolerant architecture. Oracle coherence. 

Ability to multi-task and regularly context-switch.

 Practical experience in measuring latency, tuning for performance and optimisation.

 Well-organised, self-sufficient, able to own and progress issues.

 Strong Communication skills, verbal and written, applied across various levels of the organisation.


Candidates are required to work in a multidisciplinary team of Java and C# developers to deal with the analysis and development of new functionalities, as well as maintaining the existing systems. Most of applications developed by the team are grid-based distributed systems and have numerous complex parts written in various languages. Therefore the candidate should be willing to delve into the codes in other languages when necessary and draft, propose and develop solutions. Reporting to the line manager, the successful candidate will be working on core services and components, feed handlers, libraries shared between teams, metrics and reporting tools, and front end applications. This is a high-pressure role in a front-office IT environment and previous exposure to such environment is essential. This role will suit a highly motivated individual who is a self starter, has a strong technical, analytical and communication skills, and is comfortable with both analysis and IT development. Candidates must be able to balance development work against immediate support interruptions. The role will take ownership of communicating with front-line support teams, business users where appropriate, and other application teams that use the team's products.

Good business knowledge of FX Products is required and the candidate should be mathematically strong in order to understand and contribute to the flow.

 Adlam Consulting operates as an Employment Agency & an Employment Business Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location