Java Developer - FX/E Rates - Pricing

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1st March




£800 - £1,000



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A major Fs client I'm working with is looking for a Java developer to join there team based in London.

Job Description:

  • Forward Pricing - producing FX forward prices from Rates, Futures, FX broker prices and integration to Quant Analytics for distribution and trading over FX eCommerce Channels.
  • Development of pricing control features with the FX voice and electronic trading desk traders and quants eg price tiering, derived crossing, manual curve adjustment, spreading, interpolation.
  • Development of the forward pricing infrastructure to provide on demand quoting and crossing of curves from E-commerce systems.
  • Integration of new pricing models and use of new market data feeds in the pricing.

Main Duties:

  • Work directly with the eRisk Quant Traders and the Cash FX Forward and NDF traders on requirements.
  • Work with the technical lead and other development teams within the programme to enhance the system eg to support local onshore market trading requirements, risk management requirement.
  • Draw-up detailed technical designs for items worked on.
  • Work effectively with any external consultancies engaged during the project to provide technical and graphical design expertise.
  • Implement best-of-breed technical solutions based on agreed technical design, adopting industry standard development patterns and methodologies (including continuous integration and automated unit and integration testing)
  • Fully test implemented solutions in advance of User Acceptance Testing
  • Assist (when required) with the deployment of components to development and test environments
  • Participate in intra-day and overnight Support rotas (when required).


  • Java Server Side development experience is essential. The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge of multi-threaded development.
  • Experience connecting to TradeWeb/BBG/MarketAxess
  • Experience with ION Java API is advantageous.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing global, distributed systems in a 24. 5.5 trading environment is essential .
  • Experience of building FX or eRates pricing systems for eCommerce advantageous.
  • KDB/Q knowledge advantageous but not essential
  • C++/python advantageous

Business Knowledge:

  • Operation of trading desks in a large, multi-site Investment Bank with significant eCommerce offering
  • Foreign Exchange in a high volume low latency environment.
  • Experience working on enterprise systems but also agile delivery of Quant and Business requirements.
  • Spot FX market conventions
  • Forward FX market conventions

This will be on a long term contract basis, paying £800-1000P/D via umbrella where the successful candidate will be working on a hybrid Policy in the london office 2-3 days a week (negotiable subject to experience).

If interested, please send across your most recent CV and I'll be in touch if suitable.

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Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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