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Front Office C# Developer
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Recruiter: Schroders
Listed on: 1st March
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LON35037_expired
Contact Name: Schroders

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Overview of QEP Team and the Investment IT Team

We are looking for a confident Analyst / Developer, to join the QEP IT team. This investment floor role encompasses the whole software development life cycle from analysis and development right through to post-implementation support for the QEP Global Equities team.
The QEP team are an investment unit who currently manages assets in the region of $50 billion and have a heavy reliance on the provision of timely, accurate financial data and robust and scalable IT systems.
The QEP IT team sits within the Investment Engineering Team which is tasked with delivering a range of IT solutions primarily for the Investment functions within Schroders.
Key Responsibilities
           Requirement gathering from Front Office stakeholders and delivery of robust investment solutions
           Designing and developing data driven applications
           Developing solutions to reduce any ongoing support requirement
           BAU Development
           Follow IT standards for documentation & system access
           Maintaining and extending code base
           Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by following programing standards
           Guide development team and business partners in applying data modelling techniques
           Help improve system architecture and promote alternative methods to storing and accessing data
Person Profile
           An individual with both strong business and technical skills
           Have a demonstrable track record of working in a front office environment within an Asset management / Investment Bank environment supporting strategic front office systems
           Track record of excellence dealing with brownfield platforms and subsequent reinvention
           Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternative technologies and presenting these for architectural review
           Ensuring designs are in compliance with specifications but flexible in responding to changing designs and requirements
           Team player exhibiting professional maturity, personal integrity, and excellent interpersonal skills
           Strong self-organisation, time management and prioritisation skills with ability to work autonomously
           Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a "can-do" attitude
           Enjoys working in a challenging business environment with technically literate business users.
           Good problem solving and analytical skills
           Ability to operate under pressure and deliver to demanding deadlines
           Ability to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation
Essential Skills
           Confident MS SQL Server T-SQL Design and Development.
           Strong System Architecture skills.
           Rest services
           Excel DNA
           Solid understanding of application/database tier integration principles. Experience with processing large datasets and managing distributed transactions is a plus
           Working in a team-driven environment using Agile working practices such as sAFE or Scrum
           Experience of building robust scalable systems
           Exposure to capital market products (preferably equities)
Desirable Skills
           Service Broker and/or other messaging technologies.
           Broad knowledge of other programming languages and Technologies
           Exposure to visualisation tools e.g. Tableau
           Understanding of Caching technologies e.g.: Couchbase
           Understanding of other database technologies e.g. NoSQL, Columnar
           Use of change management tools and version control (TFS, GIT)
           Knowledge of Equities trade lifecycle and operations processes
           Working knowledge of Test Driven Development
           Unit testing, continuous integration and automated Deployment
           Previous experience of working with financial markets and trade data
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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