FX Derivatives Senior Java ...

FX Derivatives Senior Java Developer

Job Title: FX Derivatives Senior Java Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent pension, discretionary bonus, health cover, car allowance and more
Start Date: Dependant on process length and notice period
Reference: AHFX
Contact Name: Alex Hamilton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2016 17:12

Job Description


Working within a global investment bank’s derivatives pricing division, the development team provides world class technology to support the financial markets business.

The organisation prides itself on having smart technologists globally in the financial markets domain. Team culture is open, intellectual, and fun. Learning opportunities are plentiful and multiple career advancement pathways are available.

As a senior developer, you’ll be responsible for delivering first class software to tight timelines, working in partnership with a dynamic global team with other technologists, BAs, PMs and business stakeholders.

There are two posts available, both offering a competitive base, high employer pension contributions, and discretionary bonus taking the packages into six figures. The organisation also has generous holiday – 30 days – and provides family health cover.

 Key Attributes
  • Excellent Java developer with good software design principles and the ability to write robust code and accompanying test suites
  • Design and build smart, scalable solutions
  • Write efficient, clear code, able to articulate what has been implemented and why
  • Experience of an agile development environment
  • Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the full development lifecycle
  • A team player, capable of engaging with other teams in Technology
  • Experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of financial markets systems
  • Ability to work and liaise directly with the Front Office, Middle Office, Product Control and various risk functions
  • Provide second line support
  • Familiarity or experience in micro-services and container technologies (preferably Docker)
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps

Qualification & Skills

  • FX Derivatives Pricing
  • 5+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
  • Core Java  
  • Ability to develop latency sensitive systems
  • Agile development
  • Strong architectural and software engineering background with experience of delivery.
  • Strong knowledge and previous experience in end-to-end design, development and subsequent support of large scale data processing systems
  • Functional language development experience, such as Haskell
  • NoSql
  • Spark
  • Git and Atlassian toolset
  • Distributed data
  • Functional programming
Contact Alexander Hamilton at BWD Search & Selection for more information.