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C# Developer - Asset Management - Contract

Harrington Starr are currently working with a Asset Manager based in London who are strongly focused on the future of technology for the business and have set themselves a target to grow the technology side of the business by at least 50% by the end of 2020.

The business is looking to launch several new funds within the next couple of months. They are looking to build out individual platforms for each fund to help the business operate cleaner in the way it trades, the business is looking for serval strong technologist to help build these platforms out and be forward thinkers in the technology space. You will be given free rein of what technologies you use to build these platforms out.

The core systems include trade and risk databases, time series databases, core C# libraries, links to external data providers (via ftp/web services/APIs), front-office reporting, and trade reconciliation. You will be required to have a strong understanding of risk and Regulatory from either a buy-side or sell-side prospective within a front office environment. You will also be required to understand the consequences of your code on the day to day running of the business and understand the up & down streams of your code.

Key Skills required:

  • Buy-side experience (Fund or Asset Manager)
  • Front Office experience, working on a trading floor
  • C# (expert)
  • .Net (Expert)
  • Microsoft SQL Server (Expert)
  • Full life cycle software development
  • Object-oriented development principles
  • WPF and/or WinForms
  • GUI Development

Good to have knowledge of:

  • Java
  • Scala
  • Python
  • Experience in developing Excel Addins with C++/C#

Get in touch with George Bean from more information on this opportunity