City of London, London
£500 - £800 per day
Harrington Starr are currently working with a Hedge Fund based in London who are strongly focused on the future of technology for the business and have set themselves a target for 70% of the business to be working within a technology function by 2021.
This business is embarking on a new venture to shape the future of the buy-side. They are looking for a strong hand's on coder who doesn't mind getting down and dirty in code & past data to make major overhauls to legacy systems to build out a whole new front office trading platform in a greenfield environment.
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:
- Experience in developing Excel Addins with C++/C#
Get in touch with George Bean from more information on this opportunity