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C# Developer - Hedge Fund - Greenfield project - Contract

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:

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

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