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C# SQL Developer - FinTech

Harrington Starr is currently working with a leading hedge fund looking for a C# server-side developer to work on and enhance their pricing library as well as code for running the library in a distributed manner. Work may include derivatives on FX, interest rates, equities, credit or commodities.

The pricing library will at first provide risk, P&L and what-if scenario analysis; later this will be expanded to back testing, screening etc.

It represents an excellent opportunity for a developer to learn more about derivatives and distributed computing whilst working in a dynamic and intellectually challenging environment.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE/BACKGROUND:

Essential:

  • Experience of working with Quant Analysts.

Preferable:

  • Experience of working with traders.
  • Experience supporting a live production environment.
  • A solid understanding of best practices in software development, testing and release procedures.

TECHNICAL SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential:

  • Strong programming skills in C#.
  • Some knowledge of FX, interest rates, equity, credit or commodity derivatives.

Desired:

  • SQL, AWS or experience with any cloud provider, messaging platforms, serialisation.
  • Strong mathematics.

 

COMPETENCIES/OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Very good English.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Enthusiastic, passionate and well organised.
  • Excellent triage/problem diagnosis skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to multitask and prioritise well.
  • Must be a self-starter who will work well in a busy team

Get in touch with George Bean - George.bean@harringtonstarr.com for more info on this opportunity.