FX Options Java Developer

FX Options Java Developer

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

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    Bradleigh Golder

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  • Duration:

    6 Months

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FX Options Java Developer

6 Month Contract + ext. - Investment Bank - Day Rate: £700 per day

Java, spring, Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL, Java 8, Risk, Quantitative, FX Options, Low Latency, High Frequency Trading, Market Risk, J2SE.

Harrington Starr is working with a Global Investment Bank based in the City of London who are looking to hire a Senior Java Developer to join a FX Options Trading desking sitting next to the FX Quants team. This is to help build out a new platforms for FX Options Trading desk where they have increased the flow of trades of this area. The two main projects will be to work with the Quants where you will build out a super Low Latency and High Frequency trading applications for FX options including Pricing and Risk Calculations platforms.

As a Senior Java Developer you will join a Team of Developers within FX Options. You will be working across a range of applications for Market Risk, Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk to help scope out and rebuild the current tech stack. The role will highly technical and you will be working directly with Risk Managers and Portfolio Managers and the Quants. The role will require the Java Developer who has a solid back ground in FX Options, Pricing and Calculations. You will also need to understand and work with the Quants team so you will have very good mathematical background as a Java Developer.

Key Skills:

  • Extensive Java Programming with concurrency development
  • Extensive experience FX and FX Options (Futures and Options)
  • Extensive knowledge of Risk Management
  • Experience with Low Latency and High Frequency Trading applications.
  • Good fundamentals with Mathematics
  • Essential Front Office experience and working within a Team of Quants.
  • Risk Management experience within Credit, Market, Liquidity, Operations, SPAN, and Var.

This is a great opportunity to join a small development team that reports directly to the business making them a dynamic and forward thinking tech team. They are using cutting edge Java technologies and transforming the way this Quant Team is developing their applications. The role is also highly client facing so solid written and verbal communications will be essential for this role. If you are looking for a new challenge and feel you would be able to add value into this project with the technology skill set listed above then I would like to hear from you. Please call Brad Golder for the full spec.