Senior Technical Architect

Senior Technical Architect

Global Market Maker – City, London   

Up to £120,000 + Bonus + Benefits      

A global provider of CFDs and spread betting are seeking to hire a Technical Architect to take the lead in the technical direction of this high-performing firm.   

As the Technical Architect you will be joining a very well-established name in the City, working closely with developers and stakeholders alike throughout the full lifecycle of projects. The role is working within the market making team, with responsibility for the pricing and market making areas, defined as: Pricing OTC Derivatives (CFD, Spread-bets and options), Distribution of prices across multiple systems, market making across multiple exchanges.

The role is incredibly varied with some business interaction, mentoring junior architects (there is no people management required unless that’s what you want to do) and working closely with the development teams an a highly collaborative way. Excellent people skills is a must for this position.

For the Technical Architect role, you will need:

  • To come from a software development background, although the role is hands-off
  • Broad technology stack experience, preferably with strengths in C++
  • Experience of high performance processing and messaging tech / architectures
  • Financial industry trading system experience, especially pricing systems, and OTC/Exchange traded derivative product experience is desirable but not essential

In this role you will be joining a firm that is constantly looking to improve systems and develop new offerings in order to maintain competitive edge, so this is an environment full of passionate technologist and will be an ideal place for someone who is looking to grow their career with a great salary and benefits package.

Please contact Ian Bailey at Harrington Starr for further information