EU Credit Flow & SPG Strats
Credit & SPG Strategists are focused on supporting flow trading desk in London by delivering high value business related analysis and associated technology. The group also has a dual role in assisting the Fixed Income Division to manage the impact of the new regulatory capital environment(s).
We require a strong server-side developer to work within a global team, who can take on small to medium sized development tasks. The candidate will join a small team, but will still undertake a reasonable percentage of greenfields development. As such, the candidate should be comfortable taking ownership and driving some projects.
The ideal candidate will have strong Scala and/or Java experience as well as experience with databases. Specific experience with KDB, q, HighCharts , HTML5 and AngularJS is desired. The candidate won’t necessarily be responsible for the calculations and analytics, but a background in mathematics is required. E.g. a relevant Bachelors level degree, or equivalent, with mathematical content: Maths, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science.
The role will involve all aspects of the software life cycle including gathering requirements from the lending strats and the business, the design and implementation, all the way through to production roll out. We need flexible candidates who are practical technologists, show excellent problem solving skills and enjoy all aspects of software development.
Fixed Income business knowledge would be an advantage, but is not essential. A willingness and ability to learn is a must.
The successful candidate will work closely with several global teams within the FID department and, when necessary, interact directly with the business unit and with the Firm’s middleware groups when using their frameworks/software.
- Q programming
- Partitioned tables
- KDB architecture
- Functional programming idioms
Web front end development:
- Data Visualization Tools (e.g. HighCharts, SlickGrid)
- Reactive Programming
Strong core Java/Scala:
- Data structures, design patterns and collections
- Java/Scala standard APIs
- Process management
- Chrome development environment
- Good communication skills, experience of front office environments
- Fixed Income business / analytical knowledge
- KDB performance and tuning
- Unix/Linux shell
- Operational understanding of loans and bonds
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