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Java Developer - Bank - Long Term Contract - Rate: Negotiable

Java Developer - Bank - Long Term Contract - Rate: Negotiable

Posted 9 May by Huxley
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A major investment bank client I'm working with is seeking a highly skilled Full Stack Developer with a strong background in Java and ION Trading platforms.

This role is situated within their front office team and requires a keen understanding of fixed-income electronic trading environments. The successful candidate will be instrumental in the development and enhancement of our trading applications and systems.

This will be on a long-term contract where the day rate is negotiable. The successful candidate will be required to visit the London office 2-3 days per week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain front-to-back trading applications using Java and Kotlin.
  • Integrate and optimize ION Trading platform functionalities.
  • Collaborate closely with front office teams to understand and implement trading strategies and solutions.
  • Drive improvements in system architecture and design for high performance and low latency.
  • Implement robust, scalable, and maintainable code, following best practices and industry standards.
  • Work on the full development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding, testing, deployment, and support.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders, including traders, quants, and other developers, to ensure seamless integration and deployment of trading solutions.
  • Stay abreast of advancements in fixed income eTrading technologies and methodologies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in full-stack development.
  • Strong proficiency in Java and Kotlin programming languages.
  • Demonstrable experience with ION Trading platforms.
  • Proven experience in fixed-income eTrading systems and front office environments.
  • Familiarity with modern front-end technologies (e.g., React, Angular) is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with an ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

If interested, please send me across your most recent CV and I'll be in touch if suitable.

Best Regards,

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Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

Reference: 52620689

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