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Senior Java Developer - Ultra Low Latency/Rates/FX

Senior Java Developer - Ultra Low Latency/Rates/FX

Posted 22 April by Harvey Nash
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Senior Java Developer - Ultra Low Latency/FX/Rates sought by leading investment bank based in Canary Wharf.

**Inside IR35 - 2-3 days a week onsite**

Job Responsibilities / Role:

  • Building best of breed ultra-low latency connectivity to new markets
  • Hands on technical development role on a critical trading application
  • Requirements capture, analysis and design on the eTrading platform
  • Testing and UA coordination
  • Liaison with the global business, support and development teams
  • Troubleshoot and optimization on performance and scalability issues
  • Third line support of the platform during trading hours
  • Close interaction with the business product manager and other internal business users covering FX/Rates trading

Job Opportunities:

  • Will be using/learning cutting edge low latency software and hardware techniques
  • Will be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FIC business domain
  • Drive the development of a high performant and scalable technology platform

Total and Relevant Experience:

  • Total technical experience requirements are 5+ Yrs
  • Server-side development with Java

Technical Skills Required:

  • Low latency concepts, performance optimization and tuning
  • Very strong core Java - including threading, sockets/networks
  • Well versed in TCP/UDP protocols.
  • Solid understanding of OO principles.
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Knowledge of financial messaging protocols especially FIX.
  • Solid SDLC knowledge and use of build, testing, deploy, code analysis tools
  • Nice to have: KDB, Middleware's such as Tibco RV, Solace, Aeron

Non Technical Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a desire to progress your career
  • Flexible and adaptive, team player
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize work and well organized
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior management
  • Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge
  • Understanding of financial concepts

Additional Information / Preferences:

  • Knowledge of FX/Rates is desirable
  • Experience of working with large financial software systems
  • Knowledge of eTrading or ecommerce applications is desirable

Please apply within for further details or call on
Alex Reeder
Harvey Nash Finance & Banking

Reference: 52325422

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