Algo Trading Platform Developer

Posted 04 January 2023
Salary £150000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Engineering & Tech
Contact NameKai Wilton-Ali

Job description

Overview Description:

  • Design and develop algorithmic trading strategies in FX, Futures, Cryptos and Equities
  • Involve in the full lifecycle from requirements gathering to production and monitoring
  • Partner with business leaders to define priorities and deliver custom solutions
Responsibilities Functional skills:

  • Knowledge of e-Trading workflows (Contribution, Trading, STP, RFQ, Market data)
  • Experience in implementing algorithmic execution strategies (VWAP, TWAP, …)
  • Experience in implementing Market making engine
  • Experience working with agile methodologies
  • Good understanding of FX and futures markets
  • Good problem-solving, result-focused, can-do attitude, and strong focus to keep the business running and competitive
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and changing environment
Qualifications Technical skills:

  • Master’s degree in computer science
  • 10 years of hands-on work on the entire software development lifecycle
  • Strong knowledge of core/server-side Java
  • Development of low-latency optimizations on real-time trading systems including zero GC
  • Experience in using networking protocols (TCP, UDP, multicast)
  • Good knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Experience in Messaging protocols, SBE, AMQ, EMS / JMS, Tibco RendezVous, Reuters TREP
  • Experience in developing low latency market adapters
  • Experience developing on Linux with OpenOnload
  • Experience with scripting in Linux shell and Python
  • Low-level knowledge of the JVM, CPU architecture and memory management