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C++ or Java Developer (Systematic Trading Dev) - Top Tier Bank

£115,000 to £130,000

London / Permanent / Ref: AA-HK-B-D

C++ or Java Developer (Systematic Trading Dev) - Top Tier Bank - Permanent role - Very Competitive Salary

About the role

As an Systematic Trading Developer, you'll be working alongside traders, developers, compliance and risk teams to deliver algorithmic trading solutions that will make a positive significant impact to revenue generation of the Equity Derivatives business. The role is very hands on, requiring not only owning, developing and deploying algo trading solutions, but also training and guiding the traders in the use of the trading algorithms, including assessing the algorithm performance and feeding this analysis back to the conception, development and usage of the algos.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build and improve the algo trading capabilities of the equity derivative business.
  • Make technical decisions that require strong understanding of volatility trading, market micro structure, risk and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate and communicate globally with traders and developers
  • Develop and maintain high quality reusable code
  • Bring new ideas and improvements to the business
  • Strict adherence to the clients Policies and Standards and Financial Regulations appropriate to the role
  • Ensure tasks are carried out in accordance to risk and control guidelines and all necessary Client's Change standards

Essential skills

  • Extensive knowledge of Volatility Trading and Market Micro structure in Cash Equities and Equities Derivatives
  • Proven experience with low latency Java or C++ programming and high frequency algorithmic trading solutions for derivatives trading desks
  • Proficiency in KDB+ programming (desirable)
  • Mastery of best practices in software development life cycle, and operational risk management

If you match the skill-set and are keen to know more about this role, then please apply or send your CV directly to husnan.kazmi@alexanderash.com

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