Fixed Term Contract

JAVA DEVELOPER (J2EE Trading Front Office AWS Finance London)

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Job Description

Java Developer (Software Engineer Programmer Developer Java J2EE Amazon Web Services GCP Azure AWS Angular Agile Architect Architecture Finance Fixed Income Bonds Credit Rates Derivatives FX Equities Asset Management Front Office Trading Investment Hedge Fund Front-Office Brokerage Investment Banking Manager Contract Contractor) required by our asset management client in London.

You MUST have the following:

  • Advanced experience as a Java Developer/Programmer/Software Engineer
  • Established experience in a front office trading or brokerage environment, whether in investment banking, asset management, investment management or with a hedge fund
  • Familiarity with fixed income, FX, money markets, equities or commodities markets
  • Activity to stay current with technology, whether through reading, meet-ups, blogs, home projects or contribution to open-source

The following would be DESIRABLE, not essential:

  • Knowledge of fixed income products such as government bonds (rates), corporate bonds (credit) or ABS or fixed income derivatives.
  • Buy-side financial sector- asset management, investment management, portfolio management, fund management
  • Knowledge of exotic fixed income derivatives
  • AWS- Amazon Web Services and any of its tools
  • Front-end JavaScript development (Node/React/Angular)

Role: Java Developer (Software Engineer Programmer Developer Java J2EE Amazon Web Services GCP Azure AWS Angular Agile Architect Architecture Finance Fixed Income Bonds Credit Rates Derivatives FX Equities Asset Management Front Office Trading Investment Hedge Fund Front-Office Brokerage Investment Banking Manager Contract Contractor) required by our asset management client in London. You will join a team of six spread over London and the US that, over the last 18 months, have been building a performance and attribution application for fixed income portfolios. The data-heavy product is hosted on AWS and is built with a combination of Java, Kotlin, Node, React and Redux. On the AWS side, they work with ECS, SQS, Docker, Terraform, and RedShift. Your role will be to further build out the product with functionality and so that it can cater for a broader range of fixed income products.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very forward-thinking technology department with an excellent budget for growth and modernisation. Future work will include the completion of the department’s move to AWS and the introduction of AI and machine learning.

Duration: 6 – 12 months

Rate: £600-750/day