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Senior Developer Java JVM - Hedge Fund

Job Title: Senior Developer Java JVM - Hedge Fund
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
REF: BB/12472/B/KS/080219_1549868410
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Senior Developer (Java J2SE JVM Python C#). Hedge Fund with over 3.5 billion dollars under management is seeking a Senior Developer to join their FX trading team. The work is interesting and complex with a focus on performance optimisation; the trading relies on a systematic approach to managing risk using proprietary, sophisticated mathematical techniques, running continuously 24/7 with trades generated automatically in response to changing market conditions.

This is a varied and challenging role in a fast paced company, you'll interact directly with the business, working with quants, brokers and back office staff. Your role will focus on serverside Java development but you'll also gain exposure to Python and the C# GUI.

You will be working in a small, Agile type team with a great deal of autonomy; there's a non-corporate working atmosphere with informal dress and regular sociable events, based in fantastic Central London offices with a good work / life balance, regular hours 0800 - 1700.

*Smart, analytical, logical with a passion for software engineering
*Strong object orientated core Java development experience
*Disciplined approach to software design and release
*Experience of working on high volume, highly transactional systems, finance experience advantageous
*Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
*Excellent communication skills
*2.1 or above from a top tier university in Computer Science or highly numerate subject, must have a good understanding of mathematics and algorithm development
*Desirable: PostgreSQL, KDB, Linux command line, C#, Python

As a Senior Developer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £110k), bonus (up to 100%+ based on fund performance) plus benefits.

Apply now or call the Java team for an informal discussion about this Senior Developer (Java J2SE JVM Python C#) opportunity.