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This role requires a highly experienced and deeply technical electronic trading developer / technology lead / Team Leader. The role is classified as a Quantitative Development position as it sits within an electronic markets trading team. The role also requires this individual to be able to run a small and very capable group of quantitative developers at VP level mainly.
This is a remarkable opportunity to join a team that is recognised as having one of the best performing electronic trading businesses. They also have some of the smartest individuals within in industry across – trading, quant research and quantitative development.
Whist this team sit within a bank – they operate as a small self-contained team that is more akin to a small systematic trading firm. They own their own code base and have a high bar when it comes to the design and coding of high frequency trading systems and the associated analytics.
This management team is also run by domain experts that started life as either statistical modelling quants or numerical Java software engineers / QDs. This creates a very welcome environment for anyone looking to work with a team that's fully committed to remaining a top player within this e-trading space. Due to the success of the team they are also able to pay accordingly! They don't tend to get beaten on price when making offers to candidates - we can talk more about this off line is you like too!
We they are hoping that this position will appeal to a technology lead or Team Leader sitting with an IT organisation, looking for a move into a Trading team. A Quant Developer with the aptitude for running a small team. Or someone doing something relevant at another firm that wants the chance to work in a more progressive team with a cross-asset set-up.
Exceptional academics from a leading university - ideally in Computer Science. Deeply technical, Java (or C++). The production environment in Java but many of the team have come from C++ backgrounds. The chances are that you will also be skilled in the design and build of distributed, highly concurrent systems, and have an interest in performance and optimisation
Experience building high performance electronic trading systems (and analytics).
A decent foundation is basic mathematics.
Experience or aptitude of working with highly intelligent end users, in this case quantitative researchers / scientist types.
If you are interested to find out more about this team and opportunity then please contact, Mike Sherwin. Mobile: +44 (0)7795 394 276 Email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org