Java Market Connectivity Developer - Fixed Income- World-Leading Hedge Fund
Location: London, United Kingdom
Internal Number: 20594697
My client - one of the industry's leading global investment managers - is seeking a candidate to join their Market Connectivity team, specifically focusing on creating solutions for options trading. This role entails the development of applications to facilitate single-stock, complex, index options and options on futures trading on a global scale. This is a global team focusing primarily on developing front office trading solutions in collaboration with brokers, exchanges, ECNs, and third-party platforms across various asset classes and regions.
The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing software applications that support electronic trading with brokers, exchanges, and third-party execution platforms, with a primary emphasis on options and options on futures trading. Additionally, the candidate may also be involved in monitoring, conducting research, statistical analysis, as well as participating in automation projects.
Substantial experience in Java programming, with a focus on multi-threaded/server application development.
A strong comprehension of market structure for options and futures trading is necessary.
A solid understanding of object-oriented programming is a prerequisite.
Previous experience working in the financial institution industry is required.
Strong knowledge of the FIX protocol is essential, particularly FIX 4.2 to FIX 5.0 with repeating groups.
Familiarity with binary trading protocols is beneficial.
Knowledge of C++ development is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are a must.
Extensive experience in Linux development is required.
Working knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP and multicast is expected.
Proficiency in troubleshooting production issues (Level "3" support) is essential.
Contact If this sounds like you, or you'd like more information, please get in touch:
George Hutchinson-Binks firstname.lastname@example.org (+44) 07885 545220 linkedin.com/in/george-hutchinson-binks-a62a69252