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Ref No.: 18-07950
Location: New York, New York
Our financial client has an opening for a Senior Java developer in New York City.

FXLM Technology – FX Algo Contractor

Job Purpose / Context:
Client’s FXLM technology group supports the front office technology operations of one of the world’s largest capital market businesses. Our talented technology group is looking for a hands-on, senior Java Application Developer team lead to work in the FX Technology team based in London. The team are responsible for numerous front office facing trading applications within the FX eTrading space: Pricing, Risk, Electronic Trading. Each developer is involved in the complete project lifecycle from requirements analysis and to design and implementation.

The Algo Technology Team is one of the most exciting and fast-paced teams within FXLM Technology and is responsible for delivering the electronic Trading technology platform for the eFX business. The team are directly integrated with the Trading Desk and Quants, and deliver technology covering the major liquid instruments such as FX Spot, Precious Metals and eNDF. The team’s responsibilities extend to a wide range of aspects of the electronic trading domain, covering market connectivity, market data and execution across multiple Co-Lo Infrastructure locations. The platform is in the process of being redesigned and reengineered to a low latency and more scalable set up, in order to drive the integration of new strategies to optimize Client’s ability to be first to market on new products and enhance our clients experience on the platform.

Job Responsibilities / Role:
• Hands on technical development role on a critical trading application
• Requirements capture, analysis and design on the eTrading platform
• Testing and UA coordination
• Liaison with the global business, support and development teams
• Troubleshoot and optimization on performance and scalability issues
• Third line support of the platform during trading hours

Basic Qualification/Relevant Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree Computer Science/Engineering or related field
• Total technical experience requirements are 5+ Yrs
• Server-side development with Java

Technical Skills Required:
• Very strong core java 1.7/1.8
• Multi-threading, Solid understanding of OO principles
• Unix/Linux experience
• Low latency concepts and performance optimization and tuning
• Knowledge of protocols using in financial messaging for Market Data and Orders and Execution
• Solid SDLC knowledge and use of build, deploy, code analysis tools
• Nice to have: KDB, Middleware’s such as Tibco EMS, Tibco RV, Solace
Non Technical Skills Required:
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexible and adaptive, team player
• Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize work and well organized
• Ability to interact professionally with senior management and other eTrading application development teams
• Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge
• Understanding of financial concepts
Additional Information / Preferences:
• Knowledge of FX is desirable
• Experience of working with large financial software systems
• Knowledge of eTrading or ecommerce applications is desirable

Please apply immediately for consideration.