Java FX Developer Low latency Algo /etrading connectivity - Investment Bank

Java Serverside development experience required of working on Java Multi-threading and low latency applications in a Front Office/etrading environment, working on Algo trading development or pricing and connectivity systems  Java Development with proven significant and recent SDLC experience on mature, enterprise multi-threaded core Java development projects - greenfield projects should be a minority. Significant prior exposure to high frequency, low latency programming environments - typically in the context of Algo trading or electronic trading for Equities, Commodities, FX or Rates.

JNI is desirable. Knowledge of ION Marketview and its programming environment would be a plus. Good knowledge of the following financial instruments, their pricing and/or quotation on most common markets: bonds, swaps, futures, repos is a plus


Responsibilities for the Java developer will include:

  • delivering any assigned task to Production as per time, non-functional and functional requirements - in particular, ensuring deliveries meet adequate levels of testability, at unit, component and integration levels;
  • liaising directly with business users over requirement gathering;
  • focusing on the platform's non-functional behaviour: performance, scalability, security etc - and making sure that tests in this area are repeatable;
  • promoting knowledge sharing within team members - taking active involvement in organising and chairing poker-sizing sessions with all concerned parties as and when required;
  • ensuring smooth liaison with other teams, (eg London/NY Dev teams, Production support teams, etc);
  • documenting new functionalities and training users/support teams support as appropriate;
  • leading by example: ensuring that own behaviour as developer exhibits the team's values of dedication, commitment and transparency at all times and under all circumstances.


This is a contract role paying up to £700 per day.  Please quote reference JSADL02756 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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