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VP, Java Developer for Fixed Income Electronic Trading

Job Info:

Category: Development
Company Description: Global securities, investment banking and retail banking firm
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 9147

Job Description:

Our client is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. 

About the team:

You will be part of the NA Fixed Income etrading team, a dynamic group of 20+ technologists based in New York. The 40+ global etrading team deliveries technology solutions across all rates products, dealing with both rates securities and derivatives. 


Our business vision is simple:

- Maintain and extend #1 industry leadership.

- Implement low latency and high availability infrastructure.

- Best-in-class client service and operational capabilities. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be involved in the full development life cycle of analysis, design, implementation, testing, deployment and support of Fixed Income  e-trading software. Specifically you can expect to:
  • Design technology solutions on different scales
  • Be mindful of cost / benefit analysis in everything they do
  • Advise management and project managers on build or buy decisions - and will have autonomy to make these decisions within existing technical business context .
  • Cut code to deliver enhanced etrading functionality across our suite of in-house components and applications
  • Be an expert on integrating in-house applications to existing vendor technology (ION MarketView, Kdb, RMDS etc.)
  • Produce documentation for other technologists, users and support
  • Develop and unit test software application modules using disciplined software development processes including waterfall and agile.
  • Be involved in requirements gathering and business analysis tasks.
  • Co-ordinate systems integration test with other teams   

Essential experience:

  • Fixed income products knowledge
  • Knowledge of fixed income electronic markets
  • Java - excellent core understanding and low-level programming experience
  • Experience in optimizing/profiling, multithreading
  • Test driven development
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational ability, time and project management skills to juggle many priorities. 

Desirable experience:

  • Experience of low-latency, high throughput systems
  • Python, C++, SQL, JSP, Unix Scripting
  • ION Trading, RMDS, 29 West
  • Business/technical analysis experience in a financial environment.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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