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FX eCommerce Senior Java Low Latency Developer # 087937 job in London

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Job Ref:  087937
Employer:  Credit Suisse
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  London
Address: 
04/20/2017

We Offer:
Divisional Overview:

Credit Suisse is a leading global investment bank serving institutional, corporate, government and individual clients. Credit Suisse's businesses include sales and trading, investment banking, securities underwriting, private equity, financial advisory services, investment research, venture capital, correspondent brokerage services and asset management.

Departmental Overview:

eFX is a global team based in London and Wroclaw with the business distributed across London, New York, Singapore, Zurich and Tokyo. It provides development and support of applications for the FX eCommerce Spot, Forwards and Emerging Markets Business. These range from very low latency FIX gateways for direct price distribution to all our clients to quoting on Single and Multi-Dealer platforms. In addition to this, the team is responsible for distributed reference data distribution systems and trade acceptance flows.

Main Duties/Responsibilities fof the Role:

The successful candidate will join a dynamic Front Office, eCommerce IT application development team. The development team work very closely with their clients and projects are mainly focused on development of new cutting edge, strategic, low latency electronic trading solutions for new business initiatives as well as enhancements to existing components to improve functionality, control, and efficiency.

The eCommerce team is a global team with developers located in London, Wroclaw, Singapore Pune. Projects are normally implemented by developers across regions so the ability to work effectively with teams in other regions is essential.

Special Circumstances:

Weekend work is rarely needed, but could occur, e.g. when major system releases need to be made outside office hours.

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.
You Offer:
Education and Professional Qualifications:

Essential:
  • Computer science or numerical degree


Work Experience/Background:

Essential:
  • Low Latency - proven track record in low latency pricing/client connectivity (around the 100 micro second mark).
  • Proven track record in the full development lifecycle for small to large-scale systems.
  • Experience of writing self-testing code.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working with Front Office clients.
  • eFX Front Office Experience around various pricing techniques such as Clip and VWAP pricing.


Desirable:
  • Experience of banking systems and cash/derivatives knowledge, especially with experience of:
    • Price formation
    • RFQ connectivity
    • Trade capture


Technical/Business Skills & Knowledge:

Essential:
  • Expertise in all of:
    • Java
    • JMS
    • Multithreading experience
    • Maven
    • Linux / Unix
    • Object Oriented design & development
    • Investment bank experience. Exposure to at least 1 asset class
    • Mockito / Junit
    • Familiarity with FX Products


Desirable:
  • Any of the following would also be useful experience:
    • IntelliJ Idea
    • Team City
    • Spring


Other Requirements:
  • Ability to take ownership of issues and follow through effectively to resolution of task / issue.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Innovative approach.
  • Excellent communicator with business users, peers and managers.
  • Ability to work individually, in a team and across teams.
  • Delivery focused.
  • Good understanding of the importance of good software development practices.
  • Sensitivity to control and risk.
  • Work well under pressure.


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