Senior Java Developer – Systematic Hedge Fund - Central London - Up to £110k + Bonus 

We are currently working with an investment manager in the heart of London who are currently looking for individuals to join as a Trading Systems Developer. The firm in question prides itself on its systematic and quantitative approach to investing. They offer a highly collaborative environment and flexible working hours as well as extremely competitive bonuses.

The majority of the firm’s trading platforms are sophisticated software environments owned and built by in-house teams. They typically use Java for server-side development, C# for GUIs and Python for monitoring. Prospective candidates will be part of a small, highly skilled Trading and Technology Team. Your role will be to design, develop and maintain the systems as deemed necessary by the changing demands of the business.

Work may involve but will not be limited to the following; working with real-time data feeds, coding of mathematically involved trading models, tuning high throughput order execution platforms or various other technical tasks related to trading automation. Existing platforms are continually enhanced and monitored as well as new development work always being undertaken by the team.

Requirements:

  • Strong academic background in a Computer Science related subject

  • Top percentile coding skills

  • Methodical and disciplined approach to software design and release

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Ambition to improve current processes and practices

Bonus skills:

  • Postgres, KDB database skills

  • Strong understanding of Market-Making, Low Latency or High Frequency trading systems

  • Comfortability with the Linux command line

For more information, please send your CV directly to hello@durlstonpartners.com