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C++ Developer - Contract

Allegis Global Solutions Limited (AGS)

Posted on Nov 20, 2021 by Allegis Global Solutions Limited (AGS)

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Leading the way in International Banking. We support the people and companies driving investment, trade and wealth creation across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. And our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise - here for good. See our Brand and Values

This role is an exciting opportunity to be part a large multi-asset eTrading development team.

A successful candidate is expected to:

  • Design, build and implement pricing systems.
  • Work with teams spread across infrastructure, development, support, test and the Front Office.
  • Participate in the development of all aspects of product delivery including design documents, functional specifications and component building.
  • Make contributions to the evolving architecture.
  • Conduct issue and risk identification, management and resolution.

This is a key position which will play pivotal role in the development of the FX platform.


  • Take responsibility for the system component design and development.
  • Ensure developed code has significant coverage by automated tests.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Adhere to SCB development practices.
  • Manage application support handover to global teams.
  • Maintain and enhance the code base after project go-live.
  • Build relationships with teams inside/outside FM, Infrastructure units etc.
  • Advocate delivery excellence, ensuring application release quality.


  • C+/17 skills, knowledge of the STL, experience of the Boost libraries is highly desirable.
  • Development on Linux using gcc, gdb, git and associated debugging tools.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of software design, development and deployment.
  • Working knowledge of FX products, pricing and Real Time risk management.
  • Working knowledge of the design of scalable, high availability, supportable distributed architectures.
  • Working knowledge of messaging and communication protocols including TCP, UDP, multicast, and data encoding
  • Working understanding of SQL and simple DDL operations.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to interact with business representatives.

Reference: 1405155652

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