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Buy Side Hedge Fund - Java Developer

McGregor Boyall

Posted on Nov 23, 2022 by McGregor Boyall

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

What we are looking for:

  • Strong proficiency in Java (5+ years)
  • Robust knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies eg Oracle, MongoDB
  • Proficient knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong understanding and experience with agile methodologies
  • Proficient working on both Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content eg Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university
  • Self-organized with the ability to effectively manage time across multiple projects and with competing business demands and priorities
  • Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with quantitative researchers, traders and senior business people alike
  • Confident communicator: able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views.


  • An understanding of financial markets: either from a keen interest or prior experience
  • Knowledge of design patterns
  • Experience with FIX a significant advantage.
  • Python experience
  • Experience of Front Office software and/or trading systems development eg in a hedge fund or investment bank.
  • Expertise in designing and building distributed systems with service-based or event-driven architectures, and concurrent processing.
  • Knowledge of tools like - Git, Jenkins, Docker, etc.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Reference: 1802056476

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