Java Senior Software Engineer. Front Office Algorithm Optimisation & L
Posted on Sep 18, 2019 by Ink Search
Java 8/9 Software Engineer. Maven, Jenkins, AWS. Front Office Algorithm Optimisation & Linear Programming.
Ink Search are representing a blue chip FTSE100 Financial Services organisation based in Central London. Due to increased investment in their Front Office innovation and optimisation group, they have an opportunity for 2 x Senior Java Software Engineers/Java Software Developers to join the R&D innovation group and work on the development and optimisation of a group of Front Office/pre-trade decision applications. The successful candidates will be expert software engineers with a deep appreciation of Java 8 and/or Java 9 and associated technologies such as Maven, Jenkins etc.
They will come from a mathematical background and be highly numerate and have the ability to work in close alignment with Traders, Quants and research groups for the analysis, optimisation and development of a sophisticated suite of Front Office applications.
Successful candidates will have experience working in a complex business eco-system driven by decision analysis and latency. You will have a broad appreciation of optimisation techniques such as Linear Programming and Computational Complexity Theory and the ability to work with the business on mathematical models to optimise trade performance before designing and building a robust applications estate to harness the models and associated data.
This is an exceptional opportunity for bright, ambitious technologists keen to work in the bridge between the traders, quants and technology teams. You'll be looking for an opportunity to allow you to exercise your curiosity in trading, whilst maintaining your mathematical and technical expertise. Candidates with a background in any asset class, data provision or asset management are encouraged to apply.
Please don't hesitate to call Oliver for a confidential pre-application conversation, or apply using the link below. All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence.