Position Details

Our client is an active investment management firm focused on delivering attractive performance and client portfolio solutions. They believe that technology will play a key role in the future of fianance, and have built a robust trading platform to handle scale, complexity and customisation.

Their systems are almost all running on Linux and most of their code is in Java, with some Python and TypeScript. They use Kafka as the backbone of the platform, Git for source control, Jenkins for continuous integration, Grafana + Prometheus for metrics collection, Docker for containerisation, and Ansible for architecture automation.

The Role

As a Java Developer you will be building the tools, platforms and algorithms that enable the firm’s investment management capabilities and allow for a centralised global trading operation. Your tasks will
be varied and might involve building new execution algorithms, the platforms on which they run, simulation environments, intelligent order routing, connectivity to execution venues and brokers, tools for manual traders, monitoring capability, post-trade performance analysis as well as software to optimise all aspects of the trading lifecycle.

Job Requirements

  • Expert proficiency in Java.
  • Database / SQL skills.
  • Strong software engineering techniques and agile methods: continuous integration, code review, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches.
  • Proficient working on both Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university
  • Great communication skills coupled with the ability to work closely with both technical and non-technical colleagues.

The following skills and experience will be considered an advantage:

  • Understanding of financial markets and instruments.
  • Experience with FIX.
  • Python knowledge.
  • Experience of front office software and/or trading systems development e.g. in a hedge fund or investment bank.
  • Expertise in building distributed systems with service-based or event-driven architectures, and concurrent processing.
  • Experience of web-based development (TypeScript).
  • Relevant mathematical knowledge e.g., statistics, asset pricing, time-series analysis optimisation algorithms.

They offer:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave Allowance (Increasing to 28 days per year based on tenure)
  • Private Medical Insurance, Including Dental Care
  • Multisport Card
  • Annual Performance-Based Bonus
  • Learning & Development Platform
  • Hybrid working policy – mandatory 3 days at the office a week
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More about this position
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  • Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Employment: Full Time
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
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