Salary £60,000 - £75,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Consultant Nick Morrissey
Date posted 19 July 2018 2018-07-192018-09-17 it UK Robert Walters United Kingdom
A Global Financial Services Organisation currently has an exciting opportunity for an experience Rad Developer to join their growing but established Technology Practice. This is a Permanent role based in London.
The main focus of the team is tactical applications, but not in isolation from the strategic projects ongoing in the department - we integrate into, and use existing, strategic projects whenever it is sensible to do so. The team employs some agile techniques (though does not adhere strictly to any specific agile methodology) and develops software in a variety of languages - the main focus of the role is on Excel using both VBA and an in house functional programming language (FMD), there are also occasions to use some C# and C++. Equity derivative business knowledge would be extremely beneficial but is not a fundamental requirement for the role. But business knowledge in financial markets will be a requirement. The developer needs to interact with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients as well as team members
Develop and maintain RAD applications and solutions for the Equity Derivatives desk, GFRM, and Product Control functions
The developer needs to interact with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients as well as team members
Provide tactical solutions on business requests
Integrate RAD solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required
The candidate must:
Be technically proficient - knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving is required.
Be proficient in one or more of C++, C# or Excel/VBA.
Be comfortable facing off directly to the business.
Be comfortable with rapidly changing priorities and short term projects.
Be comfortable learning new languages.
Any of the following would also be nice to have:
Knowledge of Equity derivatives.
Knowledge of Exotic Equity Derivatives.
Knowledge of functional programming (e.g. Haskell, F#).
Proven ability to pick up and learn new languages on the job.
Knowledge of databases & their SQL languages (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL).
Knowledge of COM.