Director - Lead Quantitative Developer – Algo Trading Engineer – Rates E-Trading, Strats

Job title : Director - Lead Quantitative Developer – Algo Trading Engineer – Rates E-Trading, Strats
Location : Greater London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £170000 - £200000 per annum, Benefits: Corporate Package + Bonus
Sector : Sell Side
Contact : Jonathan Kempster
Call : 020 7280 9910
Email : email Jonathan
Reference : BHJOB6067_16355
Lead Quantitative Developer – Algo Trading Engineer – Rates E-Trading
Front Office - Algorithmic - Java, Developer, Programmer, Strats Group, Algo Trading, Investment Banking, Rates and Credit, High Performance Computing, Low Latency, Greenfield 
A top Investment Bank in London are building a brand new algo engine for their rates e-trading business and need a Director to lead the development.
The core responsibility will be to work directly with the Head of Rates to build a new Algo Trading platform focusing on unique business and technical problems. The tech stack is Java based utilising low latency coding principles including zero garbage collection etc.
You will be tasked with leading the team technically and provide expert hands-on Java code. Experience with E-Trading Algo Development is essential but any asset class is accepted.
The team sits within the business working directly with Quants and Traders with high business visibility and career progression as well as a direct impact on revenue.
Skills Required
  • Excellent core Java
  • High performance and/or low latency development experience
  • An understanding of trading systems and the specific problems involved, algo trading background
  • A track record of delivering complex technical solutions to production use
  • Experience of modern patterns for continuous delivery of software
  • Some demonstrable technical skills beyond core Java, particularly relevant are: KDB, Messaging middleware (Solace, LBM etc), C++, Python
This is an excellent opportunity to work within the business in a growth area as part of a technical re-build.

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