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My client is looking for a solid KDB+ developer to lead the KDB+ development activities across Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group in London.

The role will require a strong leader who can work closely with the front office business and lead the strategic direction of the KDB platform.

The team will work on the build out of the current KDB platform to meet new client demands across the Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group and to achieve this you work closely with the Front Office Quant and Trading business.

Work covers KDB architecture including but not limited to:

  • low latency tick
  • schema
  • Q framework
  • user focused analytics and visualization
  • scripting
  • some java components
  • design of significantly sized KDB+ systems and Infrastructures
  • development on a Unix or Linux environment
  • low latency systems development and tick data capture
  • core Java 

 Industry: Investment Banking

Our client, a top tier financial institution based in Toronto Canada are looking for the best in class Scala developers, Functional programmers, Machine Learning Experts and Data Scientists.  You will join a newly formed product group that is currently developing the next generation etrading (electronic trading) pricing and risk technology platforms using the latest functional programming techniques to deliver highly concurrent real-time solutions.

My client is currently building highly scalable, efficient, cost effective, distributed applications on commodity hardware using a mixture of open source and proprietary technologies. This is a pilot project that is blazing a trail towards a more wide ranging initiative and will involve deep collaboration with exceptional group of software engineers, quantitative analysts, business analysts, Dev-Ops engineers and enterprise/solution architects.

We are looking for self-motivated, driven technologists, programmers, machine learning experts and data scientists who want to solve complex problems arising from building distributed and highly concurrent systems. Your primary responsibility will be delivering solutions to the Fixed Income and Derivatives business for this global financial powerhouse institution.

You will be working closely with other members of the global team who include specialists in functional programming, data science, software engineering, machine learning and data analysis and with the front office trading desks to define product features, determine scope, build estimates, design and develop systems. You should have a strong software engineering background with hands-on design and development experience in building highly distributed, scalable and concurrent applications.

Qualifications required:

  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science or related degree from an accredited university or BSc with significant relevant industry experience
  • Functional programming skills, strong computer science foundation; technology stack include UI : (Drools (KIE), jBPM); RT Processing: (Scala, Apache Spark, distributed NoSQL database using JSON); Near time: (sharding), Big Data – Hadoop; RESTful API
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Experience of building large scale applications, machine learning and big data
  • Knowledge of building automated testing and performance testing is a plus

Industry: Financial Services

Working for a Tier One Global Investment Bank to design, implement, test and deploy trading systems for the market making and execution only trading desks.

As part of the development team supporting the Global cash and derivatives rates and credit businesses, you will develop pricing, quoting and algorithmic trading systems that can enhance connectivity to new markets and improve quantitative low latency performance.

Key aspects of the role are:

  • Manage relationships with senior Trading/Sales and software vendors
  • Tune Linux, reconfigure network routing/firewall setup, adopt new market protocols, and quantitative analysis of latency data
  • Configure new ION Trading components and middleware
  • Develop Java, KDB/Q, and scripting languages (Shell, Perl, Python)

You must have:

  • Experience of development and tuning of high performance real-time electronic trading applications, whether buy- or sell-side, or at an exchange
  • Quantitative performance monitoring and testing, including population statistics
  • Bonds and swaps pricing and risk management
  • TCP/IP networking, including technical certifications such as CCNA, highly desirable
  • ION Marketview API and platform configuration experience highly desirable.

Location: New York / New Jersey

A global financial organisation based in Vilnius are currently hiring for a IT Specialist / System Owner to work in their Front Office Securities IT team.

The Securities IT team are responsible for building and integrating the next generation of trading applications for their Fixed Income and Equities business.

The Securities IT platform is a combination of in-house developed systems and external vendor products. The System Owners are responsible for the external vendor suite, ensuring that the solutions and systems we have in place are fit for purpose to support the business flow.

We are looking for a skilled technologist who wants to be part of a high performance team that delivers state-of-the-art, value adding solutions to our business stakeholders. Although the position is based in Vilnius, my client has a distributed team of about 30 people so effective communication and collaboration is critical to achieving their strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the electronic trading vendor products, and ensuring the solutions we have in place are ‘fit for purpose’ to support the intended business flow.
  • Being the technical expert on the platform and have a thorough understanding of the business flow it supports.
  • Coordinate and handle maintenance tasks, upgrades, improvements and optimization.
  • Install and configure new components as well as retiring old ones.
  • Secure a fruitful working relationship between business users, operations, infrastructure teams and the Securities IT team.
  • Solve complex tasks with simple solutions, while keeping the overall picture and dependencies in mind.
  • Participate in 2nd/3rd level application support
  • Optimization, Integration and configuration
  • Project Management
  • Development (There will be the chance to work on development in due course for those who have an interest in coding).

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Relevant higher education – Bachelor’s degree as a minimum.
  • Development background gained from University, spare time or in previous positions.
  • Experience in handling third-party software and external suppliers.
  • Experience of cooperation and coordination across stakeholders.
  • Proven experience with IT projects in a time-to-market focused environment.
  • Excellent stakeholder and vendor management skills.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, spanning across the server side (mainly Windows but some knowledge of Linux is desirable), network, firewalls, etc.
  • Experience in an agile work methodology.
  • Knowledge of incident and problem management.

For more information, please send your CV to [email protected]

Industry: Financial Markets

 

Our client is looking for two highly skilled server-side Developers to join their high performance team delivering state of the art, value adding solutions to their business stakeholders. This position is to work closely with
the Fixed Income and Equities eTrading business.

  • You will have strong C# server-side development background. Extensive knowledge of .NET Framework 4.0 +, messaging technologies (idealy ZeroMQ and RabbitMQ), SQL, XML and source control systems such as Git and TFS are essential.
  • Automated testing and CI experience is also desirable.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude is required along with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • My client would strongly welcome candidates from a solid Java server-side development background who would like to make that transition into .Net
  • MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or Business Science is desirable but not essential.

Please enquire by sending your CV to [email protected] Alternatively, please contact me on the following number +44 203 637 2833.

Industry: Financial Markets

We’re hiring!

Fleet Technology is the Technology recruitment arm of Fleet Search and Selection (Established 2009) and focuses on the recruitment of IT specialists across the globe with mandates covering Europe, the Americas and AsiaPac. We possess strong client relationships with Group CIO/ CTO’s across trading operations of global investment banking clients. Our Directors are highly skilled with 12 – 25 years recruitment experience in their field.

 WE BELIEVE THAT STRONG RELATIONSHIPS AND MARKET INSIGHT  

NOT HIGH TARGETS, LEAD TO HIGH FEES

WE OFFER AUTONOMY AND HIGH REWARDS FOR THOSE THAT THINK THE SAME

 

Our business has ROCKETED over the last year and we are looking for an ambitious and driven individual to work closely with our Technology Recruitment Director supporting his expanding workload in what might be your first or second recruitment role. THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET IN AT GROUND LEVEL AND BE PART OF A FORWARD THINKING BUSINESS TO WORK ALONGSIDE AND LEARN FROM SOME OF THE MOST EXPERIENCED RECRUITERS IN THE CITY…

We are a small (7 person) team of like minded professionals with many years of recruitment experience. You will be based in our London office and will be working one-on-one with the Technology recruitment Director, assisting in the recruitment of permanent and contract front office technology staff globally. As you develop your sector knowledge and recruitment skills, we will give you exposure to Consultancy work and will support you to generate your own fees within a short period of time, ultimately progressing to a full time Junior Consultancy position.

Previous recruitment or sales experience is preferred. We will provide you with interesting recruitment projects, training, team support and a friendly open office in which you can excel. In return, you will apply a strong work ethic to make sure you deliver on expectations in both your targets and self-development.

Above all you must be smart, intelligent, a good negotiator, thoughtful, quick-thinking and be able to conduct a confident dialogue at senior management level.

This is an exceptional opportunity providing great earning potential if you can apply yourself to achieve all that you can.

The role:

  • Build new candidate relationships through research and networking.
  • Identify and approach potential candidates via the phone and online.
  • Manage, organise and control your own recruitment processes.
  • Negotiate on multiple levels with candidates.
  • Advertise vacancies, processing applications and shortlisting candidates.
  • Research the financial services technology sector.
  • Provide market analysis
  • Meet candidates and clients face to face.
  • Maintain communication with established candidates to business develop and promote Fleet Technology.
  • Identify potential recruiting needs and follow up on leads.
  • Facilitate the hiring process including interviewing and screening candidates.
  • Guide candidates through the hiring process.
  • Maintain good working relationships with candidates and team members.
  • Resolve and manage candidate issues.
  • Maintain and build the candidate database.

 You:

  • Demonstrable evidence of personal achievement.
  • Some commercial / business experience (preferably Recruitment or Sales).
  • Knowledge of the realities of a business career.
  • Possess a strong work ethic to go that extra mile.
  • Be pro-active in identifying and creating opportunities and supporting others.
  • Be self motivated and confident working on your own as there will be occasions when your Team members are away on assignments.
  • Intelligent, thoughtful, hungry and career-minded.

Our environment:

  • Mature.
  • Professional.
  • Focused on long term growth not short term gain.
  • Sociable.
  • Flexible.
  • Team orientated.
  • Rewarding.
  • Encouraging.
  • Challenging.

 

 What we offer:

  • Competitive starting base salary + commission.
  • Full training and career progression plan.
  • An open and supportive working environment
  • Good career opportunities to develop your research and professional skills within a niche industry.

This vacancy is for a full-time permanent role. To apply, e-mail your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Technology Recruitment Resourcer / Trainee Consultant – London                          Excellent Package

Fleet Technology is the Technology recruitment arm of Fleet Search and Selection (Established 2009) and focuses on the recruitment of IT specialists across the globe with mandates covering Europe, the Americas and AsiaPac. We possess strong client relationships with Group CIO/ CTO’s across trading operations of global investment banking clients. Our Directors are highly skilled with 12 – 25 years recruitment experience in their field.

      WE BELIEVE THAT STRONG RELATIONSHIPS AND MARKET INSIGHT – NOT HIGH TARGETS – WILL LEAD TO HIGH FEES

           WE OFFER AUTONOMY AND HIGH REWARDS FOR THOSE THAT THINK THE SAME

Our business has ROCKETED over the last year and we are looking for an ambitious and driven individual to work closely with our Technology Recruitment Director supporting his expanding workload in what might be your first or second recruitment role. THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET IN AT GROUND LEVEL AND BE PART OF A FORWARD THINKING BUSINESS TO WORK ALONGSIDE AND LEARN FROM SOME OF THE MOST EXPERIENCED RECRUITERS IN THE CITY…

The role will involve recruiting for permanent and contract front office technology staff globally. As you develop your sector knowledge and recruitment skills, we will give you exposure to Consultancy work and will support you to generate your own fees within a short period of time, ultimately progressing to a full time Junior Consultancy position.

Whilst previous recruitment or sales experience is preferred, it is not essential. We will provide you with interesting recruitment projects, training, team support and a friendly open office in which you can excel. In return, you will apply a strong work ethic to make sure you deliver on expectations in both your targets and self-development.

Above all you must be smart, intelligent, a good negotiator, thoughtful, quick-thinking and be able to to conduct a confident dialogue at senior management level.

This is an exceptional opportunity providing great earning potential if you can apply yourself to achieve all that you can.

The role:

  • Build new candidate relationships through research and networking.
  • Identify and approach potential candidates via the phone and online.
  • Manage, organise and control your own recruitment processes.
  • Negotiate on multiple levels with candidates.
  • Advertise vacancies, processing applications and shortlisting candidates.
  • Research the financial services technology sector.
  • Provide market analysis
  • Meet candidates and clients face to face.
  • Maintain communication with established candidates to business develop and promote Fleet Technology.
  • Identify potential recruiting needs and follow up on leads.
  • Facilitate the hiring process including interviewing and screening candidates.
  • Guide candidates through the hiring process.
  • Maintain good working relationships with candidates and team members.
  • Resolve and manage candidate issues.
  • Maintain and build the candidate database.

You will:

  • Demonstrable evidence of personal achievement.
  • Some commercial / business experience (preferably Recruitment or Sales).
  • Knowledge of the realities of a business career.
  • Possess a strong work ethic to go that extra mile.
  • Be pro-active in identifying and creating opportunities and supporting others.
  • Be self motivated and confident working on your own as there will be occasions when your Team members are away on assignments.
  • Intelligent, thoughtful, hungry and career-minded.

Our environment:

  • Professional.
  • Focused on long term growth not short term gain.
  • Sociable.
  • Flexible.
  • Team orientated.
  • Rewarding.
  • Encouraging.
  • Challenging.

What we offer:

  • Competitive starting base salary + commission.
  • Full training and career progression plan.
  • An open and supportive working environment.
  • Good career opportunities to develop your research and professional skills within a niche industry.

This vacancy is for a full-time permanent role. To apply, e-mail your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Front Office Fidessa Developer – London

Our client is looking for a senior Front Office Fidessa Developer who will be responsible for Fidessa platform development and its integration with downstream systems.
You will have in-depth knowledge of Fidessa TOP, CTAC, FDA, FTW and APAS along with experience in Java, or C# (Winforms) & TCL.
Good technical knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems are essential along with a flexible attitude to work and a commitment to achieve deadlines.
Strong database skills as well as exceptional analytical and technical problem solving skills are required.
You should be willing to work on other applications within Front Office and across Fixed Income and Equities and have the ability to work on concurrent projects.
Knowledge of the following is desirable but not essential:
• FIX and FpML messaging
• Front to back flows, electronic trading and order management
• SSRS, SSAS, SSIS
• Working within an agile project management environment

A degree in Computer Science or Mathematics is desirable but not essential.

Senior C# Developer

Our client is looking for a highly skilled server-side Developer to join their high performance team delivering state of the art, value adding solutions to their business stakeholders. This position is to work closely with the Fixed Income and Equities eTrading business.
You will have strong C# server-side development background.
Extensive knowledge of .NET Framework 4.0 +, messaging technologies (ideally ZeroMQ and RabbitMQ), SQL, XML and source control systems such as Git and TFS are essential.
Automated testing and CI experience is also desirable.
A ‘can do’ attitude is required along with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or Business Science is desirable but not essential.

Position is based in Copenhagen, Denmark

Our client is looking for a highly skilled server-side Trading System Technical Lead Developer to join their high performance team delivering state of the art, value adding solutions to their business stakeholders. The Lead Developer will lead a small team of two to three people with a view to expanding the team based in Copenhagen. We are looking for an extremely sharp technical individual who will assume technical leadership over the core trading system functionality.
You will have strong C# server-side development background; however candidates from a strong Java or C++ background with Capital Markets experience will also be considered.
Extensive knowledge of .NET Framework 4.0 +, messaging technologies (ideally ZeroMQ and RabbitMQ), SQL, XML and source control systems such as Git and TFS are essential.
Automated testing and CI experience is also desirable.
A ‘can do’ attitude is required along with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or Business Science is desirable but not essential.