Vacancies Tagged Electronic Trading

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

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
• Working within an agile project management environment

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