Vacancies Tagged Front office



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

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

A leading corporate and investment bank with a strong global presence is seeking an experienced senior auditor to lead a team with responsibility for Internal Audits of FX and local market rates capital markets business.  With considerable experience leading and managing teams, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and experience contributing to all aspects of internal audit from developing the annual audit plan to executing and compilation of the final report.  Ideally, the successful candidate will have worked in a similar environment in either financial services or a large, global bank.  You will have expert understanding of controls and regulatory developments impacting on global markets business and particularly on FX and local rates.

Skills:

  • Degree educated or related experience

  • A professional audit or accountancy qualification would be an advantage

  • Experience managing and developing teams

  • Expert knowledge of FX and rates trade flow / front office risks.

  • Expert understanding of technology application control disciplines for FX and local market rates.

Our client, a leading global bank is seeking an Internal Auditor to join their dedicated audit team.  As part of the team responsible for auditing commodities, the successful candidate will have a background in a similar banking or financial services environment within a Capital Markets function.  Using excellent communication skills to manage relationships with clients and senior management, you will have expert knowledge of the risks and controls governing the front office preference will be given to those with hard or soft commodity experience.

 

Essential

  • An accountancy or audit qualification
  • Prior Operational Controls or Audit experience in a financial services organisation or bank
  • Capital Markets front office knowledge (ideally commodities)

Our client is seeking a Banking and Capital Markets Manager with a strong background in front office products with particular focus on equities for an Internal Audit position.

While an audit or accountancy qualification is desirable, our client is particularly interested in  candidates with an excellent understanding of traded products, trade flows and related controls gained in front/middle office (trading, risk management, product control, etc.) roles in a large bank

With excellent communication and team working skills, the successful candidate will join an organisation with a strong international reputation and a clear structure.