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FX Development Lead £80k

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Huxley Associates
12 October 2012
09 November 2012
Nikki Richards
Contract Type
£70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits

Further information

FX Development Lead required to run small team of developers. Front Office low level programming - hands on + technical management! £80k + bonus + benefits!

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the architecture of the trading platform and work closely with the business to refine solutions - perfect opportunity to demonstrate exceptional technical skills in a dynamic environment! Read more!!!

If you are currently a Senior Java Developer with multithreading, low latency and high throughput skills who has been leading a small team of Java Developers, this could be the role for you!

The hiring manager is looking for a Technical Lead to manage a team of 3-5 developers working on an FX trading platform. As the Java Development Lead you will be responsible for hands on Java Development (Multithreaded, Low Latency, High Throughput) as well as leading the team using best practices and reviewing their code. You will also be heavily involved in the architectural plans for this trading platform.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Core Java Development skills - currently using multithreaded code on a daily basis. Low Latency and High Throughput experience required too.
  • Previous experience designing and developing a trading system for an Investment Bank. FX is the highest preference, followed by Fixed Income, and Commodities.
  • Some recent experience (ideally 1-2 years) of leading a small team.
  • Recent experience architecting and designing a trading platform for an Investment Bank.

Please apply ASAP to be considered for this role. URGENT hire for hiring manager!

£80k + bonus + benefits, negotiable depending on level of experience.


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