C++ Developer Market Risk banking to 75k

London (Central), London (Greater)
£65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
14 Jun 2014
12 Jul 2014
C++ Developer
Peter Hirst
IT
Permanent
Full Time
C++ Developer - Market Risk Investment Banking - London to c. 75k base + bens

Key skills: Specific investment banking apps experience, Market Risk, advanced C++ coding ability

We have worked with this keystone member of Europe's banking community for 12+ years and are a trusted recruitment partner. Over the years we have received very positive feedback from individuals that have secured roles here. Common comments include: A great sized organisation within the banking sector, less ruthless than many tier 1 banks, somewhere you can make a real difference and be acknowledged. We have been asked to identify a C++ Software Engineer / Developer. (This role offers the chance to pick up new skills: Python / Ruby / Coherence).
The successful candidate will have good development skills with experience of a variety of design techniques with a strong focus on Agile practices (test driven development, automation)

This is a technically hands-on role that would ultimately suit a flexible , bright individual who can think on their feet and who enjoys being part of a multi-talented cross functional agile team.

The role will provide exposure to all aspects of the project development lifecycle: requirements establishment, technical specification, coding, testing, implementation and post-implementation intra-day and overnight application support.

This is an opportunity to acquire business knowledge in a significant area of London financial markets and be involved in the increasingly important clearing and risk management business
Responsibilities
Working closely with global teams of business quants, analysts and developers you will own and promote Risk IT's development approach.

You will work with complex pricing models in a highly dynamic environment.

Strong development skills and the ability to implement solutions.
Required Skills
-Advanced knowledge and experience of C++

-Experience of Oracle

-Exposure to Coherence and distributed systems (i.e. data partitioning)

-Experience of Maven, Continuous Integration, CUnit or similar

-Exposure to Python or Groovy preferred

-Market Risk systems development and analytics. Preferably, in Credit Default Swaps.

-Experience of pricing engines, scenarios and sensitivities, stress testing, and similar.

-Financial products Fixed Income Bond pricing, Building/Fitting Hazard Curves, CDS, Risk Calculations & Hedging.

-Knowledge of software testing techniques and TDD.

-Excellent communication skills in all forms to all audiences, and the ability to promote change