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Director-Level Java Developer (FX Options) – London

Tier-1 Investment Bank

London / Hybrid

Posted 1 Mth Ago

Salary: £100-135,000 + Front Office bonus



Excellent opportunity for an experienced Java Developer to join the FX Options team at a leading investment bank, in a desk-facing role, working on the FX Options pricing stack. With excellent business visibility, this person will be a crucial Technical Lead within the global team, providing hands-on expertise in Java to build out the main trading application.

You will work as part of an agile team and collaborate closely with various global IT stakeholders in a business area with significant stakeholder interest.


  • A minimum of 5+ years of hands-on Java experience
  • Financial services experience (ideally from a Bank / Fund)
  • Computer Science (or similar) degree
  • Demonstrable experience working with key IT stakeholders
  • A working understanding of FX derivatives is highly desirable


  • Competitive base salary
  • Front office bonus (paid in February)
  • 25 days’ holiday – with ability to purchase more
  • Flexible work arrangements

Please note, this is an urgent business hire, and we are keen to move quickly on this.