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Lead Developer, European Equities Desk

Prop Trading Firm

London

Posted 4 Wks Ago

Salary: Market-Leading

 

Summary:

 A world-class prop trading firm is looking for a new Lead Developer for their European Equity Volatility trading desk.

The successful candidate will work in a hands-on development role, writing code in Java, whilst leading a team of 12, split between engineers and researchers, helping with mentoring, and leading technical decision making for the desk.

Requirements:

  • Strong Java programming skill-set
  • 8+ years’ experience building front-office trading systems
  • Experience mentoring junior developers, whilst leading technical decision-making
  • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Equities product knowledge a strong bonus, but not a hard requirement

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Opportunity to take leadership in a key trading desk
  • Potential for substantial business impact and significant upside
  • Be part of an expanding London and European presence for the firm
  • Work alongside the best talent in the industry