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Market Connectivity Developer – Java Fixed Income

Hedge Fund


Posted 4 Wks Ago

Salary: Up to £150k base, circa £200k TC

Experience: 5+ years



Great opportunity for a skilled Java developer to join one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds. Come and be a part of the firm’s continued success by developing their Market Connectivity applications which enable the trading of single-stock, complex, index options and options on futures worldwide.

You will join a global Fixed Income team (with some cross-asset to Commodities, FX and Credit teams), facing off to Portfolio Managers and the Quants working with them in the different trading pods. Your work will be a mix of building core platforms that can be used by multiple trading teams for different strategies, as well as building out bespoke platforms on top of that for specific trade ideas which may be made more universal if successful.

The successful Market Connectivity Developer will enjoy facing off to the business and have outstanding communication skills across all levels of technical understanding.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Substantial Java programming experience, including multi-threaded/server application development
  • Extensive Linux development experience
  • Experience in a similar financial institution, plus knowledge of options and futures, is required
  • FIX protocol knowledge is a must-have, e.g. FIX 4.2 – FIX 5.0 with repeating groups

Rewards and Incentives:

  • Significant salary + bonus
  • Greenfield work / big impact
  • Very collaborative culture, ideas are implemented
  • Work-from-home opportunities, the standard is 3 days a week in the office