Responsibilities & Duties

  • Design and develop pricing and risk components for multiple asset classes, including forex, indices, commodities, shares and other derivatives
  • Partner with other key groups: business operations, product development and the other IT teams. And ensure products are implemented efficiently and meet the demands both internally and externally and addressing any issues that arise
  • Work with the front office users and business operations to address any issues
  • Maintain personal/professional development to meet the changing demands of the role, including all relevant regulatory and legislative training
  • Understand the nature of the trading floor business and respond quickly and efficiently to the issues that can or has caused business outage
  • Creation of maintenance and reporting tools relevant to the product area as appropriate
  • Ensure a positive approach to challenge and provide open and honest feedback
  • Provide mentoring and training for junior members of the pricing and risk group
  • Occasional requirement to work during the weekend for a product release
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality


  • An appropriate track record of commercial experience in J2SE
  • Good understanding of core financial concepts / mathematics and a strong interest in the area
  • Excellent communication skills supporting an ability to adapt to the trading floor and the pressures of working closely with the business
  • Experience of all aspects of the development lifecycle
  • Experience of developing large scale systems
  • Experience writing automated tests
  • Financial knowledge from developing trading systems;
  • Financial knowledge regarding developing trading systems
  • Exposure to CEP Engines, or Event Driven Programming