Location: UK Wide
Length: 6 months with a possibility for an extension
A well-known investment bank is looking for a Senior Developer to join their front office team on a contract basis.
The main focus of the role is to help the Front Office Technology team to meet its targets in delivering on key initiatives for the next year.
Projects will range in nature, from developing new global database for risk generated across 3 regions, new back testing framework for structured products, to enhancing Dirac, a distributed risk aggregation system, written in FMD (in house functional programming framework), C# and C++.
Support the RAD applications and solutions suite for the Structured Equity Derivatives desk (Sales, Trading and Structuring), and also for TCU/GFRM/Product Control functions
Interact with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients as well as team members from the wider IT teams to scope and quickly deliver fit-for-purpose solutions
Innovate and drive key architectural decisions to deliver the FO IT strategy
Integrate FO IT solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required
Provide tactical solutions on business requests to supplement the strategic tool set offerings
Technical proficiency demonstrated through a deep knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving
Expert in C# and/or Python
Solid knowledge of SQL
Some experience in a functional programming language, COM, C++
Experience working in Front Office Technology, either with other investment bank or hedge fund
Being comfortable with rapidly changing priorities and short term projects
Being comfortable learning new languages