Lead Java Developer – Algorithmic Trading

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Lead Java Developer – Algorithmic Trading

New York, New York

January 25th 2019

POSITION DETAILS

Full-Time

This individual will be a senior systems engineer and technical expert in the development of very highly sophisticated and complex trading applications for a major functional and/or product area within the securities businesses. They will analyze highly complex business requirements. Write functional documents and design technical specifications. Design and/or redesign existing complex computer platforms and applications. Provide coding direction and guidance on complex calculations and details of complex products with less experienced staff. Maintain full project life-cycle tasks, such as business and technical analysis, designing, coding, testing, and implementation plans. Maintain all system diagrams, system interface charts and any other compliance policy and procedure documents. Work closely with quality assurance on the preparation of test cases. Coordinate implementation activities across a broad range of functions and departments; work with client groups to identify, arrange, and/or deliver training needs. Lead large projects.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of fixed Income experience.

  • 10+ years of Java experience.

  • 5+ years of algorithmic development experience.

  • 3+ years of Low Latency systems development or implementation experience.

  • 5+ years of Multi-Threading Experience.

  • 4+ years of securities industry experience.

  • 7+ years of application development and implementation experience.

  • Knowledge and understanding of rates.

  • Advanced experience in capital markets business and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of mathematical modeling.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of SEC, FNRA, and international regulations for building technological solutions.

  • Strong knowledge of JDK 1.8+ programming paradigms.

  • Strong knowledge of multi-core / multi-threading concepts and paradigms.

  • Strong knowledge of UNIX/LINUX.

  • Strong knowledge of core computer science design concepts, algorithms, and data structures.

  • Experience working on low latency high-throughput transactional systems.

  • Background in e-trading (SOR/Algo/EMS/MarketData) and (electronic market making in fixed income products).

  • Front-office multi-asset trading knowledge.

  • Low-latency JAVA experience (GC elimination, etc).


PREFERRED QUALITIES

  • Knowledge of rates market structure and fixed income algorithmic trading.

  • Understand principles of Matching Engines

  • Knowledge and understanding of financial products: exposure to interest rate swaps, deposits, loans, fix spots and fix forwards.

  • Knowledge of US Rates trading products:

  • UST On-the-Runs

  • CME Treasury Futures

  • CME Eurodollar Futures

  • USD Interest Rate Swaps

  • Understanding of Central Limit Order Book (CLOB) matching rules with specific focus on:

    • BrokerTec

    • eSpeed

    • CME

  • Working knowledge of mathematical modeling constructs substantially similar to one, or more, of the following (either as an individual contributor or in leading others):

  • Advanced mathematical concepts, such as financial engineering/advanced calculus/statistical modeling/concepts of probability; theoretical pricing characteristics,

    • e.g., the Greeks; and/or expertise in developing technology in support of multiple, complex risk and/or pricing models which require ongoing evaluation based on market fluctuations, such as VaR, Counterparty Potential Future Exposure, stochastic modeling, derived market data and stress testing.

  • Extensive experience in the capital markets business and processes, e.g., pricing of derivatives, trade lifecycle, electronic trading/algorithmic trading;

  • Working knowledge of FINRA, CFTC and International Regulations in building technological solutions

  • Working knowledge of data analytics tools (i.e., KDB+ or Big Data) required to build and regression test models using python.


 
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Job ID: A2274