Elite Low-Latency Java Developer


: $115,530.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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An elite investment bank is looking to add java developer(s) to the equities trading team. A key goal for the desk is to create a low-latency platform to optimize trade execution. The developer will have experience working around the full trade lifecycle.?You will be developing high performance components with trader automation as a core concept, and will be working with a wider development team to ensure our solutions are cross-product and help consolidate existing functionality. The environment is fast-moving and it?s critical that the candidate be able to quickly translate new ideas into solid implementations.


  • Work with front-office electronic trading team using Core Java
  • Responsible for systems analysis, Design, Coding, Unit Testing and other SDLC activities
  • Requirement gathering and understanding, Analyze and convert functional requirements into concrete technical tasks and able to provide reasonable effort estimates
  • Directly impacts the business by ensuring the quality of work provided by self and others; works closely with other teams as partner

Technical skills
  • Required:
    • Strong technical skills in Java - 7+ years
    • Strong object-oriented programming skills and design patterns
    • Strong experience with trading technology
    • Experience with performance testing and profiling
    • Strong understanding and experience working with equities
    • Understanding of distributed design concepts including computer architecture and network architecture

  • Desired/ Plus:
    • Experience with HFT firm
    • Prior experience with C++
    • Working with algo development

Prior Work experience
  • Required:
    • Minimum of 7 years working with java development, with strong knowledge of low latency platforms

This is an organization that has a reputation for employing the best talent. A competitive package is on offer with a company that values the importance of work/life balance.

Total Compensation: $400,000-450,000


What to do next:

If this role sounds like the perfect job for you, apply away ! Alternatively, if you?re not quite ready to apply or have some questions?Apply online now by sending an up to date CV and cover note to Rob McDonald at ...@gqrgm.com


Associated topics: algorithm, application, c++, c#, develop, devops, matlab, python, sdet, software development engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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