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Feature Lead – Technology

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Feature Lead – Technology

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

Overview of the Team:

FX Options technology is a global team supporting the FXO Trading business. The core of the team is located in London with other sites in Dublin, New York and Hyderabad.

We aim to push the technology boundaries further providing innovative products while supporting and slowly transitioning out of legacy systems.

The team is particularly friendly and a good place for talented individuals to reach their potential. We put a lot of focus in junior talent programmes, and a few of our key people have in fact grown through those ranks.

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional development skills in any OO or Functional language including but not limited to Python (preferred), C#, Java, or C++.
  • First-hand experience in electronic trading technology, managing client connectivity and Algorithmic pricing.
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration.
  • Experience with large scale, globally distributed financial systems with an emphasis on high availability.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns including why and where to use them.
  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application Experience in TCP/IP networking 
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools.
  • Experience in 3rd line production support.
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Nice to have

  • Derivative/Options product knowledge, preferably within FX.
  • Front Office experience, preferably in a FX or other Fixed Income or Derivatives Trading environments.
  • Experience of integrated Front Office Development environments (examples include, but are not limited to, Sec DB, Athena, and Quartz.)
  • Working knowledge of one of FIX Protocol (4.4), FpML or other standard financial models.
  • Experience of connectivity to third party systems such as broker feeds and trade repositories.
  • Knowledge of an SQL or NoSQL database.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Feature Lead – Technology

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

Overview of the Team:

FX Options technology is a global team supporting the FXO Trading business. The core of the team is located in London with other sites in Dublin, New York and Hyderabad.

We aim to push the technology boundaries further providing innovative products while supporting and slowly transitioning out of legacy systems.

The team is particularly friendly and a good place for talented individuals to reach their potential. We put a lot of focus in junior talent programmes, and a few of our key people have in fact grown through those ranks.

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional development skills in any OO or Functional language including but not limited to Python (preferred), C#, Java, or C++.
  • First-hand experience in electronic trading technology, managing client connectivity and Algorithmic pricing.
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration.
  • Experience with large scale, globally distributed financial systems with an emphasis on high availability.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns including why and where to use them.
  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application Experience in TCP/IP networking 
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools.
  • Experience in 3rd line production support.
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Nice to have

  • Derivative/Options product knowledge, preferably within FX.
  • Front Office experience, preferably in a FX or other Fixed Income or Derivatives Trading environments.
  • Experience of integrated Front Office Development environments (examples include, but are not limited to, Sec DB, Athena, and Quartz.)
  • Working knowledge of one of FIX Protocol (4.4), FpML or other standard financial models.
  • Experience of connectivity to third party systems such as broker feeds and trade repositories.
  • Knowledge of an SQL or NoSQL database.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21054578

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Radley Barco

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 King Edward St, London, EC1A 1HQ