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eTrading Application Developer - Credit

Job Description


The Credit Electronic Execution team is a highly-skilled, business-aligned team of technologists responsible for electronic trading platform used by the Credit Trading business globally. The team designs, builds and enhances electronic trading contribution and execution capabilities, working closely with the desk and with core technology groups.  Products include corporate bonds, single name and index CDS. Team members are based in EMEA and NA.



We are looking for an experienced application developer to help to build out and enhance the Credit electronic trading platform as we transition from a vendor platform to the next generation solution for market connectivity and inquiry workflow. The role is based in London.

You will be part of small team and responsible for designing and implementing solutions and enhancements. The role requires an experienced, well-rounded, self-motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team. The successful candidate will demonstrate deep technical knowledge, solid business understanding and excellent communication skills. They must be comfortable working as a front-office developer in a high pressure, challenging, dynamic working environment. The focus is on solving business problems via technology in a fast changing environment: time to market is critical, but we cannot compromise on quality or performance.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop robust, performant trading systems including building new applications & enriching existing applications using the most suitable technology choices. Align development with the electronic trading strategy.
  • Work across entire software development lifecycle – requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment, handover to operate teams.
  • Understand end-to-end contribution, execution and post-trade flows across the electronic trading platform.
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and “operatability”.
  • Sound understanding of fundamental computer science concepts and experience in real-time, high performance and eTrading areas.
  • Strong grasp of object oriented design and programming, multi-threaded programming and middleware technologies (RMDS, Informatica UM, Streambase).
  • Creative, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems with technology and an ability to quickly translate requirements into a sound technical design and implementation. 
  • Java programming expertise, with a strong background in delivering server-side enterprise projects
  • Experience with SCM tools: Spring, Maven, Git.
  • Unix/Linux command line and shell scripting.
  • Experience of development for Ion Marketview platform is very desirable.
  • Proven organisational skills, decisive priority management, strong teamwork ethic, excellent verbal & written communication skills.


  • The candidate will likely have prior experience in a trading environment with evidence of having delivered successful technical solutions.
  • Ideally educated to masters degree level in CS, Mathematics, engineering discipline or equivalent.



All internal moves will normally take place on the same grade and same salary. Salaries are reviewed annually in February. Exceptions to the rule regarding transfer on current salary may include a move between geographic locations.


Req #: 150121693
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Pound Sterling (GBP)

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