As a member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.
The Equities Derivatives Marking and Analytics team (part of Equity Group Technology) is responsible for the full development and support of a variety of tools and platforms providing analytics, risk and pricing related capabilities for Equity derivatives trading and sales around the globe.
You will work closely with trading to support them in their daily activities (marking, pricing, analytics...) but also with Quantitative Research teams to build the new generation of marking and analytics platforms and to fully decommission the legacy applications.
This role will primarily involve coding in Python and Java, with some UI (React/JS) development. The team follows an Agile/Scrum development process with weekly sprint cycles, and it is a great opportunity to build experience in an industry-scale global process for software delivery and learn about Equity derivatives business.
The role offers the following interesting opportunities:
Partnership with Front Office while developing new applications
Business analysis across derivatives product stacks
Taking part in a new strategy to automate Front Office processes and functions using technology solutions
An agile and delivery focused team working with global and local counterparts leveraging best in class technologies to solve business problems
Close collaboration with a number of teams including Trading, Sales, Quantitative Research, as well as other technology teams
Various business transformation projects across market/trade/client analytics, marking/publishing
Opportunity to propose and explore new solutions that can give the firm an edge against competition
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
Experience with development, deployment and maintenance of commercial service oriented application(s)
Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery
Experience with at least one modern programming language such as Java, Python, etc.
Knowledge of at least one relational database such as Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.
Understanding of how to effectively utilize unit testing
Experience of full project lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and effort estimation
Ability to work effectively within a global team (spread across NA, EMEA, APAC etc.) while influencing and contributing towards the development of the global platform
Great problem solving skills for problems with a mathematical/technological background
Strong communication skills especially when describing problems and explaining solutions
Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages
Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
Enthusiastic and proactive
Unix or Linux knowledge
Working knowledge of Excel/VBA
Working knowledge of continuous integration and deployment processes
Working knowledge of source code management applications such as GIT, SVN, CVS, etc.
Experience with project management
Experience with service oriented platforms, and a good understanding of current generation open source framework