MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Securitised Derivative Strats Securitised Derivatives Strats are a team of engineers responsible for automation of the pricing and trading of equity structured products. We build the APIs and algorithms that provide fast and accurate automatic pricing in response to quote requests from our clients. We also build the platforms such as our client facing website, Marquee Structured Products through which that pricing is delivered. Our team is also responsible for automating the trading of structured products, building the platform that ensures that our trading workflow is fast, efficient and scalable. This year, we have started work on building out our data and analytics platforms with the aim of gleaming insights that will improve and optimise business performance.
Securitised Derivatives Strats have a global footprint with teams covering EMEA, Americas and APAC and have a strong track record of delivering automated solutions to our clients and sales. The structured products marketplace and infrastructure is constantly evolving with clients and issuers (including GS) investing heavily in more and more automation. So there has never been a better time to join this exciting and dynamic team.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Why join Securitised Derivative Strats? Securitised Derivative Strats cover a wide range of functions and responsibilities. So you will have to opportunities to advance your career and knowledge through working on a variety of different functions and gaining exposure to a variety of different technologies depending on your strengths and preferences. You could be working on:
The build out of or data analytics platform, using technologies such as Python, Airflow, Presto, MongoDB, HDFS and Elastic Search to process, analyse and visualise the large amount of data we generate in order to help the business optimise performance
Designing and implementing the micro services based architecture that underpins our platform; using Java and Apache Kafka
Automating the pricing and trading of structured derivative products providing fast and accurate prices in response to quote requests from sales and our clients.
Design, build and optimise the algorithms, processes, systems and controls that support our automated pricing and trading flows.
In all of these roles you will be:
Work closely with sales, trading, and other engineering teams to build and support our automated pricing and trading systems.
Be involved with all stages of the software development life cycle with a range of technologies, and collaborate closely with engineering teams who support the underlying infrastructure and frameworks.
We are looking to hire someone with:
A Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
Experience programming in an object oriented language such as Java, C# or Python
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Preferred but not essential qualifications
Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDb and Elastic Search.
Experience with Apache Kafka
Knowledge and experience of microservices based architecture
Knowledge and experience in building data and analytics platforms
Knowledge or interest in trading technologies in the front-office of a trading organization
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