J5256 - Senior Financial Software Engineer - Cyprus - £50-80k pa

Senior Financial Software - Limassol, Cyprus


Our client is a Global investment Firm that deploys quantitative strategies with a long and successful track record. This is an exciting opportunity to join the specialist Execution Systems team focused on the development of the best research and trading infrastructure.

The successful candidate will work within the team researching and developing algorithmic trading and execution strategies but also participating in the on going development and management of the firm’s cutting edge high frequency trading systems platform. 

He/she will also be involved in the ongoing development and operation of the in-house performance analysis systems and participate in the 24 hours trading rotation. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent, broad computing skills and good mathematical ability. In addition, he will have experience in meeting deadlines with previous involvement in a similar area in the finance industry in general and execution experience in particular.

The key responsibilities of this role will be:

1)To further develop & support the company’s geographically distributed electronic trading platform.
2)To join the team in charge of the daily setting up, running, monitoring and troubleshooting the trading system which operates 24 hours a day and which trades equities futures and spot FX in Asia, Europe and the North America.
3)To understand complex trading processes and systems and to help the ongoing development of control parameters, to ensure reliability, consistency, process quality and control.
4)To research, design, implement and test the various algorithmic trading strategies of the company.
You will have:
5)Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics OR related discipline and a PhD in the same or similar field/s
6)Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
7) Experience in researching and developing algorithmic strategies
8)Knowledge of equity, futures or FX micro-structure
9)Experience in implementing low-latency trading systems
10)Excellent core understanding and low-level programming experience in one object-oriented programming language (preferably C# or Java)
11)Experience in statistical analysis using Matlab, Python or R

Any of the follwing skills will be advantageous:

1)Experience of FIX protocol
2)Experience of SQL and relational databases
3)Experience of handling market data e.g. Reuters, ActivFinancial, Bloomberg

Our client offers a stimulating environment with exciting personal growth and long-term career opportunities. 

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