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Senior Developer, Front Office FX IT

  • Location

    Copenhagen, Copenhagen Municipality

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  • Salary:

    50000.00kr - 120000.00kr per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Carter

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-85134_1574263719

  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Profile: Senior Developer, Front Office FX IT,

My client are seeking a highly experienced Senior Developer to join their Front Office, FX IT team in Copenhagen. You will have many years of experience building high performance, low latency systems in financial markets and possibly with good knowledge of the FX business. You will be creative, enthusiastically pushing ideas, inspiring those around you and gaining the respect of stakeholders. We work closely with our business, primarily traders, every day and if you have excellent communication skills and a cool demeanour, you will thrive in this environment.

You will quickly become a key part of a small, highly skilled, friendly and nationally diverse team in central Copenhagen coding FX trading and distribution systems. They work together, primarily in Java, .NET and JavaScript. You will feel excited by the opportunities; to drive architectural change and inspire strategy; to change our world using your experience and ingenuity, solving complex problems with simple solutions.

Core skills.

  • Minimal 5 years' experience with Java or other object-oriented programming language
  • Strong can-do attitude and take ownership
  • Good communication skills
  • A true team player and fast learner
  • Knowledge in investment banking domain
  • Lead discussions of system design and architecture
  • Have interest in front end technologies
  • Knowledge in FX, not mandatory

A little more about them.

Across the FX trading stack my client have a mix of technologies; Java on the streaming, low latency side and a containerised C#/F# micro service architecture caters for their post trade system. Javascript and Java with a Caplin Liberator core forms the basis of our Single Dealer Platform. Internal trading and sales GUIs are Java based.

Some of what they use right now.

  • Microservice architectures and development in Java
  • LMAX disruptor
  • Aeron messaging
  • Quickfix-J and Artio FIX gateway
  • Testing with Junit and Mockito
  • Linux environments and automation with bash scripting
  • Monitoring with ELK and Grafana
  • CI/CD with Bamboo/GO CD

If this position is of interest to you, please contact me on matthew.carter@darwinrecruitment.com or give me a call on +45 69 91 82 06