Java/Quant Engineer – Prop Trading – £140k base

£100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Java/Quant Engineer – Prop Trading – £140k base

My client is a world class proprietary trading firm, headquartered in Chicago, but looking to significantly expand it’s London operations. Their trading portfolio is diverse-across asset classes and instruments, using their own models and systems-and it’s this diversification that sets them apart from the competition.

You’ll work closely with highly talented Quants, Traders and Quant Researchers who trade across European, Asian and US markets. The team is responsible for designing, building and maintaining the full trading system, from pricing to execution and risk management.

Job responsibilities:

* Design, develop and test proprietary trading software.

* Write performance-sensitive code.

* Work on complex algorithmic trading problems.

* Build out real time trade management and risk analysis. Tech requirements:

* 8+ years of Core Java: JVM tuning / garbage collection / memory management

* Understanding of concurrency, object oriented programming and distributed systems

* Experience writing latency-sensitive code

* Strong problem-solving and debugging skills

* Understanding of data structures and algorithms

* Experience on Linux platforms

* Network programming experience You’ll need:

* A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics or any related Engineering, Mathematics or Science discipline

* Excellent software development skills in Java and the ability to learn new technologies quickly

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Java/Quant Engineer – Prop Trading – £140k base

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