Java Developer

RH Technology
West London
£40k - £70k pa + Plus Benefits
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Java Developer - FX Algorithmic Trading - London

*No financial, or trading, experience is necessary*

My client is looking for a passionate Core Java developer to join their Proprietary FX Algorithmic trading team based in London. The business has been active for 10 years now and have consistently grown from strength to strength in the Forex market.

Being a proprietary trading firm they don't answer to any clients, or backers, and have full autonomy over their bespoke trading system, you will only work with the latest technologies here as a result. New technology is key to the firm as they push forward in the market and with over 100 new projects to get your teeth into there is a real opportunity to further your own skills.

They are looking for someone to help take their business to the next level. Ideally you will have had some experience with multi-threading and all things Java. It's a chance to work in an all-encompassing development role. Full training will be provided on their platform.

You will be working primarily on their complex front end trading application, market connectors, analysis tools and performance improvement. You will be working alongside their trading team on a daily basis and working on automated trading and risk systems. It's vital you can communicate your point across quickly and effectively whilst trades are being made around you. You will also be exposed to low latency and high frequency models.

If you are someone who is passionate about development, working with the latest technologies, Core Java programming, and looking to enhance your own coding skills then this is definitely the role for you (Regardless of your previous industry experience)

Key Skills Sought

- Core Java
- Object-orientated application design and architecture skills
- Knowledge of Server Side J2SE
- Multi-threading & Concurrency
- Performance
- Messaging & Networking (TCP, UDP, IPC, Tibco, JMS, Multicast or similar)
- Tuning
- Experience of low latency/high throughput systems (Desirable)
- Java Swing (Desirable)

Salary: £40-70k (Based on experience)


- 25 days holiday
- On site Gym
- On site Restaurant/Cafe
- Market Rate Currency
- Cycle to work scheme
- Office is easily accesible by tube - (Opposite the tube station)

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