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  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Senior Software Engineer – Enterprise Risk

Calypso Technology is seeking a highly motivated and innovative Senior Software Engineer with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Java ideally within the Enterprise Risk and/or Quantitative technology area. This role involves a responsibility for the design and development of enterprise risk functionalities, primarily market and credit risk features. Calypso is a software system for the capital markets industry, supporting trading, risk management and processing of financial products. The position is within the R&D Engineering Enterprise risk team with a focus on market and credit risk analytics and risk-based regulatory functionalities.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new Enterprise risk functionalities with a focus on market and credit risk.
  • Work with Product Management & QA to design, build and test the system.
  • Responsibility for the maintenance and support of developments.
  • Propose and suggest enhancements to existing features and development tools.

Requirements:

  • Minimum BS or higher in computer science, mathematics or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Java. C# and/or C++ are also considered.
  • Knowledge of credit and market risk analytics.
  • Exposure to financial instruments and derivatives required.
  • Prior experience in handling risk requirements.
  • Previous exposure to regulatory standards (Basel III) is a plus.
  • Familiar with Git, Gradle, Junit and similar build, test and source control systems.
  • Ability to design and build UIs. Knowledge of Swing and Angular is a plus.
  • Familiar with Spring and/or Hibernate frameworks.
  • Experience with in-memory data grid systems is a plus.
  • Excellent object-oriented analysis, design & development skills.
  • Strong communication and team spirit.
  • Experience prioritizing issues and estimating developments.
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle, Sybase).
  • Experience with Calypso is a plus.
  • Test-driven and Agile development methodologies practice.
  • Glasgow
  • 31 Aug 2018
Title: Technical Project Manager
 
Team Overview:
The Equities DB Engineering Team are a global team of experts working closely with AD, DBA, Unix and infrastructure. The team covers all aspects of Sybase related products used within Equities including ASE, Repserver, IQ, client libraries and tools, third party monitoring tools (Exact iWatch, ASEMon, etc).
 
The team provides expertise to a variety of AD teams including architecture, hardware and infrastructure management; upgrades, patches and migrations; performance tuning, issue investigation and issue follow ups; new feature adoption, standards and guidelines; application code release and management; reference data global replication; cyber controls and programs.
 
Two applications are managed directly by the team: "Equities Database Tools Suite" an in house written toolset using Python, Flask, Javascript, Perl and more; "CERD_CORP Global Replication" using in-house Perl scripts and Sybase Replication.
 We are constantly running a range of different projects with multiple applications as clients e.g. datacentre exit projects, hardware tech refresh projects, database (ASE or Rep) upgrades, cyber controls, Sophia onboarding, etc.
 
We need a team member to support the specialist engineering knowledge within the team by applying technical project management skills e.g. maintaining task lists across multiple projects, getting involved with planning and requirements, chasing and tracking project plans with the wide range of teams we work with (AD, DBA, Storage, Unix, Networks, PMs, etc).
 
Experience of the technical environments we work with will be very useful but not essential, as will the ability to get involved with coding, development and performance tuning work.
    Useful experience:
     
  •     Database infrastructure e.g. Sybase ASE, Repserver, IQ
  •     Red Hat Linux
  •     Bespoke, PSI and VSI hardware procurement, setup and usage
  •     SAN disk and other storage solutions - configuration and usage
  •     Coding in SQL, Perl + Python, Javascript/CGI
  •     Experience of Git and other code control tools
  •     Finding and implementing efficiency and productivity savings
  •     JPM tools: ITSM, Keon, Sophia, IDAnywhere
  •  
    Experience should include some of:
     
  •     Ideally Dev, Ops or Technology background - or at least some experience of these areas
  •     Experience of technical implementations / upgrades / migrations.
  •     Project Management across multiple workstreams
  •     Infrastructure management
  •     Ability to work with and influence multiple teams (DBAs, Unix, AD, etc)
  •     Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •     Ability to schedule and run meetings
  •     A willingness to deep-dive into all layers of the technology stack.

 

    J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its J.P. Morgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

     

    J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

    J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

 
  • Chelmsford, Essex
  • £23,000 - £25,000/annum + excellent corporate bens
    • Permanent
  • 30 Aug 2018

My market leading client is seeking a Support Analyst who has experience in working directly with customers to help resolve issues on 2nd Line Support for applications and bespoke products.  The individual must have experience in product, application and technical support. This is an excellent opportunity to move into 2nd line support.

Reporting directly to the Service Desk Manager this role calls for a self-motivated and analytical approach to join this dynamic team investigating problems and providing solutions.   

If you’re a quick learner, have a flexible attitude and thrive in a challenging environment, then my client has the role for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Take ownership for the analysis of 2nd Line Support cases assigned.   If necessary, involving external teams/suppliers to gain more information; progressing through to resolution.

  • Liaise directly with the customer to progress cases; regularly making contact to report progress and understand and address their individual issues and concerns
  • Work with the Support, Consultancy and Development teams to upskill on Capita Libraries products and services.
  • Contribute to the wider Libraries team; providing input to the Sales process where necessary.

Required skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years' commercial experience in 1st Line Support
  • Experience of RDBMS (e.g. Sybase) and SQL
  • Experience of working on multiple platforms i.e. Windows, Solaris and Linux
  • Scripting experience/knowledge
  • Ability to liaise directly with customers
  • Self-motivated individual who is results focused
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Flexible to respond to ongoing customer demands
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritising cases to meet SLA’s

Desirable Qualifications

  • Degree
  • ITIL Framework

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to showcase both their technical and customer service skills; working with my clients’ customers to get the most out of their products – making this role but interesting and challenging and presenting superb corporate opportunities for the right candidate.

To find about more about this role, call Keith Wilkins today for an informal chat or send through your CV for review.

Avocet Strategic Resourcing is acting as an employment agency in regard to this role. Please note that every application received is personally reviewed by our team - Avocet Strategic Resourcing does not use automated screening tools. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this role.

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 30 Aug 2018
  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18053341

Description


Citi’s Rates eTrading technology group supports the front office technology operations of one of the world’s largest capital market businesses.   In recent years electronic trading on customer markets (e.g. Bloomberg, TradeWeb, CitiVelocity) has grown exponentially to become a critical part of the Rates business for the bank, with our systems today pricing over 150k RFQs (requests for quote) per month in real time for G10/LM derivatives and government bonds from more than 2600 firms globally.   These RFQs are sent by clients to dealers who compete with each other on the trade, where the fastest and best quote for the client will typically win the trade.   Therefore, a large and growing proportion of these RFQs need to be automatically priced and traded by our systems with no manual intervention for Citi to remain competitive.

Within the new London Innovation Lab Citi is working on the next generation of systems to give Citi a competitive advantage in electronic trading in capital markets in speed and agility.   This is an incredible opportunity to help guide the design and implementation of a new strategic eTrading architecture that will be rolled out across all of Citi’s markets businesses in future years.    To drive competitive advantage Citi needs to be at the forefront of new technologies and development processes – we are firm believers in Microservices, Agile/Scrum, TDD, Code Reviews and Continuous Integration.   


Job Background/context:

We believe the future’s here. Right here with us. Home to where we define, ideate, develop and distribute production-ready financial solutions of far-reaching impact. And right now, the door’s open to direct the future of our technology for a truly global client base. This means collaborating with the keenest minds in data science, big data, software engineering, web development, UX design and more. Doers looking to bring the next bold ideas to life for a fascinating array of clients - investing, trading and transacting at the forefront of change in markets and economies the world over.

If you have this kind of vision, capable of seeing ahead, of developing a clear path forward in a quest to try the as yet untried, here is the opportunity. In a supported, resource-rich, vibrant co-working environment, part of an ecosystem of globally interconnected labs, realising a broader mission of enabling growth and economic progress on a scale you won’t find anywhere else. Welcome to our London Innovation Lab.


Key Responsibilities:

End to end development responsibility (no BAs/QAs/Implementation team):

Requirements capture and analysis from stakeholders
Solution design and ownership of delivery, including testing and UA coordination
Unit test coverage for all new functionality
Performing of code reviews to ensure design and coding standards are upheld
Release planning and support post release

Development process improvement:


Ensuring conformance to Citi engineering standards
Improving all aspects of our development and release processes
Mentoring of junior developers within the team through code reviews


Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree Computer Science/Engineering or related field
Excellent technical skills.
Server-side development


Mandatory Skills:

Solid understanding of Design Patterns and OO principles
Very strong core Java 1.7/1.8 + Spring/Hibernate
Relational database concepts and knowledge in SQL (Sybase/Oracle)
Experience of project tracking software, e.g. JIRA, TeamForge
Experience of continuous integration tools, e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity
Experience of version control in a distributed team, e.g. SVN, Git
Testing frameworks experience, e.g. JUnit, Mockito, TDD
Code review tools, e.g. Bitbucket, Crucible, Code Collaborator
Scripting – Groovy, Python


Desired Skills:

Performance testing / Optimization tools – YourKit, HDRHistogram, jHiccup
NoSQL technologies experience – MongoDB
Web 2.0 knowledge – HTML5, Grails, AngularJS, Bootsrap
Build technologies –  Gradle, Spring Boot


Preferred skills:

Knowledge of Fixed Income (especially Rates / electronic trading is desirable)
Experience of working with large financial software systems


Non Technical Skills Required:

Excellent communication skills
Passion for technology, especially Java 
Flexible and adaptive, team player
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well under pressure and well organized
Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving work flow


Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.


Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer


  • Glasgow
  • £70,000 - £85,000/annum 10% Bonus
    • Permanent
  • 29 Aug 2018
A Global Financial Services Organisation currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Developer within Funds Technology to join their Growing but Established Technology Practice.

This is a Permanent role based in Glasgow.

We are looking for a Senior Java developer who can take ownership for the whole end to end delivery, performing analysis, design, coding, testing, and maintenance of large-scale and distributed applications.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team lead and is likely to have significant experience in application architecture, design and development, a strong technical background and good communication skills. He/she will interact directly with the users and with other technologists across the firm when using their framework/software.

- Server/UI side development - Work with projects team and business to understand the requirements, doing the analysis and coming up with project plan.

- Design the architecture and participate in the implementation of the project - Build functionality in an iterative fashion with full unit and integration tests for each function.

- Continuously improving the quality of our systems and code base via best practices including code reviews and refactoring where necessary - Lead and mentor the team.

Required Skills

- Experience in the following technologies: Java 8, Databases (Sybase preferred), Middleware (Messaging/RESTful services)

- Sound understanding of Object Oriented Programming and familiarity with Design Patterns

- Hands on experience multithreaded systems

- Experience of iterative / agile development practices

- Exposure to working in a global delivery team

- Comfortable with direct interaction with the business users at all levels

- Agile development practice

Desired Skills:

- HTML5, Angular and other web related technologies.
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
    • Permanent
  • 29 Aug 2018

Position Overview

As Build DBA for Amey you will formulate the overall modelling strategy whilst remaining hands on using SQL, SAP BW & UML. Your main remit will be to build, optimize and maintain all aspects of a data architecture for business transformation projects in a digital platform.
 

What will you need to be successful in this position?

  • Proven track-record of providing in-depth data domain architectural support (including data source analysis, canonical, logical and physical data architecture, design, build and management) through-out solution life-cycle to ensure road-map alignment
  • Hands-on experience of designing and executing strategic and tactical data architecture road-maps in collaboration with Enterprise and Information Architect(s), Programme & Solution Architects as well as Platform Managers
  • Demonstrable experience describing data architectures in UML and Archimate notation.
  • Excellent documentation, communication and presentation skills to support discussions with business and technology / platform owners to ensure data architecture requirements are met
  • Proven experience of working in a collaborative/matrix reporting environment with multiple stakeholders and internal dependencies
  • Hands-on build and support experience for data models in MS SQL (On-Premise and/or Azure PaaS)
  • Understanding of Agile/DevOps practices and tooling
  • Ideally you will also have hands-on experience of building and managing data structures across multiple platforms specifically Salesforce, SAP, SQL DW, SQL Data warehouse, Sybase/Oracle. As well as an understanding of non-relational data models and data stores (e.g. NoSQL etc.)

About Amey

Everyone at Amey works together towards this common aim, which we call our ‘Better Places’ goal. We’re a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work.

Today we are one of the most diverse companies in our sector. So at Amey you can grow in a specific sector or broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where an Amey career can take you.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

  • London
  • 29 Aug 2018
Application Developer – CIB Spread Technology
 
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
 
Role:
The CIB GMI technology department is engineering a new platform to support our Global Markets Infrastructure team to manage our third party client engagements on behalf of the CIB.  Regulatory oversight demands coupled with real-time market intelligence form a cross section of the type of platform our clients require with a focus on cloud and mobile capabilities given the market wide capabilities of the group.  Integration of the new platform with the established capabilities within JP Morgan will be critical.
The role is for an analyst programmer who can work closely with many stakeholders to distill a common set of requirements, working these through to a solution agreed by all.
The ideal candidate possesses a passion for technology, excellent problem solving skills, thinks and acts strategically, thrives in a dynamic business and technical environment where change is constant. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with other technologists and business partners. Experience in the financial services industry is required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Analyze data usage and workflow requirements. Must be able to consolidate information from various business areas, analyze the problem or requirement(s), and apply solution selected by the team.
  • Design and develop n-tier high quality software using Java and related technologies.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of business needs and proposed solution and how the solution can best applied to serve the business.
  • Design and oversee comprehensive unit and regression testing for different components of the system.
  • Identify bottlenecks, bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Strong hands-on core Java 1.6 and above and associated technologies, or extensive experience in other OO languages and a desire to learn Java.
  • Experience of working with multi-threaded code
  • Desire to work in an agile team (Scrum or Kanban utilizing TDD, BDD, CI, pair programming etc.)
  • Experience on working with databases like Oracle PL/SQL, Sybase, SQL Server
  • Experience with build, code and deployment processes and have contributed to design
  • Multi-threaded software development, application/database tuning.
  • Deep understanding of SDLC, continuous build and integration, software design patterns and how to apply them to build maintainable code.
  • Distributed platforms and underlying messaging technologies (e.g. JMS, MQ, AMQP, Mule ESB) JSON, XML, RPC
  • Solid understanding of application/database tier integration principles. Experience with processing large datasets and managing distributed transactions is a plus.
  • In depth hands-on work experience as a software developer in an Investment Banking or equivalent environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to be highly effective with both technical and business
  • Experience working in distributed team model
  • Ability to work independently on projects and issues
  • Experience in working with stakeholders and end-users
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency, while maintaining attention to detail
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    Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

    When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 


    At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 

     

    @2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

    • Ilkeston
    • £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
      • Permanent
    • 29 Aug 2018

    SF Group are currently recruiting for an IT Manager to be based with one of their clients in Ilkeston. The IT Manager role with report into the Head of Business Solutions and cover various aspects including strategic development, leadership and management, budgets, planning and organisation, compliance and business product knowledge.

    The IT Manager will have a very varied role within the business, with typical duties including:

    • Providing leadership and management for a team of 3 IT professionals
    • Ensuring infrastructure and user service desk requirements are meeting business requirements and any agreed SLA's
    • Ensuring common standards and approaches are applied
    • Planning, coordinating, and executing all IT-related activities for the business
    • Working as part of the Senior Management Team
    • Defining and implementing IT policies, procedures, and best practices

    The successful candidate for this role must have a broad range of experience within IT and technologies. You will ideally have experience within the some of or all of the following:

    • Virtual Server and consolidated storage solutions
    • VMWare 5 and Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
    • Windows and Lynux server environments
    • SQL/Sybase database development and maintenance
    • ITIL Foundation (minimum)
    • Business Intelligence
    • Web services (JAVA)
    • Pearl Scripting on software development

    If you feel you have the relevant experience and this role would be the right step for you, then please apply!

    • Glasgow
    • £70,000 - £85,000 per annum
      • Permanent
    • 29 Aug 2018

    A Global Financial Services Organisation currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Developer within Funds Technology to join their Growing but Established Technology Practice.

    This is a Permanent role based in Glasgow.

    We are looking for a Senior Java developer who can take ownership for the whole end to end delivery, performing analysis, design, coding, testing, and maintenance of large-scale and distributed applications.

    The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team lead and is likely to have significant experience in application architecture, design and development, a strong technical background and good communication skills. He/she will interact directly with the users and with other technologists across the firm when using their framework/software.


    - Server/UI side development - Work with projects team and business to understand the requirements, doing the analysis and coming up with project plan.

    - Design the architecture and participate in the implementation of the project - Build functionality in an iterative fashion with full unit and integration tests for each function.

    - Continuously improving the quality of our systems and code base via best practices including code reviews and refactoring where necessary - Lead and mentor the team.

    Required Skills

    - Experience in the following technologies: Java 8, Databases (Sybase preferred), Middleware (Messaging/RESTful services)

    - Sound understanding of Object Oriented Programming and familiarity with Design Patterns

    - Hands on experience multithreaded systems

    - Experience of iterative / agile development practices

    - Exposure to working in a global delivery team

    - Comfortable with direct interaction with the business users at all levels

    - Agile development practice


    Desired Skills:

    - HTML5, Angular and other web related technologies.

    • London
    • £90,000 - £120,000 per annum
      • Permanent
    • 29 Aug 2018

    Lead Infrastructure Architect

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Lead Infrastructure Architect to join a global financial services client in London.

    The team delivers business infrastructure architecture & designs and also manages & optimises the portfolio of infrastructure per business unit driving operational improvement & cost efficiencies. You will also investigate new infrastructure technologies.

    Skills and experience required:

    Have a system engineering background and the ability to compare and contrast different solutions to meet a business requirement. Provide technical thought leadership in evaluation of new technologies to meet business requirements and influence key stakeholders leading to adoption. Have in-depth conceptual functional and non-functional knowledge of:

    • Networking (Cisco, TCP/UDP, Broadcast/Multicast, LAN/WAN)
    • Server Operating systems internals, benchmarking and performance tuning (Linux, Windows, Solaris), CPU Microarchitectures (Intel, AMD, SPARC) & Server Virtulization (VMware, Xen, Hyper-V, KVM)
    • Storage (EMC SAN - FC, FCoE, iSCSI, SRDF; NetApp NAS - CIFS, NFS)
    • Cloud IaaS (AWS & Google)
    • Cloud Integration of SaaS and On Premise (Mulesoft)
    • Databases (Oracle & MS SQL; VCS & MSCS)

    Beneficial Experience:

    • Cloud IaaS (Azure)
    • Cloud PaaS (Google, AWS and Azure)
    • Databases (Oracle RAC, Sybase, Apache Hadoop & Hbase)
    • Middleware (IBM MQ, Real-time Messages/API calls and batch processing)
    • Web applications servers (Apache HTTP Server & Tomcat, IIS, Websphere)
    • End to end agile infrastructure architecture across all layers
    • Trading Technologies and ISVs
    • Java/ Java GUI, XML/ XSLT, HTML/ Java Script
    • Passion for technology & understanding how things work

    If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.