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  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Competitive
    • Permanent
  • 10 Mar 2020
Junior Software Developer - London
Systematic hedge fund based in central London are looking for a junior software developer specializing in C# and .NET. This hedge fund's core strengths are research and technology, so you'll be making a direct impact. You will be in a challenging working environment alongside a strong team of investment professionals, so you'll need excellent communication skills.

Many of the projects you will be working on are in a greenfield environment, so you'll be able to make your mark in the development world early on as you'll be creating and maintaining your own applications.

Requirements:
  • At least 1 year's commercial experience with C#, .NET and SQL
  • Fluency in English - excellent communication skills are vital
  • At least a BSc. in Computer Science or relevant equivalent degree
  • This is a non-smoking company - you must not be a smoker in order to apply

Desired:
  • Web technology experience - HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, etc.
  • Experience in developing multi-threaded applications
  • Network programming experience
  • The ability and willingness to work occasional weekends

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Great office with London skyline views


Contact
If this sounds like an opportunity you'd like to apply for, don't hesitate to contact me:

Tom Gardner
tom.gardner@oxfordknight.co.uk
07557 028165
linkedin.com/in/thomas-gardner-b1930a188

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Competitive
    • Permanent
  • 10 Mar 2020
Junior Software Developer - London
Systematic hedge fund based in central London are looking for a junior software developer specializing in C# and .NET. This hedge fund's core strengths are research and technology, so you'll be making a direct impact. You will be in a challenging working environment alongside a strong team of investment professionals, so you'll need excellent communication skills.

Many of the projects you will be working on are in a greenfield environment, so you'll be able to make your mark in the development world early on as you'll be creating and maintaining your own applications.

Requirements:
  • At least 1 year's commercial experience with C#, .NET and SQL
  • Fluency in English - excellent communication skills are vital
  • At least a BSc. in Computer Science or relevant equivalent degree
  • This is a non-smoking company - you must not be a smoker in order to apply

Desired:
  • Web technology experience - HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, etc.
  • Experience in developing multi-threaded applications
  • Network programming experience
  • The ability and willingness to work occasional weekends

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Great office with London skyline views


Contact
If this sounds like an opportunity you'd like to apply for, don't hesitate to contact me:

Tom Gardner
tom.gardner@oxfordknight.co.uk
07557 028165
linkedin.com/in/thomas-gardner-b1930a188

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10 Mar 2020

Citi are looking to hire a new team to work on a greenfield project to rebuild an existing market making platform within their structured productsplatform. The small, co-located development team self-organise their work, speaking directly with business users across the globe. The team has autonomy over technology decisions, owns the continuous delivery pipeline through to production and releases twice a week.

Job Background/Context:

Citi are undertaking a multi-year initiative to upgrade their Multi-Asset Group (MAG) front-to-back infrastructure. The IT team is a key partner to the business and is a major contributor to its success and future growth. To support the MAG Business Growth plan additional funding is being invested in technology and a number of new and exciting projects have been initiated. In line with this initiative, the Global Equities Technology Department is currently looking to hire an experienced developer in London to become a key member of the Global MAG technology team.

The legacy platform is a mixture of C++ and .NET monolith components backed by a mongo database with a WinForms UI

Role Responsibilities

• Develop software iteratively, from an idea through to production

• Collaborate with the rest of the team, frequently pairing

• Build strong relationships with business users through understanding the challenges that they face, then build systems that will allow them to overcome them.

Technology Skills Desired:

The replacement platform is expected to be built using a Kotlin/Java8 micro service architecture and be deployed within Kubernetes/Openshift containers. Best practices around DevOps techniques are expected to be utilized with real-time monitoring and metrics part of the key deliverables

The application will also need a new user interface building in React/Redux in line with other applications in the estate so front to back skills are highly desirable

The development team are looking for someone who is familiar with some of these technologies, with an interest in learning. They also practice fully automated testing, continuous integration and trunk based development. Experience in UX and design is highly valued.

Qualifications:

Industry experience of programming in Kotlin/Java8

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.

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity CLICK HERE.

To view the "EEO is the Law" poster CLICK HERE. To view the EEO is the Law Supplement CLICK HERE.
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To view the Pay Transparency Posting CLICK HERE.

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10 Mar 2020

Citi are looking to hire a new team to work on a greenfield project to rebuild an existing market making platform within their structured productsplatform. The small, co-located development team self-organise their work, speaking directly with business users across the globe. The team has autonomy over technology decisions, owns the continuous delivery pipeline through to production and releases twice a week.

Job Background/Context:

Citi are undertaking a multi-year initiative to upgrade their Multi-Asset Group (MAG) front-to-back infrastructure. The IT team is a key partner to the business and is a major contributor to its success and future growth. To support the MAG Business Growth plan additional funding is being invested in technology and a number of new and exciting projects have been initiated. In line with this initiative, the Global Equities Technology Department is currently looking to hire an experienced developer in London to become a key member of the Global MAG technology team.

The legacy platform is a mixture of C++ and .NET monolith components backed by a mongo database with a WinForms UI

Role Responsibilities

• Develop software iteratively, from an idea through to production

• Collaborate with the rest of the team, frequently pairing

• Build strong relationships with business users through understanding the challenges that they face, then build systems that will allow them to overcome them.

Technology Skills Desired:

The replacement platform is expected to be built using a Kotlin/Java8 micro service architecture and be deployed within Kubernetes/Openshift containers. Best practices around DevOps techniques are expected to be utilized with real-time monitoring and metrics part of the key deliverables

The application will also need a new user interface building in React/Redux in line with other applications in the estate so front to back skills are highly desirable

The development team are looking for someone who is familiar with some of these technologies, with an interest in learning. They also practice fully automated testing, continuous integration and trunk based development. Experience in UX and design is highly valued.

Qualifications:

Industry experience of programming in Kotlin/Java8

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.

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Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - GB

------------------------------------------------------

Time Type :

------------------------------------------------------

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity CLICK HERE.

To view the "EEO is the Law" poster CLICK HERE. To view the EEO is the Law Supplement CLICK HERE.
To view the EEO Policy Statement CLICK HERE.
To view the Pay Transparency Posting CLICK HERE.

  • London, UK
  • 10 Mar 2020

Job description

We are seeking a Software Engineer to help build out our new React web app and the .NET Core API used both internally and by our clients. We're looking for someone who has worked with teams building well-designed, performant and effective applications in support of complex business rules/flows.

You will work closely with established team members and become familiar with our technology stack. As you improve your understanding of our business logic, you will contribute your experience by continuing to build new features and improve existing systems. You will collaborate with our other developers in the integration with and development of the Smartwyre RESTful API.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in either React or .NET and will be interested in developing their skillset while working across both technologies with the help of their team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Take on work as directed by team leaders
  • Develop an understanding of the current architecture and begin contributing to the codebase
  • Develop a solid foundation of domain knowledge that will guide your decisions and your collaboration with the business
  • Collaborate with other teams to help build shared APIs that can serve many applications and scale independently, focusing on the consumption of those APIs
  • Actively participate in all projects and work together to build high quality solutions
  • Participate in “brown bag discussions” with the rest of the team to develop personal and team skills
  • Provide constructive feedback on pull requests to increase code quality organically

Requirements

We need developers that share our passion for building and scaling cutting-edge Web (and eventually Mobile) apps in a fast-paced, well funded startup! We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 3+ years experience developing single page web applications
    OR
    3+ years developing C# applications using .NET
  • Interest in developing toward proficiency in both of the above 
  • Ability and desire to work as a Full Stack Developer while developing your own skills 
  • Experience working in an agile (scrum, kanban, or scrumban) environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work from the Farringdon office at least part time

Preference for:

  • Exposure to Mobile App development
  • Background with Unit Testing
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 2+ years experience with both C# and React

Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Private Health
  • Competitive Holiday
  • Flexible Work Location
  • Flexible Hours
  • Pension
  • Occasional travel to the US
  • London, UK
  • 10 Mar 2020

Job description

We are seeking a Software Engineer to help build out our new React web app and the .NET Core API used both internally and by our clients. We're looking for someone who has worked with teams building well-designed, performant and effective applications in support of complex business rules/flows.

You will work closely with established team members and become familiar with our technology stack. As you improve your understanding of our business logic, you will contribute your experience by continuing to build new features and improve existing systems. You will collaborate with our other developers in the integration with and development of the Smartwyre RESTful API.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in either React or .NET and will be interested in developing their skillset while working across both technologies with the help of their team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Take on work as directed by team leaders
  • Develop an understanding of the current architecture and begin contributing to the codebase
  • Develop a solid foundation of domain knowledge that will guide your decisions and your collaboration with the business
  • Collaborate with other teams to help build shared APIs that can serve many applications and scale independently, focusing on the consumption of those APIs
  • Actively participate in all projects and work together to build high quality solutions
  • Participate in “brown bag discussions” with the rest of the team to develop personal and team skills
  • Provide constructive feedback on pull requests to increase code quality organically

Requirements

We need developers that share our passion for building and scaling cutting-edge Web (and eventually Mobile) apps in a fast-paced, well funded startup! We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 3+ years experience developing single page web applications
    OR
    3+ years developing C# applications using .NET
  • Interest in developing toward proficiency in both of the above 
  • Ability and desire to work as a Full Stack Developer while developing your own skills 
  • Experience working in an agile (scrum, kanban, or scrumban) environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work from the Farringdon office at least part time

Preference for:

  • Exposure to Mobile App development
  • Background with Unit Testing
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 2+ years experience with both C# and React

Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Private Health
  • Competitive Holiday
  • Flexible Work Location
  • Flexible Hours
  • Pension
  • Occasional travel to the US
  • Leeds, UK
  • £80k - 100k
  • 10 Mar 2020

Job description

Looking for a New Challenge?

Want to work for a Growing Business?

Do you have the Experience and Knowledge we are looking for?

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage deadlines that are set by Chief Technology Officer.
  • Monitoring of systems and alerts to identify significant trends and issues
  • Bring new ideas and best practice on the design, architectural and software development of the service.
  • Inspire, mentor and encourage colleagues to apply intelligently customised industry best practice.
  • Reviews designs, and software written by other developers for quality, best practice and architectural integrity.
  • Play a large part in the Continuous Integration Environment
  • Plan & build architecture to cater for growth
  • Help develop the team to refactor legacy code in more modern patterns
  • Participate in Scrum meetings and lab calls
  • Ability to write clear and concise system architectural documentation and summary diagrams
  • Develop, communicate and maintain a road map of the architectural developments
  • Monitor and review product and technology developments in the industry and present new ideas to BigChange
  • Liaise and communicate to other departments such as Product Development, Testing and Customer-Specific software development teams to add value to their roles.
  • Comply with company policies & processes, particularly for quality, data protection, information security & secure systems engineering (supporting the introduction of ISO27001)
  • Provide top class service to our customers
  • Provide training support to other members of the company and be a brand ambassador to BigChange.

Competencies:

  • 10 years + experience in a similar environment (Essential)
  • Experience as a software developer (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of C# & .NET (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of SQL and NoSql technology (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience in Machine Learning (Desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience in Serverless (Essential)
  • Experience in SaaS development (Essential)

Your Skills and Interests:

  • Technically strong, with recent hands-on experience in one of their core areas of technical delivery
  • An ability to advise senior stakeholders, work comfortably without definition and apply a progressive technical approach to any problem
  • You’ll show a good understanding of how to put together software
  • You’ll be an inquisitive technologist and naturally encourage others to be alike.
  • You’ll convey a sense of credibility and trust within the team and BigChange
  • You will have exceptional people skills and ability to objection handling where required
  • Ability to work individually as well as a team with a adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • You will have hands-on experience in System Software Development
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbally
  • You will have an organised and proactive approach to work

Your Rewards:

  • Upto £80,000 p/a - depending on experience
  • Expenses paid for all overnight stays, subsistence and mileage whilst on business.
  • Over 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, plus ‘BigChange Birthday’.
  • Pension plan (NEST 3% employer, 3% employee)
  • Gym membership assistance £20 gross pay monthly (for 12 months).
  • Annual eye test reimbursement
  • Free massage in the office
  • “Motivational Mondays” – inspiring talks monthly from extraordinary people.
  • Local fruit delivered weekly to the office.
  • Being part of a supportive team with the ability to learn new skills and grow within the company.
  • Experience cutting edge technology and be part of a company that is shaping the future.

Location of work: Office or home-based

Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

  • Leeds, UK
  • £80k - 100k
  • 10 Mar 2020

Job description

Looking for a New Challenge?

Want to work for a Growing Business?

Do you have the Experience and Knowledge we are looking for?

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage deadlines that are set by Chief Technology Officer.
  • Monitoring of systems and alerts to identify significant trends and issues
  • Bring new ideas and best practice on the design, architectural and software development of the service.
  • Inspire, mentor and encourage colleagues to apply intelligently customised industry best practice.
  • Reviews designs, and software written by other developers for quality, best practice and architectural integrity.
  • Play a large part in the Continuous Integration Environment
  • Plan & build architecture to cater for growth
  • Help develop the team to refactor legacy code in more modern patterns
  • Participate in Scrum meetings and lab calls
  • Ability to write clear and concise system architectural documentation and summary diagrams
  • Develop, communicate and maintain a road map of the architectural developments
  • Monitor and review product and technology developments in the industry and present new ideas to BigChange
  • Liaise and communicate to other departments such as Product Development, Testing and Customer-Specific software development teams to add value to their roles.
  • Comply with company policies & processes, particularly for quality, data protection, information security & secure systems engineering (supporting the introduction of ISO27001)
  • Provide top class service to our customers
  • Provide training support to other members of the company and be a brand ambassador to BigChange.

Competencies:

  • 10 years + experience in a similar environment (Essential)
  • Experience as a software developer (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of C# & .NET (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of SQL and NoSql technology (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience in Machine Learning (Desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience in Serverless (Essential)
  • Experience in SaaS development (Essential)

Your Skills and Interests:

  • Technically strong, with recent hands-on experience in one of their core areas of technical delivery
  • An ability to advise senior stakeholders, work comfortably without definition and apply a progressive technical approach to any problem
  • You’ll show a good understanding of how to put together software
  • You’ll be an inquisitive technologist and naturally encourage others to be alike.
  • You’ll convey a sense of credibility and trust within the team and BigChange
  • You will have exceptional people skills and ability to objection handling where required
  • Ability to work individually as well as a team with a adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • You will have hands-on experience in System Software Development
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbally
  • You will have an organised and proactive approach to work

Your Rewards:

  • Upto £80,000 p/a - depending on experience
  • Expenses paid for all overnight stays, subsistence and mileage whilst on business.
  • Over 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, plus ‘BigChange Birthday’.
  • Pension plan (NEST 3% employer, 3% employee)
  • Gym membership assistance £20 gross pay monthly (for 12 months).
  • Annual eye test reimbursement
  • Free massage in the office
  • “Motivational Mondays” – inspiring talks monthly from extraordinary people.
  • Local fruit delivered weekly to the office.
  • Being part of a supportive team with the ability to learn new skills and grow within the company.
  • Experience cutting edge technology and be part of a company that is shaping the future.

Location of work: Office or home-based

Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

  • Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • Competitive
    • Permanent
  • 10 Mar 2020
Full Stack Developer
R11297, Full Stack Developer, Manchester

thinkFolio is an enterprise order management and portfolio modeling system that brings transparency to the detailed cash flows that compose each investment.

thinkFolio requires an experienced Angular8/Typescript with strong C# skillset, Web technologies & SQL Server skills who will work as part of a small team. thinkFolio is embarking on a multi-year expansion and require a developer to push cloud native development forward with Angular8/Typescript and related new technologies. The developer will be writing gRPC/REST APIs, Angular8/Typescript, server push and will be responsible for designing and developing the solution for a cloud native system.

Key Skills:
  • Angular8/Typescript
  • C# / .NET Core
  • REST API's
  • SQL Server


Front-Office Workflows Supported
  • Portfolio modeling - From benchmark comparisons and portfolio targeting to modeling the impact of early bond repayments, changes in equity yields, currency fluctuations and interest-rate shocks
  • Trading - A transparent real-time workflow between traders and fund managers with an open, vendor-neutral approach and broad connectivity to EMS systems, trading networks and venues
  • Cash and FX management - A sophisticated cash ladder covering multiple asset classes and currencies, enabling fund managers to view future cash amounts across accounts, including redemptions, unsettled trades and other cash flows
  • Compliance - An integrated compliance engine that enables firms to perform both pre-trade checks and post-trade analysis to ensure adherence to client guidelines, regulatory requirements and in-house mandates


Key benefits
  • Detailed investment analysis - Monitor all factors that influence investment returns by focusing on individual cash flows and modeling the impact of different scenarios
  • Efficient workflows - Streamline investment workflows and allow portfolio managers, traders and compliance teams to work together, ensuring key decision-makers are aligned
  • Ease of integration - Use thinkFolio's flexible and extensible architecture to integrate into existing environments. The system can be deployed either as a comprehensive cross-asset-class portfolio modeling and order management system or used to address specific capability gaps in incumbent systems.
  • Reduced operational risk - Eliminate errors associated with manual processes while enjoying many of the benefits of spreadsheets by using thinkFolio's detailed and flexible approach to modeling
IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • Competitive
    • Permanent
  • 10 Mar 2020
Full Stack Developer
R11297, Full Stack Developer, Manchester

thinkFolio is an enterprise order management and portfolio modeling system that brings transparency to the detailed cash flows that compose each investment.

thinkFolio requires an experienced Angular8/Typescript with strong C# skillset, Web technologies & SQL Server skills who will work as part of a small team. thinkFolio is embarking on a multi-year expansion and require a developer to push cloud native development forward with Angular8/Typescript and related new technologies. The developer will be writing gRPC/REST APIs, Angular8/Typescript, server push and will be responsible for designing and developing the solution for a cloud native system.

Key Skills:
  • Angular8/Typescript
  • C# / .NET Core
  • REST API's
  • SQL Server


Front-Office Workflows Supported
  • Portfolio modeling - From benchmark comparisons and portfolio targeting to modeling the impact of early bond repayments, changes in equity yields, currency fluctuations and interest-rate shocks
  • Trading - A transparent real-time workflow between traders and fund managers with an open, vendor-neutral approach and broad connectivity to EMS systems, trading networks and venues
  • Cash and FX management - A sophisticated cash ladder covering multiple asset classes and currencies, enabling fund managers to view future cash amounts across accounts, including redemptions, unsettled trades and other cash flows
  • Compliance - An integrated compliance engine that enables firms to perform both pre-trade checks and post-trade analysis to ensure adherence to client guidelines, regulatory requirements and in-house mandates


Key benefits
  • Detailed investment analysis - Monitor all factors that influence investment returns by focusing on individual cash flows and modeling the impact of different scenarios
  • Efficient workflows - Streamline investment workflows and allow portfolio managers, traders and compliance teams to work together, ensuring key decision-makers are aligned
  • Ease of integration - Use thinkFolio's flexible and extensible architecture to integrate into existing environments. The system can be deployed either as a comprehensive cross-asset-class portfolio modeling and order management system or used to address specific capability gaps in incumbent systems.
  • Reduced operational risk - Eliminate errors associated with manual processes while enjoying many of the benefits of spreadsheets by using thinkFolio's detailed and flexible approach to modeling
IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.