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Software Engineer - Front Office

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £451 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Software Engineer - Front Office required. A Software Engineer - Front Office is required by Montash's client, who are a leading investment bank in London, on a 12 month contract.

The Software Engineer - Front Office will have experience in supporting a trading platform in a live production environment with strong development skills. The Software Engineer - Front Office will have strong knowledge of Linux, experience with Python and ideally C++.

The Software Engineer - Front Office will provide support and development for automated trading applications. The focus of the role is on versatility and adaptability and a key requirement is the high level of responsiveness to production.

The Software Engineer - Front Office will be involved in support (this accounts for about 10% of the role).

  • Ensuring trading systems are up and running at all times
  • Managing the configuration of applications and infrastructure
  • Developing the tools that help ensure systems are reliable and efficient
  • Rationalise and enhance the platform reliability
  • Liaise with MO / BO teams, network, systems, DMA

The Software Engineer - Front Office will be involved in Development (this accounts for about 90% of the role).

  • Work with traders/research on the requirements and development of new features/applications
  • Maintain and enhance existing applications

The Software Engineer - Front Office must have the following:

  • Strong knowledge of Linux (including development/debugging, scripting, and networking)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Python scripting
  • Good understanding of C++ code is s plus.

If you are a good fit for this please apply immediately.