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C++/Java Developer (Contract)

Location: Zurich, Switzerland Country: Switzerland
For our client, an international bank with headquarters in Zurich, Swisslinx are looking for a highly motivated Front Office Developer with a background in equities, Fixed Income and derivatives trading and knowledge of C++ and Java to work in a dynamic trading environment assisting traders on a daily basis.

This is a 6 month contract starting ASAP with a strong chance of renewal up to two years.

As the successful candidate you will join an established team of C++/Java developers with responsibility for maintaining a platform which supports cross-assets in EQ, FI and Structured Products. The team is DevOps oriented and supportive when comes to knowledge sharing and providing an excellent service to business and IT downstream teams.

You main tasks will include analysis and development of trader's requests, enhancement of the platform to ensure MiFID II compliance, and take on daily support duty based on a Rota. The platform you will work on is constantly evolving with weekly deployments into production, and we are keen on test driven development with an aim to increase our test coverage over time.

You will be responsible for the following:

- Interact with trading business desks in EQ/FI/Structured Products on daily basis in a DevOps fashion with an emphasis in business analysis.
- Provide knowledge in FI and spread knowledge to developer/support team via demo/knowledge session/documentation in Confluence.
- Participate in C++/Java development to fulfil trader's requirements for trading enhancement. Depending on the requirements, development can be done either C++ or Java.

As the ideal candidate you will possess the following skills and experience:

- Minimum 5 years experience in C++ programming (C++ preferred)
- Good experience with Java
- Knowledge of TCP/IP and heavily networked applications
- Profound experience in Front Office and/or trading environments
- Strong knowledge of EQ/FI/Derivative trading
- Knowledge of Algo trading and market making, exchange connectivity and understand programming concepts of multi-threading
- Strong business analysis experience or at least desire to develop these skills
- Demonstrated success in Agile and TDD environments
- Knowledge of bond pricing desirable
- Fluency in English

Are you interested in a new challenge? Then please send us your full CV.

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Posted Date: 16 Jul 2019 Reference: JS11185 Employment Business: Swisslinx Contact: