eFX Systems Senior Consultant, VP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
06 Aug 2022
03 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This Senior Developer position will be an integral part of the eTrading Development Team and will be responsible for developing, re-engineering and supporting one or more applications used by FX electronic trading, Sales trading, Risk management and Agency trading.

As a Senior Developer you are expected to be hands on and become a business subject matter
expert. You will work directly with users and analysts to understand the business; develop to specifications; assist in coordinated testing and aid in the deployment and post deployment support of the solution developed. As you develop a strong, interactive working relationship you will be an important participant in the commercial success of the business.

Skills and experience
  • Proven Java programming experience, preferably working on low latency, high throughput, globally distributed systems
  • Experience working within a financial institution, preferably within Front Office IT, with exposure to the business.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • The ability to face off directly to the business to receive and analyze requirements, and propose a suitable solution that adheres to the team's methodology
  • A history of delivering successfully within an Agile environment, and the flexibility and adaptability to operate successfully in such an environment
  • Communication skills. The ability to communicate at the right level with all parties involved, including senior management and business owners (who may be based in different locations and time-zones. The ability to operate in a self-sufficient manner, but also identify the right time to raise queries or concerns.

Experience in any of the following is highly desirable:
  • Market adaptors (EBS, MAPI, Currenex, Hotspot etc)
  • Messaging frameworks (JMS, MQ, Tibco, 29West etc)
  • Linux / Bash scripting
  • FIX protocol
  • Relational databases (Oracle, Sybase)
  • Development and build tools (GIT / Subversion / TeamCity / Nexus / Maven etc)

Individual contributor competencies
  • Display a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of accountability in performing the role
  • Ensure that the highest level of the Code of Conduct is displayed in your behaviour
  • Provide appropriate management information as required to support business unit decision making
  • Support the 'Risk Excellence' culture within the business
  • Adhere to limits of delegation and escalation procedures required by your manager so that you comply with internal policies and external regulations

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