Java Developer - Rates / eTrading

Location: Houston, TX
Job Description
Our client's Rates group in FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities) organization has a serious commitment to expanding its global electronic trading platform through the development of next-generation low-latency market data and market access solutions, real-time position management, real-time credit checking, client quoting, algorithmic hedging and execution.
Business Unit and Department Structure:
Fixed Income Rates is a global business with major trading centres in New York, London, and Asia Pac.   
Team Specific Structure and Responsibilities:
The eTrading front office technology team develops and supports the front-office applications responsible for electronically pricing, market making, and hedging in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. This particular role will report into the global eTrading technology team.
Role Specific Responsibilities:
This role will involve work developing and supporting the server side components of market making, pricing, and hedging applications used by various desks globally. The role will require close interaction with the traders, understanding their requirements, and developing and/or enhancing existing solutions to meet their needs.
•           Building high-performance, low-latency trading components
•           Interfacing with front-office traders to gather specifications/requirements
•           Develop robust systems with an eye towards performance, supportability and maintainability
•           Strong development practices including pairing, code reviews, unit testing and regression testing
•           Collaborative attitude when interacting with other developers, support, and front-office
Experience Required:
Essential: 5+ yrs development and technical leadership experience in complex application development (primarily server-side) using Java along with a background in multi-threaded implementation and low-latency messaging; Solid understanding of Reactor Pattern focused systems.  College graduate with a Bachelors technical degree with strong computer science fundamentals or equivalent experience.
Highly Desirable: Experience working in Fixed Income eTrading technology.  Agile development practices with a focus on writing thorough and testable code.  Experience with message oriented middleware such as 29 West/Solace/AMPS/RV.
Personal Attributes Required:
We are looking for a senior developer who is a quick study and has excellent communications skills.  The person will be interested in developing their business understanding as well as the technical skills.  Attention to detail should be excellent as should their ability to see ‘the bigger picture’.
Tami Andrade Fitzpatrick
Senior Recruiter
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