Fixed Income Lead Developer

Job Title: Fixed Income Lead Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7768_1524236628
Contact Name: Kirsty McIntyre
Contact Email: kmcintyre@venquis.com
Job Published: April 20, 2018 16:03

Job Description

Lead Software engineer, Fixed Income


The Position

As part of continued growth, a new opportunity has arisen for a Lead Software Engineer in London. As a member of the Fixed Income Systems Team, this individual will be responsible for solutions delivery for the Fixed Income portfolio management team. This is an ideal opportunity for an IT professional to apply business and/or technical skills to enable investment processes to become more effective. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the delivery of high quality business solutions.
  • Interacting with Fixed Income investment professionals at all levels of the organization in order to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to support investment processes.
  • Performing gap analysis between investment processes and existing systems.
  • Interfacing and coordinating with the broad Information Technology teams to ensure successful delivery.
  • Participating directly in the technical development of investment tools.


  • Minimum of five years of relevant design and development experience within the Financial Services industry.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills gained through experience in a relevant financial domain (i.e. business technical understanding of fixed income and/or derivatives securities, foreign exchange, money markets etc.)
  • Experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, modern software development and testing methodologies such as Artifactory, GIT, and Jenkins CI.
  • Experience developing complex applications using, Python, Java, Anlgular/JavaScript/NodeJS and related technologies.
  • Familiarity with web applications and services using REST, HTML5, CSS, and modern UI frameworks such as Angular and React.
  • Intermediate level expertise with SQL and Excel VBA preferred.
  • Experience developing application with cloud technologies such as AWS desired.
  • Hold an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related subject, with good mathematical acumen.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Be willing and able to work both independently and as part of a team, in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical environment.
  • Demonstrate previous ability to deliver high quality solutions.