Reference: CRA/MPT/FFO
Type: Permanent
Position: Project Manager – Front Office Derivatives – Investment Bank
Skills: Technical Project Manager with extensive experience within Front office and a successful track record of delivering large projects within front office is required for leading Investment Bank.Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Successful track record of delivering large projects within front office Investment banking.
  • Strong technical background including a good understanding of development methodologies eg Agile, Scrum, etc
  • Knowledge of Derivatives (Credit, Interest Rate, Exotics, etc)
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle process

Preferred:

  • Background in software development (Java, J2EE, C/C++, C#, .NET, etc.
  • Trained in formal project methodologies.
  • Front Office experience including understanding of Risk, Trading, etc

This is a great opportunity to be part of a successful and growing team working on a global front office application. Preference for Perm or contract-to-perm candidates.

Location: City
Start: ASAP
Salary: £100k basic (£150k+ total comp)
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com

 


 

Reference: CRA/ANB /FRM
Type: Permanent/Contract
Position: Business Analyst – Market Risk – Investment Bank
Skills: Business Analyst with strong analytical skills and a good technical background is required for the Market Risk And P&L team of top tier Investment Bank. The team serves both the Front and Middle Office Vanilla and Exotic products and is actively involved in Risk and P&L related project work globally. Most projects revolve around the core analytics pricing and risk library, and the risk and P&L platform.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of Risk, in particular Market Risk and Greeks
  • Strong business background – Rates, Derivatives (Credit, Equity, Commodities, etc)
  • In-depth understanding of valuation methods including pricing / risk models
  • Strong analytical skills along with advanced Excel and SQL
  • Exposure to using risk/pricing analytics libraries, preferably for interest rate derivatives

This is a new position and presents an excellent opportunity to join an expanding team and participate in significant projects in pricing, risk and electronic trading.

Salary: £60-90k + bonus + bens
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com

 


 

Reference: CRA/MPA/FRCM
Type: Permanent
Position: Senior Project Manager (Director level)Front Office Risk – Investment Bank
Skills: Project Manager with a successful track record and strong business knowledge acquired within Front Office Risk is required by top-tier Investment Bank.

Skills & Experience:

  • Min 5-7 years experience as a Project Manager, preferably within front office Investment banking
  • Proven track record managing medium/large projects within a complex environment.
  • Good technical background and understanding of technology
  • Detailed knowledge of Market Risk and/or Derivatives (Credit, Equity, FX, etc) a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of the development methodologies, eg Agile, Scrum, etc is preferred.

You will be working on large and complex projects, liaising with several stakeholders, managing different priorities and delivering to tight deadlines.

Salary: £80-110k basic + bonus + bens
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com

 


 

Reference: CRA/MPD/FFO
Type: Permanent
Position: Development Manager / Project Manager – Investment Bank
Skills: Technical Project Manager / Development Manager with a successful track record & experience is required to lead a global development team responsible for delivering enterprise-level risk and P&L platform across all derivative classes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in delivering large systems within Investment banking front/middle office environment.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Strong technical team leading experience delivering large-scale, complex distributed systems.
  • Strong technical background including a good understanding of development methodologies eg Agile, Scrum, etc.
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle along with proven track record of delivery
  • Business knowledge essential: Derivatives, Risk, Trading, etc

Preferred:

  • Background in software development (Java, J2EE, C/C++, C#, .NET, etc.
  • Experience with high-throughput low-latency systems, grid-based architectures, and derivative products is an advantage.

This is a great opportunity to be part of this multi-million dollar, multi-year project which will be rolled out globally in Asia, the US, and Europe.

Location: City
Start: ASAP
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com

 


 

Reference: CRA/BA /FDC
Type: Permanent/Contract
Position: Business Analyst – Electronic Trading – Investment Bank
Skills: Senior Business Analyst with significant experience within FX is required to help develop new functionality and enhancement of existing Electronic Trading Platform. Working closely with the Front Office, you will be part of a global team getting exposure to trading flows and covering multiple asset classes – front to back.

Skills & Experience:

  • Good understanding of Fixed Income
  • Experience in trading system design, development and implementation.
  • Experience of UI prototyping and standard analysis methodology (UML, etc)
  • Knowledge of Database structures and SQL
  • Proven track record of delivery in a front office / high pressure environment.

The technology is used to trade Listed Derivatives, FX, Rates, Swaps, Bonds, Repo’s, etc. The position presents an excellent opportunity to expand your understanding of different asset classes and electronic trading and to participate in significant projects in pricing, risk and electronic trading.

Location: City
Start: ASAP
Salary: £70-85k
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com

 


 

Reference: CRA/MPP /ITY
Type: Permanent
Position: Programme Manager / Security – Banking
Skills: Programme Manager with a successful track record of delivering multiple complex projects and programmes is required. You will lead a team of Security Architects within the Global Security Architecture and Design team to deliver large-scale complex transformation within a leading Bank.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven ability of delivering ££multi-million programs within complex organizational environments.
  • Expert knowledge of Security detailed knowledge of at least one of the following:
  1. Infrastructure Security, Application Security
  2. Security Compliance & Operations
  3. Identity & Access Management, Fraud, Financial Crime
  4. Information Privacy, Digital Channel Security.
  • Experience of leading large scale multi-disciplined teams in a matrix environment focused on achieving performance improvement.
  • Strong leadership and line management skills including performance and talent management.

Typically, will be calibre of Senior Programme Lead within Finance or Programme Lead/Partner within large consulting company.

Location: City
Start: ASAP
Salary: £80-95k
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7280 9654
Email: Jamie@curtisreed.com