Reference: CRA/APJ/EQTY
Type: Permanent
Position: Senior Java Developer–Java 8, J2EE, Spring, Messaging, Equity Trading – Investment Bank
Skills: Senior Java Developer with strong skills in Core Java 8, J2EE, Spring, Messaging Middleware, RDBMS, etc, is required to help deliver Equity trading project within Investment bank. 

Essential Skills:

  • Min 6-7 years of experience, full-time hands-on commercial development experience using Java, including strong hands-on skills in Core Java 8
  • Strong skills in Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring Batch, Spring Integration, SQL
  • Experience in Spring Data and Spring Integration
  • Experience in Angular JS/HTML 5 and Web-UI development.
  • Experience in design and development of distributed, high-load applications.
  • Experience with version control-systems (GIT preferred) and build/dependency management tools such as Maven; Hibernate, JDBC, etc
  • Strong database skills, SQL, Linux, including good knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience with Messaging middleware (e.g. JMS, Tibco RV etc)

 

Preferable

  • Full-stack developer.
  • Experience with Kafka, MongoDB, Elastic Search.
  • 1+ year in the financial industry (ideally, focused on equity trading).
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries involving multiple tables and using sub-queries, analytical functions, hierarchical queries, etc.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £70 – 85k basic
Contact: Sam Turk
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: sam@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APA/FFO
Type: Permanent
Position: Front Office Developer (Java/C++/.NET) – eTrading (Investment Bank)
Skills: Front Office Developer with strong skills in either core Java or .NET or C++ programming is required to work on low latency pricing solution for e-trading within Fixed Income. Most of the systems are in-house and written in either Java or .NET.  Candidates must have strong skills in either Java or .NET and be willing to learn the other. Essential Skills:

  • Strong Java and /or .NET server side development.
  • Multi-threaded programming working on large scale, high throughput, low-latency systems
  • Experience of developing large, complex eTrading / eCommerce systems.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Front-end development, ideally using WPF
  • Experience within Investment Banking, ideally Fixed Income (Bonds, Futures, Swaps, etc)
  • Knowledge of front office trading environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a solid academic background
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.

 

Successful candidate will be working closely with the Quant and Front-Office traders, so knowledge of Fixed Income products would be ideal. This role offers excellent prospects for career advancement and growth.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £70 – 100k basic
Contact: Abdul Afghan
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APJS/RJS
Type: Permanent
Position: Javascript, HTML5 Front End Web Developer – Fintech
Skills: Front End Web Developer – Javascript, ReactJS, HTML5, CSS 

Javascript Developer with strong skills in ReactJS, HTML5, CSS required by a cutting edge Fintech firm creating a next generation Operational Intelligence solution. Your role will be to translate UI/UX wireframes into a web application, initially built around the Splunk Web Framework, but with the extensibility to port significant components of it across to a standalone SaaS offering.

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Expert proficiency with JavaScript, HTML5 and ReactJS
  • Hands-on experience of Backbone.js, RequireJS, jQuery
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript frameworks & libraries (e.g. AngularJS, ReactJS) based on extensive work experience
  • Creating self-contined, reusable, and testable modules and components
  • Extensive knowledge of CSS and JS methods for providing performant visual effects
  • Writing non-blocking code, and resorting to advanced techniques such as multi-threading, when needed
  • Experience with building the infrastructure for serving the front-end app and assets
  • Architecting and automating the build process for production, using task runners or scripts
  • Documenting the code inline using JSDoc or other conventions
  • Writing extensive unit tests using automated TDD tasks
  • Experience of Splunk Web Framework, Cloud platforms, Big Data Technologies, etc would be an advantage.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering a complete front-end application
  • Ensuring high performance on mobile and desktop
  • Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Work with UX/VD to implement a usable solution
  • Working with back-end developers to define and consume necessary RESTful APIs

 

We search for someone with an eye for design and an understanding of how to develop functionality that will provide an excellent user experience for our users. You will be skilled at developing intuitive and robust user interfaces using Angular.JS, and ensuring responsive, cross platform, cross browser support.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £60 – 80k basic
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APQ/FDX
Type: Permanent
Position: Quant Developer (C++/Java/C#) – Structured Products / Exotics
Skills:  Quant Developer with strong programming skills (including multithreading) and strong knowledge of Derivatives, including structured products and Exotics is required to join front office Risk and IT team within top-tier Investment Bank. You will have proven full SDLC experience within a front office environment, be highly numerical/analytical and able to work to delivery deadlines. 

Essential Skills:

  • Strong programming background in either Java or C#
  • Strong system/business analysis skills
  • Relational Databases (Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Strong knowledge of Derivatives, including Structured Products and Exotics
  • Strong analytical / mathematical background
  • Knowledge of Risk (Market Risk, Trading Risk, Front Office Risk)

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a green field project at a top tier Investment bank.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £70 – 100k basic
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APL/MSV
Type: Permanent
Position: Java Technical Lead (Microservices) – Investment Banking
Skills: Java Technical Lead – Investment Banking – Microservices – Java, Docker, Containers, Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration (CD/CI)Java Technical Lead/Architect who still enjoys being hands on occasionally is required by an investment Bank to help drive the transformation of a solution from its current component based architecture to a solution leveraging Microservices and Containers running in a distributed environment.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of core Java (ideally Java 8)
  • High and Low level design/architecture
  • Hand-on experience of building & deploying Microservices within an enterprise environment
  • RESTful Server Development
  • Experience of Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration (CD/CI) environments
  • Familiar with Containers, Docker/Kubenetes
  • RDBMS and NoSQL database knowledge
  • Agile methodologies (eg Scrum, Kanban)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong client facing/communication skills.

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Big Data technologies (eg Hadoop, Spark)
  • Cloud platforms ideally AWS
  • Message brokers (eg Active MQ, Kafka)
  • Enterprise Monitoring Systems eg Splunk, AppDynamics, ITRS Geneos

Responsibilities

  • Develop a roadmap
  • Contribute to Product Development & roadmap
  • Play an integral part of the continuous delivery process, including automated testing and quality assurance
  • Directly contribute to development of the overall Solution.
Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £80 – 100k basic
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APCS/FIB
Type: Permanent
Position: C#, .NET, SQL Developer – Fixed income Front Office
Skills: C#, .NET Developer with strong programming and client facing skills required to join team responsible for development, support and maintenance of Front Office Equity Sales/Research applications. You will also be involved in the migration of some applications from VB6 to C#, .NET in the future. With strong SQL and database design skills, preferably, Sybase, you will be a committed team player, highly motivated and flexible to the needs of the business. Some knowledge of Equities is also required. 

  • Strong and demonstrable development experience in either Java/J2EE and/or C#/.NET
  • Strong and demonstrable knowledge of Oracle or Sybase in terms of SQL, PL-SQL.
  • Strong and demonstrable hands-on experience in developing database schemas for operational and reporting environments.
  • Strong and demonstrable systems analysis and design experience following a formal approach. 
  • Experience in leveraging reporting and BI technologies like Cognos, Business Objects, Microsoft or others to deliver end to end solutions for critical business functions within front and middle office.
Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £85k basic + excellent bonus
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APJ/FFX
Type: Permanent
Position: Senior Java Developer eFX / MM Money Markets – Investment Bank
Skills: Senior Java Developer eFX / MM Money Markets – Investment Banking – Java Oracle SQL, FX Forex, Front Office, Middle Office, TradingSenior Java Developer is required to join the Investment Banking division of one of the UK’s largest banks. You will be joining the Trading Client and eCommerce Technology team, facing off to the Commercial Banking Sales functions for eFX, MM. The technology is primarily Java, Oracle, Unix, WebLogic.

 

Essential Skills:

  • Strong Core Java
  • Unix
  • Webservices
  • Concurrency & Multi-threading Experience

 

Preferable

  • Spring Frameworks, JSPs, Servlets, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, jQuery, JavaScript frameworks, HTML, JPA/Hibernate, JAXB, XML, XSLT,  Shell Scripting

 

Main Responsibilities

Acting as a technical expert, you will be responsible for defining, planning and maintaining a range of projects. As such, you should also possess strong stakeholder management skills and experience of Finance / eCommerce systems preferably FX / MM.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £75-90k + bonus + bens
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/ANQ/CCR
Type: Contract
Position: Quants Analyst – Counterparty Credit Risk – EAD, EPE, R, Python – Investment Bank
Skills:  Quants Analyst  with detailed understanding of Counterparty Credit Risk  along with strong skills in EAD, EPE, R, Python, etc is required for leading Investment Bank in the City.

 

Key Skills:

  • Credit risk quant experience (EAD, EPE) – 7-10yrs
  • R and/or Python skill set
  • 1 FTE needs to have strong Interest Rate / Libor-OIS Basis risk background.
  • Any asset class is fine, particular interest with someone with Repos product experience
  • Understanding for SR11-7 documentation standards
  • Knowledge of CCAR as well as Credit Risk models (Hull-White, Gaussian, Heston) useful.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with pricing methodology / model implementation & validation;
  • Working closely with FX, Credit and IR products, gaining wide insight;
  • Implementing in-house pricing tools and models.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate:  £600-700/day
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/WMB/DP
Type: Permanent
Position: Middleware Technical Specialist – DataPower / WMB – Digital Banking
Skills: DataPower, Websphere Message Broker (WMB), Middleware Consultant Middleware technical specialist with expert skills in ideally both DataPower and Websphere Message Broker (WMB) is required to help deliver complex Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) projects within leading Bank Key Skills & Experience:

  • Strong middleware technical knowledge, including DataPower, and Message Broker, with expertise in at least one.
  • Knowledge of IBM’s Information Framework (IFW) an advantage
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Experience within Financial Services is NOT essential.

 

The Role:

Help lead the technical design, development & test support (through to implementation) for Middleware development based around IBM suite of DataPower, Websphere Message Broker (WMB) and Information Framework (IFW). You will be required to work closely with the Architecture, QA and Service Delivery teams as well as both onshore and offshore development teams.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate:  £50-65k + bonus + bens
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: 020 7280 9654
Email: jamie@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/WMB/PAY
Type: Permanent
Position: Websphere Technical Specialist – WMB / WMQ / WAS –Banking
Skills: Websphere Technical Specialist – WMB / WMQ / WAS.Technical specialist with application development experience in either Websphere Message Broker (WMB), Websphere Message Queue (WMQ) or Websphere Application Server (WAS) and knowledge of Payment systems is required to help deliver complex projects within leading Bank Essential Skills / Experience:Strong Middleware technical knowledge of Websphere and expertise in at least one of the following:

  1. WMB (Websphere Message Broker)
  2. WMQ (Websphere Message Queue)
  3. WAS (Websphere Application Server)

 

Knowledge / Understanding of Payments, either Faster Payments or BACS.

Strong skills in application development and full software development lifecycle.

 

The Role:

Help lead the technical design, development & test support (through to implementation) for Middleware development based around IBM suite of Websphere Products: WMB, WMQ, WAS, WTX, WODM, etc. You will be required to work closely with the Architecture, QA and Service Delivery teams as well as both onshore and offshore development teams.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate:  £50-65k + bonus + bens
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: 020 7280 9654
Email: jamie@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APQ/FCO
Type: Permanent
Position: Java / C# Programmer – Commodities, OpenLink – Investment Bank
Skills: Java / C# Developer with strong programming skills (including multithreading) and strong knowledge of Commodities (Metals, Energy, Oil, etc) is required by the Global Commodities Group within top-tier Investment Bank.Essential Skills:

  • Strong programming background in either Java or C#
  • Strong system/business analysis skills
  • Relational Databases (Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • OpenLink
  • Commodities trading (Energy, Metals, Oil & Gas, etc)
  • Risk Management (Market Risk, Trading Risk, Front Office Risk)

Main Responsibilities:

Full life-cycle analysis and development of European commodities trading and risk system

This is an excellent opportunity to join a green field project at a top tier Investment bank.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate:  £70-90k basic + excellent bonus
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APCS/FIB
Type: Permanent
Position: C++, Front Office Developer – Investment Bank
Skills: C++ Developer with min 2-3 years experience and strong programming skills required to develop systems to price and manage risk for Equity Derivatives. You will be required to sit on the trading floor and will interact with traders, quants, structurers and middle office on a regular basis.Requirements:

  • Strong C++ programming.
  • Good academic background and good analytical and quantitative ability.
  • 2-3 years experience in financial sector or software house.
  • Programming in Java, C# will be a plus.
  • Understanding of Derivatives an advantage.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £85k basic + excellent bonus
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/APJ/ML
Type: Permanent
Position: Java Developer, Finance
Skills: Java Developer is required by successful, dynamic and entrepreneurial Company specialising in developing complex applications using Java and C++ for inductive logic programming, a branch of machine learning and artificial intelligence.The ideal candidate will be passionate about programming (Java or C++) and have a keen interest in technology and enjoy working with Java or C++ technologies.Essential Skills

  • Minimum 1-2 years core Java programming experience.
  • Strong OO design skills
  • Background in using Linux
  • Full SDLC experience.
  • A good degree in Computing, Engineering or related discipline.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodology
  • Working knowledge of C++
  • Database skills.

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly talented team offering excellent career prospects within a great working environment.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: £80-95k basic + bonus + bens
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/ANQ/FDE
Type: Permanent
Position: Junior Quantitative Analyst / Developer –
Skills: Junior Quant Developer is required by a growing financial consultancy firm. Skills & Experience

  • 1-2 years experience as a Junior Quant within Finance / Banking.
  • PhD / MSc in Mathematics/Financial Engineering/Physics or other related subject.
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages such as C++, VBA and Matlab.
  • Experience working within Risk Management and/or detailed knowledge of Derivatives is preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with pricing methodology / model implementation &    validation;
  • Supporting the senior quants in their various R&D projects;
  • Working closely with FX, Credit and IR products, gaining wide insight;
  • Implementing in-house pricing tools and models.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £70k basic + excellent bonus
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/PYT/IDJ
Type: Permanent
Position: Python, Django, SQL Developer – eCommerce  
Skills: Senior Web Developer with strong skills in any of Python, PHP, SQL, Django, Moodle, React, Symfony, .NET, etc is required to join Online Development team of world class eLearning global project. The Senior Programmer will be contributing to the Development Centre of Excellence, help identify key requirements, mapping out the roadmap and contributing to projects requiring front and back end development. Essential Skills:

  • In depth knowledge of at least one of Python, PHP and JavaScript
  • Experience of web frameworks eg. Django, React, Symfony, .NET, etc
  • SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc)
  • Experience developing web APIs
  • Graduate in Computer Science or numerate degree.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with open source products (including usage of templates) e.g. Django CMS; Moodle, etc
  • Experience within Agile and TDD environments
  • Experience of working with GIT or other VCS
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a solid academic background
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Programming Solution Design
  • Contribute to the Development Centre of Excellence
  • Contribute to a range of online development projects leading to the new digital (learning) experience
  • Work closely with other developers, UX Consultants, scrum masters and subject matter experts (product owners)

 

The role will require active hands-on leadership across the disciplines of all online development projects and will work closely with SME’s/Product Owners, UX designers, scrum masters and other developers. Successful candidate will be joining a small team and working with cutting edge technologies on some really interesting and exciting projects.

 

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £60k basic + bonus + bens
Contact: Jamie Osman
Telephone: 020 7280 9654
Email: jamie@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/LAMP/DIG
Type: Permanent
Position: ASP.NET C# Senior Developer (LAMP) – Digital Agency –
Skills: Senior Web Developer with strong skills in ASP.NET, C# and MySQL web development and a passion for technologies is required to work for an award winning Digital arm of a successful Integrated Communications agency.Key Skills:

  • At least 5 years hands on experience using, ASP .Net 2.0 or higher and C#, along with experience of relational schema design.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience using most of the following: HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML, XML and Linux
  • Extensive experience of CMS delivery
  • Excellent Knowledge of IIS
  • Good working knowledge of AJAX, WAI and building accessible websites
  • Passion to learn and use new technologies on cutting edge applications.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of PHP MySQL
  • Knowledge of Flash ActionScript, AS2 or higher
  • Knowledge of Apache
  • Knowledge of DNS

This is a great opportunity to work in a successful and growing company on high profile client projects with global brands using the latest technologies and platforms including web, mobile and tablet.

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £60k basic + bonus + bens
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: abdul@curtisreed.com

 

Reference: CRA/INDX/DIG
Type: Permanent
Position: C#, ASP .NET, MS SQL Server – Senior Web Developer – Digital Agency –
Skills: Web Application Developer (C#, ASP .NET, Javascript, XML, XHTML, Visual Studio, IIS,CSS, etc)  with in depth technical skills in both front end and back-development is required for successful award winning digital/web company. Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of CSS, (X)HTML, JavaScript, XML, Visual Studio, Dreamweaver.
  • Strong skills in Actionscript, ASP, C# and SQL Server
  • Good design skills.
  • Successful track record of designing and developing mission critical web applications using cutting edge tools.
  • You will also possess a good understanding of the major browsers, WAI and building accessible websites.

 

Core Responsibilities

  • To design, develop and implement online solutions.
  • To assist in formulating the technical architecture of solutions.
  • Collaborate with strategic clients in the design, development and evolution of mission critical web applications using cutting edge tools.

 

With a relevant degree, you should have a passion for web technologies, the drive to innovate and the motivation to continuously upgrade your skills.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly talented team in a challenging environment.  .

Location: London
Start: ASAP
Rate: To £60k basic + bonus + bens
Telephone: 020 7280 9651
Email: Abdul@curtisreed.com