OTC Derivatives Data is an independent and flexible service providing both buyside and smaller sellside firms with access to premium quality, multi-sourced curve and volatility data for OTC interest rates. Our derived dataset for OTC derivatives helps customers support risk management, trading, valuations and compliance.
OTC Derived Data is looking for a strong Java developer developing on software for financial applications, including
• Applications to process market data (delayed and real-time)
• Building curves from market data
• Internal web applications
OTC DD deploys back-end and middleware as a service-oriented architecture, and this is accessed by other tools that we maintain including web applications, web services and desktop add-ins.
As well as delivering software of high quality, candidate needs to work towards the team’s goals of high test-coverage, automated and frequent deployment, and regular cycles of code delivery, testing and feedback.
The candidate will be required to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and should be strong team player.
The candidate should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and be flexible to adapt to changes.
Duties & accountabilities
Education and experience
Degree in Computer Science or related field.
3+ years of experience working on distributed Java platforms or Web Platforms
Strong core Java 8 skills (with good understanding of multithreading and performance tuning)
Comfortable working with both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
Strong technical and platform knowledge, including some or all of:
· Good understanding of agile software development methodology
The ideal candidate would be conscientious, self-motivated, have excellent attention to detail, very hard working and prepared to go the extra mile to absorb the necessary business & technical knowledge to succeed.
Proactive, Able to work independently and as part of a team
Precise verbal and written communication skills and fluent English essential
The candidate must have proven ability to contribute to team projects (e.g. internships, sports, university projects or past employment)
Shares knowledge with the team on development practices, standards, and architecture
Ability to collaborate effectively with teams in different locations
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