Friday, 17 January 2014

Financial Software Engineer in Limassol

Our client a Global Investment Management Company is seeking a Financial Software Engineer to join their team based in Limassol, Cyprus. Our client is an investment advisor that deploys quantitative hedge fund strategies to trade the global financial markets, with a long and successful track record. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing company that is focused on the development of the best research and trading infrastructure.

The successful candidate will join the team developing and managing the firm’s complex & high frequency trading system. He/she will also be involved in maintaining and operating the in-house electronic analysis and trading systems in after-hours rotation. The role will involve close communication with traders, brokers and project management work.
The ideal candidate will have Excellent all round computing skills, mathematical ability, as well as project experience in meeting deadlines coupled with, preferably, an exposure to the finance industry.

Job Description 
The key responsibilities of this role will be:
  • To further develop & support the company’s geographically distributed electronic trading platform. 
  • To join the team in charge of the daily setting up, running, monitoring and troubleshooting the trading system which operates 24 hours a day and which trades equities futures and spot FX in Asia, Europe and the North America. 
  • To understand complex trading processes and systems and to help the ongoing development of control parameters, to ensure reliability, consistency, process quality and control. 
  • To be involved in the complete development cycle. 
Required Qualifications & Experience 
  • Degree in science/computing/numerate/engineering field 
  • Strong working knowledge of .NET (C#/VB.NET), distribution and SQL. 
  • Able to work well under pressure and have proactive approach to implementing enhancements and process improvements whilst maintaining precision. 
  • Drive to learn and work well in a team as well as taking ownership on sub-projects. 
  • The following skills will be an added advantage: 
  • Knowledge of Reuters, Bloomberg and other data suppliers 
  • A good understanding of financial products and markets 
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol 
  • Experience within a high frequency trade support environment 
  • Working knowledge C++/Java and Matlab or other mathematical modelling software. 
  • Our client offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package
To apply, please forward your CV together with a covering letter demonstrating your skills and abilities based on the job description & requirements to: | | Tel (+357) 22 26 95 30

Please note only applications which fulfil the above criteria in relation to skills & experience and apply as requested, will be considered for the position.