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Quant Developer – FX

London, UK

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About The Role

A trillion-dollar Asset Management firm is looking for the top Backend Engineers in the city to buildout a greenfield highly performant, FX e-Trading desk for their front office systems. They are looking for someone to work closely with Portfolio Managers and analysts and be involved in the quantitative research and analytics of the project.

My client adopts a tech-first approach and champions the use of bleeding-edge and open-source technologies for this project of work. You will be working as a hands-on individual contributor building out a firm-wide platform for my client’s fastest-growing area to date.


  • Strong background (7 years+) in Java

  • Solid experience in financial services across multiple asset classes such as FX/Fixed income/equities

  • Passion and appetite for their advancement of technology to be at the core of strategic business initiatives.

  • Interested in cloud/AWS and opensource tech: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform.

  • Drives Agile and best practices, and values clean and extremely well-tested code.


  • £120,000 - £160,000 base, £220,000+ total compensation (+ 10% non-contributory pension and other benefits)

  • Flexible working – working from home.

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