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Scala Developer

London, UK

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About The Role

A top fund is reengineering their core eTrading desk into Scala. This is part of a firmwide initiative to create more functional systems with an emphasis on ultra-low latency and high scale. They have invested billions into this vision, and it has been described by the company as the largest Scala project on the market in 2022.

Currently they are hiring into a front office tech team that are focussed on the FX and Fixed Income arms of their eTrading capabilities. This group is made up of Quants, Strats and Developers who are some of the strongest business and Scala individuals in the city and are focussed on the most critical aspects of the new direction that the firm is taking.


  • 3+ years Scala knowledge including experience working on large systems.

  • Exposure or an interest in the financial industry.

  • Great communication  skills and the ability to work as part of a team – bouncing ideas off      colleagues, building consensus around a design etc.


  • Market leading compensation and competitive bonus structure going up to £200,000 total compensation.

  • Working with one of the top technical firms in the world with the highest echelon of engineering quality.

If this role isn't right for you, but you know of someone who might be interested, we have a market-leading referral scheme in place to thank anyone who refers a friend who is successfully placed! T&Cs apply.

Please contact Maxwell.patterson@stanfordblack.com for more information.