Reference Code: 12014333
Location: Belfast, NIR, UK
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
As world financial markets become increasingly linked, the ability to deliver 24-hour, real-time information and execution of transactions through our computer systems and telecommunications networks worldwide is critical. Each year we allocate significant resources to the development, enhancement and operation of our information systems, further raising our productivity and competitiveness in an increasingly fast-paced financial world.
CMB Tech teams work with our business to design the architecture of our global applications and databases, as well as maintaining our internal and external communications and websites. This makes CMB Tech an exciting and fast-paced group to work in. Working with the world's leading computer and software companies to develop new competencies and adapting the latest products and services means our people are involved with leading edge breakthrough technologies. The breadth of technologies we work with is impressive in its diversity.
A senior developer is required to work in the algo development team in Belfast, focusing on administration and development activities around our KDB data archives.
The person should be experienced in IT development with a good understanding of the software lifecycle. They must be able to work well with other groups, and be self-motivated to meet aggressive timelines.
This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work within the Fixed Income, Commodities and Currencies (FICC) group and work closely with a front-office business unit to develop and maintain this strategically important platform. The Rates KDB environment is an important central part of our platform and various groups across trading, quants & IT are heavily dependent on it's availability and integrity.
The FI Business has set an ambitious growth plan and need technology to achieve their goals and keep their leading position in the financial market.
In 2012 FI Technology is the driver that will allow the business to achieve the Number 1 position in market share. The successful candidate will play a key role in that success. Qualifications
This position involves:
Requirements analysis and capture
Working with peers in other IT groups to ensure consistency at Global Markets level
Design & Development of our KDB data environment to allow complete leverage
Management and control of data capture & access
Testing and UA coordination
Liaison with global internal business, support and development teams
Third line support of the platform during trading hours
Applying an understanding of Fixed Income Rates financial products to the full development lifecycle
Work in a leading banking environment learning high criticality complex trading systems
Build increased KDB skills, alongside exposure to other technologies (java etc)
Gain an in depth understanding of Fixed Income flow business products & flows.
Object oriented programming experience
Unix / Linux experience
Relational database experience
Desirable: Financial company experience
Desirable: Experience working with designers
Essential: UNIX skills
Excellent communication skills, oral and written; ability to face off to business users
Good team working skills and ability to work in a distributed global team environment
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Self-motivated and with determination to achieve goals
Flexible and able to deliver quality results in the required timeframe
Experience in full lifecycle development
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