Senior Bond Trading Analyst Developer, Java (VP)

Ref: BTSD-2311
Up to £110k base + Front Office bonus
Leading Global Banking Group
Fixed Income eCommerce Trading Platform, Full Stack & Data Visualisation

A world leading Financial Services Group seeks to hire an experienced VP level candidate with strong analysis & development skills to develop their Rates & Credit Trading eCommerce platform and to grow into a management role. Fixed Income knowledge would be ideal as would knowledge around credits, pricing, bonds. They seek Full Stack Java skills and the ability to communicate with a fast-moving trading business.


  • Build desktop application and server components using core and GUI Java technologies
  • Build out a distributed trading platform and components
  • Be a champion for software testing, maintainable code and best practices
  • Further develop components built upon vendor and open source products
  • Provide support for systems developed within the team
  • Manage relationships with other teams, corporate IT & 3rd party s/w vendors
  • Plan, manage and deliver against agreed milestones


  • Strong Java development skills (7+ years)
  • Experience in designing and developing distributed platforms
  • SQL experience, preferable MS SQL Server
  • Proven experience working globally with distributed software teams
  • Good understanding of object oriented methodologies, design patterns and best practice
  • Experience developing multi-threaded, low latency applications
  • Good knowledge of test driven development and experience using agile development practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A track record of accurate delivery


  • Fixed Income financial knowledge
  • Knowledge of trading platform technology (ION Trading Marketview, Bloomberg and the FIX protocol)
  • Business facing skills and experience dealing with Front Office
  • A working knowledge of fixed income pricing methodologies