Front Office Developer (C++/C#/Java/Python)

London Area
Consulting – UK Team /
Permanent contract /
Margo is a Tech Native consultancy covering high value-added IT expertise for the market finance industry. We believe that the smart alliance between complex IT topics and the finance area brings the most challenging topics to our consultants: low latency, multithreading, high data volume…
Joining Margo as an IT consultant, is the promise to be part of a human-sized company with an internal monitoring and tailor-made training policy that assure you to develop your skills.
Its offers are organised around 3 main expertise: IT Support, Rapid Application Development and Software Development.   

Margo is seeking a Front Office Developer (C++ or C# or Java or Python) to integrate its teams within a worldwide corporate and investment bank.

Key Responsibilities

    • Creation/development of new trading platforms
    • Implementation of new products, trading machines/algorithms
    • Maintain and enhance the existing architecture, monitoring and analysis tools
    • Work with traders/research on the requirements of new features/applications
    • Ensure trading systems are up and running at all times
    • Develop tools that help ensure systems are reliable and efficient
    • Rationalise and enhance the platform reliability

Financial products

    • Forex
    • Equities and derivatives
    • Emerging markets
    • Commodities
    • Risk and PnL
    • Credit and rates
    • Exchange-traded funds
    • Convertible bonds

Skills required

    • Deep understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and principles
    • Strong skills in C++ or C# or Java or Python development (depending on the team/project) with good knowledge of their ecosystem
    • Knowledge of SQL and Linux (including development, debugging, scripting, and networking)
    • Problem solving mindset with capacity to work independently and deliver when under pressure and time constraints
    • Interest to work within front-office environment and interact with traders and researchers
    • Technical ability, communication and teamwork spirit