Position

Apex Developer for FOS,

London

Location


London

Office Address


Project Description


Our client is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, the client has a global network with 1,100 offices in over 40 countries. The Group has over 140,000 employees, offering services including corporate banking, commercial banking, retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, capital markets, personal and corporate trust, and transaction banking.

The Client conducts securities business internationally through its overseas subsidiaries. With each member of the group working in partnership with one another, the client provides best in class service and products to corporate and institutional clients.

Headquartered in London we have just over 600 employees and are active throughout the international capital markets, focusing on debt, equity, derivatives and structured products. Due to the diverse nature of our business we require a clear unifying vision for all of our people. It is this vision and our corporate values that reflect who we are and guide how we behave. We therefore strive to recruit individuals who share our vision and values, and who have the motivation and commitment to help us move our business forward.

The Front Office Solutions department (FOS) supports the trading, sales and risk departments across all asset classes in London, New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

The Direct Trading Platforms (DTP) team support a number of trading applications among them Apex. Apex provides the banks main platform for Repo and SBL trading. The platform holds the banks positions record as well as supplying critical information to all other departments within the organisation.

The DTP team work alongside the Electronic Bond Trading and Automated Derivatives Trading teams to support their execution strategies and trade processing.

The banks repo department is currently undergoing rapid expansion and is an area of challenging and significant change.

The main purpose of this role is to help support the existing Apex team by being heavily involved in developing these significant solutions. The role will also require assisting in dealing with day to day BAU activities and developing existing interfaces.

Additionally this role will be required to analyse and develop our front office reconciliations with upstream trading platforms

Responsibilities


    -        Develop and update existing Apex interfaces
    -        Liaise with other business units to determine requirements
    -        Specify FOFO reconciliation requirements
    -        Work with FOS (and other) team leads and key personnel to establish appropriate solutions

Skills


Must have

    Microsoft Visual C/C++, Linux, FIS Apex, Microsoft Visual Studio, Apex, C++

    Desired: > 5 years' experience in the following
    -        FIS (formally SunGard) Martini or Apex API development knowledge
    -        Excellent C++ development skills
    -        Degree or above education
    -        Linux development tool chain and debugging
    -        VS C++ 2010 development

Nice to have

    Ideally have
    -        Experience Facing demanding stakeholders
    -        Experience of IBM MQ

    Personal Requirements:
    -        Ability to articulate issues and to provide technical leadership in resolving them.
    -        Quick problem solver.
    -        Team player.
    -        Good attention to detail.
    -        Excellent communication skills
    -        Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
    -        A pro-active, motivated approach.
    -        Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
    -        A structured and logical approach to work
    -        The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines

Languages


English: C1 Advanced

Relocation package


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Work Type


Other System Languages

Ref Number


VR-51118

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