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C#/Index Arbitrage - develop software right on the trading desk

Department Overview
Execution Connectivity Services provides our traders and clients' electronic access to the worlds major equities and futures exchanges and straight through processing. This includes electronic trading front-ends, algorithmic trading engines, connectivity to over 40 exchanges, all the way through to automated booking and settlement.

Arbitrage is a trading desk that is heavily dependent on technology to generate revenue. The Arbitrage technology team is a global team of 10 based on the trading floors of London, New York and Hong Kong that work closely with the traders to deliver their proprietary trading tools.

Main Function
We are focused on growing its equity related businesses significantly. This Analyst/Developer will work as part of a team of developers in the Equity Arbitrage business. They will be primarily responsible for development of electronic execution systems and tools to support and back test trading decisions within Index Arbitrage, Risk Arbitrage, and statistical arbitrage.

Main Duties
All aspects of software delivery; including analysis, design, development, deployment and support. The candidate will be based on the trading floor and will work closely with traders and other IT teams to deliver both tactical and strategic electronic trading and decision support systems.

Person Requirements
Bachelors Degree, ideally in Computer Science or another numerate subject with heavy IT use

Expert C# / .net developer

Good VB6 experience

C++ knowledge an advantage

Strong finance knowledge and a strong desire to learn about trading

Working closely with traders and business sponsors

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