QPS & EQ Connectivity Developer

Singapore, Singapore
12 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Equities Connectivity Java Developer


As a Barclays Equities Connectivity Java Developer you will join our Equities Technology Team and provide support in designing and developing ultra-low-latency end-to-end Direct Market Access (DMA) trading platform. One of the main focuses will be on building out the functionality and technology of the SubM, SubM Native systems for our flagship low latency hardware, this is a very niche domain of very high volume and low latency sophisticated Equites trading clients.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
  • Designing and development of industry-leading, ultra low-latency Equities trading systems
  • Providing holistic simulation and testing of the trading system for high reliability
  • Providing estimates for tasks including design, development, and testing
  • Supporting in analysis, testing, and operations teams
  • Participating in code reviews and architectural decisions
  • Interacting with both senior Front Office Trading and Sales stakeholders at the Director and Managing Director level across multiple regions
  • Working with business analysts and project managers to understand the requirements
  • Analysing those requirements to find the most appropriate technical solution and creating a technical specification where needed
What we're looking for:
  • 5+ years experience in Java, programming skills for developing low latency system
  • Excellent experience of developing low-latency trading systems and writing Java code for multithreaded server applications and performance tuning techniques on Linux
  • Good scripting skills using Python, Perl or similar and working experience in a Linux environment
  • Understanding of higher-level Computer Science concepts such as data structures and algorithms
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Proven experience in working in the Investment banking, working with directly with Traders and Desk Heads
  • Advanced expertise in computer networks, computer architecture, and operating systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux, Agile software development methodology
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent experience
Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a "city in a garden". Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you're just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.

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