Software Engineer / Financial

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Business Systems Development team of a leading research and technology firm in the financial industry in Limassol, Cyprus. The successful candidate will join a team developing and managing the firm’s state of the art execution platform and business operations systems. The position requires intensive interaction with execution system specialists, researchers, developers, and other senior professionals in a project management environment. The position also requires monitoring and operating systems in after-hours rotation, within a support team.

The ideal candidate will have excellent all round computing skills and experience within a .NET Environment version 3.5+, mathematical ability, and a passion for software development.

The individual

Initiative, a self-checking critical approach to his/her work, a personality which thrives in a fast-moving project environment, knowledge of databases, and a desire to build flawless systems, within a team. Some background or experience in the development and design of large, complex software systems will be a strong plus. We are looking for an energetic and passionate individual who has a meticulous eye for detail together with the ability to see the bigger picture, and be a team player. Travel between the various international company office locations may also be required.

Job Description

  • To further develop & support the company’s geographically distributed systems.
  • To join the team tasked with the daily setting up, running, monitoring and troubleshooting of systems which operate 24 hours a day.
  • To understand complex trade execution processes and systems and to help the ongoing development of control parameters, to ensure reliability, consistency, process quality and control.
  • To be involved in the development of business operations systems with a flexible approach to working on different projects simultaneously.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Degree in science/computing/numerate/engineering field.
  • Strong understanding of software development in C# or Java and object oriented programming
  • Strong understanding of database development, ideally with SQL Server, T-SQL stored procedures, functions, indexes and query optimization.
  • Experience in the use of both Windows and Unix / Linux operating systems, command line tools, scripting tools and basic system administration.
  • Able to work well under pressure and have proactive approach to implementing enhancements and process improvements whilst maintaining precision.
  • Desire to learn and ability to work well in a team as well as taking ownership on sub-projects.
  • Keen interest in any technology innovation and eager to learn

The following will be an advantage:

–     Experience processing large data sets

–     Experience working with market data providers

Our client offers a stimulating environment with exciting personal growth and long-term career opportunities, as well as a competitive salary.