We have a unique opportunity for a Senior Java Engineer to join the Centre of Innovation for a global leader in Fixed Income eTrading space.


This company is a boutique trading firm who have recently formed a brand-new Strat Group, with the aim of improving the time to market for their extremely successful strategies. Through establishing a truly level playing field between technology and business, they have already achieved their best quarter on record in Q1 this year.


There are several strategic initiatives across this Strat Group, providing opportunities for a highly talented Senior Java Engineer to build out an entirely Greenfield Front Office eTrading platform, or to completely reengineer their Messaging System and Middleware. This team are looking for the best minds to bring fresh and creative ideas to the business, and there will be genuine ownership of projects from inception through to delivery using the latest technologies.


  • Excellent commercial experience in Core Java, solving complex problems for highly performant systems
  • Experience working in Front Office environments, preferably facing off to business stakeholders
  • Ideally some commercial exposure to the Fixed Income domain, including a high-level understanding of how products are priced
  • Ideally knowledge of technologies such as Tibco (Rendezvous) and RabbitMQ, as well as newer techs like Aeron
  • A passion for delivering code that directly impacts business performance


  • Industry-leading compensation package (VP/ED level) and contracting rates outside of IR35
  • A truly collaborative working environment comprising some of the best technologists within the city

Please contact david.mcgill@stanfordblack.com or call 0208 057 9272 for more information.