Front Office Developer, London

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Linum Consult’s client is a leading international finance company, currently seeking a Front Office Developer with a background in Equity Derivatives to support their distributed risk reporting system, working on tactical and strategic solutions. This role will be based in London.


  • Developing and maintaining FOIT applications and solutions for the EFS Trading desk, their proprietary distributed risk reporting system, and Product Control functions
  • Employing agile techniques and developing software in a variety of languages within Excel, C#, and occasionally VBA
  • Undertaking a number of strategic initiatives to move functionality away from FMD and into more industry standards technologies like C#, ASP.Net, and Python
  • Providing tactical solutions on business requests
  • Building out new reports on request from the stakeholders by liaising with Quant/Pricing teams


  • Strong technical proficiency in C++, C#, or Excel/VBA, with an appetite to learn new programming languages, specifically FMD
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of data structures, algorithms, and general problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ideally have knowledge of functional programming (e.g. Haskell, F#)
  • Must have knowledge of equity derivatives, exotic products, trading desks
  • Some knowledge of databases and their SQL languages (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL) would be preferred


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application for the attention of Fatima Rodriguez to If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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