There will be significant opportunities to architect and develop a library responsible for running investment strategies and risk reporting systems for our clients and to achieve significant growth and responsibility within the company. It will be a highly rewarding role, with the successful applicant gaining long-term responsibility for some of the core technology used by the company. The investment platforms we are developing run on .Net core framework. Most of the development is carried out in C#, with the investment strategies currently written in F#.
Design and implement investment strategies and risk-reporting systems based on client requests, seamlessly integrating them to our investment platforms.
Design the software architecture of the investment strategies to allow for greater code reuse and much quicker time to market when developing new strategies.
Devise and implement ongoing testing methodologies to ensure the investment strategies you implement meet the requirements of the specification.
Ongoing development and maintenance of the system once it has been established and implemented.
Take part in the development of the investment platforms in general, sharing team responsibilities in development and testing.
Input into general architecture and design aspects.
The successful applicant will be a technology professional with experience of designing, building and maintaining enterprise level backend systems, ideally for financial applications. You will need to be able to work self-sufficiently and have the creativity and originality to come up with your own solutions to problems. In return you will enjoy a flexible working environment and will be given the freedom to make your own decisions about how to approach and solve tasks at hand, as long as deliverables are made within the given deadlines.
The following are essential skills/experience:
Degree level qualification in computing or similar
7+ years' experience in .Net/.Net core development in C#, at an enterprise level, including web-based technologies – RESTful APIs, and database development
Experience with quantitative development, valuation models, risk models, etc.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Involvement in enterprise level projects from start to finish; covering design, build, testing and implementation
In addition, the following would be highly desirable:
Experience with development in F# or other functional languages
Knowledge of financial products, particularly retail investment products and platforms
Experience of MongoDB or other NoSQL databases
Desire to pursue new projects, and be a true stakeholder in the project
Ambition to work in a small, fast-growing environment
FNZ is a global FinTech firm, transforming the way financial institutions serve their wealth management customers. We partner with banks, insurers and asset managers to help people achieve their financial goals through our unique combination of technology leadership, innovation and asset servicing.
Our services enable our clients to provide best-in-class wealth management solutions to financial advisers, end-investors and the workplace. We pride ourselves on creating solutions that are flexible, transparent and scalable, reflecting the latest market, demographic and regulatory trends worldwide.
FNZ has experienced exceptional growth in the past decade, both in terms of assets-under-administration and also through the substantial expansion of our international footprint.
Today, we are responsible for over £400 billion in assets-under-administration, held by around seven million customers of some of the world's largest financial institutions, including Standard Life Aberdeen, Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group, Aviva, Quilter, HSBC, Santander, Vanguard, Generali, Zurich, UOB, UBS, National Australia Bank and BNZ.
In total, we partner with over 60 financial institutions globally and employ over 2,000 people in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, China, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Czech Republic.
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