Durlston Partners

Front Office Java Developer

Finance, Quantitative Developer, Software Engineering, Systematic Trading & Research
Up to £300k TC (£150k + Bonus)

Do you want to work as close to the trading as possible?

This fund’s Front Office Development team is so directly involved with the core Systematic Trading function that you, the engineers, receive trader training yourself.


Join this London-Headquartered Systematic Hedge Fund ($2bn AUM) as a Senior Java Developer on the team responsible for the core Algorithmic Trading platform.

The team is currently a compact 7 people, giving each member huge scope for impact and autonomy. Sitting between the traders and researchers, you will experience significant business exposure.

Your responsibilities will include everything surrounding the platform: Design, develop, put into production and monitor the whole code.


The ideal candidate will have…

  • Extensive experience in Java development (8yrs+) with very strong design skills
  • Interest in trading and execution, with an enjoyment of varied work
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail

Skills that will really set you set you apart…

  • Knowledge of trading systems and/or algorithmic trading
  • Database skills (especially Postgres)
  • Understanding of networking
  • Understanding of containerisation technologies such as Docker


To register your interest in this role, please submit a CV. 

Email gabriella@durlstonpartners.com or drop me a message on LinkedIn (Gabriella Newton) to arrange a discreet call and discuss the full range of roles Durlston Partners has to offer.