Capital Markets

Sterlings are very proud to partner with a number of Investment Banks across their technology organisations.In what is a highly competitive market, we use a research driven approach to connect high calibre IT professionals with our clients. We spend a great deal of time getting to know what interests and ultimately persuades passive candidates to move from one great organisation to another.

Our specialisms include:

Application Development (Java, Scala, Python, C#, C++)

  • Front Office
  • Quantitative
  • Middle and Back Office

Infrastructure

  • DevOps
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Cloud
  • Systems Engineering (Linux, Windows)

Data

  • Data Science
  • Big Data
  • Databases

Application Support

  • 1st to 3rd line

Senior Appointments

  • Department Heads
  • Programme Directors
  • Development Managers

Project Management & Business Analysis

QA Testing

Information and Cyber Security

  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Security Architecture
  • Penetration Testing/Ethical Hacking
  • SOC Analysis
  • Intrusion Detection and Threat Management
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Network Security

  • The position will work within their Algo team leading the development and implementation of solutions / strategies for the firms enterprise-wide cross-asset multi-strategy Algorithmic trading framework. As a senior member of the team this role comes with plenty of ownership including the build-out of an Algorithmic trading framework and the implementation of algo trading engines regionally. They are a small, agile collaborative team in EMEA (5 in the UK), the role reports in the Head of Electronic Trading who is New York based. What will you do?Work with business Stakeholders to build new and maintain existing Algos and customizationsDevelop an in-depth understanding of existing algorithmic trading applications and work on migrating it to a new container platform.Identify and implement solutions to optimize performance and maintain low latencyLeverage new technologies and approaches with continuous improvement in mindTailor the algorithmic container to meet the demand to house increasingly more sophisticated algorithmic strategiesWhat do you need to succeed?Proven track record in creating, maintaining, enhancing algorithmic trading engines, order management systems, and/or smart order routing solutions across multiple asset classesExcellent knowledge of JavaAn understanding of trading systems, model calibration, and statistical research strategies used by the Front Office group would be greatKnowledge of memory management challenges that exist in high throughput low latency trading applicationsExcellent verbal and written communication skills

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  • The position will work within their Algo team leading the development and implementation of solutions / strategies for the firms enterprise-wide cross-asset multi-strategy Algorithmic trading framework. As a senior member of the team this role comes with plenty of ownership including the build-out of an Algorithmic trading framework and the implementation of algo trading engines regionally. They are a small, agile collaborative team in EMEA (5 in the UK), the role reports in the Head of Electronic Trading who is New York based. What will you do?Work with business Stakeholders to build new and maintain existing Algos and customizationsDevelop an in-depth understanding of existing algorithmic trading applications and work on migrating it to a new container platform.Identify and implement solutions to optimize performance and maintain low latencyLeverage new technologies and approaches with continuous improvement in mindTailor the algorithmic container to meet the demand to house increasingly more sophisticated algorithmic strategiesWhat do you need to succeed?Proven track record in creating, maintaining, enhancing algorithmic trading engines, order management systems, and/or smart order routing solutions across multiple asset classesExcellent knowledge of JavaAn understanding of trading systems, model calibration, and statistical research strategies used by the Front Office group would be greatKnowledge of memory management challenges that exist in high throughput low latency trading applicationsExcellent verbal and written communication skills

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  • EMEA Application Support Lead - Investment BankA Bank based in the City of London is currently seeking a regional lead in EMEA for the Equity Derivatives Technology Production Services group. The primary objective of this role is to work in close coordination with Sales & Trading, Business Technology, Quantitative Modelling, and other stakeholders. The Application Support Lead will be able to manage technology solutions that include, but are not limited to, workflow automation, pricing, risk management, and market access/execution technologies.Requirements:Previous Application Support Team Lead ExperienceCapital Markets experience with knowledge of Listed Equity Derivatives and/or Equity Structured Products.Client-focused with the ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities, and handle high-visibility outage situations.Comfortable working with both Linux and Windows environments.Strong scripting/coding skills (Python/Perl preferred; other languages an asset).Hands-on, organized, detail-oriented, assertive, and proactive with both day-to-day tasks and short and long-term deliveries, but at the same time able to listen and lead by example.

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  • Linux Engineer (Redhat) - Banking - £650pdAre you an experienced Linux Engineer (Redhat) with Automation skills and an interest in Cloud? Our client is looking to add to their Infrastructure Engineering team with an experienced Redhat Engineer, ideally someone who is also keen to join them on their journey with AWS.You'll be responsible for working closely with front office application development teamsAutomation and improvement of on-prem solutionsSupporting the technical delivery of cloud transformation projects (involving system design, build, deployment and migration)Participating in operational support of applications once transitioned into the cloud and implementing automation across the capital markets appsSkills required:Previous experience within Linux operations and engineering capacity, preferably within a large global organisationA proven track record of improving the performance, reliability and stability of Linux environments including a propensity to automateDemonstrated experience with Cloud and Cloud Service Broker deploymentsA good understanding of Linux environments operating on both virtual and physical platformsDeep knowledge to facilitate efficient identification and remediation of operational issuesRedhat certificationPlayed a significant role in the roll out of a large operational/engineering/migration projectDemonstrated experience in documenting environment build patterns for standard and repeatable deploymentsExposure to DevOps working methodologies and AGILE deliveryExperience with automation and orchestration and scripting tools (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, CFEngine, vCAC)Demonstrated experience with design and build of Highly Available ArchitecturesDetailed knowledge of TCP networking and associated protocolsSend a CV for more information

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  • Linux Engineer - Banking - 90k

    Linux Engineer - Banking - 90kAre you an experienced Linux Engineer with Automation skills and an interest in Cloud? Our client is looking to add to their Infrastructure Engineering team with an experienced Redhat Engineer, ideally someone who is also keen to join them on their journey with AWS.You'll be responsible for working closely with front office application development teamsAutomation and improvement of on-prem solutionsSupporting the technical delivery of cloud transformation projects (involving system design, build, deployment and migration)Participating in operational support of applications once transitioned into the cloud and implementing automation across the capital markets appsSkills required:Previous experience within Linux operations and engineering capacity, preferably within a large global organisationA proven track record of improving the performance, reliability and stability of Linux environments including a propensity to automateDemonstrated experience with Cloud and Cloud Service Broker deploymentsA good understanding of Linux environments operating on both virtual and physical platformsDeep knowledge to facilitate efficient identification and remediation of operational issuesRedhat certificationPlayed a significant role in the roll out of a large operational/engineering/migration projectDemonstrated experience in documenting environment build patterns for standard and repeatable deploymentsExposure to DevOps working methodologies and AGILE deliveryExperience with automation and orchestration and scripting tools (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, CFEngine, vCAC)Demonstrated experience with design and build of Highly Available ArchitecturesDetailed knowledge of TCP networking and associated protocolsSend a CV for more information

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  • Linux Engineer - Banking - 90k

    Linux Engineer - Banking - 90kAre you an experienced Linux Engineer with Automation skills and an interest in Cloud? Our client is looking to add to their Infrastructure Engineering team with an experienced Redhat Engineer, ideally someone who is also keen to join them on their journey with AWS.You'll be responsible for working closely with front office application development teamsAutomation and improvement of on-prem solutionsSupporting the technical delivery of cloud transformation projects (involving system design, build, deployment and migration)Participating in operational support of applications once transitioned into the cloud and implementing automation across the capital markets appsSkills required:Previous experience within Linux operations and engineering capacity, preferably within a large global organisationA proven track record of improving the performance, reliability and stability of Linux environments including a propensity to automateDemonstrated experience with Cloud and Cloud Service Broker deploymentsA good understanding of Linux environments operating on both virtual and physical platformsDeep knowledge to facilitate efficient identification and remediation of operational issuesRedhat certificationPlayed a significant role in the roll out of a large operational/engineering/migration projectDemonstrated experience in documenting environment build patterns for standard and repeatable deploymentsExposure to DevOps working methodologies and AGILE deliveryExperience with automation and orchestration and scripting tools (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, CFEngine, vCAC)Demonstrated experience with design and build of Highly Available ArchitecturesDetailed knowledge of TCP networking and associated protocolsSend a CV for more information

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  • Cyber Technology Architect - Investment BankA Bank in the City of London is currently seeking a Cyber Technology Architect to join its EMEA Technology team.The Cyber Architect will iInterprete cybersecurity relevant regulatory and other requirements or best practices and translate these to business aligned cybersecurity requirements. This person will also architect, design and implement cyber technology products and deliver technical solutions across the cyber security platform.The Cyber Architect will also provide recommendations on security best practises for cross portfolio projects. Requirements:Experienec in security architecture, review and designExperience in implementation of cyber products in large complex environments.Experience in implementing cloud security architecture.Experience in carrying out IT Security review (technical) of new products/solutions.Demonstrable proficiency in a wide range of information IT security technologies and embedded security; at the minimum knowledge must cover key cybersecurity domains such as Identity and Access Management, Vulnerability Management

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  • Business Analyst (Credit Ratings) - Investment BankA Bank based in the City of London is currently seeking a Business Analyst to help complete the analysis required to determine the most appropriate source of external credit ratings for the Bank CIB Businesses.Key tasks include producing analysis documents such as BRDs and functional requirements to demonstrate the business requirement. The Business Analyst will drive analysis/ feasibility study required into the 4 external ratings options being considered as parr of Data Mapping and SA RWA.Key Requirements:Business analysis experience working within BankingExcellent knowledge of the credit ratings processes.Good overall knowledge of regulations, in particular a good understanding of SA RWAAbility and experience of working under pressure - both autonomously and within a teamAbility to liaise with business and IT stakeholders at all levels of the organisation

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  • Enterprise Risk Management (Risk Frameworks, ICAAP, Stress Test) - Investment BankAn Investment Bank based in the City of London is currently seeking an additional person to join Enterprise Risk Management (ERP) team, specifically within their Resilience team.This person will be responsible for maintaining a comprehensive risk appetite statement and framework for the Risk Appetite Framework covering each primary risk. This will include ensuring the dashboard has metrics and thresholds that are appropriate, assessing the risks and ensuring that the risk policies and procedures are maintained correctly.Other key responsibilities include developing ICAAP Quarterly Pillar 2A and 2B Risk Assessments as well as developing the ICAAP Documents annually for Board approval.Required Experience:Experience of Risk Appetite Framework and relevant regulatory requirementsExperience of ICAAP approach, development and sign-off including regulatory interactionExperience of wider ERM responsibilities such as Policy, Governance

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  • Senior Sharepoint Developer - Financial Services A Financial Services Company based in the City of London is currently seeking a Sharepoint Developer, with solid C# skills, to join their EMEA Technology team.There are a number of business-critical systems running on the Sharepoint platform using Nintex workflows, web parts and other SharePoint technologies and the Developer will be responsible for developing new processes whilst also maintaining the existing functionality.There are also a number of other systems across the middle and back office departments which this person will also work on. These systems regular enhancement and maintenance as business workflows change. These systems are predominantly web apps written in ASP.NET, AngularJS and Angular.Requirements:Experience working within Financial Services,Any experience of PnL Reporting, Fund Accounting, Margin processes systems advantageousLanguages: C#, SQL Server, JavascriptFrameworks / Tools: SharePoint, nUnit, Git, TeamCity, Angular 2, RESTDevelopment Disciplines: TDD, Server / Batch Processes

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