Our client is a global Investment Bank who pride themselves on innovation and stand out from their competitors by hiring the smartest people and building cool tech and taking on new markets. They are currently looking to hire a Data Scientist with a commercial mindset to advise on, experiment with and implement emerging technology for a large portfolio of companies the bank have invested in as well as in house functions. This is a client facing role to both internal and external stakeholders and will supported with a consulting style team as well as a stable inhouse tech community. SKILLS REQUIRED: Expertise building data science solutions based on corporate business requirements Advanced understanding of statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing and algorithm development Manipulating data and developing models and algorithms using common mathematical, ML and presentation libraries Distributed big data platforms and processing frameworks such as: Hadoop, Spark, Yarn, MapReduce, Kafka, Flink, Drill etc Cloud-based machine-learning environments Core programming skills such as: Scala, Python, R, MatLab, Java, C/C++ etc; Presentation technologies such as: Zeppelin, Jupyter, R-Shiny, Qlik Sense, Tableau, PowerBI etc Data access, manipulation and ingestion such as: SQL, sqoop, Impala, Hive/HiveQL, Pig, REST APIs, Analysing structured, semi-structured and unstructured data Data Stores such as: Cassandra, Hadoop stores/file formats (sequence, avro, parquet, kudu, orc, text, HBase), MongoDB, MarkLogic Send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
A reputable Investment Bank based in the City are looking to hire a Windows Server Engineer. You will be instrumental in delivering solutions and product innovation for the Windows estate as the comapny are embarking on a large-scale infrastructure transforamation programme involving DevOps, tooling and Cloud. Infrastucture as code and continuous delivery will be at the forefront of your work when looking after the windows server environment globally. You will be a techie at heart and you will be used to working in a fast paced environment working closely with the business and IT. You will have a strong technical background in Windows (with certification) and have familiarity with other windows technologies (SCOM, SCCM and AD). You will also be strong with automation and any experience with the Cloud would be advantageous.
A leading Investment Bank is currently seeking a Front Office Application Support Analyst to join their Trading and Risk Support team in London This position will involve heavily interacting with members of the business and key stakeholders at various levels of seniority within the organisation. They team works directly with the Commodities & Global Markets business (includes Fixed Income, FX, Equities). A key focus of the role is ensuring production environments remain stable, reliable and performing at an optimal level. The Application Support Analyst will provide business facing support and use their technical skills to improve how they operate production technology. The organisation is currently migrating to & managing services from physical to the cloud so this position will provide a real opportunity to develop new state-of-the-art technical skills, working closely with a Devops Engineer. (Please note they are an AWS partner and using this tool to move a lot of their solutions into the cloud). Requirements: Experience supporting globally distributed technology systems within Banking Proficiency in LINUX/Windows Operating Systems and ability to script (i.e. Python / Shell/ Bash). Experience with Databases (i.e. Sybase and SQL Server) and adept in writing SQL. Experience with environment monitoring.
Senior Project Manager - Investment Bank (London) A leading Investment Bank is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their Technology Delivery team in the city of London, leading and managing multiple projects across the organisation. This position will be working on application development projects that are in-flight, so therefore this individual needs to be a strong Project Manager with the ability to pick up existing projects, quickly develop relationships with the key stakeholders and apply good project management disciplines to the projects. The Project Manager must ensure the Project Plan is being followed throughout the lifecycle, with the ability to provide regular updates as to the status of projects they are leading, making sure they are meeting budget/ deadlines on time. Requirements: PM to drive delivery of various projects, initially regulatory in nature 7 -10 years project management experience minimum Senior Stakeholder Management Excellent communications skills Strong RAID management Full Life-cycle management Agile development experience Qualifications preferred: MSP, Prince II, Agile, Change Management Ability to hone in on key issues & risks and manage / lead effectively Financial Services / Banking experience favourable, but not essential
Working for a tier 1 Investment Bank in the City you will be managing a team of Regulatory Reporting application developers (team of 30) across a tech stack of Angular JS, Python & SQL. This role will be hired at Director level. The team are currently building a new strategic regulatory reporting platform in a particularly high-profile and visible project for the bank as part of a multi-year investment. They require an experienced Dev Manager to lead the function in a role which you will ideally already have had the following experience preferably at Director level; Ideal candidate will have reg reporting experience; can still be ‘a bit’ hands on (more in terms of code reviewing than actual hands on coding themselves but needs to be close enough to the code and core dev work); exposure to driving out the quality of the dev work and practices; python exp ideal but they will consider other languages; the successful candidate will need to be able to have high-level conversations with the architecture group on direction of the platform and re-engineering concepts.
Our client, a renowned and tier 1 Investment Bank are part-way through a huge period of change & transformation of decommissioning their entire post-trade technology stack serving all capital markets business lines. You role will be to lead this transformation from a technical viewpoint, with an eye for evangalism and innovation. Over the course of the next 2-3 years 300+ applications covering operations technology securities, derivatives, options, FX, commodities, wealth management, risk, finance tech will be decommissioned and a streamlined strategic platform will be it's replacement. It will be your job to look after the technical efforts of standing-up this platform. You will currently be operating at Director level and working with cutting-edge technology to overhaul a legacy landscape and leading tech innovation (ideally in an Investment Banking and large-sacle environment). Fantastic opportunity with career aspirations of making MD over the course of the next 3 years on successful delivery.
One of our clients - an Investment Bank in the City - require an established Senior Engineer with emphasis on Linux (RHEL) and Unix (Solaris). You will be responsible for leading the Unix infrastructure efforts of migrating to the cloud (AWS) as part of the firmwide cloud transformation programme, driving infrastucture as a code and continuous delivery for public and private cloud. Working in a smaller environment (in terms of Investment Banking) you will have autonomy and influence on how things are done and how tech is adopted.
Front Office Business Analyst - Investment Bank (London) A leading Bank based in the City of London is currently seeking a Business Analyst to work across their Front Office IT Group. This position would cover all areas across the Bank so it will be a diverse and varied position with a number of business critical projects (Front Office, Regulatory, Mifid II, ect). Key tasks will involve improving business efficiency, process change and how to extract information from the business. Other tasks will include helping to develop the conceptual design and supply necessary information to Project Manager for the planning of authorised projects as well as contributing to the planning, execution and verification of Integration Testing. The manager also wanted to highlight that this is a strategic, long term hire with a real opportunity to progress within the company with an opportunity to step up into a more leadership focused position. The Bank likes their Business Analysts to be business facing, with the ability to engage with various stakeholder groups, whilst having enough technical ability to turn requirements into functional specifications. Importantly though the team really needs a Business Analyst who can liaise with the business and understand what key stakeholders require whilst thinking “how can we make this work at a solution/application level” Please note that this person doesn’t necessarily of had to come from a Front Office Investment Banking background and the managers are more interested in the core Business Analyst skills (producing high quality specifications, drive business process, new business efficiencies).
Front Office Application Support Position - Investment Bank (London) A Global Investment Bank is currently seeking at Front Office Application Support Analyst to join FICC – Rates Technology team in London. The team is responsible for client-facing support for the applications used by both traders and other business users. This team are the first point of contact for the end users across Rates with a focus on their Emerging Markets business as well. Key tasks will include monitoring and alerting of critical trading system environments, troubleshooting complex system issues, proactively identifying and resolving key issues and helping to drive the development of tools to improve the stability of the systems. Experience Required: Front Office Application Support experience across Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities, Credit or Interest Rate Derivatives business areas. Basic coding/ bug fixing knowledge across Java, Python or .Net Experience of supporting Unix/ Windows O/S Some scripting experience either in Shell or Python Any Market data knowledge – yield curves, funding curves, volatility / correlation surfaces (general understanding / familiarity) would be beneficial
Application Support Analyst - Investment Bank (initial 6 month contract) A Global Investment Bank is currently seeking an Application Support Analyst to help support their Transaction Banking/ Payment Processing systems. This person will own and manage incidents through to resolution, conducting the initial root cause analysis, following incident resolution of the problem management process. Other key tasks will include System Maintenance, System Administration, Problem Management, as well as conducting System Performance reviews. Key Skills: Preferably experience of supporting Transaction Banking / Payment Processing systems but must come from a Financial Services background. Administration of one or more of IIS, Sharepoint, Oracle, SQL Server, IBM Websphere MQ and IBM Websphere Application Server. Previous experience of supporting Windows O/S Experience of supporting and maintaining scripts.