Developers required

Developers required at Sensatus, Brighton, UK

Sensatus is a Brighton, UK based company specialising in the development of innovative web-based financial technology for financial institutions and retail investors.

The Sensatus team have exceptional domain knowledge in financial technology and related trading operations, including experience of taking companies from start up through to successful public listings.

Our world revolves around processing real time market updates and enabling clients to execute trading strategies when their investment criteria is met. The Sensatus front, middle and back office systems are built in house, which provides great scope to develop technical skills and domain knowledge.

The development team is being expanded to address a rapid growth in customer demand for our current and planned product set.

We currently have 2 job openings:

Scala or Java Backend Developer
Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience. Flexible working options.

You will be primarily involved in the design and development of a distributed trading system which will be integrated with a variety of exchanges and liquidity providers. Financial experience would be beneficial, however, we are primarily interested in candidates with strong technical ability as significant in-house expertise exists to develop your domain knowledge.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • SQL

Also of interest:

  • FIX Protocol experience
  • Participated in the “Foundations of Functional Programming” course on Cousera.org
  • Actor Frameworks (preferably AKKA)
  • Cassandra
  • Trading experience

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

JavaScript Frontend Developer
Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience. Flexible working options.

As a front end developer you will specialise in creating a responsive trading platform which reacts not only to the user but to changing market information. This will include developing web based chart centric trading interfaces allowing users to easily and quickly execution their desired trades.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • 3+ year experience writing JavaScript
  • HTML5, CSS3 and related technology

Also of interest:

  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • RequireJS
  • Google Closure Library / Compiler
  • Touch based UI experience (for tablets / smart phones)
  • Trading experience

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

What next?

So you’ve decided you want to join us, great! We would love to hear from you, so please send your CV to jobs@sensatus.com Feel free to link us to your Github, Bitbucket, StackExchange, etc accounts.

Once we’ve received your CV we will email you a short coding assignment (shouldn’t take more than 3 hours) to evaluate your coding style.

We will then invite you down to our offices in Brighton for a technical interview.

Finally, we will take you out to meet the rest of the team allowing you to get to know us a little better.

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