ION Engineer

Project Management
London, Permanent Contract

A leading Investment Bank within Banking and Financial Services, employing over 200,000 people across 80 countries and 5 continents


Department Overview

The Credit IT division is responsible for the technology used by all areas of the world. Bonds, FRNs, single-name CDS and index CDS, the OTC business is the primary market and the primary liquid credit products.

The Credit business has been identified as a key area in which they would like to develop the terms and conditions of service.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop pricing and electronic markets applications.

  • Work with traders, developers, business analysts, and development managers.

  • Provide tier-3 support for applications for front-office users.

  • Participate as part of a global development team.

  • Work alongside production support teams to roll out changes / new functionality.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Extensive working knowledge of ION Trading Services (Connectivity, STP, RFQ and MMI).

  • Proven Experience in designing and delivering pricing and trading solutions.

  • Proficient Java Development Skills.

  • Proficiency in SQL and experience working with SQL Server and / or Oracle.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Experience working in a Fixed Income Front Office Environment (Credit preferred).

  • Knowledge of SDLC and prior experience on large software development projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people in different teams.

  • Ability to work as part of a global team.

  • Familiarity with modern source control systems such as SVN, Perforce, or Source Safe.

  • Experience of working with Build Integration Platforms like this Team City or Microsoft Build.

  • Prior experience working at Large Global Investment Bank.

Advantageous Skills

  • Knowledge of Credit Products (Corporate Bonds, CDS, CDS Index) and their trade processing.

  • Previous exposure to low latency programming and multi-threaded environments.

  • Knowledge of TIBCO Rendezvous.

  • Proficiency in C #, C ++.

  • Academic Background

  • Bachelor degree in an applicable subject matter (Engineering, Computer Science, Math, etc.)


  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct

  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks.

  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners, and customers before making decisions, and escalate issues to your manager when unsure.

  • [For managers only] Take responsibility for your team's conduct and conduct risks.

Why join Margo

  • Ability to work within an international consulting company, a leader within the industry in France.

  • Ambitious projects in Financial Services.

  • Permanent or Contractor.

  • Competitive benefits; Health care, pension, bonuses.

  • Opportunities for development (planning career paths, trainings, switch between projects, and opportunities for engagement in additional activities).

  • Very good atmosphere of work, integration events.


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