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SMBC Senior Front Office Technologist in New York, New York


SMBC Capital Markets is a derivatives trading company since 1988 based in New York City, with offices in London and Hong Kong. SMBC CM is an established derivatives dealer with a broad product portfolio, with specific emphasis on interest rates and foreign exchange.

SMBC’s Capital Markets – Trading Department is actively looking for talents to grow our businesses. In particular, we are hiring a senior development lead who serves as our front office lead technologist. The technologist must have extensive experience in front office IT systems preferably in the sell-side market-making space.


We are seeking a seasoned hands-on developer who can also lead a small team.

  • Architect, design and lead the development of our next generation market data service

  • Manage the full software development life cycle of the project including data quality and operations (DevOps)

  • Integrate the market data service with existing systems both upstream and downstream

  • Contribute to other Front Office initiatives

  • Serve as a technology expert in the collaboration efforts with other divisions of global SMFG group


The candidate needs to understand full software development life cycle and deliver the distributed near-real-time market data service. Required skills include but not limited to:

  • Fluent in various programming languages especially Java and Python

  • Well-versed in distributed systems, from architecture, design to development and operations

  • Extensive knowledge of market data vendor products, including Reuters and Bloomberg

  • Collaborative and productive team player

  • At least an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience is required.

  • Must demonstrate strong interest in system architectures and is able to demonstrate/articulate why one design option is better than another to traders and marketers.


Job Locations US-NY-New York

Posting Date 2 months ago (10/18/2019 11:44 AM)

Career Category Information Technology

Position ID 2019-0741

Corporate Title DIR

Type Full-Time

SMBC is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability