Trading Solutions Developer

Employment Type:Contract
Web Publication Date:8/19/2021 12:00:00 AM
Job Location:Zurich Switzerland
Job Function:

About the job

We are looking for a Senior trading solutions consultant/developer in Zurich. You will have a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic company, committed to delivering value-added services in the investment product space. You will be playing an integral role in the Front-office Applications team in the IT Development department, working on the integration of the Horizon Trading Platform into my client's system landscape. It's a contracting-based job with the necessity of working 1-2 weeks a month in Zurich while the rest can be done remotely. If this role catches your attention or seeks your interest, contact me!


  • Work directly with Traders, Business Analysts, and technical staff from the Horizon company to integrate the Horizon Trading Platform into our client system landscape.
  • Adopt our client trading applications and services - all written in Scala - to communicate with the Horizon Trading Platform.
  • Develop functionality within the Horizon Platform, in Scala, using Horizon's "Algo Framework"
  • Build trust-based relationships with your co-workers
  • Produce maintainable, operable and changeable code while meeting ambitious deadlines
  • Be prepared to occasionally work on evenings or weekends from home when mandated by out-of-hours releases or support needs
  • integrating the existing strategies into the new server.
Job Requirement:


  • Professional experience as a Scala developer (or Java 8 developer with interest to learn Scala)
  • Knowledge of Kafka, event driven systems and functional programming
  • Experience with Trading solutions – Experience with Horizon Software is not must.
  • Experience or strong interest in the financial industry, preferably in the Trading area.
  • Experience in coding platform development experience.  
  • Experience in integrating, troubleshooting and coding in trading solutions.  
  • Analysis of performance of the platform, memory and CPU usage optimization
  • Experience in development of RFQ engine  
  • Experience in market data capture

This position is onsite in Zürich, there is remote possibility with travel to Zurich 1-2 weeks a month