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EXPIRED: Permanent Progress Developer, Cheshire, UK.

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EXPIRED: Permanent Progress Developer, Cheshire, UK.

  • An opportunity has arisen for Analyst Developers to join our dynamic and well established development team.  The successful candidate will be a highly self motivated proactive problem solver seeking a software development career in the financial services industry.  Different entry points are possible, depending on skills/experience.

    As well as being a technologist, the successful candidate will have excellent analytical and communication skills as you will be required to work closely with a wide variety of internal user groups throughout all aspects of the development lifecycle. Stakeholder demand and business visibility is high so you need to be delivery focused and able to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

    This challenging and extremely rewarding role would suit a self-motivated innovative individual, with a passion for software development and evolutionary technologies.  Experience or an interest in the financial services sector also extremely beneficial.

    The core systems are written in PROGRESS ABL, and run on distributed, replicated high performance blade technology.  Satellite systems which support this are written in the most appropriate language for the specific task, and include C++, Java, Python, PHP etc.  There is no demarcation between development teams, so cross-language development opportunities are abundant for motivated individuals.  Cross-training will also be provided where needed.


    The Company

    The Company is a leading liquidity provider and specialist market maker. The company’s strength is provided by our people and their flare for innovation. We combine expertise in trading with sophisticated proprietary technology to create a range of highly flexible execution services for our diverse client base.

    The Role

    Qualities and Attributes, we value:

    • High level of enthusiasm, willing to learn and good sense of humor
    • Determination to succeed in a fast paced environment, with a sense of urgency
    • Self motivated, passionate about technology and the financial industry
    • Ability to receive and provide positive feedback
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Key Responsibilities of the role (training provided where necessary):

    • Analyse business user requirements at an early stage of the development lifecycle
    • Design software enhancements to meet business user requirements
    • Produce maintainable software components that operate as part of large multi-tier and multi-process system(s)
    • Unit test deliverables to verify behavior and resilience
    • Produce suitable functional and technical documentation
    • Communicate changes to peers and implementation analysts through reviews and training sessions
    • Implement changes into production and provide suitable support
    • Participate in multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines



    Experience in one or more of the following areas would be a distinct advantage:

    • Professional PROGRESS experience in both event driven GUI and batch development
    • Computer science degree or equivalent
    • Experience of development on Linux/Unix with communication protocols e.g. TCP/IP
    • Familiarity with multi-threaded parallel processing systems
    • Knowledge/experience of financial/accounting systems
    • Knowledge of financial markets, especially within the Equity and Fixed income asset classes
    • Production use of FIX 4.0 or above, message oriented middleware
    • High volume real time message handling
    • Real time interactive data display
    • Secure web development
    • Linux/UNIX scripting
    • Previous experience in a similar client facing development role, within the financial markets sector
    • Extensive exposure to the full development life-cycle
    • Progress/.NET and Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge
    • Experience of SQL/RDBMS
  • Paul,

    where can I find out more about these postings?



    Simon L Prinsloo


  • Hi Simon,

    If you are interested, please drop me a Private message/Email through my profile here.


    Paul Radbone.

  • This position is now closed.

    Thanks for the interest!