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Job Description

  • Requirements gathering and solutions design
  • Implementing extensions and customisations to Front Arena
  • Diagnosis and resolution of issues in the application
  • Architecting and implementing integrations with Front Arena
  • Optimisation of the system and ensuring it remains current
  • Participate in the entire development cycle (analysis, design, prototyping, construction and deployment to ensure user satisfaction)
  • Create a detailed program design and implementation plan by using the Business Requirement Document (BRD)
  • Use the detailed program design and implementation plan to develop programs (e.g. COBOL, Java, .net)
  • Develop a program or application back-out plan, in order to ensure that a project cannot be removed from production
  • Develop unit test plans, in order to record expected test results during unit testing, by analysing the business requirements document
  • Conduct unit testing as specified in the unit test plan and document the outcomes
  • Develop system test plans, in order to record expected test results during system testing
  • Conduct system testing as specified in the system test plan and document the outcomes
  • Implement fixes by changing program code to resolve any identified unit and system testing discrepancies
  • Provide stability to the production system by implementing relevant error checking mechanisms and specific alerts
  • Insert comments in the program code in order to facilitate maintenance of the application
  • Create documentation (e.g. maintenance guide) for new projects and store the completed documentation in an appropriate repository
  • Update existing application documentation to reflect program changes.

Other Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to technically document and communicate effectively
  • Python and ASQL along with AEL, ACM,, ADFL
  • Front Arena and a detailed working knowledge of its architectural components
  • An understanding of financial instruments, interest rate, equity, foreign exchange and credit derivative products
  • A full understanding of the Front Arena Integration Framework and Interfaces
  • An understanding of IT and project methodologies


  • BTech.

Other Skills and Qualifications

  • IT qualification
  • Technical Front Arena certified courses
  • 2-5 C++/C/Java/C#/other languages


  • 3 - 5 Years working in a Capital Markets IT environment and in Application Programming, Maintenance.
  • The role implies working with the Front Arena trading platform to implement requirements for structured products trading & sales. This includes development work, solution design, problem solving/issue investigation and effort estimation.