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Job Title Trade Capture Tech Lead
Opening Date 04-May-2021
Closing Date 31-May-2021
Location London

Overall purpose of the job:

This is a Full Stack role leading the Trade Capture and OMS (order management system) development team, reporting to the Head of Engineering. The role covers all aspects of the software development process: regular communication with stakeholders, requirements elicitation, upfront analysis, development, testing and maintenance.

Main duties include:

  • Taking ownership of existing processes and systems.
  • Identifying new requirements as they arise. Design and implement solutions, keeping constant communications with stakeholders.
  • Coordinating with other developers and consultants as needed to ensure a consistent codebase.
  • Over time, developing an in-depth knowledge of Capula's technology stack.

Education and Qualifications:

Degree educated in a relevant subject


  • Excellent technical knowledge in C# or Java with willingness to learn / use the other
  • Database experience including MS SQL and Postgres an advantage.
  • Experience with Kafka essential.
  • Messaging systems (RabbitMQ etc)
  • Understanding of Fixed Income & FX financial products would be a plus.
  • Experience delivering order management and/or trade capture systems
  • Experience building FIX engines a distinct advantage
  • Experience using Docker and/or Kubernetes a distinct advantage


  • "Smart and get things done" attitude
  • Ability to plan sprints / document timelines and communicate with stakeholders
  • Working understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks, especially React.JS
  • Clear verbal and written communication
  • A successful candidate must be able to work well in teams
  • Solution focused
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