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FX Developer Low Latency and Algo for e-Trading

København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 3791 

Would you like to apply and grow your software developer skills on the biggest trading floor in the Nordics where you can see the immediate business impact of your work on a daily basis? We are now looking for a developer to evolve our core e-FX pricing and algo risk to stay competitive and capture opportunities to be smarter and more efficient.

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the  e-Trading Developers team. We add value by building the software platform for our FX and Fixed Income trading business in close collaboration with other e-Trading teams and key business stakeholders. As developer, you’ll play a valuable role in delivering efficient trading capabilities that enable Nordea to continue to have competitive offerings that meet the needs of our customers.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Hands-on design, code, test, maintain and support event-driven micro-services in Java that implement low-latency pricing and algo risk management.
  • Work with a mix of open-source technologies and our vendor-supplied trading platform BarracudaFX.
  • Collaborate closely with other developers, quants and traders in the full cycle from business objectives to technical solutions
  • Optimise and maintain existing capabilities – and expand with new ones.
  • Take your code all the way to production in close collaboration with our dedicated operations team.

You’ll join a team of passionate developers with strong business knowledge embedded in the trading organisation.  The role is based in [[mfield3]].

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:


  • Want to learn about financial products, trading and risk management.
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills and enjoy engaging with business stakeholders to understand their objectives and co-create solutions.
  • Are proactive, detail-oriented and comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements.
  • Take end-to-end ownership for your accountabilities while being actively engaged in the team’s ways of working and overall success.
  • Have a strong interest in understanding technology in depth and are highly motivated by technical challenges.

Your experience and background: 

  • Relevant degree in computer science, engineering, math or other technical field.
  • Excellent Java developer skills.
  • Experience with distributed systems, concurrent and parallel programming, inter-process communication and network programming.
  • Experience with streaming and event-driven software architecture.
  • Experience with fault-tolerant and self-healing systems.


Good to have:


  • Mechanical sympathy for hardware, operating systems and computer networks.
  • Experience with garbage collection tuning and zero-allocation code.
  • Experience with Git, Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Splunk.
  • Experience with Gradle, Maven, Oracle SQL, Linux.
  • Experience with Disruptor, Aeron, FIX.
  • Experience with test automation, end-to-end testing and unit testing.
  • Experience with agile development, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Improvement.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 17/12/2021


For more information, you’re welcome to contact Rune Glerup, Head of e-Trading Developers;

Email: Rune.Glerup@nordea.com or MobilePhone: (+45) 40929557.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

Department:  Analyst

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