Backend Developer (C#, Commodities Trading)

IT & Technology
Backend Developer C#

As part of our clients expanding development team we are seeking an experienced C# Developer. Knowledge of Commodities trading would be advantageous for this role.


  • Design and develop applications using agreed coding standards and quality targets.
  • Liaise with immediate scrum team, other scrum/project teams, line manager and development leads to ensure accurate and complete delivery.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of software development best practices within IT.
  • Support and mentor other developers in all areas of the development lifecycle.
  • Any other ad hoc duties that may be required from time to time.



  • Extensive experience of designing and developing applications both individually and as part of a team
  • Extensive knowledge of commodity or financial trading domains (Not equities)
  • Evidence of direct interaction with a Trading Exchange or processing feeds from a Trading Exchange is preferred
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions to technical problems
  • Ability to coach and mentor peers within the scrum team
  • Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Educated to Degree-level (or equivalent), as a minimum requirement


Expertise of back-end development to include most of the following:

  • C#
  • Rest API’s incorporated with SQL Server or Sybase DB
  • DB Tech to include Sybase IQ
  • Webpack, Karma, Jasmine, Protractor, Selenium
  • Svn, Jira, Crucible, Confluence
  • NHibernate


Demonstrate a good understanding of:

  • API Design and development fundamentals
  • API testing using tools such as Swagger
  • Good SQL/Sybase knowledge


Expertise in all areas of the development life cycle to include:

  • Functional requirements and system design specifications
  • Test case preparation and execution
  • Setup of development environments to include source code and version control
  • Software build procedures


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