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Pricing Engineer + Team Lead

RemoteUnited Kingdom, London, City of, LondonDevelopment

Job description

About us:

Join us at this pivotal time for an exciting challenge to shape fintech’s future.

Oval has always worked following two key principles: financial innovation and inclusion. We are still led by them and now have an expanded team and powerful new technologies.

Oval was founded in 2016 and has helped tens of thousands of people learn how to take control of their finances – from their spending to their saving and investment habits - with our award-winning app.

Thanks to the integration with ETX Capital, a leading global financial services firm with a long legacy in the financial markets, our users will be able to access a variety of investment opportunities from spread betting, to thousands of global CFD markets that include forex, commodities, and shares.

Spread across three offices in the UK, Italy, and Cyprus, we are one global team of 180+ people with a unified vision for the future of finance. We are currently looking for talented people keen to define the fintech revolution and help the brand shift from a start-up to a substantial industry presence. If you want to make an impact, then we can’t wait to have you with us for the journey!

The Role:

Title: Senior C# Developer (Pricing)

Reporting to: Team Lead

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:30 (40 hours/ week)

Location: This role is a mid-level position, which will be based in either the London or Hemel Hempstead offices with travel between offices when required.

Key tasks & responsibilities:

• Work closely with the business, product owners, and colleagues, building strong working relationships with key business users

• Participate in Agile team ceremonies and all stages of the development lifecycle (analysis, design, implementation, unit/integration testing)

• Perform analysis and resolution of production application/system issues

• Clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences and the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with colleagues at all levels

• Assume a high level of ownership to progress projects from conception through to the production within agreed project deadlines.

• Technical design and timely implementation of code changes and various system enhancements to ETX Capital trading platforms according to technical specifications and the company’s design and coding standards

Job requirements

About You:

• Self-motivated and self-managing

• Enthusiasm for tackling difficult problems and proven analytical abilities

• Strong awareness of timelines and task priority

• Good communication skills

You will have the following skills and experience:

• Strong experience of designing and developing complex high-performance services and/or server-side applications at both a high and low level on the Microsoft stack and C#/.NET Core

• Knowledge of Financial Products


• Experience of SQL Server including stored procedures

• Proven ability of tackling challenging projects

• Experience in full software development lifecycle from design to deployment

• A proven track record of developing high quality software to business specification whilst understanding processes, requirements, and the delivery pipeline.

• GIT source control

• Unit testing & mocking

• Common architectural patterns, including Gang of Four

The following skills and experience would be advantageous but not essential:

• Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Container Instances)

• Developing highly scalable systems

• JIRA and Confluence