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MUFG Apex Developer in London, United Kingdom

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 6th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

Overview of the Department/Section:

MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with around 2,300 offices in over 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia.. The group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

As one of the top financial groups globally with a vision to be the world's most trusted, we want to attract, nurture and retain the most talented individuals in the market. The size and range of MUFG's global business creates opportunities for our employees to stretch themselves and reap the rewards, whilst our common values, to behave with integrity and responsibility, and to build a culture which is fair, transparent, and honest, underpin everything that we do. We aim to be the financial partner of choice for our clients, whatever their requirements, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges. The group’s operating companies include, but are not limited to, MUFG Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking (Japan's leading trust bank), Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings (one of Japan's largest securities firms), and MUFG Americas Holdings.

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As part of the ETP group, the E-Platforms team supports and develops trading platforms across all asset classes and supports almost all trading desks. The team is physically located in the center of the trade floor.

The purpose of this role is to participate in a number of different projects as part of the Apex Team.

The Role is to form part of the Apex Team to handle day to day BAU queries and small projects development. The role also involves dealing with stakeholders in regards to Project related requirements but also release management, Code review and working off our technical BAU work list.

Main Purpose of the Role :

  • Functional support is responsible for the delivery and support of IT services

  • To provide first and second line support for trading platforms to Repo, SBL and TRY Desks

  • Work in our BAU Project team

  • Investigating & resolving incidents

  • Performing Code reviews

  • Incident management

  • Drafting new project requirements

  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders, other project members, and the vendor to identify and design solutions for business needs.

  • Coordinate with Apex Projects to ensure Apex code is reviewed and deployed in production correctly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide “hands-on” support of the Apex platform

  • Maintain the Apex platform and all its Services

  • Analysis of business requirements and provide specification's and solutions to solve Front office issues.

  • L1 and L2 support – from dealing with trader queries through to analysing the requirements and provide solutions.

  • Maintenance / keeping the systems up to date.

  • BAU initiatives and projects.

  • Representing the support function in projects

  • Functional testing of key Apex BAU deliverables.

  • Test results validation and approval for BAU projects.

  • Providing technical solutions to key business issues in Apex BAU

  • Maintain a high level of quality in the code delivered.

  • Ensure that the code delivered does not cause any production issues.

  • Ensure the integrity of the system is maintained while delivering new or enhanced functionality.

  • Analysis of business requirements and provide specification's and solutions to solve Front office issues.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with financial products within an investment bank's Fixed Income Desks

  • Practical experience with a variety of trading platforms, such as Apex.

  • C++ experience (required)

  • Apex toolkit API experience (required)

  • Experience with the Apex Loanet Interface (ALI) (desired)

  • Experience with Google Unit tests (desired)

  • Ability to document and share information accurately with global peers

  • A working knowledge of derivatives, repos, and SBL products

  • An in-depth understanding of end-to-end trade flow, pricing, and trade booking is required.

  • Understanding the FIX protocol and FIX messages

  • Technical and analytical skills are essential

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field (or equivalent experience).

  • A working knowledge of Linux environments, including performance and maintenance

  • Ability to understand business problems and solve them using technical solutions

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

  • A pro-active, motivated approach.

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly

  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement

  • A structured and logical approach to work

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute