CTO – Fixed Income Trading Technology

The Company

Wave Labs is a London based fintech start-up specialising in innovative fixed income trading technology. We believe in a transparent work environment where ideas are shared and debated openly in order to find the best solution. For more about the Company, please see: https://wavelabs.tech/news/

Main purpose of the role

In preparation for going live with our leading-edge trading technology that is currently being developed, we want to add a senior member to the team. Your primary role would be to help take us to the finish line and further develop the product range. As the CTO, you need to be a driven visionary who can facilitate future client requirements.

If you are an experienced Java developer with the aspiration to take the next step of becoming a hands-on CTO, read on.

Must have

  • Hands-on Java developer
  • Architected complex event driven solutions
  • Algorithmic trading
  • Experience with FIX protocol
  • Managed a small team of developers
  • Having a driven and entrepreneurial mindset
  • 8+ years of experience
  • A Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Working in a financial organisation / vendor
  • Work permit for the UK

Nice to have

  • Fixed Income asset class knowledge
  • Statistics / realtime optimisation
  • Cloud computing
  • HTML5 client / server side
  • Servlets
  • Vue framework

Your team

Besides working with the in-house developers, you will also be responsible for the management of the two currently outsourced web development teams. Over time, you will get to build out and manage new development teams – both internal and external.


As a member of the Management, you are expected to contribute to the future directions of Wave Labs.

Why join us

If you are driven and want the opportunity to make a big technological impact, then this may be the right role for you.

We offer a competitive salary and an attractive equity stake in the Company. All Wave Labs employees will be given equity stake.

Contact us

If you feel we have described your experience and aspirations well here, we definitely want to hear from you! Send your CV to Miles Kumaresan on: jobs@wavelabs.tech

Application deadline is 28th February 2019.

[We wish to thank you in advance for your application. It won’t be practical to reply to all applicants. Therefore, if you have not heard back from us by15th March 2019, then your application has regrettably not been successful this time around. You are encouraged to apply to our future roles.]