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Front Office Developer

Role: Front Office Developer (.Net C#)

Rate: Market Rate

Duration: 6 Months

Location: London (remote working currently)

Start Date: ASAP

Front Office Developer required with experience in a trading environment (ideally commodity / energy), required to join the Market Analysis team within Trading and Supply. You will be working in a front office trading environment dealing directly with business users & stakeholders. The role involves development & support of the existing platform for managing market and fundamental data across capture, forecasting and visualisation for Power, Gas and Weather. The team is growing rapidly as the platform is evolved to match our low carbon ambitions.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Working directly with business users (desk analysts) to understand and enrich requirements
  • Working closely with the lead functional developer to define, develop, test and release new features
  • Provide workarounds & bug fixes for urgent production issues
  • Advocating best practice and standards within the development team

Technical skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Strong .Net/C#
  • Strong SQL Server
  • Experience working in a fast-moving demand driven trading environment (e.g. embedded desk developer)
  • Strong communication, people skills, able to balance diplomatic and pragmatic approaches with formal process
  • Proactive learner, able to develop their understanding of the domain and existing solution quickly with support and guidance from the lead functional developer


  • Experience with fundamental modelling of commodities, ideally energy (power, gas, environmental products), and with meteorology, would make the top candidates stand out
  • Azure or other Cloud based hosting
  • Entity Framework
  • Blazor - serverside
  • .Net Api
  • Redis Cache
  • Azure Service Bus - or some other form of messaging technology
  • Azure Event Hubs