The market of Low Latency technology is one discussed at length at Harrington Starr. We work extensively in this space and based on conversations and insight into this market, we have collated the 5 key questions you need to ask yourself when thinking Low Latency provider:
The EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation sees its next phase go live this week with Reporting of OTC Derivatives and Exchange Traded Derivatives into Trade Repositories going live this Wednesday 12th February 2014.
Searching for the hottest global startups of 2013, we sifted through more than 300 entries, and of the seven companies chosen, every single one is an innovative business shaking up its sector’s norms around the world.
We are delighted to announce that March 4th, 2014 has been confirmed as the date for our next Financial Services & Commodities Technology Event. Bringing together over 200 of the sector’s most prominent names, this session will deliver leadership lessons from a world class panel and is an exclusive, invitation only event not to miss.
According to Manpower, one of the largest personnel firms worldwide, “job prospects in the finance sector look strong heading into 2014 with a Net Employment Outlook of +10%”.
The figures come from the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, which in turn is based on responses from 2,104 UK employers. It asks whether employers intend to hire additional workers or reduce the size of their workforce in the coming economic quarter.
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger.
When looking at potential job opportunities within Financial Services some Developers have told us that they are often put off by adverts that are looking for extreme low latency or real-time systems experience. They often believe that the company are looking for someone who has had experience building high frequency trading systems or extreme low latency systems that operate at milliseconds. In short, they believe the firm is looking for strong financial experience.
According to research we unveiled last week reinforces this view. The technology market for financial services is truly big business with multi-million dollar contracts regularly being made available for tender.
Last week we were fortunate to meet Sir Dave Brailsford, Performance Director of Team Sky and the man behind some of the most celebrated British sporting stories of the last century. Brailsford has built on Peter Keen’s work to engineer Olympic dominance for Team GB in the Velodrome. Going further than this, his bold predictions came true when Sir Bradley Wiggins became the first Brit to win the Tour De France and followed it up with a back to back win for Chris Froome the following year.
So many excellent developers can’t get through the hoops of interviews. Time after time we have seen developers fall at various hurdles the typical coding interview throws at them. The top candidates don’t necessarily get the job purely because they miss out some simple bits of preparation before interview and communication during it. Read on for the actions that can help ensure a successful interview.
Risk Management space has never been more lucrative. Since the crisis, there has been an increased focus on Risk and the regulations impacting the capital markets industry have increased exponentially. The outcome is the Risk vendor management space is now one of the most fiercely contested markets with companies ranging from SAP to Misys to Lombard offering solutions to help the capital markets industry meet the demands of regulators and also meet their strategic risk management expectations.
The rise of mobile computing has fostered a fresh round of tech start-ups around the world, turning cities like Stockholm, Tel Aviv and Berlin into magnets for entrepreneurs hoping to cash in on the boom in smartphone and tablet computing.
In the opinion of Jonathan Firester, managing director of capital markets at Accenture, if you look broadly at the financial landscape we are in the latter years of a series of transformations that started after the '08 crisis.
Bank of Beirut has gone live on Misys Sophis Value platform, which the bank says will help it increase its STP rate, manage trade repository and cross-asset collateral and margin, and better interact with Lebanon’s other banks.
There is a growing number of CIO’s in the financial market place who are shifting their strategy to hire their technologists from outside their competitors and, increasingly so, outside financial services all together.
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