WallStreetDocs always looks to invest in the best talent, recognising that our success is built on the variety of strengths of each of its team. Listed below are our current vacancies, if you are interested in applying for a position please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to info@wallstreetdocs.com

Current vacancies

Quant

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

Your main duties will be to work with and enhance the Qlab risk engine, calculate risk measures and provide other quant services to clients, including, but not limited to, by using the Qlab risk engine, and generally assisting with expanding the Employer's business through quant related services.

The Employer may require you to perform such other or additional duties or to assume such different role of similar status as the needs of the business dictate.

Salary

£40,000

Closing date

9 December 2018

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Senior Fullstack Javascript Developer

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

We are looking for a senior fullstack JavaScript developer to come on board initially to help with a backlog of issues and feature requests for an existing suite of microservices and UI applications. You will be expected, over time, to take full responsibility for this system, and help us bring it up to a fully-featured, performant and well-maintained state.

We are looking for candidates who are as comfortable writing high-performance REST APIs, and handling complex data entities and rules, as they are building front-end assets, styling UI elements and debugging Internet Explorer issues

You will report directly to the Head of IT, and your delivery will be governed by the project manager. You will work with our JavaScript leads, to ensure your project follows a consistent and standard approach.

We are looking for a contractor to work onsite 2 days a week at our Canary Wharf office, and the rest remotely. The contract is for an initial 3-month duration, and will likely be extended. While working remotely, you will be expected to be fully available by phone, email and slack at all times during UK business hours (9am - 6pm).

Responsibilities

  • Node v6.5 / ES6 JavaScript (No transpilers)
  • Client-side ES5 JavaScript (No transpilers)
  • Express v4
  • PostgreSQL 9.x
  • Git / Github / feature branch workflow
  • Unit and Integration Testing
  • REST API Knowledge - Correct Verbs, Response Codes
  • ORM or database adaptors (Sequelize, Native PG)
  • Front-end web development
    • Experience with at least one responsive CSS framework (Bootstrap, Foundation, Materialize, MDL, etc)
    • HTML5 markup and JavaScript APIs
    • jQuery including custom plugins
    • CSS / SASS
    • Grunt / Karma / Mocha / Chai / Selenium

Requirements

  • SSH / Linux (CentOS)
  • Experience with at least one Node templating library (e.g. Handlebars)
  • Jira
  • OAuth2 flows
  • Material Design

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Senior PHP Developer

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

We are looking for an experienced senior PHP developer who is looking for a chance to take on a lead position, mentoring a team of junior PHP developers. At its core, our document templating engine consists of scripts that turn incoming XML into Microsoft Word or PDF documents, although there are related systems such as XML mapping layers and workflow scripts.

The document templating process is currently sub-optimal and difficult to work with and requires both financial and IT expertise in order to help take our PHP technology to a more structured place.

You will get the chance to lead the migration over from our legacy quercus Java/PHP wrapper, to a native PHP setup using a PHP framework.

Responsibilities

  • Train and mentor junior coders
  • Perform code reviews and direction/guidance
  • Work with the Head of IT to develop coding standards and guidelines
  • Undertake some of the more complex coding requests raised by clients
  • Develop classes and utilities to facilitate the junior team in their tasks
  • Collaborate with the back-end Java and Node teams
  • Work with the Head of IT, and CEO to replace the legacy framework

Requirements

  • PHP v5, v6 and v7
  • Experience with at least one mainstream PHP framework
  • Git / Github / feature branch workflow
  • SSH / Linux (CentOS)
  • Unit and Integration Testing
  • Solid REST API Knowledge - Correct Verbs, Response Codes
  • OAuth2 flows
  • Any training experience
  • Jira
  • Any previous experience in derivatives and structured products.

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PHP Developer

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, hands-on individual with experience in PHP Development. We offer you the chance to work in a young, dynamic team, based in London, New York and Vienna, where we offer autonomous decision-making, flat hierarchies and a diverse set of challenges with direct client contact in a company managed by the owner.

You will be a part of a small, fast growing team and will be responsible for setting up and maintaining document creation and workflow rules in connection with our core product, a web-based document automation solution used by a number of international banks. At WallStreetDocs, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of derivatives and other financial products. In addition, you will have daily contact with our clients, many of which are large investment banks based in New York and London.

Responsibilities

  • Write "clean", well designed code
  • Produce detailed specifications
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databased to ensure strong optimization and functionality
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Follow industry best practices
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree
  • A working knowledge of PHP 5, including experience with object oriented programming
  • High motivation and willingness of ownership of projects
  • The ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of XML and/or JSON
  • API knowledge

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Service Desk Manager

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

We are looking for an experienced Service Desk Manager to oversee our service desk for a suite of web applications. The web applications are comprised of front-end UI applications, app server backend and REST API interface connections.

The successful applicant will be a results driven Service Desk Manager with proven experience of service delivery within the terms of Customer SLA’s & managing and Service desk engineers.

You will be responsible for managing a team of service desk engineers who provide quality support to our prestigious legal client customer base. You will ensure that excellent levels of technical support and customer service are provided across the organisation and measure relevant SLA's and KPI's.

As part of a team with wide a range of responsibilities and skill levels, you will be exposed to a wide range of technologies and processes. The Service Desk Manager will work across 1st line interaction with customers managing service requests and incidents through to 3rd line resolution of complex problems.

will report directly to the Head of IT. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role. Previous experience of working for a Managed Service Provider is also essential. Qualifications such as ITIL are desirable. Also desirable are candidates who are as familiar with systems that have high-performance REST APIs.

Responsibilities

  • Successfully managing and lead the service desk team, instilling a customer service culture that over delivers
  • Effectively managing and developing staff, engineers and subcontractors including conduct, performance, attendance and capability
  • Supporting the Head of IT in establishing and maintaining an organised, structured and well-managed working environment
  • Delegating incidents to relevant team members and other teams, ensuring incidents are worked efficiently within the agreed timeframe and enduring the service desk phone line is manned at all times
  • Fostering client relationships and develop a culture of trust with our clients
  • Liaise with the wider team to ensure resources are allocated appropriately and are in line with customer needs
  • Drive the service desk team and instil a customer service culture that over delivers
  • Oversee the prompt completion of breached SLA tickets
  • Track problem ticket resolution metrics against SLAs.
  • Review all customer complaints, rectify issues and liaise with appropriate departments to provide effective solutions
  • Observe service desk operation techniques to determine how effective they are and implement new techniques when old ones are ineffective
  • Identify issues and make recommendations that will improve our procedures and collaboration with other teams
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of customer and customer specific business environment.
  • Performs follow up on incidents with users to ensure customer satisfaction

Requirements

  • Experience of leading a Service Desk team
  • Can demonstrate strong leadership skills and have the ability to implement structure and change
  • Able to motivate and manage a team effectively
  • Ability to interrogate data and provide statistics
  • A technical background is essential
  • ITIL certification at V2 or V3 would be an advantage

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Legal Project Manager

Canary Wharf, London, UK

The role

We are looking for a legal project manager to assist the head of platform with the day to day running of RegXchange. The ideal candidate for this role has paralegal or compliance experience but will be looking for a change from the every-day paralegal role. The role is extremely varied and will allow the right candidate to really build upon previous client facing skills. You will be responsible for coordinating various regulatory workstreams, liaising with our clients to solidify platform feature requests, creating proposals and assisting with marketing campaigns, as well as liaising with third party providers, drafting NDAs and reviewing internal and external agreements.

Responsibilities

  • Attending and assisting with the co-ordination of the weekly RegXchange meeting
  • Co-ordinating and assisting to run the different regulatory workstreams
  • Liaise with the IT project manager and compile reports to feed in to the Head of platform and RegXchange working group
  • Working with the admin assistant to ensure that all bills are sent out on time and to follow up with clients for unpaid invoices
  • Drafting and reviewing amendments to agreements and NDAs
  • Drafting template proposals based on the discussions held at the RegXchange meetings
  • Assisting with marketing campaigns, drafting wording for marketing materials including brochures, presentations and website content and liaising with our designer. You will draft and manage email campaigns and attend bilateral meetings with prospective clients
  • Assist with the day to day management of client queries and issues, interacting where needed with the service desk

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have done the LPC or equivalent
  • 2/3 years paralegal (or similar) experience
  • Ability to take clear and concise minutes of meetings
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong project management skills and able to work to deadlines
  • Structured products and derivatives knowledge
  • Previous experience working on PRIIPs and MiFID II

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