The C++ Developer within LGR IT will work as part of a team responsible for developing software to perform liabilities calculations for the business. Development is primarily in C++ but in addition to having an extensive C++ development background, the role will also work with other technologies including, QT, C#, Python, VBA and shell scripts. The role implements models for liabilities pricing and the SII model, as well a user interface, using Agile Continuous Delivery methodologies.
You will be responsible for contributing to and maintaining the liabilities library and user interface(s). This will involve design, test, and documentation.
Work closely with the existing developers to ensure new development is compatible with existing functionality from both a design and best practice standpoint, and leave no key person risk in the team
Work closely with the team lead, business actuaries and architects to develop a robust, production quality liabilities user interface (which may form part of, or lead a wider scoped user interface).
Engage in peer code reviews and work constructively to continually (and demonstrably) improve the code base; provide continual improvement to the systems
Provide value of the entire software development lifecycle; analyse system operational processes to determine where software development will aid automation and reduce operational and model risk
Deliver full unit test coverage of code, drive and own system tests where appropriate, and drive business testing. Work collaboratively with the entire product team and not in isolation
Modern C++ software development experience and coding skills, open source libraries (C++11/14, Boost), C#, QT, VBA, Python, GUI design and/or development an advantage
In depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel (experience with XLW or xlWings an advantage).
Expert knowledge of software development in analytical and model risk scenarios
Capacity to estimate, manage own work and keep within plan
Continuous Delivery toolkit; Source control, issue management software (Perforce, Subversion, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins)
Experience with Windows and Linux development environments and tooling (Visual Studio, MSVC, GCC).
Hands on use of Unix commands / file systems and scripting
Building financial engineering systems using bespoke software solutions, with experience of validation of results, preferably in the pensions and annuity modelling area
Provision of designs and assistance with the requirements gathering of analytics and cash flow modelling functionality
Proven ability to address and use initiative to deliver solutions to technical and business problems
Proven experience in software or database systems development and/or support with experience of project life cycles and complex product installation, customisation and commissioning - as well as validation testing
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.