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Technical Developer - Murex

Remuneration:R350000 - R600000 per year Cost to company 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment

Job description

A major finance house in Johannesburg is looking for a Murex developer to join their vibrant techie team.

You will be required to analyse, design and/or implement technology best practice business changes to technology within a Murex environment. If you have experience within trading systems/global markets, along with the passion for learning new technologies, processes and delivering high-quality software, then this is the job for you!


  • A relevant IT degree in advanced maths or applied mathematics
  • Two to six years’ experience in a Murex environment
  • Murex Knowledge on Murex version 3.1x or 2.11 - Back Office experience, technical support of environments, Greenfield implementations, migration and upgrade of Murex 3.1/2.11
  • Technical Knowledge on Java, XML, XSL, XSLT Murex MxML, FpML Unix, SQL
  • Beneficial: Experience in pricing and understands financial productions used in global markets information technology- Murex trading system
  • Good understanding of Agile development methodologies and practices
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to work in a steadfast team
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solver, detail-oriented
  • Design and develop web-based real-time multi-tier integrated software applications (Murex MDML for equities, interest rate, fix, bond and volatilities), including database/data warehouse systems to address the unique needs of financial section
  • Analyse business/data processing problems and design and implement enhancements/modifications to existing software systems
  • Develop and support real-time market date streaming
  • Develop and support various applications for implementing batch-related processes
  • Analyse process and implement customised integrations for interfacing Murex with third-party tools
  • Develop/configure front-end and back-end portions of trading/risk management systems to be used by traders on the financial markets
  • Participate in the rapid development of front-end pricing and risk tools for market making activities
  • Implement reports for MIS and for trading decision support
  • Participate in the development of integration solutions and other infrastructure projects
This is a permanent role based in Johannesburg, offering a salary from R350,000 to R600,000 per annum, cost to company. The reference for this role is ND38289. Please send your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Email Nicole D on . Alternatively, call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

Get the development job you always wanted and grow a skill that is rare and up and coming in SA! If you have strong analytical skills, are a problem solver at heart and detail-oriented by nature, then this job has your name on it!

Are you ready for a change of scenery? E-Merge IT Recruitment is a niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right people with the right companies, in the right roles. Check out the E-Merge IT website for more great positions.

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If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.

Posted on 26 Mar 10:00

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