Sucden Financial

With a history and heritage in commodity futures and options trading, we have evolved and diversified to become a leading global multi-asset execution, clearing and liquidity provider.

Sucden Financial’s experienced and knowledgeable teams are central to our success, drawing on their expertise to utilise ever-changing technology, markets and trading environments, to keep our clients ahead. We are open-minded, constantly evolving and adapting to tackle today’s and tomorrow’s opportunities.

Stability and strength

We appreciate how important it is to feel secure in your trading requirements. We are proud of our long-term financial stability and substantial balance sheet of over USD150m

 

 

 

Sucden Financial is a business guided by, and built on, its values. We recognise that to earn the trust of our clients, we must first generate trust and mutual respect amongst each other.

As a team, we share our challenges, successes and ambitions; we are united as ‘opportunity engineers’ – not just seizing opportunities, but creating and realising them. Our culture reflects the importance of responsibility and taking ownership of results. With our experienced, knowledgeable and determined workforce, we are ideally equipped to maximise the potential of dynamic markets, technology and trading environments.

 

Investing in your career

Sucden Financial is defined by our employees, who we respect as talented individuals and our most valuable assets. When you join us, you’ll find we are committed to investing in your development and progression, helping you enjoy and share in the success of our business. In turn, we look for a high degree of motivation, commitment and enthusiasm. Naturally, we expect our employees to work to the highest standards of integrity and ethical behaviour.

An ambitious company

Our continuous investment in your career means you’ll be able to learn and develop your skills and knowledge, through on-the-job and professional training. Sucden Financial is a continually evolving, ambitious company, providing plenty of opportunities to grow with us and enhance your career and status.

Thoughtful support

In our company, you will be part of an organisation that values you, supports your training and career development, and helps you maintain your physical and mental health through a variety of well-being initiatives.

Encouraging bold ideas

At Sucden Financial, we encourage and embrace entrepreneurship, innovative thinking and bold, fresh ideas. We have a positive, practical attitude to risk-taking and initiative.

Diversity and conduct

We are proud of our diverse workforce. We support an inclusive culture and do not discriminate on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

 

Our core values are:

  • Act with integrity and respect

  • Build valued client relationships through opportunity-engineering, innovation and trust

  • Commit to responsibility and accountability

We incorporate and encourage these values in our day-to-day working life, helping us create a workforce that is all-inclusive, caring and innovative.

 

Why Sucden Financial 

Our success starts with you and your well-being. Working in an ever-changing and challenging environment requires commitment and development in many different areas to reach your full potential.

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Working here

We are a friendly, close-knit company, where people and teams understand each other’s challenges and pressures, and make sure we collectively achieve exceptional results for our clients. Together we are hardworking, diverse and innovative. Our roles fall into three main areas: Support, Front Office and IT.

 

Where you fit in

We are a friendly, close-knit company, where people and teams understand each other’s challenges and pressures, and make sure we collectively achieve exceptional results for our clients. Together we are hardworking, diverse and innovative. Our roles fall into three main areas: Support, Front Office and IT.

Support functions

Considered the backbone of the company, our operations and support functions cover many varied roles, including Operations, Human Resources, Compliance, Marketing, Research, Credit, Risk, Documentation, Accounts and Treasury.

Front office

Our traders and brokers have decades of experience within the commodities, FX and fintech industries. There are various opportunities to learn from and grow alongside some of the finest talent in the industry, in areas such as sales, account management, quantitative analysis, trading and broking.

IT

With almost all trading taking place electronically, clients rely on our systems to fulfil their trading needs accurately and efficiently, making IT and system development a crucial element of our business. This is a fast-paced environment, with opportunities to work in trade support, system development and technical projects.

 

Aug 19, 2021
Reports to Front Office Development Manager Role We are looking for an experienced Developer to help design, develop, test and maintain all aspects of our trading system. The successful candidate will work within our innovative, progressive and agile team of Java and Scala specialists, building and maintaining a high performance, high availability, distributed, service oriented, futures and options trading system which runs on Linux hosts in our London and Hong Kong data centres and within the Microsoft Azure cloud. Our system is a direct revenue generator, enabling the primary broking and trading activities of the company, with users all over the world. Our ever-growing tool kit includes Linux workstations, NetBeans, IntelliJ, Maven, SBT, Ant, Mercurial, GitHub and Jenkins Pipeline CI plus tools and environments for mobile app development with React Native on Apple and Android devices. We are constantly making technical and business enhancements to the system...
Sucden Financial London, UK Full time