If your programming skills are matched by an enthusiasm for problem-solving, and your communication skills are as creative as your coding, there's a digital revolution underway in the UK that could use your help.
From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, my client's work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. Working here, not only will you be improving people's lives, you can be sure they'll do the same for you. I'm now looking for an experienced Java Developer to work with one of my client's key Investment Bank customers.
Alongside a competitive salary of up to £75,000, they will offer you access to their share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member, not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
The company I work with are a Top 100 employer in the UK who will not only give you the chance to work on exciting, large scale and complex now, but support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.
Your future duties and responsibilities
As a Senior Java Developer you will be working on a strategic global middle office platform for an Investment Bank client. The platform is based on cutting-edge 'Axiom Platform' framework and consumes the front office data for straight through trade processing. The team you will be working in also provide booking and allocation services for Equities and Fixed Income. You will be working within an agile environment where necessity for rapid delivery co-exists with maintaining global consistency and stability of the application. You will work in a close collaboration with the business stakeholders and with other development teams located in different regions and responsible for various parts of Equities technology landscape (order management and execution systems, back office, reference data, etc). The role covers all aspects of the development lifecycle from requirements analysis and solution design to successful implementation and SL3 support of the delivered product. It will involve the following major areas:
Implementing new functionality in Trade Manager according to business requirements Implementing adaptors to back office systems
Working closely with the Axiom core team and occasionally contributing to the development of shared framework and other platform-level tools and re-usable components
Other responsibilities include:
Participate in back-end components development/re-engineering/support
Provide effective technical solutions
Perform code reviews, ensure code/design quality
Automated tests development
Effective communication with stakeholders
Accurate tasks progress and time reporting
Release instruction and production roll-out review and support
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
The ideal person for this role will have:
Extensive experience of professional development on Java within Investment banks
Thorough understanding of equities and fixed income.
Excellent knowledge of core Java (collections, multithreading, memory consumption, GC)
Experience in working with high frequency/low latency data processing systems.
Experience with high volume data processing systems
Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (Ultramessaging (LBM), Solace, JMS)
Hands-on experience with FIX protocol
Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux
Understanding Equity trading workflows
Agile/XP development experience including test driven development
Understanding of disrupter programming pattern
Hands-on experience with technologies such as Axiom, Bandwagon, VAS programming is not essential but will make you stand out.
If you're ready for a new challenge and matching the criteria above, apply now to organise an informal chat, using the link below.