Java Architect Financial Services London 85,000

Job Title: Java Architect Financial Services London 85,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH19258_1533316460
Contact Name: Mobolaji Sanusi
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 03, 2018 18:14

Job Description

Java Architect - Financial Services - London - £85,000

A leading financial services institution is looking for a Java Architect to join the capital markets surveillance technology product team. The capital markets technology product team are responsible for all products/solutions supporting the equity markets. You will be working in a first class working environment at the centre of the financial community on challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop solutions architecture for capital market surveillance systems.
  • Provide technical specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered.
  • Work closely with surveillance market supervision, business development, quants and internal/external development teams to define and build technical solutions.
  • Hands-on role that requires writing code, unit tests, and build/deployment scripts as and when required.
  • Research in-house/vendor products to decide if they will be suitable for the requirements of market surveillance/supervision.
  • Must prepare and present complex technical subjects to different levels of audiences.
  • Provide operational 3rd/2nd line support of production issues with surveillance technology systems.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable years of enterprise experience programming with languages such as Java or Python.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a numerical subject such as maths, computer science, etc.
  • Experience working on surveillance platforms for capital markets or financial trading.
  • Self-starter who has excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • In depth experience of Agile delivery across the full SDLC using Jira/Scrum/Kanban.
  • Broad range of experience implementing robust and cost-effective solutions on AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Experience designing and implementing CI/CD solutions.
  • Experience establishing and implementing methods to increase software quality, especially (but not limited to) integration testing, TDD, BDD and performance testing
  • SQL and use of Business Intelligence tools for data analysis and report generation (e.g. Excel, Tableau, Business Objects, Data Visualisation) is a desirable.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Java Architect looking for a new challenge within an innovative global company with a wealth of expertise and knowledge.

If you are interested in this role please contact me on 02031894344.