Senior Java Developer

Job Title: Senior Java Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Reference: BBBH18755_1528802355
Contact Name: Max De Pfyffer
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2018 12:19

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Senior developer using a Java technology stack.
  • Own the delivery of business requirements through to test and production release.
  • Face-off to stakeholders - Business Development, Product, Risk, Operations - to understand business requirements, the impact on systems and able to design solutions and estimate delivery effort.
  • Deputise for team lead.
  • Occasional third line system support.

Candidate Profile / Key Skills

  • Strong server side Java development skills including required knowledge to productively develop fault tolerant distributed systems communicating via messaging middleware.
  • Keen to balance business delivery and technical improvement; will have a drive to improve quality and productivity of delivery and be able to dissect systems to incrementally deliver significant system improvements with this in mind.
  • Strong up-to-date knowledge of modern software development practices with a practical view about how to apply these in a regulated financial institution.
  • Experience with relational and no-SQL databases, will be required to work with Oracle database and Aerospike.
  • Strong familiarity with Java development toolset including Maven and Eclipse or IntelliJ.
  • Able to effectively use dependency injection frameworks such as Spring.
  • Experienced with developing unit tests executed with JUnit within a continuous integration framework.
  • Awareness of derivative trade life-cycle and typical issues which will affect batch and intraday trade processing systems.
  • Team player with a desire to work in a self-directed business focused development team.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with derivative trade management and risk or margin calculations.
  • Familiarity with Credit Derivative products.
  • Familiarity with .NET WPF GUI development would be useful.