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Senior Java Developer Financial Services London 85,000

Job Title: Senior Java Developer Financial Services London 85,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry: financial services
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
REF: BBBH19098_1533232432
Contact Name: Mobolaji Sanusi
Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Description


Senior Java Developer - Financial Services - London - £85,000

A leading financial services institution is looking for a Senior Java Developer to take ownership of the delivery of working software into their systemically critical platform. This platform continues to experience significant growth and constant change whilst maintaining the very highest levels of service availability. You will be working in a first class working environment at the centre of the financial community on challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the analysis, design, build and delivery of software components written in Java.
  • Collaborating with fellow developers, financial market infrastructure experts, testers, architects and operations teams to deliver working solutions.
  • Assimilate, challenge, help refine and then apply our architectural principles around scalability, security and fault tolerance.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the mechanics of clearing and apply this knowledge.
  • Play a lead role in the team - manage and support work execution and training of more junior members.
  • In addition to Java the role involves exposure to other platforms and technologies including Murex, Oracle, FpML, Spring Boot, Javascript and REST.


Essential Skills:

  • Strong experience as a Java or Murex developer within the Clearing or Financial Services industries.
  • Demonstrable experience working with clearing and interest rate derivative pricing, risk and clearing margin calculations.
  • Experience of managing a small team of developers.
  • Expert level knowledge of Java 8+, Spring, Spring Boot and related technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of CI toolset including Maven/Gradle or similar, Jenkins/TeamCity or similar, and git.
  • Expert knowledge of XML, JSON and related technologies. Good understanding of FpML.
  • Experience of developing complex, high throughput Java code using TDD or BDD.
  • Experience of PL/SQL and good understanding of Oracle or other relational database systems.
  • Knowledge of agile or lean software development within a small to medium sized team.
  • A pragmatic understanding of the latest micro service based architectures and supporting infrastructure.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Senior Java Developer 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.