Java Software Engineer

Location London
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 Per annum
Contact name: Andrew Spence

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293584300
Job ref: 21506
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 11 June 2021

A Senior Developer is required to work with teams delivering innovative projects within the financial services sector. During client engagements, the successful candidate will work as part of a small team of Consultants and perform activities such as technical analysis, design, development and testing – supported by high-quality documentation.

Our client is looking for a proactive, team-orientated, intelligent and ambitious candidate with a keen focus on delivering results and the ability to remain diligent, cool-headed and professional at all times.

Through projects, training and development we will help successful candidates to develop specific areas of deep expertise for which they will become recognised. This will provide the opportunity to drive business development in their chosen area of expertise.

The successful candidate will work within our consulting practice to provide challenging project-based services within financial services, covering areas such as electronic markets, trading and risk management. Projects can be performed either on the client site or on an outsourced basis.

Skills and Qualities -

The key skills and qualities required are:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in Java, with strong experience in the financial sector.

  • Minimum 2:1 or equivalent at degree level.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a team-based attitude.

  • Passion for delivering solutions whilst learning and expanding skills.

  • Comfortable working directly with end users in client environments.

  • An ability to conduct careful, structured analysis on complex problems or requirements in order to identify effective solutions.

  • An ability to independently plan, organise and manage work.

  • Strong experience of a wide range of Spring Frameworks and JEE APIs.

  • Strong knowledge of internet communication protocols and data formats, e.g. REST, JSON, HTTP*, etc.

  • Competent database knowledge including transactions, indexing and SQL in different dialects.

  • Competent knowledge of a variety of messaging systems and enterprise integration patterns.

  • Competency and best-practice knowledge in code management & metrics solutions.

  • A contiguous employment history for at least five years.

Desirable skills and qualities are:

  • Competency in Java EE.

  • Exposure to Big Data, NoSQL or grid programming.

  • Competency in C#, C++, ES5+ JavaScript and frameworks or Python.

  • Spark or Symphony Grid

  • Full stack developer

  • Large scale Database (GreenPlum, Cassandra, Snowflake)

  • KDB

  • Mongo

  • Cloud Technologies

  • Automated testing

  • AWS/ Azure /Snowflake

Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 Per annum