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Software Development / Engineering
£700 per day

Front Office Java Developer – Contract

The firm is a Large International Banking organisation, a leading provider of Capital Market products with an impressive global footprint. 

They require a person with a strong background in the financial services field with strong communication skills and the ability to partner with cross-functional teams. You will be working in a regional distributed development team, providing technical and business driven solutions. 

Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. You will be involved in the full development life cycle of changes from analysis and design through to implementation and third line support.

The ideal person for this role will be confident in building bespoke pricing and trading platforms, as well as distribution of market data to external clients. You will have strong knowledge of multi-threaded and concurrent Java development as well as a good understanding of JVM internals, particularly Java garbage collection. You should be proactive and a good team player and initiator. 


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Core Java 7 & 8 on Linux 
  • 6-7+ years of recent server-side Java experience
  • 2 years + experience working on low latency application
  • Good database knowledge (Sybase,SQL Server) 
  • Some exposure to Front office Risk and P&L systems
  • Distributed multi node application architecture
  • Unit testing and mocking, particularly Junit, selenium and cucumber
  • Experience of git, maven, jenkins, ansible 
  • Linux usage for development and operation
  • Middleware cache system memcahed, redis, couchbase etc


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