Junior Java Developer

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Junior Java Developer

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: £45,000/yr - £70,000/yr


One of London’s most historic financial institutions is currently going through an exciting period of change from both a technology and people perspective. They are already very successful in the market however have now made a large investment to modernise the way they work. This includes building a new trading system from scratch, investing in new technologies and empowering people with one of the most refreshingly flat structure in the market.

They are currently looking for a Junior Java Developer, alongside 22 best in market hires, to work on the greenfield build of a state of the art trading system. This position will be part of the Trading Services team, focused on building core components of the greenfield trading system.

The ideal candidate will reciprocate the businesses values and have a genuine want to be part of their journey. This role will need someone who has experience with Java development, and a desire to learn and grow as an Engineer. The company will provide mentorship and guidance, supported by a high performing, experienced team of Engineers who are happy to share their knowledge.

Key Skills

· Experience coding in Java

· Working knowledge of Spring framework, Spring Boot and microservices architectures

· Experience working with Apache Kafka or similar messaging system

· 1 years+ experience in a Software Engineering role

· Experience working with some form of financial Derivatives is desirable

· Previous experience working for an Exchange or with Order Management Systems is desirable

· Strong knowledge of multiple databases including Oracle, MySQL, and MS-SQL Sever will be a great advantage

· Knowledge of the FIX Protocol

Key Responsibilities:

· Build scalable, highly performant Java code

· Contribute to the development of key components and features of a greenfield trading platform, working autonomously with the trust and support of your leaders and peers

If this role is of interest, then don’t hesitate to apply!

Recruiter: John Lavery


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