Java Developer

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Java Developer

New York, New York

December 21st 2018



The applications we develop on provide critical firm functions, such as trading desks, with a sophisticated suite of decision and analytic functions, allowing them to manage and process a large number of transactions, and make decisions with huge financial impact. The environment is fast-paced and business-focused. The ideal candidate will have programming experience in Java and/or functional programming with Scala, with good analytical and communication skills. Familiarity with event-driven real-time systems is a must. The selected candidate will interact closely with our business users globally, including traders, so strong written and verbal skills are required. 

  • Working with developers in the team and in other regions. 

  • Working closely with developers in related teams.

  • Hands on Java development of the system.

  • The candidate will be expected to build an understanding of the business domain and apply it in their development role.


Essential Skills:

  • The candidate should have a proven track record of successful software delivery projects implementing server-based java applications, with experience of applying agile processes across the full development lifecycle.

  • They should have experience of working with global teams. They must demonstrate strong communication skills and be comfortable interacting with users to understand the business domain, design technology solutions to business problems, and communicate those solutions in business language.

  • Experience working with software systems, ideally Java based server-side development on Unix/Linux.

  • Good understanding of the principles of modern software development, including multi-threaded programming and high availability systems.

  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop strong working relationships with end users.

  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality software.

  • Agile development practices.

  • Strong core Java (highly multithreaded).


  • Experience of repo, securities lending, derivatives margin, central counterparty clearing, or collateral management, whilst not required, is desirable. 

  • Test driven development.

  • Experience using relational databases (SQL).

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Job ID: A2176