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Software Engineer – Java (VP)

Req #: 170114707
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Software Engineer – Java (VP)
Glasgow Technology Centre
The role is for an experienced senior java developer in the OTC Clearing Services development team. The team focuses on the development of solutions for the OTC Clearing business for connectivity and STP to the derivatives clearing houses globally. The role offers the exciting opportunity to work with a variety open source and cloud technologies to deliver both highly scalable and available systems.
The team develops using agile development methodologies and follows key agile practices such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming. The candidate will have experience in all aspects of agile delivery and help to drive best technology and development practices within the team.
  • Responsible for application design and development supporting the Cleared Derivatives Technology – OTC platform
  • Developing a high performance transaction or reporting system with large databases and multi-tier architectures
  • Collaboration with developers to ensure consistent integration of services across teams
  • Excellent understanding of full software life cycle development processes including Agile processes
  • Accountability for unit-level design, coding, unit testing, integration testing as well as participating in the full SDLC
  • Best practice with respect to development techniques and system architecture
  • Demonstrate high-quality product that can pass critical peer review, and work within a demanding environment
  • Mentor developers through code reviews and feedback
Be part of a growing hub:
  • With experts on hand to support you with challenging projects
  • Rich internal communities, both work-related and social
  • We are trusted by JP Morgan globally to deliver quality applications
 What we will do for you:
  • Provide the tools, training and team to help you innovate
  • We provide a flexible working environment with a dress down code
  • We will challenge you to progress your career the way you want
  • Continuous technology innovation, truly global collaboration and real career mobility
  • Offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package including pension, bonus scheme and private medical for you and your family
Interested? This is what you will have:
  • Hands-on technical ability is a must; successful candidate will be an individual contributor in addition to mentoring / leading other developers through code review and feedback.
  • Strives to improve both the team and them by keeping up to date with market and industry
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and flexible with a positive attitude
  • Possess a strong understanding of server side design patterns, clean architecture, object orientated design & programming and continuous delivery principles
  • Strong time management skills; efficient at multi-tasking and able to work under pressure to deliver multiple business demands on-time, to a high standard
  • In-depth understanding of performance tuning, message integrity and security related to real-time applications
  • Experience of working on highly scalable, highly available, event-driven distributed systems and service-oriented architecture with complex system interactions.
  • Strong experience and desire to be an example for the team for test driven development, Junit, understanding what it means to TEST code and deliver solution
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills; successful candidate will be dealing with operations and technology teams on a regular basis
  • Ability to clearly define and articulate business requirements.
  • Experience of a project life-cycle, including breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and estimating the work required
  • Familiarity with below tools in below areas will be advantageous:
    • Build tools, i.e. Maven
    • Continuous integration tools, i.e. Jenkins
    • Version control systems, i.e. GIT
    • Application frameworks e.g. Spring
    • NoSQL technologies i.e. GemFire, Cassandra
Desirable skills
  • Working with latest open source products like Eureka, Spring Boot, Spark, SOLR, Kafka etc.
  • Working with cloud technologies (AWS, Cloud Foundry etc.)
  • Knowledge of BI and Visualization tools such QlikView
  • Knowledge of Relational database, experience with PL/SQL querying (Oracle – preferable)     
  • Understanding /experience of challenges facing investment banking in emerging markets 
  • Regulatory project experience e.g. MIFID, Dodd-Frank, NCMR, etc.
  • Understanding end to end lifecycle of financial products (Rates derivatives or other derivatives) including: pricing, risk management, trade capture, confirmations, legal entity flows, accounting and regulatory requirements

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