Senior Applications Developer Senior Applications Developer …

Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
to £85K + 15% Bonus
Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
to £85K + 15% Bonus
Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech
In this role, you will be following an agreed method, development and enhancement of software, deployment preparation, bug fixing and 3rd level BAU support for in house applications. It will be your role to ensure high-quality solutions and processes are developed and implemented, conforming to suitable technology and product sets.

How you'll spend your time....

To work within the wider client development team 20% - Co-ordinating business vertical development team activities, ensuring best practice and agreed SDLC are followed20% - To analyse solution options, provide written design specifications and develop new software or enhancements to existing software as part of project delivery or smaller change initiatives 60% - To be hands-on keyboard developer.

This includes (but is not limited to) releases of functionality, data loads, unit testing etc. This will include the following processes, forming the full Project Life Cycle:

  • Technical connection between the various IT teams and staff
  • Technical connection between US and India tech teams and UK based tech teams
  • Analysis and design of business and technical requirements
  • Completion of functional and technical Specifications
  • Development / Configuration / Scripting and Unit Testing
  • Participation in end-to-end application testing
  • Assisting with regression testing
  • Resolving issues found during testing
  • Assisting with User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Assisting with deployments to production
  • Full life cycle project delivery
  • Post implementation support
  • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and peer IT strategies
  • 3rd line application support for legacy and new applications.

Key Capabilities :

To be successful in this role you will have....

  • The ideal candidate will have previous development experience, a good working knowledge of cloud technologies with proven experience in a similar role. 
  • AWS services expertise, Python, Java/Scala, UI expertise (React/Angular), DevExpress experience and a solid financial background understanding are essential
  • Previous experience in a software engineering/development role
  • Experience of full development lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of data structures, databases and data access
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions to technical problems
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate at technical and non-technical levels
  • Keen interest in financial markets and the desire to pursue a career in this area
  • Previous experience of working within a financial institution
  • Good knowledge of financial instruments within the FrontMiddleBack Office operational modelsenvironments
  • Experience of multiple software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Good knowledge of financial instruments and the Front Office operational model
  • High level of technical IT expertise (with a slant towards Microsoft technologies: Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, IIS, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSMS, C#.Net (versions 2.0 to 4.6), Visual Studio 2019, MVC, ASP.NET, WPF, WCF, etc.);
  • Relational / object database implementation, modelling and integration
  • Internet / legacy system / client-server architectures
  • Awareness of Project Management methodologies, e.g. PRINCE2, Kanban

Desired Capabilities :

If you also had this, it would be great….

Previous buy side financial services experience

VBA (for legacy application work)

Front Office Order Management Systems (Blackrock Aladdin)

NANT, TDD, NUnit, Fitnesse

Company Overview

About us:

We established ourselves in 2011, right after the financial crises, owing to the competition in the market, we tried hard to differentiate ourselves. We decided utilise our combined experience to build a people focused agency with the aim of providing quality service to both clients and candidates, hence, #succeedingtogether.

The name Paritas was chosen as it comes from the Latin word, Pariter, which translates to together. We strongly believe success comes when both parties work together openly and transparently. We have established a reputation for working closely with both clients and candidates, using our significant market knowledge to fully understand the need, before providing a tailored solution. Whether you’re a candidate looking for a new challenge and a move up the ladder, or if you’re a client seeking the right candidate for a vacancy, we can deliver.

Moreover, the senior team with over decades of experience personally train each and every new member of the Paritas family. We believe in passing on what we have learnt and add value to all our stakeholders. We thoroughly enjoy what we do and take great satisfaction in helping people. Our coverage ranges from the newly qualified to regional director level across Europe.

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