- London, England, United Kingdom
- Permanent, Full time
- Credit Suisse -
- 22 Apr 19
Senior Giraffe / Zoo Risk Platform Developer # 115838
Banking today is a technology business, where digital ingenuity creates competitive advantage. At Credit Suisse, we are committed to delivering world-class technology innovation that enables our clients to reach their goals. CS's technology team is a critical commercial differentiator, creating products and services that enable the flow of financial information across the globe. We handle big challenges and create new products, using the latest technology to drive value for our business. We strive to provide applications that are robust, reliable and secure while continuously adapting to meet the evolving needs of clients both internally and externally. Our future depends on identifying and hiring the best people technologists in the financial world and bringing them together to serve our clients' needs. We offer an exemplary culture and a great working environment that nurtures collaboration and partnership; rewards excellence and encourages entrepreneurialism.
The Equities Risk IT department is responsible for the end-to-end management and delivery of Information Technology for the global Equity Derivatives, Prime, Cash, SMG and Equity Fund-Linked Products businesses.
The Equities business has a large and ongoing multi-year programme of work which includes strategic re-engineering of its Risk IT systems and architecture to converge on one strategic Risk Platform (Giraffe).
An opportunity to help develop Credit Suisse's strategic risk management system for managing Equities Risk. Using an iterative, agile, test-driven approach the Giraffe project excels within Credit Suisse in delivering a continuous stream of high-quality mission-critical software into production.
The full-stack development teams are empowered to select the best tools for the job. Our current stacks include:
- NoSQL (Elastic, Mongodb, Cassandra)
- Messaging (Artemis, Kafka)
- InfluxDB, Grafana
- Ansible, Gradle
Our development approach is:
- Agile (XP, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming, Refactoring, Clean Code)
- Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment
- Micro Services and Service Oriented Architecture
- Fun and interesting work environment
The use of these systems is being extended to additional trading desks and business areas which require significant development work to enable the systems to scale to the volumes required and extend the coverage of data.
You will become a core member of a development team.
Open to discussing flexible/agile working.
- She/he will have solid commercial software development experience
- Experience of test-driven, agile software development and associated tools/technologies
- Strong client focus
- Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with IT colleagues
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