Senior Java Developer Senior Java Developer …

Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 May 21
GBP65000 - GBP750000 per annum + benefits listed in advert
Anson McCade
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 May 21
GBP65000 - GBP750000 per annum + benefits listed in advert
Anson McCade
Fantastic opportuntiy to join a top 100 employer within professional services in London, working alongside top investment banks as a Senior Java Developer - salaries up to £75,000 + excellent package!

Senior Java Developer



If your programming skills are matched by an enthusiasm for problem-solving, and your communication skills are as creative as your coding, there's a digital revolution underway in the UK that could use your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, my client's work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. Working here, not only will you be improving people's lives, you can be sure they'll do the same for you. I'm now looking for an experienced Java Developer to work with one of my client's key Investment Bank customers.

Alongside a competitive salary of up to £75,000, they will offer you access to their share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member, not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

The company I work with are a Top 100 employer in the UK who will not only give you the chance to work on exciting, large scale and complex now, but support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.


Your future duties and responsibilities


As a Senior Java Developer you will be working on a strategic global middle office platform for an Investment Bank client. The platform is based on cutting-edge 'Axiom Platform' framework and consumes the front office data for straight through trade processing. The team you will be working in also provide booking and allocation services for Equities and Fixed Income.
You will be working within an agile environment where necessity for rapid delivery co-exists with maintaining global consistency and stability of the application. You will work in a close collaboration with the business stakeholders and with other development teams located in different regions and responsible for various parts of Equities technology landscape (order management and execution systems, back office, reference data, etc).
The role covers all aspects of the development lifecycle from requirements analysis and solution design to successful implementation and SL3 support of the delivered product. It will involve the following major areas:

  • Implementing new functionality in Trade Manager according to business requirements Implementing adaptors to back office systems
  • Working closely with the Axiom core team and occasionally contributing to the development of shared framework and other platform-level tools and re-usable components


Other responsibilities include:

  • Participate in back-end components development/re-engineering/support
  • Provide effective technical solutions
  • Perform code reviews, ensure code/design quality
  • Automated tests development
  • Effective communication with stakeholders
  • Accurate tasks progress and time reporting
  • Release instruction and production roll-out review and support
  • Code/functionality documentation


Required qualifications to be successful in this role


The ideal person for this role will have:

  • Extensive experience of professional development on Java within Investment banks
  • Thorough understanding of equities and fixed income.
  • Excellent knowledge of core Java (collections, multithreading, memory consumption, GC)
  • Experience in working with high frequency/low latency data processing systems.
  • Experience with high volume data processing systems
  • Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (Ultramessaging (LBM), Solace, JMS)
  • Hands-on experience with FIX protocol
  • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux
  • Understanding Equity trading workflows
  • Agile/XP development experience including test driven development
  • Understanding of disrupter programming pattern

Hands-on experience with technologies such as Axiom, Bandwagon, VAS programming is not essential but will make you stand out.

If you're ready for a new challenge and matching the criteria above, apply now to organise an informal chat, using the link below.

Senior Java Developer

Company Overview

About Us

Anson McCade is a specialist recruitment agency headquartered in London, with further offices in Belfast, Paris & Sydney. Operating internationally, we provide high-end, niche executive search and recruitment services within our chosen markets on a contingency or search basis.  Founded at the turn of the millennium, for 20 years and counting we have specialised in connecting the most sought after talent with our industry leading clients across the IT and Capital Markets sectors. Within these sectors we work across four main verticals; quantitative research trading & risk, digital & analytics, information technology & security, and business change, transformation & strategy.

In an ever changing business and technological landscape, the need for exceptional, agile talent is crucial to almost every organisation’s success over the long term. We target the highest calibre, most relevant individuals possible for each mandate we undertake, achieving this through a consultative, research focused approach to networking, this in addition to access to a substantial range of resources, both in-house and on-line. Our consistent success in doing so over the years has resulted in an impressive portfolio of high-end, blue chip and boutique clients, many of whom we have worked with continuously as a premier recruitment partner for over a decade.

Anson McCade has been recognised as being instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s leading organisations and most innovative start-ups. Our consultants are industry experts who understand the challenges that many organisations face in today’s frenetic and unpredictable technical and business climate, as well as the diversity, skills matrix variance and mix of ambitions and expectations of the candidates we work with.

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