• High to attract the best + equity
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Excelsior Search
  • 2019-05-21

Senior Java Developer – Financial Markets Trading, Cloud Native, Spring, Kafka, Agile.

  • Full time
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • 21 May 19

Exciting opportunity for exceptionally talented Java Developer, with an exciting high growth disruptive FinTech firm for the financial markets building a next generation, high performance, cloud native trading platform. Chance to learn and develop expertise with the latest technologies - Kafka, AI, Cloud Native, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud.

This exciting FinTech company specialises in high performance trading systems for the financial markets, and they’re currently developing their next generation of cloud native artificial intelligence applications for traders to use.  Very innovative and dynamic international FinTech firm, expanding their software engineering team in the City of London to build out their cloud trading solutions.

The Senior Java Developer role will take on a range of responsibilities including designing and developing trading, back-end services and AI based components within a highly automated, continuous delivery environment.  Chance to learn and develop expertise with the latest technologies i.e. Kafka, AI, Cloud Native apps, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud etc.

Appropriate applicants will have the following skills / experience:

- At least 7 years Java Development experience.

- Spring framework, Spring Boot and/or Spring Cloud.

- Microservices, REST & APIs

- Used to Agile working (e.g. Scum, Kanban, Lean etc)

- Not expecting it, but some Kafka experience would of course be a bonus, and if you don’t yet have Kafka experience great chance to learn it.

- Financial markets experience desirable.

This really is a first-class opportunity for a Senior Java Developer to develop their career in the exciting and high value FinTech sector, working with smart like-minded people, and with the newest technologies building next generation cloud native trading applications for the financial markets.


Keywords: Senior Java Developer, Senior Java Engineer, Software Engineer, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, AWS, Cloud Native, Microservices, REST, API, Microservices, Docker, Kubernetes, TDD, BDD, Agile, Scrum, trading, financial markets, traders, artificial intelligence, city of London, FinTech.

Excelsior Search

Since 1999 Excelsior Search has been partnering with financial technology (FinTech), data and research providers to the global capital markets and investment industry. Whilst supporting immense technological change the past two decades, using our deep niche industry and specialist talent acquisition expertise we play a key role in helping our clients build high performing teams across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Creating win-win situations
We work passionately in close partnership with fintech companies to secure for them the very best talent available globally, delivering win-win solutions all round: ✓ The companies we partner with hire proven top performers whom can make a dramatic difference to their business i.e. by providing strong C level leadership, build great products and realise true sales potential. ✓ By only partnering with the best companies in the sector, we add significant value to the careers of the industry professionals placed and hiring executives, enabling top performers to shine and meet their own career goals and earning potential.

Companies we partner with
We recruit for providers of financial technology, market data, investment research and consultancy services. This also includes partnering with private equity & venture capital companies, fintech innovation labs & hubs playing an important role developing the fintech ecosystem.

Roles we fill
C level down and across all company functions; executive management, sales & business development, marketing & communications, client servicing & relationship / account management, systems implementation & consulting, product management, sales engineering, finance, legal & compliance.

Global coverage
Track record of hiring and extensive industry networks in: New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Sao Paulo, London, Paris, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich, Dubai, Cape Town, Sydney, Singapore & Hong Kong.