Senior Java Developer, London Senior Java Developer, London …

Harrington Starr
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 19
£100,000 + Package
Harrington Starr
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 19
£100,000 + Package
A technology-focused trading firm is hiring a talented Senior Java Developer. The core activity for the business is focused on developing innovative winning strategies. My client combines technologies and processes in ways that are currently uncommon in the finance marketplace. This is an opportunity for quick and fulfilling career progression working alongside talented and experienced industry professionals!

Senior Java Developer, London

A technology-focused trading firm is hiring a talented Senior Java Developer. The core activity for the business is focused on developing innovative winning strategies. My client combines technologies and processes in ways that are currently uncommon in the finance marketplace.

The successful Senior Java Developer will understand the CS fundamentals, and have strong interest in the financial markets, wit at least 5 years’ experience.

As the Senior Java Developeryou will take a proactive approach to quickly build on and develop your skills, bring new ideas and your enthusiasm to get involved with a fast-paced and dynamic technology-driven trading firm.

You will be joining an extremely talented team, and have the following Senior Java Developer responsibilities:

  • Developing front and back-office Java code to support algorithmic trading strategies
  • Producing industrial-strength code from prototype, proof of concepts generated by Quantitative researchers
  • Build a variety of tools and processes to aid the trading team in the day to day execution
  • Active contribution to continuous improvements in technologies and methodologies used by the team

Required skills

  • Computer Science or related degree
  • 5+ Years commercial Java experience (J2SE - J2EE)
  • SQL (MySQL specifically)
  • Git / VCS
  • Multithreading / Asynchronous Messaging
  • JUnit + Mock frameworks

You will learn (beneficial to have prior)

  • AWS Cloud Infrastructure (EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Lambda functions)
  • Experience creating and managing microservice architecture
  • Experience with container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, ECR, EKS)
  • Linux DevOps (Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, Vagrant)
  • Financial Business Knowledge
  • Spring/Spring Data/JPA/Hibernate

You will join a small but growing firm, which brings benefits of gaining exposure to all parts of the business along with the opportunity and expectation to demonstrate individual flair and contribute to the growth of the company. 


This is an opportunity for quick and fulfilling career progression working alongside talented and experienced industry professionals!

Please get in touch ASAP with Bryn Heath at Harrington Starr for more information

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