Senior Java Software Engineer

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Employer: LSEG Romania
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Management - Consulting
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 10.12.2018

    UnaVista is the London Stock Exchange's matching, reconciliation and data integration service, our customers being tier 1 investment banks, hedge funds, brokers and other financial institutions.
    All instances of UnaVista are hosted by the Exchange. It is a ‘rich internet application’, written in Java with a SQL Server back end, and pure HTML/Javascript front end.
    Due to continued organic growth, we are looking for a new member for the Platform Development team to maintain and enhance the UnaVista platform, in accordance with the requirements specified by the Product Management, Product Solutions and Professional Services teams. Our culture is dynamic, and requires each individual to adapt rapidly to change, contribute fully and think on their feet.

    Key responsibilities for this role are;

    • To carry out software development tasks in accordance with the application lifecycle management process, as part of the Platform Architecture team;
    • To design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code;
    • To ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application;
    • To perform code review tasks and to be able to train other colleagues on various technical subjects;
    • To innovate and keep an eye out for improvement ideas;
    • To support the QA team, customer support, solutions & professional services teams as required;
    • To assist in projects connected to the Exchange data center where UnaVista is hosted;
    • To ensure that all work is in accordance with the defined application development lifecycle process

    Key behaviours and skills:

    • 5+ years of hands-on development experience in a complex environment;
    • Deep technical knowledge of Java (including multi-threading, Spring, Hibernate, REST). Java 8 knowledge is a plus;
    • SQL knowledge and hands-on experience (preferably on MS SQL Server) at intermediate-advanced level;
    • Javascript knowledge is a plus (including knowledge of frameworks e.g. ExtJS /Sencha /JQuery);
    • Experience with AJAX, DHTML, Jetty, Apache (all on Windows platforms);
    • Experience with real time messaging systems (e.g. ActiveMQ) is a plus;
    • Very good knowledge of various design and architectural patterns;
    • Experience with GIT, TeamCity/Jenkins and continuous integration is desirable;
    • Familiarity with tools relevant to the above – e.g. hands on use of systems for requirements gathering and bug tracking, documentation tools, CRM systems
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Engineering/science degree

    Other information

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, interested in the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you a forward thinker and problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast forward your career.

    We maximise each employee’s potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
    Pillar 3 Supplemental Pension;

    25 days’ holiday a year;
    Private medical insurance;
    Group life insurance policy;
    Meal vouchers;
    Other cool perks.


    People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business.  Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture.  We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives.  We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

    A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community.  As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee’s potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.