Technical Lead - Java

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 02.02.2023

    About the role

    We are looking for a Technical Lead who will take a leading role in developing back-end applications for financial data analysis. Applications developed provide APIs for analysis of market data both historically and in real-time streaming fashion. API customers include GUI applications as well as direct API callers, with an emphasis on producing meaningful analytics on large data sets in responsive time (seconds or sub-second).


    Client Engagement:

    • Candidate will be expected to be involved when engaging with product teams and performing requirements analysis and evaluation
    • Reviews product requirements and works with product teams to modify them as needed
    • Develops functional specifications and system design specifications for client engagements
    • Serves as an expert or liaison for technology issues


    • Candidate will participate in technical design work
    • Manages, researches, and recommends external and internal tools and applications
    • Researches, analyses and resolves complex problems and issues
    • Provides design recommendations, develops application and custom integration solutions including major enhancements and interfaces
    • Researches new and emerging technologies
    • Evaluates and makes recommendations for new tools, technologies and platforms to be implemented
    • Implements solutions using the appropriate programming languages and tools
    • Candidate should be flexible and eager to learn new systems or languages, as required
    • Carries out unit testing and implements cross functional systems ensuring system meets needs of client and business


    • Leads or works on multiple projects with varying levels of complexity and acts as oversight and escalation of lower levels
    • Work with external contractors
    • Will mentor individuals within the group
    • May manage a small team with administrative responsibilities (performance management)
    • Manages own and team resources in accordance with project schedule
    • Experience in Scrum workflow and using JIRA will be helpful
    • Practices and promotes good coding practices among the team: test-driven design, clean and well-commented code, proper source versioning (Git) practices

    Information Security:

    • Developing secure code is an important priority at LSEG and impacts application development at many different levels
    • Candidate will implement and use required security monitoring tools
    • Daily overview and assessment of exceptions identified from review of system, application logs and custom monitoring tools, alert, and usage-based events, and follow up, as necessary
    • Performs and evaluates application security reviews on an ongoing basis using industry standard tools
    • Reviews change management requests for security relevance and impact and suggests potential solutions
    • Designs software and architectures with information security built-in at the onset
    • Promotes awareness and education of security matters
    • Understands the organizations technical security policies, the code of business conduct and ethics to translate into requirements for technical and non-technical staff
    • Manages and evaluates corporate security and mitigates risks associated with confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company's information assets
    • Keeps abreast of, understands, and analyses security trends, issues, technology, and business environment

    Audit & Compliance:

    • Coordinates, plans, and executes information technology compliance and regulatory audits
    • Executes and manages all aspects of audit efforts including planning, preparation, audit reports, fieldwork, and follow-up activities
    • Tracks and follows up on remediation efforts from issues identified in the audit process
    • Reviews effort to ensure compliance to application architecture standards

    Operational Support:

    • Follows procedures from Operations teams for the proper release and maintenance of applications
    • Implements sufficient monitoring and alarming for automated error handling or appropriate escalation
    • Designs resilient and redundant systems
    • Supports Operations team for diagnosis of issues in running systems when necessary

    Experience and qualifications


    • Broad experience in a range of languages / environments
    • Java / Spring Boot
    • Web Services, REST APIs, WebSocket
    • Multithreading concepts and practice
    • Data structures
    • Git or other source control, CI/CD/Jenkins, Unit testing frameworks

    Nice to have:

    • AWS experience, especially ECS, EC2, CloudFormation, ELB, Route53, RDS
    • SQL database / PostgreSQL use and optimization
    • Kafka, SQS, other streaming messaging protocols
    • Distributed systems
    • Linux OS, Bash
    • C/C++, Python
    • Network, TCP/IP

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
    We maximize each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    • 25 days' holiday per year
    • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
    • Annual wellness allowance
    • Share Purchase Plan
    • Medical Health Insurance
    • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
    • Dental Coverage
    • Life insurance
    • Pillar 3 Private Pension
    • Meal Vouchers
    • Flexible Benefits
    • Bookster
    • Volunteering Events
    • Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

    Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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