Senior Java Engineer
We are looking for Java Developer to join ForexClear IT Development team. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of LSEG's fastest growing entities and is embarking on a public cloud migration.
The candidate must have a Science orientated degree and Java development skills. Someone who is intellectually curious, 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.
As a member of the team, they will work on delivery of projects, carry out improvements and provide support on a highly critical clearing system.
They will collaborate closely and coordinate with business users and other technology areas
Demonstrate you are highly motivated to learn, solve problems and grow their skills. They will require excellent communication skills to work collaboratively both within the team and across the wider organization to deliver outstanding change work.
What you'll be doing:
May be require to provide O/N support on rare occasions.
Developing on a highly regulated business that is systemic to the financial markets (equivalence of a nuclear plant)
Individual must be well-adapted in adhering to the company standards in development, testing and change governance.
Chip in towards design solutions that can sustain our high computation and low latency business requirements.
Work alongside quants, business analysis and product owners to drive the right solution
Help drive our agile philosophy
Accountable for project delivery from inception to production, including budget, timelines and technical debt
What you'll bring:
Has experience in hands-on commercial software development, and is looking for a their next move
Agile/Scrum development practices and principles focusing on writing high-performance, clean, quality code
Has experience of delivering within a project team
Learning design skills
Good conceptual grasp of all aspects of software development gained by involvement in the full project life cycle of at least 2 major project
Follow best in class in automation, CI/CD, technology aware and uphold agile methodologies
Interest in being Scrum-master or agile certification
Some use of TDD/BDD frameworks e.g. Cucumber
Awareness of standards and practices within the development team.
Excellent communication and collaboration using both verbal and written skills.
Development of maintenance procedures and processes for CI/CD processes to remove key person dependencies
Ability to collaborate with others within the wider team to find the best way to resolve a technological, infrastructure, security or development issue.
Build resilient, robust and secure features and take ownership throughout the SDLC
Experience of finance and/or FX business.
Experience in or certified as Scrummaster
Desirable to have experience of high-frequency/low latency development
Exposure to quant/pricing analytical libraries
Use of any wider Spring ecosystem projects
Any experience in Kafka as a messaging broker would be advantageous
Use of monitoring frameworks such as Micrometer, Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana
Front end technologies such as React, NPM and node.js
JMS message API
Understanding of the SDLC, Object Orientated and Functional programming.
Architectural and Design patterns of distributed systems
Actor-based frameworks such as Akka or Quasar
AWS, Terraform, Terragrunt, Kubernetes, Docker, Packer, Anthos on AWS, Istio and service mesh
Good RDBMS skills such as Oracle or MySQL
Exposure to NoSQL technologies
What you'll get in return:
Be part of a growing company and share in its success.
As a small entity within LSEG your work contributions are transparent, impactful and recognised by senior leadership.
Future career growth opportunity within ForexClear as well as the wider LSEG group.
Lots of learning with access to significant training and certification.
Chance to join a high calibre team that loves success and teamwork.
Opportunity to craft the team.
An outstanding opportunity and challenge to work on groundbreaking technology and meet resilience standards beyond normal cloud provisioning.
Flexible hybrid working conditions (Digital First).
Competitive compensation package.
Access to regular 1-2-1 mentoring and leadership with option to grow as either a people manager or individual contributor.
Well defined and clear objectives and quarterly reviews to support career growth.
Access to seminars and events.
Potential to travel to London if preferred.
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)
Pillar 3 Private Pension
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.
Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 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.
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