Our Client is a US Tier 1 multinational investment bank. We’re currently forming a team to support the modernisation of their transaction reporting engines. The systems are highly available and support a large trading volume from their desks in NY, London and Asia. Both ETD and OTC products.
You will be joining First Derivatives development team distributed between New York, London & Newry. You will also be supported by a team of First Derivative Business Analysts and QA Engineers.
You will be involved in development of core server-side functionality and optimisations. The role does not involve deployment or support of the application.
Building highly-available, fault-tolerant code
Identifying problems and code reverse engineering
Test Driven Development with appropriate unit tests for every functional change
Working with the BA team to complete Spikes and analyse issues
Supporting the QA team for Functional and Regression Testing
Working with the wider Dev team to ensure the success of each Sprint
Balancing technical implementation with the business schedule and deadlines
Collaboration with Scrum Master and wider management team when required
3+ years of experience and excellent knowledge of Core Java (i.e. Collections, Generics and Functional Programming etc.)
An ability to break down a problem and present a logical solution or next step to solving a problem
Very Experienced in source code control and CI Systems (i.e. git/bit bucket/stash, Jenkins etc.)
Comfortable with modern IDEs (Eclipse and IntelliJ)
Experience with build automation and dependency management tools like Gradle
Experience with IoC frameworks like Spring
Experience with RDBMS (Sybase, DB2 and PostgreSQL)
Comfortable working across both Windows and Unix
An ability to work independently and reach out to the team for support in a timely fashion
Good written and spoken English
Nice to have
Knowledge of regulatory frameworks like MIFID, EMIR, SFTR and FRTB
Experience in Investment banking and an understanding of Financial Products and Life Cycle Events
We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2250 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.
Benefits including pension, healthcare, business expenses, competitive holidays and more.