OO Perl Developer Fintech Banking FInancial Services MySQL Open Source

james joseph associates
United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
OO Perl Developer Fintech Banking FInancial Services MySQL Open Source Agile SCRUM culture Our client is a long-established Fintech organisation that is the clear market leader in their particular sector of the banking/capital markets vendor industry. They seek a talented OO Perl Developer's to join their expanding team. The business is continuing to enjoy exponential growth and profitability, has a number of exciting new products yet to be developed in the pipeline in addition to enhancements to existing services and is seeking individuals who want to be a part of their continuous improvement journey. Prior financial services experience is not required and this is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure, and support in learning this industry. The client is open to viewing engineers at various stages of their career and will offer a competitive salary/bonus/package based on the value/ability you are able to offer. THE ROLE: The position is for a Software Developer working to develop, enhance, maintain and support the company's hosted services. The applications delivering the services have an interactive user interface delivered as secure dynamic web pages over the Internet as well as a significant server-based data processing components and behind-the-scenes data transfer systems. Candidates are expected to work on all technical aspects of the system - designing and developing new services and features, enhancing functionality, integrating new financial institutions, resolving issues and providing escalated technical support when necessary. The roster is generally three months in the On-Demand Client team, dealing with urgent requests, feature enhancements, integration of new financial institutions and managing Production, DR and Development environments. This is followed by a three-month rotation into the planned Projects teams, working on major enhancements, coordinated technical projects, and development of new strategic services. The role requires strong technical and analytical skills, and the ability to think quickly and clearly. The role would suite a self-starter who enjoys creating a feature, component or service from conception through to delivery, and who then enjoys seeing their code in action on a daily basis. We believe in continuous improvement and a successful candidate would enjoy sharing with and learning from a team of talented systems engineers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Design, code, test and release new features and enhancements Undertake and manage technical data integration of new clients Develop tools to improve internal processes and maintain quality of service Investigate and fix software issues in existing systems Support and monitor production systems on a rota basis Document code, interfaces, services and procedures as appropriate Update management with progress on assigned tasks, and identify issues/delays/dependencies in good time Identify opportunities for system/process improvements or new features Work autonomously or as a team member in an ad-hoc team SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Perl: OO, with an appreciation of inheritance, encapsulation, performance, complex multidimensional data structures, loose coupling and high cohesion, separation of concern etc. MySQL: SQL, data normalisation, query optimisation, database structures and performance, set-based data-processing Willingness and ability to work with open source technologies Self-motivated, pro-active and autonomous, with good team-working skills Ability to absorb and retain complex business and technical information rapidly Strong design and software development skills, including appropriate OO patterns SQL and relational data modelling skills Good problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritise appropriately Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with technical contacts at clients - provided by Dice AGILE, CAPITAL MARKET, DATA MODELLING, FIX, INTERNET, MYSQL, OO, PERL, SCRUM, SQL