Software Developer - Fortune 500 Financial Firm - £55k

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Technology are currently looking for an experienced Software Developer to work for one of our exclusive clients based in Central London(Barbican/Moorgate)
This client is a Fortune 500 Global Financial Firm and they have an opening working within a small team to develop and support a Java, PL/SQL (Oracle) application that maintains Fixed Income Reference Data for Securities.

This opportunity is on permanent basis with the salary going up to £55,000 per annum with a great benefits package on top of that.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develops new systems or extensions to existing systems from supplied requirements and specifications in accordance with agreed standards
• Adheres to change control and implementation procedures
• Assists in estimating system and program development times and costs
• Out of hours on call support for Production systems and occasional resolution of priority issues

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential
Significant experience in the development process with hands on experience of basic design, structured programming, work reviews, testing cycles from unit to acceptance testing, release build, implementation and post release bug/issue fixes
Technical skills:
o Java
o Oracle / SQL
o Linux scripting
o Junit / Mocking

• Maintains an up-to-date understanding of relevant third party software and hardware
• Stays abreast of technology trends and developments; keeps current with respect to technical journals
• Ensures that that requirements are clearly understood and that work is consistent with requirements; prevents undesirable “surprises”
• Sets time estimates for work that provide a personal challenge and delivers high quality work in line with time estimates
• Prioritizes and assists with production issues when needed
• Creates achievable goals on all levels including functionality, scalability, performance, quality and simplicity
• With limited direction and input, effectively designs completely new solutions where nothing existed prior
• Looks to improve and integrate existing solutions and to develop new and creative solutions
• Identifies and effectively applies emerging technologies

Desirable
Technical skills:

o Knowledge of Fixed Income data
o Oracle Tools, such as SQLLDR
o PL/SQL
o Gradle
o Spring
o Swing
o XML
o XSLT

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