Java Software Engineer - London

Recruiter
THAMES 360
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Java Software Engineer - London
This client is a London fintech building a problem resolution network for the financial industry. In our first year after going live, we have signed over 100 banks in 35 countries. Their clients' back-office operations use to quickly connect with the right people with the right skills in the right firms, to resolve queries and issues quickly & efficiently.
As a software engineer, your mission is to be part of a core team helping to shape the product, build depth and add new capabilities into our platform which will enable our customers to transform financial industry operations.
We're looking for someone who has a passion for technology, a hunger to learn, and the professionalism required in a mission critical role. We believe in close-knit teams and you will have exposure to all parts of the system. All our engineers practice as full-stack generalists, are passionate about balancing craftsmanship with engineering and has experience of (or an appreciation of) a DevOps culture.
As a small team we are looking for somebody with an analytical mind, strong communication skills, and interested to learn new things. You will be involved at every step of the development lifecycle from concept to deployment into production.
Our office is in central London, close to Liverpool Street Station. While all our customer facing roles are based in the London office some members of the organisation are distributed across Europe, so we are open to remote working.
Requirements
* Server-side Java design and development (2+ years)
* Knowledge of three or more of: web technologies, user interface development, messaging, data modelling, security, concurrency, resiliency, networking, caching and performance tuning
* Passionate about reliability, repeatability and testing
* Excellent communication skills both written and oral
* Have experience of working in a small, highly productive Scrum/Agile team
* Working knowledge of SQL and relational database technology (e.g. Postgres)
* Comfortable working in a Mac/Linux environment
* Aptitude and ability to learn quickly and a keenness to learn new things
* BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Desirable Attributes
* Comfortable working in a start-up culture where we lay the path instead of following it
* Hands-on from design to operate
* Experience of working with cloud computing platforms/services
* Interested in or has experience of DevOps
Why Work Here
They have a big mission and even larger opportunity: To empower the people who turn the wheels of global finance.
We’re off to a great start, having secured investment from Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, who serve over 2,000 financial firms and manage EUR 29Tn of securities.
They are growing rapidly and and tackling new challenges daily.
They have been selected as one of the top 100 most influential fintech companies of 2018 by the Financial Technologist.
Java Software Engineer - London

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