Java Developer

Runcorn, UK
16 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Greensill is the market-leading provider of working capital finance for companies globally. The firm was founded in 2011 by Lex Greensill CBE, a former adviser to the UK Prime Minister, who believes technology and financial innovation can be used to make funding cheaper and more readily available to everyone, from multinational businesses to SMEs. We call this the democratisation of capital. Since inception, Greensill has delivered $50bn in financing to a pool of 1.7 million suppliers in more than 60 countries.

The Greensill team has grown rapidly to 290 people worldwide, comprising leading fixed income and trade finance specialists, with offices in London, Warrington, New York, Chicago, Miami, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Sao Paolo, Sydney and Singapore.

Greensill is also an active investor, using its own balance sheet and that of its subsidiary Greensill Bank AG, a regulated, German private bank. Greensill also actively distributes to a wide range of investors from asset managers to pension funds and global banks.

Role Purpose

The Java Developer will deliver scalable enterprise applications for in-house and external users, using cutting edge technologies and techniques. The position will give you a real opportunity to be involved in true "greenfield" development projects.

  • Working on development, improvement and maintenance of our in house, custom built applications
  • Be a part of the creation and development of new applications as the company grows and our service offering expands
  • Identify, analyse & solve any issues or problems that arise when developing a product
  • Work on the current transition from monolithic applications to microservices, designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
  • Contribute to code reviews and continuous improvement of software development best practices to insure the high-quality standards of well designed, testable and efficient code

Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong core Java development experience
  • Experience developing enterprise systems
  • Commercial experience of Spring / Spring Boot
  • Microservices / Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • RESTful APIs
  • Messaging technologies (ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, etc)
  • Source control management (Git)
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud is a plus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to deal with ambiguity
  • Thrives in a collaborative teamworking environment
  • Enjoys working at pace
  • Customer centric mindset with a can-do attitude
  • High degree of personal integrity, honesty and professionalism

  • Outstanding opportunity in a rapidly growing, global fintech business
  • The chance to work with some of the most talented people in finance in a non-hierarchical environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits including:
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 4 x Salary Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme up to 10%
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • A flexible workplace environment with a dynamic, inclusive and challenging company culture

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