Java Developer


£500 - £680 a day

***Front Office Java Developer – London – Contract – Financial Services***
Java Developer – Front Office
6 Month Contract
The Role:
We have an exciting requirement for a Java developer to join a financial services client of ours in London working on a number of IOI and client facilitation engines, serving the EMEA as well as global equities business.
Apart from a continuous stream of strategy enhancements, they are looking to do major application restructuring and redesign in 2018 as well as and regulatory requirements. The team also contributes to the core shared frameworks for these applications that affect a number of related systems so there is much scope for cross team integration. IOI in EMEA has a lot of focus at the moment so there is a high-degree of business interaction in this role.
Essential SkillsExcellent communication skillsIn depth understanding of core Java API’s (collections, concurrency, NIO etc.)Have an understanding of and experience with multithreaded systems, and low latency IOHave a good knowledge of network programming and optimizationUnderstanding of and experience with design patterns (Observer, Factory, Singleton etc.)Development practices - Must be able to use test driven development and be familiar with UML and OO design. Should have experience with Eclipse or IntelliJ, GIT, continuous build servers and Maven.Demonstrable experience of front office system design and architectureTeam Player - Must be able to work with and take technical direction from the team lead.Can demonstrate ability to work in a multi-faceted role (development with some testing, support and analysis.)
Nice to haveExperience working with agile methodologies.Business Knowledge – Understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets.Knowledge of FIX (heartbeating, login, sequence numbers, message types etc.)
Qualifications:Ideally degree level education in a technical, numerical or science based subject
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Posted by Elevate Direct, 16 May