Front Office Java Developer

  • up to £65,000 + package
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Venquis
  • 13 Jan 17

A leading London-based fund manager is looking for a full-stack Java developer. You will join the front office development team working front-to-back to expand and enhance a bespoke front office software platform.

Role: Application Developer

Company: Leading Asset Management firm

Location: London (City)

Salary: Up to £65,000 + package

 

Role description:

A leading London-based fund manager is looking for a full-stack Java developer. You will join the front office development team working front-to-back to expand and enhance a bespoke front office software platform.

Technolgies used by the team:

  • Apache Flex
  • Java (JEE/JavaFX)
  • Red Hat EAP
  • JBoss Datagrid
  • Intersystems Caché

Accountabilities:

The team have recently started to build a new software platform to support the growing global business. This is currently in a second Phase of delivery after the initial production deployment. The development is strategic and consistent with the overall IT strategy. An Agile/Scrum framework has been in place from the start of the project, which has led to a high level of interaction between the business users and the IT team. 

  • Day-to-day development of user stories within an Agile framework and in a TDD/BDD manner
  • Compliance with the company's code quality measurements (Coverage, complexity etc)
  • Documentation of practice, processes and software

 

Experience required:

Academic Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent experience are preferred as minimum.

Business Knowledge/Professional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Asset Management (ideally Index Funds Management) is expected.

Experience:

Primary

  • Production of functional/design specifications.
  • Liaison with Business Analysts, Qa Analysts and end users
  • Extensive Java:
    • Core SDK (1.8)
    • JEE 7
    • Persistence Technologies
    • Application Servers (Red Hat EAP 6/7)
    • Junit 4x
  • Experience of full-stack development including client, server and database
  • Experience of building business critical end user systems
  • Adaptive personality, can cope with rapid and varied changes in priorities and comfortable dealing with all levels of the business
  • Knowledge and appreciation of Continuous Integration

 

Experience - Desirable:

  • Agile (SCRUM)
  • Maven 3
  • Adobe / Apache Flex:
    • Core SDK (4.15)
    • Parsley
    • Flex Modules & Application Domains
    • MVC - Presentation and Domain Models
    • Remote Objects
    • FlexUnit
    • AIR
  • JavaFX
  • Javascript
  • SQL
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence & FishEye
  • IntelliJ IDEA (for Flex& Java)
  • BDD – Cucumber

 

Competence/Characteristics:

  • Ability to work to deadlines & be delivery focused
  • Willingness & aptitude to learn new skills and to contribute to the team’s continuous improvement ethic
  • Must demonstrate a pro-active attitude
  • Must have client facing skills
  • Must have good communication & presentation skills
  • Must be able to work independently, paired or within a team framework
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible attitude to working hours

 

 

GET IN CONTACT ASAP WITH JAMIE ON 0203 405 3521 / jallen@venquis.com