Technology & IT

Our Client

  • British-based stock exchange and financial information company, a dynamic organization of 25,000 people across 70 countries


  • Working on delivery of projects, carry out improvements and provide support on a highly critical clearing system
  • May be required to provide O/N support on rare occasions
  • Developing on a highly regulated business that is systemic to the financial markets (equivalence of a nuclear plant)
  • Individual must be well-adapted in adhering to the company standards in development, testing and change governance
  • Chip in towards design solutions that can sustain our high computation and low latency business requirements
  • Work alongside quants, business analysis and product owners to drive the right solution
  • Help drive our agile philosophy
  • Accountable for project delivery from inception to production, including budget, timelines and technical debt


  • Has experience in hands-on commercial software development, and is looking for a their next move
  • Agile/Scrum development practices and principles focusing on writing high-performance, clean, quality code
  • Has experience of delivering within a project team
  • Learning design skills
  • Good conceptual grasp of all aspects of software development gained by involvement in the full project life cycle of at least 2 major project
  • Follow best in class in automation, CI/CD, technology aware and uphold agile methodologies
  • Interest in being Scrum-master or agile certification
  • Java 11+
  • Spring Boot
  • Some use of TDD/BDD frameworks e.g. Cucumber
  • Awareness of standards and practices within the development team
  • Excellent communication and collaboration using both verbal and written skills
  • Development of maintenance procedures and processes for CI/CD processes to remove key person dependencies
  • Ability to collaborate with others within the wider team to find the best way to resolve a technological, infrastructure, security or development issue
  • Build resilient, robust and secure features and take ownership throughout the SDLC

Nice to have

  • Experience of finance and/or FX business
  • Experience in or certified as Scrummaster
  • Desirable to have experience of high-frequency/low latency development
  • Exposure to quant/pricing analytical libraries
  • Use of any wider Spring ecosystem projects
  • Any experience in Kafka as a messaging broker would be advantageous
  • Use of monitoring frameworks such as Micrometer, Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Front end technologies such as React, NPM and node.js
  • JMS message API
  • Understanding of the SDLC, Object Orientated and Functional programming.
  • Linux, shell script and scripting languages such as Python, Javascript, Perl
  • Architectural and Design patterns of distributed systems
  • Actor-based frameworks such as Akka or Quasar
  • AWS, Terraform, Terragrunt, Kubernetes, Docker, Packer, Anthos on AWS, Istio and service mesh
  • Good RDBMS skills such as Oracle or MySQL
  • Exposure to NoSQL technologies
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