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Java Applications Developer

Job Description

As a member of the Finance Technology team supporting the trade management, reporting, and analytics platforms, you will be responsible for the development and simplification of the Fixed Income Repo Technology Stack across multiple technologies.


  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • Researches to determine if solutions to business needs currently exist within or outside the technology platform, and if not, whether new solutions are amenable to the technology available.
  • Understand business processes, products and operations to design develop and implement solutions fit for requirement
  • Responsible for guiding and advising users with feedback on approach so as to make the fully informed decisions
  • Deep understanding of business and technologies, with specific expertise in the business area of this LOB


  • Establishes strong working relationships with team members; all functions within CIB Technology; and across the business as appropriate.
  • Consults with businesses to effectively drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
  • Partnering with colleagues in many different geographical locations will be a key focal point of the role.


  • Monitor milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of schedule and identify / mitigate risk
  • Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and work to aggressive timescales.
  • Experience of working in Global teams

 Development Experience (Required noted):

  • (Required) Strong experience of Java Application Development
  • (Required) Knowledge of DBMS, relational database and SQL, preferably Sybase
  • (Required) Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • (Required) Prior experience with team-based development following a structured lifecycle
  • (Required) Solid Object Oriented design and programming skills
  • (Required) Experience with scripting programming (shell, perl, etc)
  • (Preferred) Experience developing applications using Flex
  • (Preferred) Python Development
  • (Preferred) Experience of Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)
  • (Preferred) Prior experience developing with middleware API's (IBM MQ,JMS, QPID)
  • (Preferred) Prior experience developing with Web application server (preferably Tomcat)
  • (Preferred) Fixed Income business knowledge (preferably Repo)
Req #: 160036011
Location: Glasgow, SCT GB
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Pound Sterling (GBP)

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