Java Integration Engineer - Back Office/Trading - Sydney

The Argyle Network
Sydney, Australia
$120-130K Base + Super + Bonus
May 08, 2022
Jun 07, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Be part of a new, large project implementation
  • Gain valuable experience of an in-demand vendor trading platform
  • Excellent career growth potential - Sydney based Technology HQ

The Company:
Is a Top-Tier International Investment Bank head-quartered in Sydney. The bank has recently embarked on a large scale, bank-wide (5 year) Digital Transformation Initiative.

The four mail pillars of the transformation are:
Simplification = Consolidating similar systems that do the same thing
Automation = eradicating needless manual processes wherever possible
Digitisation = modernising all of their client facing front ends (new responsive technologies)
Data = utilising big data tools for more efficient and effect reporting & analytics

The Area:
The Risk Technology Team sit within the Currencies, Debt Markets and Commodities business areas and are responsible for the delivery of solutions used to calculate Credit, Market, Counterparty, Regulatory and VAR risk associated with the trading of financial instruments within the product areas.

The Project:
Due to ongoing regulatory requirements, the bank have decided to simplify and consolidate a range of peripheral systems which feed into and out of their core clearing and trade settlement platform (a vendor solution). This more unified approach will allow for clearer and more accurate reporting on their positions to the regulator whilst also modernising their overall tech stack.

The Role:
You will be part of a small and nimble Engineering team delivering in and Agile and DevOps fashion. The role will focus on the design and development of new Java/Microservices based solutions which will integrate with the existing 3rd party clearing & settlements platform.

Due to the volume and criticality of data, previous experience working on large-scale, message-based business integration projects is a must.

The Requirements:
  • Strong understanding of Java/Software Engineering best practices
  • Solid SQL and Database experience
  • Experience with message-based business integration
  • Shell Scripting experience
  • Be a strong team player who demonstrates flexibility and pro-activeness.
  • Strong commitment to the delivery of robust solutions in support of critical business functions

This is an excellent opportunity for a delivery minded software engineer to enter the lucrative word of Investment Banking. Not only will you gain invaluable market knowledge around the trading of Financial products, you will get exposure to a niche, highly in-demand vendor platform - experience of which could vastly increase your market worth and earning potential.

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