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CDSClear IT - Senior Java Developer

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ABOUT US:

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a dedication to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years. Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.

OUR PEOPLE:

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our culture of connecting, creating opportunity and delivering excellence shape how we think, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder - which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise. As a global organisation spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

ROLE PROFILE:

CDSClear is responsible for clearing Credit Default Swaps on European, US & Asian Indices, Single Names and Options for the members and clients currently registered for the service with LCH. The Service is one of the fastest growing streams in the LCH business lines and is looking to build on recent successes and further increase market share through modernising and enhancing our external facing application and API by delivering powerful and scalable functionality to meet evolving market demands.

ROLE SUMMARY:

The role is for an experienced server-side developer in the team responsible for CDSClear's pricing, risk and analytics solutions for credit derivative products. The risk platform facilitates margin calculations for both overnight and intraday collateral calls, the pricing of Credit Index Options and the external what-if simulation of margins by Members and Clients. The platforms are built upon a Java based architecture with an underlying C++ analytics library and leverage a range of supporting technologies.

We are a London based team working in our hybrid model.

Key Responsibilities
  • Java developer within CDSClear Risk Development team involved with all aspects of SDLC.
  • Own the delivery of business requirements through to test and production release.
  • Collaborate on key design decisions for the platform build out to meet business' goals.
  • Potential to lead the design & development of business facing initiatives lasting 3 - 6+ months.
  • Third line system support, including participation in out-of-hours rota.
Candidate Profile / Key Skills
  • Server-Side Java Developer from a strong technical background with Spring Boot experience.
  • Demonstrable enterprise software engineering with an understanding of working in a secure compute and regulated environment.
  • Aptitude for understanding requirements to changes in pricing, risk and market data stack and able to implement and test successfully.
  • Good awareness of the design, development and SDLC considerations required for development of Financial Services market infrastructure applications.
  • Passion for following DevOps and CI/CD processes to deliver high quality and well tested software using frameworks such as Jenkins/GitLab, Junit, Mockito, Cucumber etc.
  • Good understanding of software architecture principles and their application.
  • Effective communication within both the development and support teams.
  • Ownership mindset - working with external teams e.g., DBAs, Security to progress end-to-end solutions.
  • Keen to balance business delivery and technical improvement; will have a drive to improve quality and productivity of delivery and be able to dissect systems to incrementally deliver significant system improvements with this in mind.
  • Knowledge of JMS and experience with ActiveMQ / IBM MQ
  • Knowledge of modern source code management using git.
  • Strong familiarity with Java development toolchains including Maven and IntelliJ.
  • Team player with a desire to work in a self-directed business focused development team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence infrastructure teams to achieve delivery.
Preferred Skills
  • Some exposure to C++ on Linux.
  • Familiarity with Credit Derivative products
  • Familiarity with AWS Cloud services like EC2, S3, Lambda, EKS.
  • Deployment automation using tools such as Ansible; monitoring using enterprise tools e.g. DataDog.
  • Experience of on/off-premises cloud solutions including the defining of infrastructure as code using Terraform.
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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