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Lead Java Developer

London Stock Exchange Group
Bucharest, Romania
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We are looking for Lead/Senior Java Developer to join ForexClear IT Development team. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of LSEG's fastest growing entities and is embarking on a public cloud migration.

The candidate must have a Computer Science orientated degree and Java development skills.

Role Summary
  • As a member of the team, they will work on delivery of projects, carry out enhancements and provide support on a highly critical clearing system.
  • Individual must be disciplined in adhering to the company standards in development, testing and change management.
  • They will liaise and coordinate with business users and other technology areas
  • Demonstrate you are highly motivated to learn, solve problems and grow their skills. They will require excellent communication skills to work collaboratively both within the team and across the wider organization to deliver outstanding change deliverables.

Main Responsibilities:
  • They will work on delivery of projects, carry out improvements and provide support on a highly regulated clearing system.
  • May be require to provide O/N support on rare occasions.
  • Developing on a highly critical platform 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.
  • They will coordinate with business users and other technology areas
  • 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
Required Skills:

Key Skills
  • 10+ Years experience in hands-on commercial software development
  • Agile/Scrum development practices and principles focusing on writing high-performance, clean, quality code
  • Proven experience of leading technical delivery within 1 or more project teams
  • Ability to lead and mentor less experienced members of the project team
  • Architecture, design and implementation ownership
  • Performance tuning
  • Exposure to all aspects of software development and the project life cycle
  • Excellent conceptual grasp of all aspects of software development gained by involvement in the full project life cycle of multiple substantial projects
  • Champion automation, maturing CI/CD pipelines, technology adoption and agile best practices
  • Linux, shell script and scripting languages such as Python, Javascript, Perl
  • Architectural and Design patterns of modern distributed systems
  • Regular use of TDD/BDD frameworks e.g. Cucumber
  • Awareness of standards and best 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 to find the best way to resolve a technological, infrastructure, security or development issue.
  • Build resilient, robust and secure solutions which are easy and cost effective to evolve with new technologies over time
Desirable Skills
  • 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
  • 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
What you'll get in return:
  • Be part of a growing company and share in its success.
  • As a small entity within LSEG your work contributions are transparent, impactful and recognised by senior leadership.
  • Future career growth opportunity within ForexClear as well as the wider LSEG group.
  • Lots of learning with access to significant training and certification.
  • Chance to join a high calibre team that loves success and teamwork.
  • Opportunity to craft the team.
  • An outstanding opportunity and challenge to work on groundbreaking technology and meet resilience standards beyond normal cloud provisioning.
  • Flexible hybrid working conditions (Digital First).
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Access to regular 1-2-1 mentoring and leadership with option to grow as either a people manager or individual contributor.
  • Well defined and clear objectives and quarterly reviews to support career growth.
  • Access to seminars and events.
  • Potential to travel to London if preferred

We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios! If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career!

We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
  • 25 days' holiday per year
  • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Share Purchase Plan
  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Pillar 3 Private Pension
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Bookster
  • Volunteering Events
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.

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