Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer

Job Title: Senior Java Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70,000-£100,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SS3319
Contact Name: Sam Stevens
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 30, 2020 15:11

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Java Developer

Industry: Financial Services

Location: C. London

Salary: £70,000-£100,000


The Company & Role

Our client is a Tech-based Prop Trading Firm based in Central London. The core activity of the business is developing innovative strategies in which technology plays a key part. The client’s mission is to create strategies and trading systems which re-define the concept and practice of risk management on a global scale.

You will be a proactive team player working that has passion to further develop your skills within a fast paced and dynamic trading company. Working with a small and growing firm you will benefit from gaining exposure to all parts of the business. This will naturally bring excellent opportunity for quick and fulfilling career progression working alongside talented and experienced industry professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be developing front & back office Java code to support algorithmic trading strategies.
  • Producing industrial strength code from prototype/proof of concepts generated by Quantitative Researchers
  • Building tools and processes to aid the trading team in the day to day execution
  • Maintenance and upkeep of Production Servers (Windows/ Linux)
  • Active contribution to continuous improvements in technologies and methodologies used by the team

Required Skills:

  • Computer Science or STEM degree
  • 4+ Years commercial Java experience
  • J2SE / J2EE
  • JUnit + Mock frameworks
  • MySQL
  • Git / VCS
  • Multithreading / Asynchronous Messaging

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience within Financial Services
  • AWS Cloud Infrastructure
  • Microservice Architecture
  • Infrastructure as code (eg. Triton, Terraform)
  • Experience with Containers such as Docker & Kubernetes)
  • Spring/Spring Data/JPA/Hibernate


  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme
  • Lucrative bonus
  • Stock options
  • Free breakfast and snacks
  • Monthly team events and awards


If you are interested in hearing more about this role please contact me on either or 0203 435 5598