eFX/FX/etrading Java Developer at Digiterre, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jul 21, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Recruitment Agencies: We are not looking to onboard additional suppliers at this time and will not respond to resumes sent speculatively for this opportunity.


About Digiterre:

Digiterre is a software and data engineering consultancy that enables technological and organisational transformation for many of the world's leading organisations - be they commodity or energy traders, banks or investment managers, digital disruptors or public sector providers. We envisage, design and deliver software and data engineering solutions that users want, need and love to use. We achieve "Agility. At Greater Velocity " because we care about taking ownership for solving the toughest technical challenges and creating outstanding outcomes. As a consequence of this approach, we typically deliver high-risk, high-profile and time-constrained projects in less time than competitors, often significantly so.

Digiterre has won at least ten different industry awards including Best MiFID II Solution - Trade and Transaction Reporting awarded by HFM European Hedge Fund Services.

Our working culture is highly collaborative, consultative, and respectful. We fully understand our client's needs as they evolve through the development lifecycle and use modern tools, methodologies, and technologies to enable us to work closely with in-house experts, and their end users, to maximise the benefits to all involved

About The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced contract Full Stack Developer with strong server side Java skills.

Experience working in financial services to develop trading systems is essential to be considered for this opportunity.

As an experienced developer and consultant, you will be expected to perform the following activities:

  • Work directly with your colleagues and clients to identify current and future requirements.
  • Work with dedicated client teams to provide bespoke software solutions to financial services/energy trading clients.
  • Ensure high standards of code quality are met through measures such as peer review and appropriate testing.
  • Collaborate closely with the Digiterre team and external stakeholders to maintain Digiterre 's reputation for quality and service.


Technical Skills:

  • Strong level of experience with server side Java, preferably in FX, market data or greenfield and brownfield projects in the financial services or energy trading domains
  • Hands on experience in messaging systems such as MQ Websphere or Kafka
  • In-depth Agile methodology experience
  • GIT for Source control
  • Strong database experience in relational (Oracle/DB2) and No-SQL (MongoDB)
  • Experience in microservices, event sourcing, cloud-based solutions or other modern architectural patterns
  • Domain knowledge in one of more of: FX, Market Data, Investment Banking, Energy Trading or Fin Tech
  • Experience of TDD
  • Hands on experience in Hazelcast, SWIFT messaging or Oracle Exadata is desirable but not essential

Personal Skills:

  • A Professional services mindset- demonstrates genuine empathy and desire to work collaboratively to solve customer problems
  • Good prioritisation and time management
  • A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through
  • The ability to present and absorb complex ideas quickly and accurately
  • A team player, self-confident and collaborative
  • Attitude - enthusiastic, positive, and self-motivated