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Java Developer in the Trading Industry

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 by Stamford Consultants AG

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For one of our leading financial client we are looking for a Senior Core Java Developer with experience in the trading industry.

We offer you a 100% pension, 6-months contract with really high possibilities of extensions in one of the best financial companies in Switzerland.

You'll be working in the FX Derivatives team of the bank. The team provides Server Side solutions for pricing and execution of a wide range of financial instruments including FX Vanilla & Exotic Options. The programme of work has a very high profile and is recognised to be a key part of its business strategy.

You are:

  • passionate about what you do, you value excellence, learning and integrity, you like a work environment that places emphasis on team work, collaboration and delivering business value while
    working at a sustainable pace
  • someone who is technically excellent and can aspire, and inspire others, to our values and culture
  • proactive, detail-oriented and comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast paced deliveries and changing requirements
  • quick learner
  • an excellent communicator, strong written and verbal communication skills in English


  • Design and implement solutions, writing high quality code and adhere to coding standards
  • Work across full delivery cycle to ensure high quality delivery, utilizing automated testing
  • Support the system/team in resolving high-priority defects and deploying fixes to production systems
  • Work as part of an agile development team and collaborate with global business and IT stakeholders
  • Perform level 3 support, assisting production operations team in rollout and support-related matters

Requested experience and skills:

  • Strong Server Side Java skills, including expertise in multi-threaded performance critical programming
  • Large-scale enterprise, object-oriented design experience and hands-on experience in building distributed systems
  • Applied solutions to cater for non-functional requirements including stability, manageability, scalability, capacity and performance
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills (you know how to figure stuff out)
  • Working experience in agile SDLC and TDD methodology, with Git/GitHub and continuous integration
  • Ability to work closely with business partners, as part of a global team, delivering iteratively
  • Interest in financial industry or FX derivatives business knowledge
  • Exposure to electronic trading platforms and FIX engines is an added advantage

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Reference: 764302917

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