Posted 18 days ago

Backend Software Engineer Java - Banking

London, Greater London | £85,000 - £100,000 per yearManaged by: Java Team

Backend Software Engineer Java *Hybrid WFH* to £100k+

Are you a highly skilled Backend Software Engineer with Java and low latency experience?

You could be progressing your career at a global Investment Bank; you will join a small, highly talented Agile team of software engineers responsible for the banks' FX trading platform.

The global platform is relatively new and operates out of London, New York and Hong Kong; there are several upcoming projects mainly on trade booking services and a major upgrade of the Front Office trading system.

Your role:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will design and develop Java based Front Office trading systems. You'll work across the full development lifecycle, liaising with users and analysts to understand the business; develop to specifications; assist in coordinated testing and aid in the deployment and post deployment support of the solution developed.

There's a range of technical challenges; you'll be focussing on low latency system optimisation.

WFH Policy:

Following a remote interview process you'll be able to work from home most of the time, meeting up with colleagues in the London office around once or twice a week.


  • You have strong core Java development skills including concurrency and multi-threading
  • You have experience of low latency, high throughput, globally distributed systems (doesn't have to be within finance e.g. games, telcos)
  • You're an advocate of Agile development methodologies, TDD
  • You have excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • You also have experience with messaging technologies such as JMS, MQ, Tibco, 29West; have a good knowledge of Linux and have an understanding of Oracle or Sybase RDBMS

Salary & benefits:

As a Backend Software Engineer / Developer you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £100k) plus significant bonus and benefits package including pension, healthcare, life assurance and much more.

Apply now to discover more about this Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Java Low Latency) opportunity.

At Client Server we believe in a diverse workplace that allows people to play to their strengths and continually learn. We're an equal opportunities employer whose people come from all walks of life and will never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The clients we work with share our values.

Ref: BB/19486/C/KS/110123_1673424030

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