Posted 18 days ago

Backend Software Engineer Java - Trading

London, Greater London | £90,000 - £120,000 per yearManaged by: Java Team

Backend Software Engineer (Java Mathematics) *Hybrid WFH* to £120k

Are you a Backend Software Engineer with financial systems experience seeking a new role where you can apply and develop your skills? You could be joining a global trading firm, working on complex and interesting systems and progressing your career.

Your day to day:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will design and develop Pricing & Risk systems across multiple asset classes (Equities, FX, Commodities), creating and maintaining server side Java components which support a highly scalable, mission critical real-time financial trading platform.

You'll partner closely with Front Office users to address any issues, utilising your understanding of the nature of the trading floor business and the need to respond quickly and efficiently to issues that can (or have) caused business outage.

WFH Policy:

You'll join colleagues in an informal atmosphere in the City with a good work / life balance, casual dress code, bright, spacious offices and a peaceful work environment with continued flexibility to work from home for 2 days a week.


  • You have strong core Java design and development skills
  • You're experienced within a financial / trading systems environment
  • You have a thorough understanding of computing fundamentals such as object orientated programming (OOP), multi-threading, concurrency and distributed systems
  • You have a good grasp of mathematics; strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • You're collaborative and happy to mentor others

Salary & benefits:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £120k) plus a substantial bonus and benefits package including pension, healthcare and much more.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Backend Software Engineer (Java Mathematics OOP) opportunity.

Ref: BB/15435/S/KS/151122_1668500871

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