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Title Senior Java Developer
Salary £75,000 £75K plus extensive benefits package
Location City of London
Job Information

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Our client is looking for a Senior Java Developer to work with one of their key Investment Bank clients on a strategic global middle office platform. The platform is based on cutting-edge ‘Axiom Platform’ framework and consumes the front office data for straight through trade processing. The team you will be working in also provide booking and allocation services for Equities and Fixed Income.

You will be working within an agile environment where necessity for rapid delivery co-exists with maintaining global consistency and stability of the application. You will work in a close collaboration with the business stakeholders and with other development teams located in different regions and responsible for various parts of Equities technology landscape (order management and execution systems, back office, reference data, etc).

The role covers all aspects of the development lifecycle from requirements analysis and solution design to successful implementation and SL3 support of the delivered product. It will involve the following major areas:

• Implementing new functionality in Trade Manager according to business requirements Implementing adapters to back office systems
• Working closely with the Axiom core team and occasionally contributing to the development of shared framework and other platform-level tools and re-usable components

Other responsibilities include:

• Participate in back-end components development/re-engineering/support
• Provide effective technical solutions
• Perform code reviews, ensure code/design quality
• Automated tests development
• Effective communication with stakeholders
• Accurate tasks progress and time reporting
• Release instruction and production rollout review and support
• Code/functionality documentation

Essential experience required:

Our client is looking for individuals who can confidently demonstrate proven experience of professional development on Java within Investment banks. You will have a thorough understanding of equities and fixed income. You must have excellent knowledge of core Java (collections, multithreading, memory consumption, GC) and experience in working with high frequency/low latency data processing systems. You must also have experience with high volume data processing systems. Other essential experience includes:

• Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (Ultramessaging (LBM), Solace, JMS)
• Hands-on experience with FIX protocol
• Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux
• Understanding Equity trading workflows
• Agile/XP development experience including test driven development
• Understanding of disrupter programming pattern

Desirable experience but not essential includes:

• Hands-on experience with technologies such as Axiom, Bandwagon, VAS programming
The ideal person for this role will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, great communication skills and a good understanding of algorithm complexity.

About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission-critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.
They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.

If you feel like an ideal candidate for this role, apply now with a copy of your latest CV!

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Title Senior Industrial Designer
Salary £45000 – £55000 plus benefits
Location London
Job Information

A leading design company based in London are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer, to join their team on a 6 month fixed-term contract, with potential to become permanent. We are also considering talented Junior and Lead Industrial Designers.

You will become involved in all stages of a project, including research, concept development and preparation of client presentations.

Responsibilities

Main responsibilities will include supporting the business in all aspects of Industrial Design. Key tasks include but are not limited to:
– Taking a lead role in projects, from concept to execution and implementation, providing creative and technical leadership and direction for the project team.
– Developing a thorough understanding of the technical constraints of each project and successfully applying new technologies/solutions to innovate within these constraints.
– Translate client requests and business requirements into specification and tangible changes, while balancing the needs of the end-user.
– Develop modeling and visualising skills

When not engaged in project work, you will seek tasks that add value, including:
• Keep up to date on emerging technologies, designs and usability research
• Maintaining the company asset library
• Maintaining and improving the file structure and organisation on the server
• Researching new trends and developments relevant to other ongoing projects
• Develop and tutor junior colleagues to improve their CAD and rendering skills.

Key responsibilities include:
• Always ensure that deadlines and requested deliverables are met to the highest level of quality, both for internal reviews and external presentations
• Always liaise with clients, suppliers and colleagues in a professional and mature manner
• Work result-oriented, always ensure the highest level of execution is delivered to the client and that work in progress can be shared at any time of the project
• Pro-actively push the level of quality in both thinking and execution, constantly come up with new ideas and ways of solving problems, even if project briefs are similar
• Consider the bigger picture and understand the overall context and requirements of each individual project
• Ensure that you and your team’s work is always properly documented, stored and archived
• Ensure that team members working with you are utilised according to their skills and to their maximum potential
• Other tasks as assigned by the Executive or Management teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to create work that will change lives, that offers good career progression and a competitive package. Apply now with your CV and a copy of your portfolio!

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