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    Java Software Engineer

    First Derivative provide managed services and consulting to clients in the Capital Markets sector across the globe. Our primary initiative is to support mission-critical systems and help our clients achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

    First Derivative is home to innovative thinkers who are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant teams we have established worldwide. We are committed to hiring ambitious, driven engineers and creating an environment where our employees can thrive and grow through recognition and reward of their dedication as they progress within the company.

    The Opportunity:

    We are looking for Mid-Senior Software Engineers to join our Global Consulting Practice. First Derivative work shoulder to shoulder with Tier 1 investment banks, including; Morgan Stanley, UBS, Citigroup, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse to name a few.

    Successful candidates will have the chance to partner with our clients, while working on cutting-edge technology on a variety of projects across Front Office, Regulatory Reporting, Trade Reconciliation, Data/ Cloud Migration and more!

    We seek technologists who have a hunger to dig deep and get involved in providing first-class solutions to real-world problems.

    Must Haves
    • Hands on knowledge of Core Java, Collections, Concurrency, Spring framework
    • Understanding of Microservice architecture developed using Spring Boot.
    • Experience using development and build tools, ideally: Maven, Gradle, Git, IntelliJ, Eclipse
    • Experience of fast paced Agile working environments
    • Understanding of TDD and proficient in writing JUnit testcases
    • Highly motivated with the desire to explore and learn new technologies and frameworks
    • Capacity to work efficiently both independently and within a team
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and spoken English
    Desirable Skills
    • Good understanding of Java 8+, Lambda, Streams, Functional Interfaces
    • Hands on knowledge of event driven/Messaging platforms such as Kafka
    • Proficient in JPA frameworks such as Hibernate and SQL
    • Understanding of CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins, Docker

    We have global offices across the UK, EMEA and NAM and offer remote and hybrid working options.

    Working for First Derivative:

    At First Derivative, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.

    We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

    Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Extensive Health Care Package
    • Pension plan
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Annual leave increasing with service
    • Group Life Protection Benefit
    • Training opportunities
    • First Derivative Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar