Java Developer (JD8288) Glasgow, Scotland

Java Developer


Our client is a global market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services, and they are in search of a Java Developer/ Software Engineer to join their leading Global Transaction Reporting team.

This role is Glasgow based, and will be a 12-month contract (PAYE). 

As Java Developer, you will be joining a growing Glasgow team which is part of a much larger entity globally. Our clients have a highly reputable presence in London, Mumbai, Bangalore, and New York; collaborating regularly with developers of both core reporting applications and other applications outside of our team's ownership.

As a growing space, this is a great opportunity to be creative and take ownership.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working within a global agile squad responsible for developing
  • Transaction reporting systems with robust controls.
  • Production development lifecycle
  • Operations Users to understand and best implement their requirements.
  • Migration to AWS/Azure Public cloud,
  • Being part of a modernisation programme,
  • Big Data Management


Essential Skills Required:

  • Java backend / Serverside 
  • Core Java (minimum Java 8)
  • Experience using Spring
  • Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • SQL
  • Good working knowledge of; Data-modelling and writing performant queries


 Desired Skills:

  • Data Analysis / BI
  • Experience in defining ETL and data pipelines
  • Proven ability in understanding business processes and adjusting data flows
  • Understanding of financial asset types and regulatory reporting
  • Experience working with Data warehouses or MPP databases such as Greenplum
  • UNIX systems and shell scripting
  • Version control systems (git)
  • Defining and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab, CircleCI, etc)
  • Sound understanding of OOP design and SOLID principles
  • Highly motivated and self-driven; ability to work independently and own issues to resolution
  • Proven problem-solving skills