Java Developer

Alexander Mann Solutions (Contingent)
London, United Kingdom
17 Mar 2023
16 Apr 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our investment banking client has been present in the UK for more than 150 years, they're a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Their role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, they seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Java Developer for a 6 Month contract based in London (hybrid).

Job description - the role

Purpose of the Role:

The role is for a Java developer within the IT department to contribute to projects which are a combination of technical enhancements and functional changes. The successful candidate will be working with a highly motivated professional team who take pride in the quality of their output and this will be expected to be continued. The Developer will be involved in all aspects of development from reviewing initial functional specifications through to technical specification, coding, unit testing, UAT support, regression testing and deployment.

As a Java Developer you will be responsible for:
  • Responsible for implementing both new initiatives and enhancements to existing functionality to meet business needs, regulatory needs and for overall platform maintenance/resolution of technical debt.
  • Delivering high quality technical solutions according to technical design and functional requirements.
  • Significant contributor to technical designs.
  • Developing the platform whilst ensuring integrity of existing production processes.
  • Will participate in all development stages from detailed design, development, unit testing and delivery. Progressing topics either autonomously or as part of the extended team with offshore Developers, assisting more junior team members where required.
  • Provide production support of delivered software as and when required, going the extra mile for major production incidents, participating in out of hours/intraday support rotas as required.
  • Engagement with BA/PMs to provide input into analysis tasks.
  • Reporting and escalation to PM and Tech leads ensuring visibility of progress, risks and issues.

Candidate Profile: Key accountabilities, skills & experience:
  • Experienced at developing technical solutions.
  • Experience of developing both new systems and modification of existing systems.
  • Ability to translate functional specifications into appropriate technical solutions.
  • Contribute to high level technical designs.
  • Resolving technical debt whist maintaining system integrity.

Technical Skills

  • High standard of documentation, including writing clear and concise design documentation.
  • Ability to write comprehensive unit tests.
  • Good knowledge of Java, Spring, SQL, messaging, Camel and Hibernate.
  • Messaging.
  • Web applications development.
  • Previous experience within Investment Banking.

  • API Design.
  • Adaptable for new technology standards as defined within the domain.
  • Working knowledge of IT security issues within the context of a large web application.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.