Java Software Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Java Software Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

Our customer is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the USA. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, the customer operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. The customer moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

The team is responsible for the delivery of global front-to-back risk management solutions (Atlas Risk) for structured equity derivatives to a variety of functional areas covering the all businesses that trade equity derivatives.

ROLE PURPOSE


As a Java developer, you will be working on the Pricing and Risk platform that supports the Equities Derivatives business. This covers the full range of exotics and vanilla products dealt by our traders. The role will involve development of various components of the strategic system and working closely with other technology teams in London, New York, and Hong Kong, as well as Front Office (primary users), Risk Managers, Product Control and Quants.

Responsibilities

  • Be involved in all aspects of software delivery, including analysis, design, development, deployment and hand-over to the support team;
  • Focus on delivering robust, maintainable solutions focussing on scalability and performance;
  • Follow best practices such as automated builds and unit tests;
  • Work with cutting-edge technologies such as Monte Carlo simulations implemented across a distributed server network.

Requirements

  • Be proficient in Java or equivalent language such as C# and willing to learn Java;
  • Be proficient in software development practices with at least 2+ years’ experience;
  • Be technically proficient - knowledge of design patterns, data structures, algorithms and general problem solving is required;
  • Be knowledgeable in development best practices as TDD, code reviews etc;
  • Be comfortable working within an Agile team and working on tasks outside of core proficiencies;
  • Be comfortable working with other IT teams, client or providing support;
  • Be willing to provide second line support as part of a support rota.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Git/Bitbucket and associated workflows;
  • Understanding of Scrum;
  • Knowledge of CI/CD;
  • Experience in Multithreading;
  • Knowledge of databases & their SQL languages (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL);
  • Knowledge of Equity derivatives;
  • Proven ability to pick up and learn new languages on the job.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful international company with a stable background;
  • Possibility to work in a friendly multicultural environment, using English on a daily basis and growing professionally within worldwide EPAM;
  • Guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • Regular trainings and good opportunities for professional growing and development;
  • Large space for self-fulfillment and participation in new projects;
  • Motivating financial evaluation (negotiable, based on an expertise and achieved results);
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards);
  • Comfortable and modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Every year there is a performance overview – so there is also chance to be promoted or to get higher salary or both;
  • Start ASAP/Negotiable.

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