Front Office Java/Scala Developer

  • Job Reference: 396679949-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90,000 to £110,000
  • Role: C, C++, Frontend, Gaming, Go, Java, Mobile, Other, PHP, Project Management, Python, R, Ruby, SAP, Scala
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Our Client, a large reputable Investment Bank, require a Front Office Java/Scala Developer based in London + remote on a Permanent basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

This is a development role for the creation, maintenance and enhancement of services and applications that contribute to the firm's proprietary Insight CB Trading system. The Insight system supports the CB Trading desk as well as valuations for Market Risk. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate solid technical skills in particular around Scala, SQL and Linux.

Candidates should be comfortable in proactively communicating with both IT and business staff across a range of seniority and be prepared to undertake limited business analysis of issues and requirements.

Key functions:

Participate and contribute to project work and BAU as a Solution Developer and Analyst to deliver functionalities as and where appropriate. Support the production environment and respond to business & technical issues Substantial experience as a Solution Developer with good technical expertise in:

* Scala

* Java


* Linux

This role is an opportunity to write functional Scala for a commercial trading and valuation system, as such good understanding of Scala concepts and functional programming will be required.


- C++/Python

- Pricing and Analytics experience

- Good knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals

- Self-starter keen to drive initiatives to completion

- Keen intelligence and problem-solving ability

- Good communication/teamwork skill