Senior Java Software Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

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DESCRIPTION


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

Our client is an investment bank, which provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

The main function of the project is to consolidate, streamline and simplify the generation, analysis and visualization of risk within the investment bank onto strategic, cross-asset platforms. The migration from a legacy, siloed, asset class-specific environment to a shared, cross-asset, platform is a complex one and we are running that work as a program.

The candidate will join the project delivering regulatory driven improvements in credit risk methodology with significant impact on the bank’s RWA. As part of the program, the project is delivering new credit risk valuation and simulation capability as well as infrastructure components. The scope includes large spectrum of products across the asset classes (Fixed Income, FX and Equities) with varying degree of complexity presenting a highly interesting technology challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new Credit Risk aggregation platform;
  • Assist RTB/Portfolio Management with production lifecycle if required (i.e. 3rd line support);
  • Take participation in technical task analyses;
  • Take participation in technical design decisions;
  • Be responsible for delivery new functionality on time, with accepted quality.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of development experience (3+ years’ experience in Java) and experience of multithreaded and multi-process programming;
  • Server Side development;
  • Java 8 Knowledge:
    • Lambdas;
    • Streams;
    • New Java 8 features.
  • Knowledge of Apache Ignite;
  • Knowledge of Solace messaging system, or similar;
  • Knowledge of Spring:
    • IoC;
    • JDBC;
    • Aspects.
  • Basic database skills with experience in relational database design;
  • Practical experience in the full software development lifecycle:
    • Experience in Jira;
    • Experience in TeamCity (Jenkins);
    • Experience in Maven;
    • Experience in Git\Stash\Bitbucket;
    • Experience in Sonar.
  • Experience in test and mock frameworks, for example: TestNG, Junit, Mockito).

Nice to have

  • Good verbal and written communication skills with a good command of English and ability to explain complex technical and functional topics in simple terms over the phone;
  • Ability to work proactively;
  • Ability to build productive working relationships with other IT groups, business users and support teams;
  • Strong ability to analyze data, detail orientation and good quantitative ability;
  • Willingness to work closely as part of the team with users, developers and business analysts outside home location such as in London.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful international company with stable background;
  • Possibility to work in friendly multicultural environment, using English on daily basis and growing professionally within worldwide EPAM;
  • We offer guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • 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;
  • Start ASAP / Negotiable.