Java Software Developer

Remote / Prague 8 /
Location: Prague 8
Language: Fluent in English (Czech would be beneficial)

Level: Senior
Form of cooperation: Contraktor
Start date: asap
Allocation: Full-Time
Allocation length: Long term

Task and responsibilities:

  • You will work in the sub-team developing the in-house back-end and the web GUI for Prisma reference data management (RDS – Reference Data Service). The system runs on Linux (RedHat), employing distributed and parallel processing as well as high-availability features. The main RDS component is written in Java, running on JBoss embedded in a Linux environment. This component is using Spring, ActiveMQ, Hibernate, MySQL. The RDS system also contains several REST-based micro-services and stand-alone applications written in Java. These services use the following technologies: Spring Boot, Hibernate, MySQL, OpenAPI and Apache Tomcat. Python and bash are used for auxiliary scripting.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  •  Develop, test, maintain/support and improve the Prisma RDS software
  • Proactively cooperate with team members, business analysts and other stakeholders
  • Support the technical maintenance team as necessary
  • Manage your own project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

Mandatory skills and experiences:

  • Required skills/qualification - You should possess and demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

General skills:

  • Critical thinking, ability to identify problems and propose solutions, teamwork, proactivity
  • Willingness to learn
  • English is essential

Software development:

  • Strong Java object oriented programming skills
  • Experience working with SQL relational databases
  • Development and scripting experience under Unix/Linux
  • Knowledge of data modelling and distributed systems (communication)
  • Familiarity with code management systems (e.g. Git)

Optional skills:

  • Preferred skills/qualifications – the following skills would be a plus:
  • C++ programming skills (enables rotation opportunity within Margining Services team)
  • Experience with messaging (ActiveMQ, AMQP, or similar)
  • Experience with Linux scripting (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Interest and/or background in the financial industry, derivatives, or securities trading
  • Experience working in a corporate environment
  • Additionally, you need to be a team player with a sense of humor, good communication and collaboration skills, motivated and flexible