Core Java Developer job

Job Description

What will you do?

Software Engineers in Flow Traders are working on applications that support the core business of the company. Our systems make it possible for Flow Traders to be present and competitive on exchanges worldwide. There is all kinds of code to write, from systems on (or close to) the critical path, from receiving market data to placing orders, to systems handling huge amounts of data in reliable, performant and traceable manner.

Our future colleague will be writing code, creating new designs and maintaining existing applications with a focus on performance and stability. Our business users are typically only a walk away, which helps to create short feedback loops and to see your changes provide value in the shortest time possible.

To enable that, we strive to follow best software engineering practices and are supported by the best working environment, latest technology and continuous support from all parts of Flow Traders organisation.                             

What will you work on

  • Design and build of business critical software and a speed-sensitive and sturdy software architecture;
  • New tools development;
  • Writing highly scalable code;
  • Improving, maintaining and supporting existing applications.

How will you do it

We work in small teams, grouped by business area. Each team is typically responsible for a set of related applications, and works in tight collaboration with business owners. We maintain libraries shared across the teams to enable code re-use and to have a common view on application architecture. We write extensive unit tests, and have a QA team that supports us with integration testing. We follow agile practices, tailored to the problem area and preferred team approach.

What you need to succeed:

  • BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent;
  • 5+ years post-graduation work experience;
  • Core Java experience;
  • Experience in parallel and multi-threaded programming;
  • Knowledge of algorithms and data structures;
  • Interest in achieving maximum performance from available hardware and software;
  • Ability to communicate with technical and business colleagues;
  • Working experience in professional software development;
  • Fluency in English.

We offer

Flow Traders offers you an exciting job and lots of opportunities within the most dynamic of environments with an excellent compensation package. We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with the best working environment, the latest technology, continuous support, and we go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started. We offer a competitive salary and reserve a percentage of our business results for our bonus pool.

Flow Traders grew to be as successful as we are today out of the expertise and experience of our founding partners. Our non-hierarchical approach stimulates innovation and achievement. We invest in our talented, highly motivated people since they hold the key to our success. Our demanding, sophisticated work continuously puts us to the test. We wouldn't have it any other way. We. Love. This. Job.