Software Engineer - Front Office Risk - Java

London (Greater)
29 Jun 2020
29 Jul 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

Help our trading business build a Front Office risk calculation platform, using the latest cloud-based technologies and distributed stream techniques.

Our trading technology division have embarked upon a greenfield programme which will deliver a new risk platform, capable of providing real-time as well as end of day risk calculations across all asset classes.

We are building this platform, which will be used by our primary revenue generators, in-house.

Actively contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle you will architect and build solutions and deliver well designed, testable, efficient code.  You will be working with the latest technologies including Google Cloud, Docker and Kubernetes and interfacing directly with the business as part of a team of dedicated and highly skilled Engineers.

You will need the following technical skills:

  • Core Java and good knowledge of object-oriented analysis and common design patterns.
  • Familiarity with a Linux development environment
  • Experience with source control systems and build and dependency management tools

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

  • Cloud platforms (AWS, Google, Azure), Containers, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • SQL/NoSQL databases and service-oriented architecture
  • Hands-on experience with basic shell scripting and Python

Working in Technology at Macquarie, you will be part of a high performing team and sit side-by-side with business stakeholders. Our flat structure means that you will directly contribute to our strategy, while taking ownership of a diverse range of projects utilising the latest technologies.

If you are an Engineer with a passion for technology and a desire to build systems that will revolutionise our business, we look forward to hearing from you. 

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 About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Market Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Corporate Operations Group’s purpose is to power the entrepreneurial enterprise. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.


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