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Software Developer

Job Title: Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH56712_1521478859
Contact Name: Rehan Zia
Contact Email: r.zia@parity.net
Job Published: March 19, 2018 17:01

Job Description

Do you want to work alongside exceptionally talented computer scientists, mathmeticians and trading analysts but in a relaxed and informal environment?

Do you want a job that truly challenges you to think outside the box?

Do you consider yourself to have the ability to think of something that others yet haven't - or cannot?!

The role involves the responsibility for writing, running, supporting and maintaining a high-volume trading platform and supporting tools / applications that runs 24/7 - Every single day of the year.

The successful candidate will work as part of a small, lean development team that combines thinking power from across other small multidisciplined teams to solve tough problems - While being capable of performing all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle.
The primary tech stack is Java however, whats more important is finding a strong Software Developer first as opposed to they technologies they have had exposure to.

Please note: A full academic history will be required from all candidates screened. This includes grades and subjects, from GCSE - Degree/Masters.

Essential Requirements:
* Intelligent - strong academic record in computer science, maths, physics or similar
* Enthusiastic problem solver with a real passion for software development
* Good knowledge and understanding of common design patterns and OO principles
* Minimum of 3 years commercial software development experience
* Experience of writing automated unit tests

Nice to haves:
* Experience of programming in Java
* Test Driven Development
* Working with cloud providers, e.g. AWS, etc.
* Experience of working with messaging based systems
* Monitoring and support tools, e.g. Elastic, Grafana, etc.

Just some of the benefits you will enjoy:

  • You'll get to work in a fast-moving business domain
  • Deploy code to production frequently
  • You'll work closely with the business and users
  • You'll receive constant feedback on how the software is performing & being used
  • You'll have the ability to directly affect the bottom line of the company
  • You'll have the opportunity to bring in new ideas and technologies
  • Free gym membership
  • Relaxed office environment and dress code

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