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Senior Low-Latency Java Engineer (m/f/x) - Rates & Credit Trading Application Team

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title Senior Low-Latency Java Engineer (m/f/x) – Rates & Credit Trading Application Team

Location London

Corporate Title Vice President

Deutsche Bank Technology is a global team of tech specialists, spread across multiple trading hubs and tech centres. We have a strong focus on promoting technical excellence – our engineers work at the forefront of financial services innovation using cutting-edge technologies. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and to creating excellent opportunities for talented engineers and technologists.

The Rates & Credit Suite of Applications is used daily by Fixed Income Traders and Middle Office Globally. These systems provide for all needs of Traders: providing liquidity to 10+ world's biggest multi-dealer platforms, receive and handle clients’ trading requests to execute trades, capture and service the trades through their sometimes 50year life cycle. Product range is wide - starting from Bonds, extending to REPO, Interest Rate Swaps (IRS) and ending with Exotic Portfolios. Dealing with complex financial products, we build these systems with a traceability and recoverability in mind. Wide diversity of products allows to see different styles of processing but also requires technology expertise to find reuse opportunities between various processing flows and products.

As a Senior Java Engineer, you will be involved in the development of one of our next generation platforms for Rates & Credit Trading business which will kick-start this year and aims to be highly innovative and market-leading in its features.

What we’ll offer you

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.

Hybrid Working

We understand that employee expectations and preferences are changing. We have implemented a Hybrid Working Model that enables eligible employees to work remotely for a part of their working time and reach a working pattern

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
  • The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days’ volunteering leave per year

Your key responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy high-quality software solutions using Java and related technologies
  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members to ensure code quality and best practices
  • Mentor and guide junior developers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for reference and reporting purposes
  • Participate in Agile/Scrum processes, contributing to planning, estimation, and sprint retrospectives

Your skills and experience

  • Extensive core Java development with good understanding of multi-threading and concurrency
  • In-depth knowledge of low-latency design principles and performance tuning and proficient in network protocols and socket programming
  • Experience with high-performance messaging systems
  • Strong background in profiling, benchmarking, and performance optimization including the use of memory profilers and analysis of heap dumps.
  • Working experience of Bash scripting/Linux and with another programming language such as C# or Python
  • Good understanding of LMAX Disruptor, Multi-Reactor, Chronicle Queue/Map, Aeron/Agrona or similar

How we’ll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

About us and our teams

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see who we are and more.

Deutsche Bank in the UK is proud to have been named a Times Top 50 Employer for Gender Equality

for three consecutive years. Additionally, we have been awarded a Silver Award from Stonewall for two years running and named in their Top 100 Employers for 2023 for our work supporting LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.