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Java Senior Engineer, AVP

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Foreign Exchange Technology - Backend Developer

Location: Bangalore, India

Role Description

  • We’re looking for a Lead Backend Developer in Foreign Exchange Technology of the Deutsche Bank.
  • Deutsche Bank (DB) is the largest bank in Germany and one of the top European banks. Its Berlin Tech Center is a fast-growing development center, working closely with business and other technology centers on industry leading in-house solutions.
  • Global Foreign Exchange (GFX) is a vital part of the DB Investment Bank that provides our clients with many ways to manage their currency risk. Deutsche Bank has been ranked the Overall FX Market Leader by market share in the 2022 Euromoney FX Survey. Deutsche Bank ranked top in 50% of all categories in the survey, including No 1 for overall market share, swaps (unadjusted), options, overall electronic FX, emerging market volume (unadjusted swaps), precious metals, banks and non-financial corporates.
  • GFX heavily relies on its technology to stay ahead of the competition. Our products are used by clients, trading desks, sales and operations. They provide connectivity with brokers, exchanges and clearing houses. The development of our products gives engineers a unique ability to learn business, work with big data and analytics.
  • We use Java, C, C#, Kotlin, Python, Scala, MongoDB, ClickHouse, Kafka, Redis, Ignite, gRPC, Spark, Tableau and other technologies to build our platform. We build cloud-ready solutions and host them on-premises (GCP Anthos) and public clouds (GCP GKE). For writing Frontends we leverage Autobahn Platform, that is used by thousands external and internal users.

What Will The Employee Gain From This Role

  • Experience building world #1 platform in electronic FX trading
  • Experience working with risk and pricing calculations on a grid, latency-sensitive pricing, modern and high-performant UIs for desktop and mobile, risk and pricing analytics
  • Working with a geographically dispersed team of professionals

What we’ll offer you

As part of our flexible scheme, here are just some of the benefits that you’ll enjoy

  • Best in class leave policy
  • Gender neutral parental leaves
  • 100% reimbursement under childcare assistance benefit (gender neutral)
  • Sponsorship for Industry relevant certifications and education
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family members
  • Comprehensive Hospitalization Insurance for you and your dependents
  • Accident and Term life Insurance
  • Complementary Health screening for 35 yrs. and above

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new functionality on Java. Frontend/Full-stack development is a plus
  • Work with the business on quant, functional non-functional requirements, coordinate BAs work, plan and estimate delivery timelines.
  • Be ready to learn and dig into details of FX business to grow as subject matter expert
  • Design and implement subsystems and intersystem protocols, drive longer-term platform architectural vision.
  • Investigate and fix production incidents, drive stability and monitoring improvements.

Your Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years experience and excellent knowledge of Java. Kotlin/Full-stack is a plus
  • Proven track record in high-load distributed system design and fault tolerant applications, algorithms
  • Good knowledge of Linux, understanding of containers and cloud solutions.
  • People leadership experience is a big plus
  • Experience with modern SDLC tools (Git, JIRA, Artifactory, Jenkins/TeamCity) and project management is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Problem solving
  • Ability to take ownership of a task until its completion, rather than just coding or testing
  • Team player, open to collaboration, ability to work in distributed team
  • Good communication skills, ability to work with business and support teams, spoken/written English
  • Eager to learn about new technology and gain new skills as required
  • Attention to details, discipline

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 culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

About us and our teams

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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.