Want great work, interesting tech but no politics?
Want to work somewhere where productivity trumps presenteeism?
You've found the right place. We are Adaptive, where you’ll use the latest technology to design, build and operate bespoke, real-time, front-to-back solutions for tier-one investment banks and commodity trading firms financial clients using the latest technology, in flat teams where innovation and collaboration are the backbones of our success.
As a Java Developer, you will
- participate in the team effort to build and release quality financial software in a timely manner.
- You will be involved in the technical design and implementation of a distributed, multi-region, multi-platform architecture.
- You will be working work in a test-driven, Agile development environment.
Required skills and experience:
- Solid, professional experience of server-side software development experience preferably in (but not restricted to) Java
- Knowledge of scripting language (e.g. Python)
- Passionate about building distributed, scalable, reliable, and performant software
- Experience with financial systems is a plus
- Deep knowledge of concurrency, resiliency, caching, HTTP and REST
- Even-tempered and able to remain focused on solving production issues when they arise
- Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban)
- BSc/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills
- Good English language skills are great to have (but we do offer classes)
- Experience working with distributed teams
- No politics
- No cumbersome hierarchy: our teams feel free to speak up, to make suggestions and raise concerns
- Collaborative team environment: we all work together, respect each other and pitch in
- Smart, welcoming and motivated colleagues
- Good work/life balance
Some of our success stories include:
An app store that allows users to browse available apps and install to their desktop without Administrator rights. The system provides an auto-update mechanism and also captures usage statistics
Adaptive brought our experience in large scale e-commerce platforms to quickly specify and agree an architecture with the client. The design enabled rapid development in the short term but also granted flexibility and agility in the long term.
Please note that the successful candidate will need to have a background check.