Java Software Engineer
Accelerate your career
Join our DMA Server team and interact with our dealing desks, client managers and the external brokers that IG use to hedge and clients to use trade. You'll be joining a small, close-knit and supportive team of developers working to deliver a real-time Direct Market Access (DMA) execution platform. Our focus is on high-quality, low-latency and high-throughput software using a mix of industry standard and in-house software. We provide DMA execution to IG for hedging of our leveraged products and also for clients for their access to non-leveraged products. The team is responsible for our real-world connectivity and order-routing to a number liquidity providers and brokers.
Who we are
Founded in 1974, we invented the concept of financial spread betting. Today, we're the world's No.1 spread betting and CFD provider, with offices in 14 countries and over 195,000 clients worldwide. Recognised as one of Britain's top employers, it's no surprise that this success has come from empowering our people to be brave, innovative and inspiring. Join us, and you'll find the perfect place to showcase your talents and passion. Your achievements will be recognised, and you'll have the support of a collaborative global team
Where you'll work
As part of a connected global team, you'll come to work in a friendly and dynamic environment. Our comfortable, cutting-edge offices contain everything you need to succeed: • Agile workspaces and hot desks • Private quiet rooms • Breakout and refreshment areas Our team is based in the London office above a central Cannon Street location. Our core stakeholders are in London office, the Melbourne office and also Bangalore but we support end clients all over the world. The team enjoys a level of dynamic working and are able to mix working from the office and from home.
How you'll progress
Your development is as important to us as it is to you. You'll be rewarded for hard work here, with support to get better at what you do. We work in a fast-paced project environment where change is constant. If you're up for the challenge, you'll have opportunities to try new things and broaden your skills quickly through exposure to the executive team and new experiences. As a software engineer you'll have a number of routes open to you to progress your career. When you start we'll give you an introduction to those and as you grow into the role we'll use bi-weekly 1-to-1s to ensure you're progressing towards the path you want to take. We also offer both technical and non-technical mentoring. The role will afford you many oppertunities in interacting with the business.
What you'll get
As well as having the chance to attend regular social events, get funding for your charitable endeavours and join a range of special interest groups, you'll receive an attractive selection of benefits working with IG: • Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities • Performance-related bonuses • Pension, insurance and medical plans • Career-focused technical and leadership training • Contribution to gym memberships and more • Birthday off • Two volunteering days leave per year • Regular 1-to-1s • Ability for technical and business mentoring • One day a month for your own learning and development
What you'll do As a software engineer in the DMA Server team you'll take ownership of your work from elaboration to delivery. You'll take requirements and develop & extend solutions, test them and work with our stakeholders to deliver them. This will include: • Interact with our senior developers and architects to analyse requirements • Design and code solutions to meet these requirements • Deliver high-quality support and assurance as the work is rolled out • Ability to grow in the role and take ownership of projects end to end • Chances to learn and innovate!
Who you'll be
You'll be a driven, delivery-conscious, innovative and enthusiastic team-player. You'll need experience in:
• Core Java (8 minimum) with a focus on concurrency and multi-threading
We're looking for tenacious, curious, eager and open-minded people to help us maintain our industry leadership. People who embody our three core values – who want to champion the client, lead the way and love what we do. We recruit based on excellence, and believe that diversity is vital to success. We have zero tolerance for bullying, harassment or any other behaviour that stifles innovation and collaboration
From the team:
“We provide a very collaborative and supportive environment in which to learn about IG's business, and the opportunity to gain deep knowledge of the real-world trading domain” “A great chance to work on critical systems with supportive and open team, that's has many years of experienced in Direct Market Access and order management.”
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