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Senior up to Principal Java Developer (Top Belfast Package)

Job Description

This client is focusing on various Java developer positions ranging from Senior to Principal.

2022 is shaping up to be an action-packed year for this highly prestigious Client following a $1 billion investment from Google…Yes that's right Google! Aside from the investment the client has also agreed a long-term partnership with Google to migrate their global technology infrastructure to Google Cloud…Fancy joining them?

Salary/ Benefits

  • Relaxed Hybrid
  • Above market salary
  • 15% bonus
  • 10.5% matched pension
  • Unlimited access to GCP certifications & training
  • 25 days holiday allowance + NI Holidays
  • Comprehensive Private medical/Dental cover
  • Gym Membership


Offer products and technology services which are recognised globally in the world of financial markets both at retail and institutional level. With over a billion user it's a great opportunity to work at scale on products that are well known.

The Ideal Person

  • Experience in Core programming languages - Java, Python, C++.
  • Highly driven to write elegant code
  • AWS, GCP, Azure Cloud technology
  • Keen to sit exams in Google Cloud


As a Senior Engineer you will:

  • Working within a team to design all aspects of a project; app design, test design, observability, metrics, and CICD.
  • Exhibits language proficiency and independently writes application modules and unit tests as well as designs independently. Contributes to architectural discussions. Interprets and enforces architecture for a development team. Mentors junior developers and is an influential member within the team.
  • Defines key metrics driving code optimisation and drives code reviews; Manages environment build deployments, release notes and build notices; Reviews code to proactively identify and mitigate potential issues and defects as well as identify solution problems and issues outside code.
  • Influences best practices development, contributing to process enhancements, and leads by example.

Essential Criteria

  • Expertise in core Java development skills
  • Working knowledge on cloud applications
  • Passion to keep up with tech trends and continually learning
  • Ability to learn, adapt and react to business needs & technology problems
  • Experience with data architecture

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience developing applications in Cloud environment (GCP is a huge plus)
  • Experience testing in a story-driven, agile environment.
  • Prior experience working in financial services/exchange space.
  • Prior experience working with BDD methodologies and automated acceptance criteria.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Java/Javascript/Golang jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Ben Sidebotham in the strictest confidence. Or contact Ben on 02890 330 250.