Java Software Engineer

  • Swissquote
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • 24/11/2022
Full time Forex Fintech IT - Software Development

Job Description

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At Swissquote you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant topics in financial services and technology. We value people and technology and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

Company description

Founded by two engineers, Swissquote makes trading opportunities accessible to everyone and we challenge everything that makes traditional banking irrelevant.

Join our Software Engineering teams to challenge the code and bring your expertise on cutting-edge Fintech projects such as eTrading and digital assets.

Our Tech stack is 100% Java based powered by Spring, Hibernate, RabbitMQ, Oracle, React, Docker, Kubernetes... and we always try to adopt the best tools for the right needs.

As an always-evolving company, we strive to challenge our organization, making teamwork and innovation more than just values. You will be able to accelerate your career in a fast-moving and rock-solid company: during these last couple of years, our bank has become the Swiss leader in online trading. We still keep growing and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to deliver exceptional results in 2020 and 2021.

The Swissquote Tech Hub in Bucharest is meant to create a new high-caliber location for the Swissquote engineering group. The Tech Hub is structured around the design, build and maintenance of innovative and reliable systems, products and services.

Operating within a collaborative Agile environment, we aim to deliver effective solutions to the business and our customers using our evolving platforms.

We are looking for proactive Team players who would like to work in the Fintech sector with like-minded individuals that want to develop robust and scalable applications for the growing market.

Now we are actively recruiting Software Engineers with different levels of experience and seniority to join our new teams in Bucharest that will work in a hybrid way in close partnership with colleagues from other locations.

What You Will Be Doing

As a Software Engineer, part of an Agile team, we need you to be mostly oriented towards Back-End development but we will welcome skills and interest in Front-End development.

  • Perform design reviews, provide input and estimate effort required for implementation
  • Design application components to meet the business requirements and the functional design
  • Produce well structured, maintainable, efficient, reliable and fit for purpose code at the expected level of quality
  • Develop unit, integration and End2End tests to the highest possible coverage levels by using modern test frameworks
  • Provide applications support to our internal or external users - maintenance of applications by fixing defects/bugs and production incidents
  • Create builds and deployment baselines, deployment notes and operating instructions
  • Work closely with financial experts to gain first-hand experience and discuss possible solutions and alternatives to embed their requests
  • Keep yourself up-to-date on the cutting-edge technologies and contribute actively to the technical choices of the team

What you will bring

Junior – knowledge of:

  • Java 8+ and OOP and SOLID principles
  • RESTful APIs and services
  • Unit testing, build and deployment processes
  • Tools like Idea IntelliJ, Maven, Git
  • Linux, Docker, Jenkins, Tomcat and Databases & SQL (any RDBMS engine)

Would be a plus:

  • Spring, Hibernate, RabbitMQ (or other message broker), Jersey, EhCache, GraphQL
  • TDD/BDD and frameworks like JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JBehave, Serenity, Selenium, Cucumber
  • Event-driven architectures and microservices
  • Frontend development and the React framework
  • Software design patterns

Mid – good/strong knowledge of:

  • Java 8+ and OOP and SOLID principles
  • RESTful APIs and services/ microservices
  • Spring, Hibernate, RabbitMQ (or other message broker)
  • Unit testing, build and deployment processes
  • TDD/BDD and frameworks like JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JBehave, Serenity, Selenium, Cucumber
  • Tools like Idea IntelliJ, Maven, Git
  • Linux, Docker, Jenkins, Tomcat and Databases & SQL (any RDBMS engine)
  • Software design patterns
  • Development of Production ready applications

Would be a plus:

  • Jersey, EhCache, GraphQL
  • Event-driven architectures
  • Frontend development and the React framework

Senior – strong/excellent knowledge of:

  • Java 8+ and OOP and SOLID principles
  • RESTful APIs and services/ microservices
  • Spring, Hibernate, RabbitMQ (or other message broker)
  • Unit testing, build and deployment processes
  • TDD/BDD and frameworks like JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JBehave, Serenity, Selenium, Cucumber
  • Tools like Idea IntelliJ, Maven, Git
  • Linux, Docker, Jenkins, Tomcat and Databases & SQL (any RDBMS engine)
  • Software design patterns
  • Event-driven architectures
  • Development of Production ready applications

Would be a plus:

  • Jersey, EhCache, GraphQL
  • Frontend development and the React framework

All levels:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A sense of responsibility for the wider implications of software engineering and demonstrate a flexible approach as business requirements and their relative priorities are subject to review and change
  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate technical and non-technical issues
  • Highly collaborative, responsive, proactive, assertive, supportive and team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and virtual teams
  • Passion about sharing knowledge and best practice
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

  • Modern, international work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect
  • Hybrid, very flexible way of working; only required to work from the office 2 days per month and in some other particular cases/events
  • Exciting opportunity to boost your career and develop solid banking and fintech business expertise
  • Competitive salary
  • 25+ annual days off
  • Annual bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Meal tickets
  • Shares plan
  • Bookster