Lead Java Cloud Developer


Information Technology
level required
Mid-Senior Level
job timing

Job Description

We're looking for a Java Technical Lead with proven experience building robust, high-performance, large-scale applications.

Our partner's credit risk system provides calculation, reporting and risk management functionality to all asset classes across the bank. It is a complex, large-scale distributed system, implemented in Java, running thousands of calculation jobs each day. It is now time to migrate this system to a modern Cloud platform, taking the opportunity to improve performance, resilience and supportability. This multi-year effort will be enabled by a substantial investment in the core technology team

What will you do?

  • As an individual contributor, deliver high-performance distributed Java software, onto internal & external cloud platforms(this includes the full software development lifecycle, although you will be supported by dedicated business analysis, testing and operational staff)
  • Provide technical leadership to the wider team of Software Engineers/Analyst Developers using advanced knowledge of application development.
  • Design components and APIs, participate in code reviews and ensure the delivered application meets all necessary standards and best practices.
  • Refine our coding standards, test procedures and engineering processes. Apply appropriate due diligence and professional standards to all decisions, complying with regulations and firm policies.
  • Collaborate with other teams: developers within and beyond the system, analysis and support staff, stakeholders and users across multiple asset classes, and cross-asset technology teams.
  • Mentor and coach junior to mid-level developers and analysts, helping build the overall engineering capabilities of the team.
  • Participate in the hiring process.


Your ideal backgorund: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline
  • 7-10 years Core Java experience developing robust, scalable and maintainable applications applying Object Oriented Design principles

  • Knowledge of Spring Framework: including Core, Integration, Batch, JDBC, Hibernate.

  • 5+ years working in large global enterprises – ideally finance. Candidates with less Java experience will be considered if they have experience working as a Developer for investment banking software, using C++, Scala or similar languages

  • Distributed Caching frameworks such as Hazelcast, Oracle Coherence, Redis or equivalent. Alternatively, Big Data frameworks such as Spark

  • Cloud computing technologies with practical experience working with containers, microservices and large datasets (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Databases – RDBMS and NoSQL (ideally Oracle and MongoDB)

  • Familiarity with Linux environment including shell scripting.

  • Standard SDLC stack : Git/BitBucket, CI/CD pipeline frameworks such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JIRA, Any secure coding toolkits.

  • Experience with Agile software development processes, in particular test driven development.

  • Third-line support of large applications, including troubleshooting production issues

  • Excellent English skills (both oral and written)

  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a large global team and influence key architectural decision


  • Master's degree in a STEM discipline
  • Understanding of the investment banking domain

Additional Information

What can our partner offer?

  • Competitive compensations package with added benefits:
    • Private Medical Care Program and onsite medical rooms in our buildings
    • Pension Plan Contribution to Voluntary Pension Fund
    • Group Life Insurance
  • Opportunity to progress to vice president/team lead positions
  • Cooperation with a high quality, international, multicultural and global team
  • Work in a friendly and diversified environment
  • Growth and career opportunity within the company
  • Management supporting balanced and agile work (home office)

Place of work: Budapest