Leading international bank is looking for a Java Developer. The role is within Information Systems Department ('ISD') provides a full range of technology services to all departments within client London branch. This includes teams servicing the client-facing business units, Operations, Finance and Risk departments. Each team has dedicated resources to provide project management, analysis, software development, package implementation, systems integration services and application support.

This role sits within the Front Office Development group, which provides services to Front Office sales, trading, and the COO team. The remit has recently expanded to include the Market Data System (MDS) platform and core Murex platform.

The team is closely aligned to the business and delivers solutions in a highly agile and iterative manner.


The role involves the development and management of the applications/services for which the MDS team has responsibility. The principal application used for MDS is Alveo Prime (formerly Asset Control +) although other supporting tools written in-house with Java and Javascript frameworks form an important part of the platform. At its core, Alveo Prime is used to capture, cleanse and publish the market data needed by the company according to SLAs in time zones in Europe and Asia. The Redwood Cronacle scheduler is employed to orchestrate the daily MDS operations ensuring dependencies are met. Middleware services are provided to connect the MDS to upstream and downstream systems. The role will involve hands-on involvement of all of the above mentioned systems and processes.

The job holder is expected to have a broad knowledge of the various financial asset classes held by the company and to understand the data requirements for valuing them.

The job holder will work closely with the Head of MDS platform in the following key areas:

BAU Support for MDS platforms

  • Engagement with nearshore support team to ensure they are capable of Level 1 & 2 support for the MDS (Alveo Prime + Cronacle) and that they are assisted to build a knowledge base and can handle small change items.
  • Be able to quickly diagnose issues reported at L3 and communicate effectively with business and technical groups impacted.
  • Liaison with data vendors (e.g. Bloomberg) in the event of disruption to the delivery of market data.
  • Meeting production SLAs to upstream/downstream systems.
  • Interacting with Middleware to resolve ESB file delivery issues.
  • Provide support for IPV processes and other Product Control tasks.
  • Be the technical point of contact for Windows/Unix/Database support teams for management of production and DR environments.

Ongoing Development for MDS platform

  • Liaise with other ISD teams and business areas that require new functionality and products in the MDS. New requirements should be documented and mapped to an implementation plan.
  • Drive the research and development of new services that the MDS can deliver to business areas. For example, providing reporting based on historic analysis of data and enhanced screens for user interaction.
  • Co-ordination of all aspects of development cycle including version control, testing, release management and delivery scheduling.
  • Management of development and testing environments.
  • Work with other developers to co-ordinate project work.

The job holder will also work on tasks as directed by their line manager.

  • Part of a technical team.
  • Working with users, senior management and stake holders across multiple disciplines in a pressured environment.
  • A strong knowledge of data requirements for various asset classes including bonds, futures, swaps, F/X.
  • At least a basic knowledge of Investment Banking services and business processes
  • Understanding of all stages of the project lifecycle including preparation for application release.

  • In depth understanding of the Alveo Prime platform

o capturing, cleansing and publishing market data

o configuration of the data model

o mastering data across multiple sources and snap times

o troubleshooting data flows including Formula Engine code

  • Excellent knowledge/skills with a scheduler product (eg. Cronacle or Control M).
  • Market Data Providers (BBG/Refinitiv) and their products (e.g. Data License).
  • Competent knowledge with proven implementation experience of:

o Source control management, preferably using Git/Bitbucket.

o Unit and Integration testing skills, including preparing test scripts and execution.

  • Good knowledge with applied experience of Agile design and practices.
  • Technical expertise

o Unix

o MS Excel including VBA

o Oracle and/or Sybase

o Java frameworks (eg Spring)

o React/Angular

o R/Python


  • Delivering data management solutions as part of a large and complex change program

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, is a global digital strategy and software engineering firm with about 18,000 international employees within its 44 offices in 21 countries. It is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. 

In January 2019, Luxoft was acquired by U.S. company DXC Technology. Luxoft partnered with LG Electronics to create a next-generation Autonomous Mobility concept vehicle that integrates consumers' personalized digital lifestyles into a driving experience. Luxoft enabled Switzerland's first Blockchain based e-vote platform with the City of Zug and Hochschule Luzern's Blockchain Lab.

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company is a world-renowned company. It has been present on the Polish market for over 11 years. We have offices in Krakow, Warsaw, Wroclaw, and Tri-City. We employ almost 2,500 experienced experts carrying out projects for over 40 clients from the financial, automotive, medical, tourist industries, etc. We work for many international clients, including the USA, Great Britain, and Switzerland.

So far, Luxoft Poland has made a name for itself as a company that offers work on innovative projects, we offer various experiences in the field of IT, opportunities for rapid development, an extensive training program, and attractive benefits for employees.

At present, 62% of Luxoft Poland employees come from Poland, and 38% from around 50 countries, including Ukraine, Brazil, India, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Romania, USA, etc.

At Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, as much as 85 percent of employees are experts with the "Senior" experience level, with at least five years of experience. We care about our employees, so every day we try to provide them with the best possible conditions for work and development.

Technology is our passion! We focus on top engineering talent means that you will be working with the best industry professionals from around the world. Because of that, Luxoft is a global family with an epic atmosphere – we love what we do!