Java Software Engineering Contractor x 2
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CME Group are looking for experienced developers to work alongside the CME Engineering and Execution (E&E) team in Belfast in the Trade Execution Team. This is a very exciting time to join an autonomous and growing team. You will be able to help us deliver a new high profile and mission critical project by working on CME's Flagship trading application - Globex.
The Java Consultant will contribute to technology advances in CME's electronic trading platform. They will be responsible for the software delivery of systems that must achieve a unique blend of ultra-low latency performance, the capacity to seamlessly facilitate the busiest trading days in the world economy, and rock-solid reliability and integrity. An understanding of both the underlying technology and the development, testing, and deployment lifecycle of the applications will be critical. The successful joiner must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and work both independently and collaboratively. Principal Accountabilities
- Working with analysts to decompose high level requirements for new features into concise, descriptive stories, and provides input to estimation
- Applies expert knowledge of Java language, DBMS and middleware technologies in independently designing and developing key services.
- Participates in code reviews, proactively identifying and mitigating potential issues and defects.
- Works alongside Test Engineers to ensure rock solid reliability
- Follows team defined processes; advocates opportunities for improvements.
- Embraces and enforces CME Group SDLC and information security standards.
- Bachelor's degree (with honours) or equivalent/better strongly preferred, but substantial relevant experience could substitute
- Expertise in core Java skills
- Experience working with multithreaded Java code
- Experience with middleware technologies
- Ability to write clean code which is able to satisfy low-latency & high-throughput requirements
- Prior experience working with BDD methodologies and automated acceptance criteria
- Knowledge of financial markets and working with financial applications
- Knowledge of financial messaging protocols, and in particular FIX.
- Experience coding in a story-driven, agile environment. (using Confluence, JIRA, or other Atlassian tools)