• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 18 Dec 18

Giraffe / Zoo Risk Platform Developer # 121299

We Offer
Banking today is a technology business, where digital ingenuity creates competitive advantage. At Credit Suisse, we are committed to delivering world-class technology innovation that enables our clients to reach their goals. CS's technology team is a critical commercial differentiator, creating products and services that enable the flow of financial information across the globe. We handle big challenges and create new products, using the latest technology to drive value for our business. We strive to provide applications that are robust, reliable and secure while continuously adapting to meet the evolving needs of clients both internally and externally. Our future depends on identifying and hiring the best people technologists in the financial world and bringing them together to serve our clients' needs. We offer an exemplary culture and a great working environment that nurtures collaboration and partnership; rewards excellence and encourages entrepreneurialism.

The Equities Risk IT department is responsible for the end-to-end management and delivery of Information Technology for the global Equity Derivatives, Prime, Cash, SMG and Equity Fund-Linked Products businesses.

The Equities business has a large and ongoing multi-year programme of work which includes strategic re-engineering of its Risk IT systems and architecture to converge on one strategic Risk Platform (Giraffe).

The Giraffe Risk Platform, a suite of multiple applications collectively known as 'The Zoo', is Credit Suisse's award-winning system for handling Equities Risk. Using an iterative, agile, test-driven approach the software teams excel in delivering a continuous stream of high-quality mission-critical software into production.

The full-stack development teams are empowered to select the best tools for the job. Our current stacks include:
  • Java8, Kotlin, Clojure, Go, Python, Javascript, Clojurescript, NodeJS
  • NoSQL (Elastic, Mongodb, Cassandra)
  • Messaging (Artemis, Kafka)
  • InfluxDB, Grafana
  • Kubernetes, Ansible, Gradle

Our development approach is:
  • Agile (XP, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming, Refactoring, Clean Code)
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment
  • Micro Services and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Infrastructure as code, Test-driven infrastructure
  • Fun and interesting work environment

Our culture promotes innovation and learning. There is a wide variety of complex software across the Giraffe Risk platform, providing many different learning opportunities for the you.

The Giraffe Risk Platform is continuously being extended and scaled to support new businesses, scale to higher volumes whilst adding new features, improving performance and lowering overall operational costs.

You will become a core member of one of our development teams and will have the opportunity to work with different Zoo teams to help decide where you best fit.

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.

You Offer
  • Commercial software development experience in one of: Java, Clojure, Kotlin or Javascript
  • Commercial devops experience on Linux
  • Experience of test-driven, agile software development and associated tools/technologies
  • Strong client focus
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with IT colleagues

For more information visit Technology Careers .

Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law.