Junior/Graduate - Java Developer - Investment Bank - London
- GBP35000 - GBP48000 per annum + Pension, bonus GBP
- London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
- Permanent, Full time
- 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18
My client is a leading investment bank based in the city. This role would be ideal for a Junior Java developer however they are happy to look at any OOO e.g C#/Python etc or possibly a graduate who has recently finished there degree and is looking to start there career as a software developer within the financial sector. This is a great opportunity and will really kick start your career.
The role will involve a combination of on-the-job training and formal training. The successful candidate(s) will be sponsored to study towards the CFA level 1 qualification.
The role would suit someone who is:
- A self-motivated proactive individual who is able to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
- Confident in dealing with people across different functions
- A good communicator with both verbal and written skills
- Able to navigate through complex and ambiguous information
- Proactive in resolving and following up issues
- Motivated to work within a technology team and use technology to add value to the bank
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Maintaining production stability & availability
- You will perform daily work based on allocation, yearly objectives and goals.
- You will ensure production break-fix and service improvement requirements take priority over change through effective stakeholder management and expectation setting.
- You will ensure that the ICBCS Service Delivery problem, incident & change management processes are understood and followed.
- You will actively minimize any IT risks across the application & underlying technology stack.
- You will contribute to effective capacity management across all applications and underpinning platform technologies that support your applications.
- You will ensure all batch SLA's/ OLA's are appropriate, understood and agreed for the critical path of your batch processes, ensuring that you understand the full business impacts of any failures along that path.
- You will contribute to knowledge management across your applications ensuring all architecture diagrams and documents, data flows and integrations, release and deployment guides, administration; disaster recovery documentation, user and/or training manuals are centrally stored and frequently reviewed.
- You will ensure all fixes or known errors are maintained in the relevant knowledge or known-error databases.
- You will ensure logical access management/security procedures and policies are followed.
- You will ensure all BCP/Crisis Management plans are understood.
Analytics, problem solving & reporting
- You will contribute to the identification of incident root cause and service improvement with an inquiring and tenacious approach.
- You will contribute to proactive trending on a wide and diverse set of data points any potential incident or risk themes.
- You will review current & recent problems to ensure the correct level of due diligence and challenge has been performed to mitigate repeat incidents.
- You will ensure problem records are kept up to date with clear & concise information explaining what current investigational steps are taking place with clear commitments on delivery.
- You will ensure that data quality assurance standards are maintained and improved where possible to ensure meaningful Management Information can be produced for Senior Management.
- You will have a restless curiosity that will lead you to interrogate all technology, processes and data for opportunities to improve stability, customer experience and quality.
- You will manage your own workload proactively and understand escalation processes.
- Your primary focus will be on driving incident reduction demonstrated through improved production stability.
- You will ensure adherence to all group standards / policies and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
- Degree qualified
- Preferred experience working in a function of an investment bank and understands the need for control in a banking environment
- Understanding of Financial Regulatory controls across multiple global jurisdictions.
- Evidence of progression and consistency in career to date.
Knowledge, technical skills and expertise
- Windows and Unix (Linux, Sun, HP, AIX) platforms.
- Databases (Oracle, Sybase, MSSQL, MySQL).
- QA duties (usability, performance & automated testing, test scripts, cases and plans.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
- This is a role that would ideally suit a graduate with a financial, computer science, engineering or maths degree along with up to 2 years' experience.
- Good academic background
Should you wish to know more about this great opportunity please send your CV over to jomullen@teksystems(.com) or give me a call on 0203 530 9019 and ask for John
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