Senior Software Engineer (Java)

6 October 2017
Competitive Base + 20% bonus + 10% pension + significant benefits
Information Technology - Permanent
United Kingdom
Close Date
31 December 2017
The Icon Solutions ‘Instant Payment Framework’ (IPF) enables the immediate processing of transactions on existing institutional infrastructure, accelerating the transition to real-time (faster) payments for major financial services providers globally. This ground-breaking Fintech solution has been developed using many years of experience in the payments industry, supported by a UK-based engineering team using the latest open-source tools and software development principles.

As IPF gains market penetration, an opportunity exists to accelerate product development, building increased functionality, scalability and performance in preparation for processing transaction volumes in the hundreds of millions. Accordingly, we aim to double the size of our Wimbledon based engineering team over the coming months, recruiting and building the team to support us on our push for market domination as the ‘go to’ solution for accelerated real-time payment processing.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer from a transactional product engineering background to assist in the successful delivery of a market-leading solution for real-time payment processing.

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for hands-on development of software applications, working at pace to resolve high impact, challenging, engineering problems while continuously raising quality standards. Using Java and AKKA, the Software Engineer will contribute to all aspects of the architecture and design for this innovative solution.

Key Responsibilities:
• Taking a key role in product engineering, following TDD and BDD Processes
• Supporting architectural and design decisions as part of the engineering team
• Writing high quality code within established development standards
• Participating in agile working practices

Desired Skills/Experience:
• Excellent JAVA skills, building high availability/distributed systems using Java 8 skills, specifically AKKA and Spring
• Experience in SDLC automation using Continuous Integration & Deployment processes
• Past experience delivering consumer facing and resilient software
• Excellent knowledge of SDLC, comfortable working across the full stack
• Automation environment provisioning using Ansible
• Previous experience with real-time messaging systems
• Strong DevOps experience gained within highly transactional software environments
• Knowledge and/or experience of Docker and Kubernetes
• Knowledge of Unix sys admin and scripting

Additional Information:
• Job Location: Wimbledon, London SW19
• Salary Information: Competitive Base + 20% bonus + 10% pension + significant benefits
• Job Location: Wimbledon, London SW19
• Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking
• ShareForce are the exclusive recruitment partner of Icon Solutions