Job Description

Financial Services Trading Platforms - Java Developer

Location: London

Salary: Competitive salary package and benefits

Career Level: (Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Specialist, Associate Manager & Manager)

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the outstanding services, we are known for.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture’s UK Capital Markets business has highlighted Technology as a key area of growth in 2021, in recognition of the significant industry trend and growing market in supporting clients with their complex transformation journeys.

Trading Platforms package implementation is embracing new ways of working with automation and tooling in the fore front – defining how our Clients operate and redefining how they work. We’re a distributed team of software engineers and developers building cutting edge software assets used across our Financial Services clients. Follow the link to get a flavour of assets that’s being built by the software team within CM Platforms:https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/services/capital-markets/trading-platforms-murex.

Accenture’s Capital Markets Technology practice brings together a global network of highly skilled industry & technology practitioners. When combined with Accenture’s broader Strategy & Consulting practice and our global Technology network, we are able to bring together the unique ability to drive end to end business transformation.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundary less opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways. You’ll join our project teams and lead delivery solving the most sophisticated and exciting client challenges today.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of specialists, this could be the role for you. As part of our distributed team, you'll be working with ground breaking technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to develop deeper Capital Markets industry insights and understanding of sophisticated industry challenges

  • How to provide practical solutions to real world problems across the Capital Markets industry.

  • How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.

  • How best to develop your technology & delivery skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

In this role you will:

  • Be a full stack developer to work on assets that are used at our Financial Services clients, supporting their journey to cloud

  • Deliver Client transformation through implementation of Cloud business, architecture and engineering projects

  • Support building out Accenture’s Capital Markets Platforms Technology practice

  • Support development of Accenture’s Capital Markets Platforms practice through people development and mentoring of more junior team members

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience and understanding of agile software delivery approaches

  • Experience in technology stack including: Kotlin / Java, Spring Boot / Reactive WebFlux, PostgreSQL, React/TypeScript, HashiCorp Consul, Ansible, Gradle, Jenkins(Pipeline), ElasticSearch

  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code technologies - CloudFormation/Terraform/AWS CDK

  • Experience in Apache Cassandra (NoSQL), AngularJS and ExtJS Will be of added advantage

  • AWS certification and DevOps experience is desirable

  • Front to back trading lifecycle: Front, Middle and/or Back Office is desirable

  • Experience in vendor platforms such as Murex or Calypso desirable but not essential

Qualifications - External

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience and understanding of agile software delivery approaches

  • Experience in technology stack including: Kotlin / Java, Spring Boot / Reactive WebFlux, PostgreSQL, React/TypeScript, HashiCorp Consul, Ansible, Gradle, Jenkins(Pipeline), ElasticSearch

  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code technologies - CloudFormation/Terraform/AWS CDK

  • Experience in Apache Cassandra (NoSQL), AngularJS and ExtJS Will be of added advantage

  • AWS certification and DevOps experience is desirable

  • Front to back trading lifecycle: Front, Middle and/or Back Office is desirable

  • Experience in vendor platforms such as Murex or Calypso desirable but not essential

Set yourself apart:

  • Proficiency in problem solving and solutioning

  • Strong Academic Background, to Bachelors degree level or higher

  • Experience in the Investment Banking industry, including an understanding of Front, Middle and Back office processes and a high level understanding of the trade lifecycle

  • Proven ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent interpersonal skill, strong technical skills and a strong professional presence.

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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