Java Engineer

  • Job Reference: 473423103-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Nutmeg
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Nutmeg is an award-winning online investment management company recognised as a leader in the FinTech industry. In short, we allow people to invest their hard earned money using our General Investment Account, ISA, JISA, Pension and Lifetime ISA.
We were the first and we're now the largest digital wealth manager in the UK with over 130k clients. We don't hide behind complex pricing structures or financial jargon. We don't keep you in the dark when it comes to your investments or how they're performing. Instead, we give you complete transparency - and want you to feel empowered.
As we continue to shake up the investment world, we are building a team of dedicated, visionary professionals - a team that knows what success looks like, respects the talents and wisdom of others and thrives in an environment of fast growth and fresh challenges. We want people who match the company's ambition, honesty and integrity. We want people who want to make a difference.
About the role:

Within one of our Internal Operations engineering teams you will be responsible for the APIs and backend services that make Nutmeg run e.g. logins, payments, trading & financial reporting. Within a cross functional team (Engineering & product) you will co-own product delivery end-to-end. Whilst efficiently coding, testing & deploying Java applications you will be expected to work collectively with peers and be able to contribute to new tech discussions. Teams are responsible for supporting the systems they have delivered. This can include working directly with the customer support and operations teams and performing root cause analysis if things go wrong.

Skills & Experience:

  • Good understanding of APIs and REST
  • Knowledge and experience with creating microservices
  • Experience with Git or other similar distributed SCM systems
  • Experience with event driven systems i.e. Kafka
  • Strong bias in test-driven development (TDD) and automation (unit, feature, integration and regression)
  • Exposure to building applications on cloud platforms, familiarity with AWS
  • Knowledge of how to work on a *nix desktop environment (OS X, GNU/Linux) and be familiar with the terminal

Desirable:

  • Practical understanding of the Spring framework
  • Commercial experience in a regulated industry
  • Willing to attend conferences and meet-ups
  • A keen contributor to open source projects
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  • Informal telephone call with Nick or Chris (Talent)
  • 30 - 45 mins with hiring manager(s)
  • 2 hour technical interview (pair programming and whiteboarding)
  • 1 hour Meet more members of the company
  • Offer!
JavaJava, APIs, REST, TDD, Kafka, Spring, AWS