Senior Java Developer

  • Job Reference: 473423091-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Capco
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Capco is a global technology and management consultancy specializing in driving digital transformation across the financial services industry. With a growing client portfolio comprising of global organizations, Capco operates at the intersection of business and technology, by combining innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to fast-track digital initiatives for banking and payments, capital markets, wealth and asset management, insurance, and the energy sector.

Capco's ingenuity is brought to life through its Innovation Labs, award-winning Be Yourself at Work culture and diverse talent. Our approach is tailor-made to fit with each client's problem with an emphasis on building long-term strategic partnerships that foster collaboration and trust. We have the people, the vision, and the passion.

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you're encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognise that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success.

It's important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can. We believe that everyone brings something different to the table - so we'd love to know what makes you different.

About the role:

Capco is looking for hardworking, innovative and creative people to join our Engineering team. We are looking for Developers who can work on multiple varied and exciting projects including the creation of:

  • New Banks -Yes, seriously! We have delivered and are actively building new digital banks from scratch for our global clients.
  • New Open Banking Services- We played a key role in shaping the open banking regulation and are now delivering it for clients.
  • Robotic Automation Solutions- We are currently delivering into production several projects using RPA and Machine Learning.
  • New Social Networks- We recently launched a social network for business banking customers for one of our Tier 1 Banking clients.


  • Demonstrate practical experience of engineering best practices, while being obsessed with continuous improvement.

  • Have deep technical knowledge of two or more technologies and is curious to learn other parts of the stack.

  • Have experience delivering software/technology projects leveraging Agile methodologies

  • Have personally made valuable contributions to products, solutions and teams and can articulate the value to customers.

  • Have played a role in the delivery of critical business applications and ideally customer facing applications.

  • Have the ability to communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence.

  • Have an awareness and understanding of new technologies being used in finance and other industries and loves to experiment.

  • Have a passion for being part of the engineering team that is forming the future of finance.

Skills & Expertise:

  • Excellent knowledge ofJava 8+, SpringBoot, Gradle, Maven,Mockito,Microservice architecture

  • Excellent knowledge of Object-oriented programming and familiarity with functional programming languages

  • Excellent understanding of collections and concurrency in Java

  • Experience in working with restful APIs

  • Good understanding of different databases (Relational and NoSQL)

  • Expert knowledge in the unit test, static code analysis andBDD/TDD

  • Experience in continuous integration with Git, Jenkins, Nexus

  • Practices Agile principles

  • Able to do code reviews/ mentor and train junior developers

  • Write highly available, maintainable and secure code

  • Good understanding of Web and Architectural design patterns

  • Great understanding of the Solid Principles, OWASP, CAP Theorem and Distributed Systems Design

  • Stakeholder Management and able to communicate well to all the team members

  • Experience with container technologies including Docker / Kubernetes


  • Knowledge of Terraform and Event-driven architecture

  • Golang

  • Participated in redesigning a monolith system to a set of microservices

  • Knowledge of serverless functions like AWS Lambda/Azure Functions/GCP functions

  • Have experience in Messaging systems (Kafka, RabbitMQ etc.)

  • Good understanding of Service Security Protocols (OAuth2, SAML etc.)

  • Practical experience on at least one cloud

  • Experience in integration with 3rd party applications and vendors

  • Experience in integration of QA automation tools

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Pension
  • Budget for Certifications
  • Udemy Subscription
  • MacBook
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 2x Performance reviews p/a
  • 40 hours minimum training allowance
  • Hybrid working model
  • Telephone call
  • HR Interview & Tech Interview (Includes Coding Exercise)
  • Head of Engineering Interview
  • Offer
Java, Spring Boot, Microservices, APIs, DockerJava, Spring Boot, APIs, Agile, Docker, Terraform, Go, Kafka, Kubernetes, AWS, GCP