Junior IT developer

  • SGM-FX
  • London, UK
  • May 01, 2019
Full time Java Testing Developer IT

Job Description


  • To support the platform that was developed by a third party team.
  • To include issue resolution and user requests through investigation/analysis and subsequent code changes.
  • Understanding the data architecture within the business as it relates to data being fed into and out of Front Office and other applications. Be able to analyse and source data required for the whole system.
  • Testing of small enhancements developed by third party developers
  • Developing reports using Java
  • Working closely with the front office team through the development lifecycle, taking on small tasks as necessary, in order to fully understand the solution as it is being built.
  • Maintain our knowledge base of end user and technical guides for bespoke solutions. Ensure that the third party developers adequately document each solution that they release.
  • Communicate Solution progress to the manager on a regular basis and keep associated work tracking systems up to date.
  • Assist the teams with other initiatives as and when required

Skills Required:

  • A university degree with an IT focus, e.g. computer science.
  • Preferably 1 year industry experience. We would particularly favour individuals with experience of the foreign exchange industry.
  • A thorough understanding of the IT development life-cycle, development framework and methodologies and implementation
  • An understanding of data and systems architecture as it relates to front office.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • Able to multi-task; work to tight deadlines and able to cope under pressure.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong problem solving ability/logical thinker and highly numerate.
  • Must be organised and able to prioritize duties and responsibilities.
  • A passion for change and a sense of real achievement based on delivery.