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Backend Java Developer

  • Location: Jersey City, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Grow your career as a Backend Java Developer with an innovative global bank in Jersey City, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week.
  • Design & development of eTrading and Algo platforms to ensure stability, simplify environment & deliver strategic solutions.
  • Support and enhance the existing infrastructure and applications across a variety of technologies (Java8, Spring Framework).
  • Design and develop a state-of-the-art cloud-native platform with containerized applications using modern stream processing and cloud technologies (Flink, OpenShift).
  • Participate in the application development life cycle and drive engineering excellence.
  • Balance time to market (client delivery) with proper governance, compliance, and audit mandates.
  • Degree from an accredited institution with a relevant major (Computer Science, Information Systems).
  • 7-10+ years of experience in building Java backend applications.
  • Knowledge of electronic and/or algorithmic trading.
  • Knowledge of GSP markets.
  • Experience in building, testing, maintaining, and supporting large scale applications. Experience with following good development standards and practice is a plus.
  • Previous experience of delivering electronic trading solutions & with real-time Fixed Income pricing and eTrading is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new business concepts and technologies quickly and thoroughly.
  • Experience working as part of a large multi-region team.
  • Experience in connectivity and market protocols such as FIX is a plus.
  • Previous experience in the financial industry is essential.
  • Knowledge of GSP products such as Bonds, Loans, CDS/CDX, Index Tranches, & CDO is a plus.
  • Technical
    • Strong proficiency in core Java.
    • Familiarity with Kafka, Flink, cloud technologies a plus.
    • Strong experience on distributed applications and architecture.
    • UNIX/Linux
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.