Senior Backend Developer

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Type of Job

Published Date

4 March 2022, 00:00:00

City of London

About the job

Backend Senior Fullstack Developer (C++/Node.js)

Our client is a provider of institutional-grade Exchange Services intended to facilitate the trading of Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets. They are now looking to hire a Senior Full Stack Developer who has workedin the financial services industry and has experience with capital markets and Trading Software solutions.

As a Senior Developer you will make recommendations for tools, maintenance, and testing strategies and assist with creating a maintainable application landscape alongside other Developers, Leads, and Architects.

*AWS solutions, covering Blockchain, C++, Microservices and Node.js, Messaging Architecture (ZeroMQ/Pub/Sub/WebSockets/Protobufs); mySQL; containerized technologies (Docker/Kubernetes) and understanding of CI/CD and DevOps secure practices.*


This is a unique career opportunity to play a key role and grow and scale with a fast-growing new business bringing Institutional Capital Markets to the Blockchain. Working on high profile projects with like-minded and skilled colleagues who are as passionate about providing best in class expertise as you are. Close collaboration with the founders and development teams across the globe.

Salary of c£100,000 base DOE+ benefits +bonus + 25 days holiday, raising up to 30 days with years of service



The Senior Fullstack Developer should have excellent technical knowledge in analysing, developing, testing, and deploying solutions and their experience should include the following:

·The ideal candidate will have a degree relevant to Information Technology/Computer Science, Engineering (or equivalent) and at least 5 years of relevant work experience;·

Proven success and expertise in developing innovative solutions and proof-of-concepts both internally and externally;·

Proven experience estimating, scoping, and writing effective statements of work that clearly set expectations and limit risk for development tasks in tandem with the Development Leads, Architects, and Scrum Masters;·

Proven experience producing well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices;·Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions using Microservices and Node;·

Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with Messaging architecture (ZeroMQ/Pub/Sub/WebSockets/Protobufs); 

mySQL; containerized technologies (Docker/Kubernetes) and understanding of CI/CD and DevOps secure practices.·Excellent knowledge of Cloud and in particular AWS, ideally with experience in banking/fintech sectors and industries;·

Demonstrated capabilities in developing an understanding of the customer business value associated with the deployment of modern financial productivity, system-to-system, and end-user applications;·

Proven experience working within a software development team, mentoring and offering advice, having passion about development, and engendering a collective mentality;·Excellent communication and documentation skills;·Excellent English language skills (both spoken and written).

It would be nice to have additional technical understanding in the following areas:

·Understanding in implementing blockchain solutions;·

Has previously worked with Electron;·

Has previously worked with multi-threaded real-time/low latency systems;·

Understanding of application architecture including the use of cloud-based technology capabilities such as AWS and Application Platform processes, technology capabilities, Data and DB Management using noSQL/MySQL, Caching, and application middleware architectures.


From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum, excellent benefits package

About us

Financial Careers Ltd is recognised as one of the Financial Services industry’s fastest-growing recruitment agencies. With nationwide coverage, we have the capacity to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships with our clients and candidates. We are dedicated to providing you with sound career advice, finding solutions and solving recruitment problems.

​We specialise in recruiting for the Financial Services industry and cover a wide range of roles and skillsets. Including, but not limited, to Financial, Mortgage Advisers, Paraplanners, Administration, Sales, Executive Support, Marketing, Operations, Compliance, Pensions, Employee Benefits, Business Development, IT, Digital, Project Management, and Business Transformation.

We cover permanent, contract and interim positions. Whether you are a client or a candidate, we pride ourselves on being honest, realistic and straightforward to deal with.

All of our consultants have many years of recruitment experience and excellent knowledge of the UK Financial Services industry.