JAVA Security Software Engineer – 90-110K + OTE

My client is a world-renowned Trading House with offices in all global time-zones. The core business of the company is using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell (crypto)securities across multiple exchanges in the world. In the past 30 years, my client realized that, to be successful in the fast-evolving trading environment you have to make ‘’Technology’’ core in your operations.

The company has grown rapidly over the last years but they still approach their work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, passion for innovation and with an emphasis on continuous improvement as in the early days. They work hard, offer exceptional packages, have a lot of fun and contribute to society through various activities.

Currently they are looking to hire a JAVA Security Software Engineer.

My client’s Java teams work on a wide variety of applications, tools and functionalities, including trading algorithm implementations, option pricing, calculating volatility, simulation frameworks, market risk applications, trade reconciliation applications and data analysis & visualization tools for traders. They frequently need to develop not just the business applications themselves, but also the tools that keep their development process at the cutting edge.

What will you do?

Expanding the business, they continuously seek to further improve their security measures. Therefor they are looking to hire a strong Security Software Engineer.  The ideal candidate will be part if one of their Java Backend Software Engineering Teams and will work alongside their Information Security Team as well as various other Engineering Teams. 

You will deliver challenging security related projects while taking ownership for end-to-end product development – from requirements gathering to production. Advanced automated testing and daily deployments will allow you to achieve agile and incremental benefits. Within a complex landscape of varying systems and technologies, you’ll be constantly challenged to consider trade-offs between throughput, simplicity, scalability and maintainability.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Developing, implementing, testing and operating advanced software security solutions
  • Performing on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
  • Troubleshooting and debugging issues that arise
  • Providing engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Promoting and consulting developers on secure coding practices
  • Maintaining technical documentation
  • Staying current with regards to new security related tools and best practices

What do you bring?

  • > 5 years work experience developing information and application security solutions
  • Strong Java Software development experience. Experience with Python and C++ is a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation
  • Experience implementing and/or customizing SSO solutions. Experience with OKTA is a plus
  • Adequate knowledge of web related technologies, Service Oriented Architectures and of network protocols
  • Interest in all aspects of security research and development
  • Prior knowledge of trading / capital markets is not required. Curiosity and a willingness to learn is.

Their tech stack includes an ever-evolving range of systems and technologies, and their engineers have the freedom to choose the best solution for the problem at hand. If a new technology has the potential to add value, they will actively invest in exploring, adopting and developing it. 

They really believe in sharing knowledge and technology between the different offices. Much of their technology stack is shared between all 3 regions they operate in and they provide opportunities for personal growth and to assist where it has the biggest impact.

Working at my client is also an opportunity to learn about financial markets. They know from experience that a lot of people really enjoy learning about a field beyond their immediate area of expertise, it’s one of the things that makes this job more interesting than others.

They employ a broad range of people with varying backgrounds. What they have in common is their superior technical expertise, their extraordinary smarts and their collaborative approach. 

What’s in it for you?

My client hires the top 1% of the global tech community and they reward accordingly. In addition they  provide their software engineers an extensive range of training and personal development opportunities, as well as the chance to work with the latest technologies.

They offer a dynamic office environment, a free catered breakfast and lunch and a ready supply of fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. The office is a great place to work from, but so is your home. That’s why they have a flexible hybrid model that allows for both. You will be given the tools to do your job in comfort, no matter where you work from.

My client has a strong preference for people who bring something exceptional to the table. Outstanding universities/grades will be evidence of this. TU Delft, Eindhoven, Twente, TU Aachen, Munich, Heidelberg, ETH Zurich, French famous engineering schools are obviously interesting educational backgrounds.

If you can’t wait to learn more about trading, financial markets and boost your career, then hesitate no longer and send us a copy of your resume via the ‘Easy Apply’ button!

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