Java/C++ Developer - Investment Banking - Risk Services Java/C++ Developer - Investment Banking - Risk  …

The Argyle Network
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Nov 20
$90-110K Base + Super & Bonus
The Argyle Network
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Nov 20
$90-110K Base + Super & Bonus
The Argyle Network
Be part of a complete re-platforming exercise for the Risk Services Technology area of a top-tier Investment Bank based in Sydney * Be part of a major systems overhaul whilst implementing new technologies * Heavily Agile environment with an evolving DevOps culture * True Work/Life Balance & Great Engineering Culture

The Company 
Is a Top-Tier International Investment Bank head-quartered in Sydney. The bank has recently embarked on a large scale, bank-wide (5 year) Digital Transformation Initiative. As part of this programme of work the Bank are completely overhauling their cross-product real-time, Java-based Risk Calculation & Management platforms.

The build will include moving away from legacy C++ solutions to completely in-house built Java/Python/Scala systems which will be used to calculate Credit, Market and Counterparty Risk for the capital markets business. 

The Transformation includes re-writing the back-ends in the latest version of Java, building out new web-based front-end, implementing Cloud (AWS/GCP) technologies all whilst following Agile and DevOps methodologies/processes.    

As well as the use of new and emerging technologies and embarking on large-scale greenfield projects, the bank pride themselves on their work environment - which includes a healthy work/life balance, an 'engineering first' culture which favours technologists and their ways of working as well as on site cafes with complementary food and drinks.   

If you are an Agile Java Developer who thrives on delivery responsibility, who can navigate processes effectively to ensure timelines are hit without compromising quality, this is the role for you. 


  • Experience working on the delivery of Java-based solutions 
  • Exposure to C++ code 
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Frameworks including Multi-threading, Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience with code modularity and component de-coupling through API’s
  • Micro-services / RESTful service design
  • Experience with AWS
  • Worked in CI/CD environments
  • Financial industry experience preferred - specifically Capital Markets Risk
  • Any exposure to Docker, Kubernetes, Akka, Websockets highly desirable. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in engineering, computer science or equivalent


  • Excellent Communication Skills (Written & Verbal)
  • Ability to work on outcomes with minimal supervision
  • Understanding of Financial Services industry domain, ideally with some exposure to Trading or Risk Management. 

Due to extremely high application volumes currently, only the most suitable candidates will be contacted. Candidates not contacted initially - your details will remain on file and we may be back in contact regarding future opportunities that better match your profile.

Company Overview

The Argyle Network at it's core, is a community of Financial Services Technology professionals. The staff at The Network work on a highly relationship- driven basis, and often in more of an advisory role to job seekers, as well as to employers.

We assist technologists in how best to further their careers helping to map out the journey with them, provide up to date market/technology trends as well as introduce and help employers secure highly sought-after, often passive talent successfully and ahead of the competition.

If you feel you could either benefit from or add value to The Argyle Network, please get in touch.

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