Senior IT Java Developer in Adapters Team

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Gdynia, PL, 81-537

Job ID: 19457 


#senior developer, #java, #microservices, #docker, #front office


Would you like to be a leading Senior Java Developer? We are now looking for a Senior Java Developer to our front office integration team.


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. 


About this opportunity


Welcome to the Adapters team. We are a diverse team that are excited about working closely together with traders and sales people to provide masterfully engineered solutions that enable trade data to be used for reporting and BI purposes. The team takes pride in writing clean and beautiful code that is efficient, robust and easy to maintain. We help each other grow as software engineers and are constantly looking for ways to improve the way we work. As a Senior Java Developer, you’ll play a critical role in creating applications and adapters for our Front Office trading applications, like Bloomberg, Front Arena, Murex, and Wallstreet.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Integrating to our Front Office trading sytems, publish/subscribe data via Kafka and message queues, building REST APIs and reconciliation tools, creating front end applications, and join larger software projects to realize business ideas/new revenue streams
  • Working with business users to create and update high-performing adapters which feed trade data to core data hubs
  • Writing clean, well-structured code and help your team mates to do the same
  • Working on new software projects as well as improving the current code base
  • Working close to front office, learning the business domain (Equities, Fixed Income, FX)
  • Being an engaged member of the scrum team and the Front Office adapter team


You will join the team of sklilled and experienced developers. The role is based in Gdańsk and Copenhagen.


This position will be a great opportunity for candidates, who are looking for an interesting opportunity to work in a complex and fast-pace environment, striving for state-of-the-art technology. At the same time, we offer the advantages of a true work life balance, enabling you to prioritize career and private life at the same time.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Are curious and have a keen interest in equity trading and equity domain
  • Have a “doer” mentality and take ownership
  • Encounter a problem and run with it
  • Thrive through interaction with other people
  • Are not afraid to ask questions, but you are also eager to provide answers
  • Have a sense of humour and you deliver
  • Are proficient in English and Java


Your experience and background:  

  • Technical skills:
    • Java 5+ experience (understands functional programming techniques & principles – Scala knowledge a definite bonus, but not required)
    • Spring Boot
    • Kafka
    • IBM MQ (not JMS, but java low-level client)
    • (Fluent)JDBC (we are phasing out JPA)
    • Oracle SQL (+ PL/SQL)
    • Docker, K8S
    • Ansible, Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Personal skills:
    • Analytical thinker
    • Good communicator
    • Structured, knows how to break complex problems into smaller possibly dependent tasks
    • Comfortable with changing priorities


If this sounds like you, get in touch! 


Next steps


Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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Department:  IT/Technology