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Java Developer for e-Trading

København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 9554 

Would you like to use your software developer skills on the biggest trading floor in the Nordics and play a key role in realising a strategically important business case, in a visible business area with high financial impact? We are now looking for a Java Developer to establish a new, strategic trading capability in Nordea Markets.

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.  


About this opportunity


Welcome to the e-Trading Developers team. We add value by building and running Nordea’s electronic trading platforms in close collaboration with the trading desks and other business and technology stakeholders. As Java Developer, you’ll play a valuable role in building the future technology capabilities for our equity and securities finance trading.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, prototype, code, test, optimise and support event-driven Java services with the necessary performance and reliability for electronic trading
  • Work with a combination of open-source technologies and vendor-supplied trading systems
  • Collaborate closely with other developers, IT teams and key business stakeholders in the full cycle from customer needs to technical solution
  • Take your code all the way to production in close collaboration with our dedicated operations team 


You’ll join a team of skilled developers embedded in the Trading organisation, driven by reaching business goals through technology. The role is based in Copenhagen. 


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:

  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Have good communication and collaboration skills, partnering closely with experts in Trading to achieve results together
  • Are proactive, detail-oriented and comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements
  • Take end-to-end ownership for your accountabilities while being highly engaged in your team’s ways of working and overall success
  • Want to learn about financial products, trading and risk management


Your experience and background:  

  • Relevant degree in computer science, engineering, math or other technical field
  • Backend development in Java or C#
  • Knowledge about streaming and event-driven software architecture
  • Hands-on experience building fault-tolerant and self-healing systems


Good to have:

  • Git, Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Splunk
  • Gradle, Maven, Oracle SQL, Linux
  • REST APIs, FIX protocol and other messaging technologies
  • Test automation, end-to-end testing and unit testing
  • Agile development, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Improvement
  • Basic knowledge about financial instruments


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Submit your application no later than 15/08/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Mircea Barba, email:, tel. (+45) 50202886.

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.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

Department:  IT/Technology

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