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Senior IT Developer for e-Trading, Copenhagen

København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 7641 


Would you like to apply and grow your software developer skills on the biggest trading floor in the Nordics where you can see the immediate business impact of your work on a daily basis? We are now looking for an impactful Senior Developer to evolve our front-office e-FX trading and sales systems to ensure the ongoing health of the platform and enable new capabilities for 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 Trading Application Development Team C. 

Listen to what our Developer have to say :

We add value by building the software platform for our FX and Fixed Income trading business in close collaboration with other e-Trading teams and key business stakeholders. As the Senior Developer you’ll play a valuable role in delivering efficient trading and sales capabilities that enable Nordea to continue to have competitive offerings that meet the needs of our customers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Hands-on design, code, test, maintain and support event-driven micro-services in Java that implement trade execution, rich integrations and customer trade automation
  • Work with a mix of open-source technologies and our vendor-supplied trading platform BarracudaFX
  • Collaborate closely with developers and key business stakeholders in the full cycle from customer needs to technical solutions
  • Take your code all the way to production in close collaboration with our dedicated operations team
  • Act as technical expert and role model, contribute to the technical direction, and promote a culture of ownership, quality and technical excellence


You’ll join a team of passionate developers with strong business knowledge embedded in the trading organisation. 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:

  • Want to learn about financial products, trading and risk management within FX and Fixed Income
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills and enjoy engaging with business stakeholders to understand their objectives and co-create solutions
  • 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 a highly engaged in the team’s ways of working and overall success
  • Are approachable, open and curious with a desire to engage broadly with a wide group of colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skillset at all seniority levels

Your experience and background:  

  • Relevant degree in computer science, engineering, math or other technical field
  • Experience as a senior developer within large distributed system
  • Experience with server side development in Java
  • Experience with streaming and event-driven software architecture
  • Experience with fault-tolerant and self-healing systems

Good to have:

  • Experience with Git, Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Splunk
  • Experience with Gradle, Maven, Oracle SQL, Linux
  • Experience with REST APIs, the FIX protocol and other messaging technologies
  • Experience with test automation, end-to-end testing and unit testing 
  • Experience with agile development, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Improvement


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 30/06/2022. We will take applicants on an ongoing basis. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Maithili Desai at

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. 

Department:  IT/Technology

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