Senior C++ Developer, Gdańsk
Nordea Markets is the leading international capital markets operator and investment banking partner in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions.
Nordea Markets rely on Capital Markets IT to provide technology that will allow the bank to stand strong and excel in this environment. We, Capital Markets IT are developers, business analysts, architects, project managers and other technologists working all over the world.
Using leading edge technologies, we develop high performance real-time systems, processing a large number of transactions daily, and supporting hundreds of users distributed across our offices world-wide.
At the beginning of 2014 we have opened a new IT Development Centre office in Poland, Tricity. Our ambition is to become a leading Capital Markets development unit with top quality developers.
Senior C++ Developer
The Kronos Team in Derivatives Systems is responsible for the Risk and Pricing in the Derivatives area. We are a team of fifteen people consisting of Senior Developers as well as Business Analysts. We work closely with the quant team in Markets to integrate their quant library into the derivatives trading systems grid infrastructure.
In order to cope with the increasing numbers of projects and initiatives that the team is focusing on we are expanding the team.
We operate in a highly complex distributed environment where we use complex financial models to price complex financial instruments. Our infrastructure is “always on” and it is expected that we can consistently deliver quality solution with short deadlines. Our stakeholders are Traders, Quants, Financial Controllers and Compliance whom we consider our partners.
We currently work with these technologies: C++, Git, Atlassian (many of their offerings), Tibco DataSynapse, ActivePivot, Oracle and SQL Server. We are mainly using the Windows platform and our favourite IDE is VS.
This role might require traveling to Nordic countries (mainly Denmark).
- Opportunity to participate in ambitious international IT projects
- Stable employment conditions in international environment
- Agile project approach
- Challenging tasks
- Cafeteria benefits plan (life insurance, retirement program, sport card, private health care, cinema tickets)
- Possibility to increase your knowledge and skills (Internal and external trainings, Pluralsight, Lunch & learn sessions, etc.)
The qualifications you need:
You have ideally a solid IT-Engineering / CompSci background, you might previously have worked in the Finance sector.
You are a native speaker in C++, but have also developed an affinity towards managed languages. You probably have spent some time in the world of functional dialects.
Reactive programming fascinates you and you have probably done some projects in Scala and Python just to keep your craft up to date.
You have spent large parts of your career working with RDBMS’s but would these days rather work on Object Databases (NoSQL) and big data solutions.
You probably hate doing testing, but given your passion to deliver quality you realise its importance.
You therefore come up with intuitive ways to automate everything.
Although you don’t need to have swallowed the TDD hook, line & sinker you should be aware of the general concepts and have them available in your repertoire of tricks (same goes for BDD).
For you Agile is not something one simply goes on a course to learn but something that is in your DNA. You are not afraid to take a stand but don’t brood over details if things do not always go your way.
You like to challenge the current accepted doctrine as you keep yourself up to date with the latest developments in technology and financial services industry.
You are an excellent communicator and thrive at breaking down complex concepts into easy to grasp components. You are also a quick learner who always wants to go a step further and thrive under pressure. You know how to leverage the knowledge of the team to solve the tasks you have been given ownership of.
You are fluent in English.
More information and send application:
To apply for this position please send CV in English (including permit for processing personal data: I give my permission for the processing of my personal data that is essential for the recruitment process in Nordea Bank AB branch in Poland, in accordance with the Act of 29.08.1997 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883 amended)).
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