Java Developer (Credit Risk), Gdansk

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.


Java Developer

Credit Risk

Location: Gdańsk




The position we offer:

We build systems which are responsible for Risk Management across all of the Nordea Group. Modern risk management imposes a lot of challenges – systems are required to be highly scalable, reactive and capable. Our systems process millions of events and terabytes of data. They use thousands of grid cores and produce billions of records.


We are now under massive transformation and redesign towards a service-oriented approach using loosely coupled services, asynchronous communication and resilient design. We use core Java, microservices approach and in-memory grids to achieve maximum performance and scalability.


We work using agile processes in small teams with close relationships to the business. This is a good opportunity for a skilled Java developer to participate and contribute to redesign of the whole system, implement your ideas and see them in action.


The qualifications you need:

You should be fond of technology. We are looking for specialists and for strong programmers. We believe that fundamentals are important - we love Uncle Bob’s papers and SOLID principles, and at the same time we love innovation and really encourage it.

You should have minimum 2 years of experience in programming core Java (Java 8) and database applications. We expect you to be focused on delivering value and be willing to share knowledge with colleagues. You should be pro-active in your daily work. You always look for improvements to code, structure and processes.  You should be willing to gain financial knowledge and understanding of how Capital Markets work.
In our development we are using: 
  • Java 8, including streams and lambdas

  • PL/SQL (Oracle 11g)

  • Spring

  • Junit, Mockito

  • Git, Maven

  • Atlassian suite (JIRA, Bamboo, Confluence)


    Additionally, knowledge of following would be an advantage:

  • Docker
  • Kafka
  • Mongo


We are on our way of transforming old technology into new systems so you should be able to effectively work with legacy code and not be afraid of putting your hands inside PL/SQL logic, to understand how the system works.


We offer:

  • You will be working in a team that consists of analysts, developers, designers and testers
  • 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


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)).

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.