Senior Software Engineer (Java)


Pasadena CA


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Job ID: EB-2649743435
Category: Technology
Location: Pasadena, CA

IT drives our client’s business. From trading and settlement systems to compliance and risk management, every aspect of fixed-income investment management is touched by technology and is dependent on market data which puts their team and your software engineering center stage. Working as part of an agile team with an entrepreneurial approach, you’ll collaborate with specialists across the business to develop best-in-class systems. Possess strong communication and ability to work in an organized manner with minimal direction.


  • Make key contributions to mission-critical Trading Compliance system modernization effort from on-prem to high-performance cloud-based streaming service architecture
  • Design, implement, test, and support cloud-native, hybrid, and on-prem systems
  • Collaborate with development team to deliver high-quality solutions to business users
  • Understand and critically analyze business functional, and technical requirements
  • Adopt and implement best practices, and champion an engineering culture emphasizing efficiency, qualify, and automation
  • On-call rotation to support production systems for our business users


Push forward your career as you push forward applications development. We are looking for highly driven team members who combine a passion for technology with skills in communication, problem-solving and teamwork. Desire to learn finance is important. Above all, you need an entrepreneurial, can-do approach, a drive to keep learning and a fascination with finding out what technology can do for the future of the business. It’s about your future too: whether your interests lie in technical specialization or leadership, we have a career path to suit you.


  • 7+ years solid experience in Core Java, Spring/Spring Boot
  • 7+ years software development experience
  • Solid experience with service-oriented architecture or micro services
  • Ability to develop efficient SQL queries (e.g. Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server)
  • B.S. in computer science or equivalent education required
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Engineering experience in AWS, Streaming, Kafka, Flink a plus
  • Experience with modern configuration management and build tools (GitHub, Jenkins, CI/CD)
  • Financial services or Fixed Income industry experience a plus

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