Calypso Developer

London, Greater London, South East, England

Posted:25d ago
Location:London, Greater London, South East, England
Job Ref:BH-43239-1
Salary:£650 per day
Expiry date:6/12/2024
Calypso Developer
London- hybrid
Contract - inside IR35
~£650 negotiable

Overview: A prominent financial institution is seeking an experienced Calypso Developer/ DevOps Engineer with at least 5 years of experience in financial institutions, consultancies, or financial software companies. To clarify this role is only suitable for cadidates with experience with experience in the financial servcies vendor product Calypso - it's not a standard developer/ devops role so please do not apply unless you have significant expereince with Calypso. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement new functionality in the Calypso Production environment.
  • Provide functional and technical support for the Calypso application (24x7) on a rotational basis.
  • Automate deployment, testing, system health checks, and regression testing.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner and DevOps teams to understand requirements.
  • Maintain existing automated test solutions.
  • Improve working practices and release processes with the development team.
  • Provide support in line with SLAs.
  • Log calls and resolutions in the incident management support tool.
  • Liaise with other support teams and departments to solve problems.
  • Monitor systems and perform housekeeping tasks.
  • Participate in overnight support rota, and occasional on-site/off-site support, including public holidays and weekends.
Required Experience:
  • Experience with Calypso Version 13+.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming (Java).
  • Knowledge of financial products such as Foreign Exchange, Money Markets, and Derivatives.
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, Linux, and scripting.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery tools (Git, Jenkins, Maven, ANT; Microsoft Azure is a plus).
  • Experience with automated tools like Fitnesse or Selenium.
  • Understanding of trade processing, confirmations, settlements, payments, and accounting.
  • Knowledge of file transfer protocols and middleware architecture.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum and DevOps methodologies.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strong ability to work independently in a techno-functional environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Fast learner, self-motivated, team player, and collaborator.
  • Good communication skills with a proactive and open attitude.
Equal Opportunity: We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We seek to attract the best talent and create an environment where everyone can thrive.

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