Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.
Java Software Developer - Risk IT - Margining Services (f/m/d)
Deutsche Börse Services s.r.o. • Prague
Who we are
Your career at Deutsche Börse Group
Field of Activity
In Risk (a semi-independent Product of Deutsche Börse) we focus on making Eurex Clearing the industry leader in Risk Services / Central Counterparty (CCP) Risk Management and to support the growth into new products and markets. We are at the heart of the Deutsche Börse Group market infrastructure offering and of utter importance for the stability of the global financial market. We are looking for an experienced Java software developer to join our team in Prague.
We foster a culture of high standards, openness and responsibility. Working on foundational components of European financial stability, we value collaboration across teams and viewpoints, balancing system performance, agility, stability and operational excellence.
The Risk IT - Margining Services team builds and maintains the most critical Eurex Clearing risk management application Prisma (Link). Prisma calculates the risk level, called margin requirement, in real-time that has to be collateralized by trading and clearing members. This can go up to as much as 100 billion Euro. Prisma is crucial for the CCP offering to the market, markets can only remain open if Prisma is available.
You will work in the sub-team developing the in-house back-end and the web GUI for Prisma reference data management (RDS – Reference Data Service). The system runs on Linux (RedHat), employing distributed and parallel processing as well as high-availability features. The main RDS component is written in Java, running on JBoss embedded in a Linux environment. This component is using Spring, ActiveMQ, Hibernate, MySQL. The RDS system also contains several REST-based micro-services and stand-alone applications written in Java. These services use the following technologies: Spring Boot, Hibernate, MySQL, OpenAPI and Apache Tomcat. Python and bash are used for auxiliary scripting.
Your tasks and responsibilities:
- Develop, test, maintain/support and improve the Prisma RDS software
- Proactively cooperate with team members, business analysts and other stakeholders
- Support the technical maintenance team as necessary
- Manage your own project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
Required skills/qualification - You should possess and demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:
- Critical thinking, ability to identify problems and propose solutions, teamwork, proactivity
- Willingness to learn
- Experience working in a corporate environment
- English is essential
- Strong Java object oriented programming skills
- Experience working with SQL relational databases
- Development and scripting experience under Unix/Linux
- Knowledge of data modelling and distributed systems (communication)
- Familiarity with code management systems (e.g. Git)
Preferred skills/qualifications – the following skills would be a plus:
- C++ programming skills (enables rotation opportunity within Margining Services team)
- Experience with messaging (ActiveMQ, AMQP or similar)
- Experience with Linux scripting (bash, Python, etc.)
- Interest and/or background in financial industry, derivatives or securities trading
Additionally, you need to be a team player with a sense of humour, good communication and collaboration skills, motivated and flexible.
Why Deutsche Börse Group?
We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.
Careers with a future
Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.
Diversity & Inclusion
We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.
Exciting, cutting-edge projects
“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.
We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. Our collaborative efforts are defined by integrity, responsibility and transparency as well as by mutual respect and appreciation, both within our organisation and externally.
Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with colleagues and teams across 40 locations from more than 100 nations
Top up your pension! We provide you a contribution to the pension fund which is meant to build up additional retirement savings for you.
Security and growth
Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!
Your work-life balance is important! We offer you our MultiSport Card which you can use for various sport and wellness activities.
Our employees work in great teams and therefore enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.
We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.