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Software Engineer (Java)

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Java Developer, FinTech, Glasgow

FPSG has exciting opportunities for Java Developers to join an expanding FinTech business. The organisation has a great blend of working with high profile complex financial products but in an informal environment driven by technology and solutions innovation.

Within your role as developer you will work with a range of proprietary services. Focused on continuous innovation, support & development you will have freedom to invent and flexibility to evolve. The restrictions of traditional financial services are removed but the exposure to complex problems, diverse platforms, complex data etc remain. You will have a strong understanding of Java8, Linux, associated scripting and exposure to full life-cycle applications within an Agile environment.

In this role as Java Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Software Development
  • Systems support and maintenance
  • Developing and designing product functionality
  • Escalation of challenges pro-actively and ensuring stakeholders are informed through to resolution
  • Involvement in greenfield and brownfield projects

To be a successful Java Engineer you will need experience of:

  • Core Java Development (Java 8)
  • Demonstrable experience in Linux, with associated scripting
  • Database knowledge SQL
  • Server side Java applications
  • Continuous Integration / continuous development
  • Experience with software analysis, leading to bug-fixing, development, and code enhancement
  • Agile Software life-cycle

Highly desirable:

  • Prior experience of working in a start-up environment with the ability to multi-task, pick up new skills, bring new ideas


FinTech and start-up are exciting although sometimes seen as a risk . This client are already established with products and services in the market, and customers lined up to consume their services. They are led by industry veterans already engaging with technology disruptors. They provide a start-up opportunity, with the chance to be involved at the beginning, to bring influence to the future product and to establish rapid career and personal development.

In return, the successful Developer will receive a salary and package commensurate with experience and a relaxed environment coupled with a philosophy that balances personal life, perspective and individual needs.

Next Steps

Please hit 'Apply Now' to be considered for this or similar positions FPSG have available.

Equal Opportunities

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

Key skills terminology

Developer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Java8, RUST, C++, SQL, NoSQL, Server-side development, Java SE, Micro Services, Unix, Linux, Perl, Shell, Scripting, Agile, Scrum, JavaFX, JavaSwing, Lockless, Concurrency, Crypto, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain, distributed computing, autonomous networks, Multi-threading, Swing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Development, Low latency, low memory applications

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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