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Senior Java Developer – Birmingham

Job Description

thecitysecret has an opening for an experienced Java Professional to join a well-established Software Engineering team delivering work for a Tier One Investment bank. This is a great opportunity to be involved in large enterprise level projects whilst having the benefit of working for a small company. This role is based at thecitysecret office in Brindleyplace (Birmingham, B1).

The successful candidate will work on a number of challenging projects in the Equity Swap's area. Focus will be on server-side core Java development, using Spring, Message Queue, DB2, Sybase and MongoDB.


- Working alongside a development team to design and implement software solutions in Java
- Deploying solutions in a highly distributed Linux plant
- Providing level 3 support


The successful applicant will be working on distributed Java systems on Linux and must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial development skills in core Java.

Previous experience within the finance industry is not required. This is a great opportunity to work and learn more about software development within the finance industry, with the benefit of not being based in the City of London.


This is a great opportunity to work in a rich and diverse area and will offer first class learning possibilities.

As the role involves working closely with a team both in Birmingham and remotely with teams in a number of locations worldwide the ideal applicant must have excellent communication skills.


If you would like to be considered for this position please upload your CV using the form below or send your CV to HR@thecitysecret.com.

If you would like more details about the role or thecitysecret please contact us.

Direct applications only

Location: Brindley Place, Birmingham (B1 2JB) .

Commutable from: Easy access to New Street and Snow Hill stations make the office easily commutable from a number of locations in the Midlands area (including: Coventry, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall). Q-Park Brindley place is just a two minute walk to the office, for those choosing to drive. Secure bike parking is also available.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Key Benefits: 25 days annual holiday (plus UK bank holidays), Contributory Pension scheme (Matched employer contribution up to 5%), Profit Share Bonus scheme, Childcare vouchers and Bike to work scheme.



Please upload your CV in PDF format.