We are recruiting

Java Developer – join our Team !

We are looking for a Java Developer to join our small Software Engineering team working on a project for a large International 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. 

The successful candidate will work on several challenging projects in the Equity Swap’s area. They will be working on distributed Java systems on Linux and must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial development skills in core java. Focus will be on server-side core Java development, using Spring, Message Queue, DB2, Sybase and MongoDB. We don’t expect applicants to have knowledge or experience of all of these technologies, but strong core Java Development experience is required.  

What Skills are required?

  • 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 

Previous experience within the finance industry is not required.  

Using agile methodologies, the projects will be fast paced and occasionally demanding. The ideal applicant will need to have excellent communication skills, be very driven and autonomous.

This role is based at thecitysecret office in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Due to the current climate the successful applicant will be required to work from home while restrictions are still in place.  In the future working from home is available for up to three days a week, but staff are asked to be flexible to fit with business needs and customer requirements

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary £43,000-£49,000 (Dependent on experience)
  • 25 days annual holiday (Plus UK Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory Pension scheme (Employer contribution of 5%)
  • Profit Share Bonus scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Part remote working available (Post current Covid situation)

Interviews and Start Date:

We are looking for the ideal applicant to start ASAP. Interviews will be arranged at a mutually convenient time using online conferencing facilities such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. 

To Apply:

For more details or to apply please email hr@thecitysecret.com or contact us here!

About thecitysecret:

Established in 2000, thecitysecret have worked on a range of bespoke software development projects for large International companies and Small & Medium Enterprises. thecitysecret offers IT Services & Solutions for business sharing our knowledge and expertise. Based from our office in the centre of Richmond, North Yorkshire, we can offer cost effective remote software development for our clients.


Commutable from: Northallerton, Thirsk, Darlington, Barnard Castle, Durham, Middlesbrough, Newton Aycliffe, the Yorkshire Dales, Teesside, Co. Durham, Newcastle, Tyneside, York, Leeds.