Durlston Partners

Front Office Java Developer

Software Engineering

Front Office Java Developer – Prop Trading Firm – London – £150K

A UK based prop trading firm are looking to bring in an experienced Java Developer to work on a number of front office systems which will be at the core of the business.

The firm who are up over 113% for the year as of October, have offices in 10 locations across EMEA, APAC and North America and started life as a Hedge Fund until the moved to private partnership, which now allows them to trade in almost every asset class.

Working with a technically diverse stack whilst mentoring junior team members in best practices of programming and design you’ll enter right at the start of a greenfield project, replacing a number of existing legacy systems, which include an order management and trade execution platform.

Based out of their Central London office they currently operate with a hybrid working policy, have flexible working arrangements and are able to offer a top bracket salary with a generous bonus and benefits package.

Technical Requirements 

• 7+ years of development experience
• A background in financial services and trade lifecycle knowledge
• Hands-on experience developing Java microservice applications
• Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
• Bsc in Computer Science or similar stem subject


  • Flat structure with a hybrid working policy, currently operating with 4 days in the office.
  • A collegiate business model, where developers are at the core of the business.
  • Breakfast / Lunch in the canteen
  • Private healthcare via Bupa, paid in full by the firm
  • Subsidised Private Dental via Simply Health Dental
  • Subsidised Gym Membership

After Probation

  • Life insurance – 4x annual salary
  • Critical illness cover

I will respond to all successful candidates shortlisted for this opportunity within 48 hours.