May 25, 2023

Software Engineer, Java

  • Flow Traders
  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Software Engineering

Job Description

Interested in learning more about Flow Traders’ Product Development team in Cluj-Napoca? Sign up below to be added to our Java Talent Pool! We are always searching for talented engineers to join our growing organization. If we think your experience aligns with our team’s mission, we will reach out for a brief exploratory call to connect and learn more about you and why you are interested in Flow Traders!

Our Java Engineers continuously improve our proprietary trading platform by writing efficient and performant code, designing new and innovative solutions, and maintaining existing systems with a focus on low latency and stability. Markets are always changing, so we work in small business-aligned teams and follow agile practices to ensure that we can adapt as quickly as possible. We work side-by-side with Trading every day, which creates swift feedback loops and immediate insight into the value that each change provides. To foster collaboration and enable autonomy, we maintain shared libraries, encourage code re-use, and continuously evolve our views on application architecture.

Some of the Technologies we use in the Development Process:

  • Common stack: Java 8 & Java 11, Netty, Chronicle Queue, Hibernate, MariaDB, Cassandra, gRPC, Guava, Prometheus
  • Big Data stack: Kafka, HDFS, AirFlow, Spark, Avro, Hazelcast, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Web/UI: Spring MVC, Jetty, Mustache, JavaFX, Jackson
  • Testing: Mockito, Truth, JUnit5
  • Development life-cycle support: Bitbucket, Bamboo, Confluence, Jira, Sonar Cube, IntelliJ IDEA, your-kit

What You Will Do

  • Align requirements, implementation, and standards with global Java Engineering Team
  • Deliver core roadmap items which require real-time and/or critical-path software
  • Write efficient code, create new designs and maintain existing applications with a focus on low latency and stability
  • Work in small teams grouped by business area and follow agile practices
  • Own a set of related applications and work in tight, daily collaboration with business owners

What You Need to Succeed

  • 5+ years post-graduation work experience
  • BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent
  • Core Java experience
  • Experience in parallel and multithreaded programming
  • In-depth knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Interest in achieving maximum performance from available hardware and software
  • Ability to communicate with technical and business colleagues
  • Working experience in professional software development
  • Previous experience in the trading industry is advantageous

Recruitment Process

  1. Submit your resume
  2. Technical assessment
  3. Motivational Interview 
  4. Technical Interview(s)
  5. Final Cultural Fit Interview 

What We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary profit sharing and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Home-like office and a relaxation room
  • Group health insurance plan
  • Meal tickets and fruit and sweet/savory snacks provided throughout the day
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Gym subscription
  • Christmas dinner
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders.