Sep 10, 2021

Java Software Developer

  • AxeTrading
  • Magdeburg, Germany
Full time Fixed Income Software Development

Job Description

Innovation, quality and customer orientation are our drivers. All our production is led in-house, using the latest technologies and applying the Scrum framework. From product concept and design, through software development and testing, up to system integration and customer support. We are a close-knit team coming from 20 countries, with diverse backgrounds and the same passion for IT and Finance. With our software products we optimise, automate and customise e-trading workflows through highly flexible and efficient technology, for customer based on 5 continents.


We are living in an exciting period of growth and to reinforce our engineering team in our Innovation Centre located in Magdeburg (Germany), we are looking for new Software Developers - Java native speakers - to discover together the source code to revolutionise the world of Fixed Income e-trading. 




You will be working on the analysis, implementation, test and maintenance of new features and functionalities for our client-server e-trading platform, working in one of our Scrum teams focussing on one side of the application. 




Ideally you are a strong Server Java Developer now looking for a new stimulating challenging or to refreshing parked-aside interests in other sides like gateways.


To be successful in the role, you have a solid experience working...

  • with the production of high-performance robust Java code
  • at the creation of unit test strategies
  • in a high-throughput and multi-threaded environment


In terms of technical knowledge and competencies, you are...

  • expert with Jakarta EE
  • expert with Apache Kafka
  • expert in at least one database (preferred SQL)
  • confident with WildFly, Jenkins and JPA-Hibernate
  • confident with Git and Docker
  • familiar with Agile frameworks (Scrum)


  • experienced working with event-driven network application and client-server frameworks
  • familiar with FIX Protocols
  • experienced developing with financial market APIs


In terms of skills and personal traits, you are...

  • strongly team-oriented and have good communication skills
  • independent and have a proactive way of working
  • a fast learner with a willing-to-learn attitude
  • fluent in English


The icing-on-the-cake:
general knowledge of Fixed Income trading  :)





  • Fast-growing business that drives electronification of Fixed Income markets
  • Energetic, entrepreneurial environment that allows you to thrive and work without the constraints of working for a large corporation, and where no two days are the same
  • Flat hierarchy with direct acces to decision-makers 
  • Espresso machine, view on the Elbe, Dönerstag, active breaks, social events and much more..!






We are a global fixed income trading software company that delivers unique market making, price making and order execution with our AxeTrader software. AxeTrading is uniquely positioned to empower banks, buy-side firms, agency brokers and exchanges to maximize their fixed income trading strategies successfully with aggregated liquidity, multiple pricing feeds, powerful client servicing and execution capability across voice and electronic trading. AxeTrader provides traders with access to market aggregation, enhanced data and trading workflows in a single desktop enabling more efficient and transparent trading. It interacts seamlessly across execution venues and data sources to deliver the STP processing, reporting and audit workflows required to comply with the expanding regulatory environment.


AxeTrading was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in London with a technology innovation centre in Germany and sales offices in Sydney and Singapore. 


Passion cannot be programmed. But we use it in our software development.

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