FX Technical Lead

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Kraków, PL, 30-302 Warszawa, PL, 00-839 Poznan, PL, 61-725 Łódź, PL, 90-118

Company: GFT Technologies SE


Why join GFT?


You will work with and learn from top IT experts. You will join a crew of experienced engineers: 60% of our employees are senior level.


Interested in the cloud? You will enjoy our full support in developing your skills: training programs, certifications and our internal community of experts. We have strong partnerships with top cloud providers: Google, Amazon and Microsoft - we are number one in Poland in numbers of GCP certificates. Apart from GCP, you can also develop in AWS or Azure.


We are focused on development and knowledge sharing. Internal expert communities provide a comfortable environment where you can develop your skillset in areas such as blockchain, Big Data, cloud computing or artificial intelligence.  


You will work in a stable company (32 years on the market) in demanding and challenging projects for the biggest financial institutions in the world.



What will you do?


As a FX Technical Lead your mission will be to interpret the solutions provided and transcribe them to the programming languages and parameters required to generate the technical components integrated in the solutions designed. On a daily basis you will work in Scrum, lead and motivate a team of engineers, shape the team by interviewing and onboarding new joiners, take responsibility for project deliverables, monitor and report progress of the project (timesheet, risk management, project status) and cooperate with client on a daily basis.



We need somebody like you to help us in different fronts:


  • Detail required functionalities, develop the services and operations that form the application and/or integrate these solutions with other components of other applications
  • Draw up all the technical documentation required in accordance with the Group's Development Policies and the stipulations of the solution design
  • Certify the software produced and the integration of its components with others or third parties, carrying out the certification cycles defined in the testing strategy
  • Package of solutions for the correct deployment of SW in the different work environments or collaborate with DevOps
  • Identify training, upskilling or re-profiling needs required to maintain technical competences



Your skills:


  • At least 5 years of practical experience in programming languages: Java (low latency), Spring, node, python (alternatives are valued)
  • Financial knowledge of Markets Rates and experience in investment banking (FX products)
  • Senior analyst in microservices paradigm. Indispensable ability to propose a software architecture based on services and their functional separation
  • Knowledgeable of development patterns for the creation, communication and orchestration of these microservices
  • Able to develop very agile microservices using industry standards (OpenAPI, swagger, opentracing). Knowledge in IBM API Connect is desirable
  • Knowledge in Cloud AWS
  • Very desirable knowledge of distributed HPC solutions (Apache Ignite, SAP Hana...).
  • Knowledge in service mesh solutions (Istio, linkerd)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Confluence medium knowledge
  • Practical knowledge of the Scrum methodology or similar agile methodology
  • Good communication skills and ability to establish effective cooperation with clients
  • Fluent English and readiness for frequent written, phone or direct communication  



We offer you:


  • Working in a highly experienced and dedicated team
  • Competitive salary and extra benefit package that can be tailored to your personal needs (private medical coverage, sport & recreation package, lunch subsidy, life insurance, etc.)
  • Permanent or B2B contract
  • On-line training and certifications fit for career path
  • Free on-line foreign languages lessons
  • Regular social events
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Ergonomic and functional working space with 2 monitors (you can also borrow monitors for your home office)
  • Relocation package for candidates from outside of Warsaw