Sr. Java Developer/Lead (KDB) | Synechron


Sr. Java Developer/Lead (KDB)

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As a Senior Java Developer/Lead (KDB), you will collaborate with stakeholders across the business to work on complex technical requirements. You should be familiar with distributed systems, OOD principles, and have strong software engineering skills. Experience within the investment banking domain, using equity derivatives, and/or financial instruments will be beneficial to this role.

Additional Information – New York Only*

The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  

In accordance with New York law, the base salary for this role if filled within New York is $140k-$150k/year & benefits (see below). 


  • Develop high quality, secure, scalable software solutions based on technical requirement specifications and design artifacts within the expected time and budget 
  • Assist team members in the development of applications, components, system-to-system interfaces and complete software solutions 
  • Work with the project team to meet scheduled due dates while identifying emerging issues, recommending solutions for problems, independently performing assigned tasks, and performing production incident management


You are:

  • A Core Java Developer/Lead with hands-on KDB experience 
  • Coming from a strong technical background, and are knowledgeable in Object Oriented Design and Core Java with the focus on performance/concurrency 
  • Experienced in distributed KDB, HDB/RDB, Tickerplant, big data analysis, Unix, SQL (Python, DevOps, GPFS preferred) 
  • Highly analytical with strong software engineering skills, a logical approach to problem solving, able to work in a fast-paced environment liaising with demanding stakeholders to understand complex requirements, and able to prioritize work under pressure with minimal supervision 
  • Experienced in Investment Banking  
  • Experienced in Spring/Spring Boot/JPA 
  • Experienced with scripting languages such as Python, ksh and/or bash on Linux 
  • Knowledgeable in transactional DB such as Sybase 
  • Familiar with and/or experienced in distributed systems 
  • Familiar with git and forking workflow 
  • Familiar with equity derivatives or financial instruments in general 

We Can Offer You

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package 
  • A multinational organization with offices in 17 countries and the possibility to work abroad 
  • Laptop and a mobile phone 
  • 15 days of paid annual leave 
  • Maternity & Paternity leave plans 
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-/short-term disability 
  • Retirement savings plans 
  • A higher education certification policy 
  • Commuter benefits 
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development 
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses  
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our FinLabs and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups  
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms 
  • A flat and approachable organization 
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team 
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture 

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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