Senior Java Developer – FX – Trading

Sydney Permanent AU$180000.00 - AU$220000.00 per annum

Senior Java Developer – FX – Trading

Sydney CBD

The Company

Salt is excited to have partnered with one of Australia’s leading Financial Services organisations based in the Sydney CBD, who is currently seeking a Senior Java developer to join one of their innovative electronic trading teams on a permanent basis.

The Role

As a Senior Java Developer, you will be joining one of our Financial Services client’s high-performing Foreign Exchange (FX) Trading teams, where you will help automate and design in-house software platforms through the automation of different trading functions, as well as servicing trading needs of different clientele through the facilitation of internal e-trading platforms.

With the current market, trading has increased, which means the amount of data being processed is increasing. Therefore, you will be working on algorithmic, data-driven solutions.

If you are an Agile Java Developer who thrives on delivery responsibility and are someone who can navigate processes effectively to ensure time lines are hit without compromising quality, this role is for you.

Key Skills and Competencies:

The successful E-Trading Director should have the following skill set;

  • Expertise in Java related technologies
  • Experience in developing complex Java solutions using Java 11
  • Solid product knowledge of FX eCommerce
  • Strong knowledge of risk management, e-trading and order placement and routing
  • Ability to assess effect and consider cost/benefits for the company and clients of decision outcomes.
  • Experience working with algorithmic, data driven solutions


  • Proven experience in a senior developer in a front-office electronic trading environment preferable FX but can look at equities for e.g.
  • Proven experience with Python for research and modelling when necessary
  • Demonstrated experience working in high performing environments and maintaining relationships with traders and key stakeholders
  • Familiarity working in large scale, low-latency trading systems
  • Capable of working independently, owning specific projects and deliveries

How to Apply:

If this role sounds like you, please click the “Apply” button below. For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Connor Wilkinson at Salt on

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2105-200078
Salary: AU$180000.00 - AU$220000.00 per annum
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 15/06/2021
Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Sydney
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: E-trading, FX, Java, risk management

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