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Back End Developer (Java)

Job Title: Back End Developer (Java)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4913
Contact Name: Veronica Saavedra
Job Published: March 18, 2019 16:14

Job Description

Reporting to the Data Engineering Manager, the selected candidate will be the focal point for the development of API-based services, providing data to various consumers inside and outside the bank. The role requires flexibility to work on an on-call basis as required for production support.


  • Designing and developing web services, focusing on simplicity, performance, and scalability
  • Providing technical expertise in the areas of architecture, design and implementation
  • Continuously improving the Data Services solutions to accelerate delivery and raise quality standards
  • Conducting design and code review to ensure compliance with standards for production deployments
  • Including integrated test automation as part of the drive towards continuous integration
  • Maintaining source control, records and documentation as appropriate in a regulated bank to improve resilience and eliminate single point of failure
  • Responding to production issues or incidents during and off-business hours, in team support rota, and resolving and escalating issues in a timely manner


  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in API development in Java 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related subject, or equivalent technical knowledge and skills
  • In depth understanding of distributed architectures, and strong object-oriented background and web services
  • Good understanding of messaging based architecture, asynchronous messaging patterns and queuing systems
  • Strong SQL skills on a mainstream RDBMS such as MS SQL Server, Oracle or PostgreSQL
  • Strong documentation skills of both existing systems and new requirements
  • Ability to understand underlying data in complex systems and identify improvements
  • Practical experience using a data services platform, such as Talend, Mulesoft or WSO2 will be considered an asset

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