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Mobile Application Developer

Robert Half
City, London, United Kingdom

Mobile Application Developer - React Native - Global Commodities Trading Firm - London

Are you a skilled software engineer looking for a chance to lead the build of a mobile application for the use of all our customers?

We are a global commodities trading firm based in the City of London. Established nearly 50 years ago we now employ over 300 people across 3 continents

The Team & Role

We are small team of Java and Scala specialists who build and maintain a high performance, high availability, distributed, service oriented, futures and options trading system.

Our system is a direct revenue generator, facilitating the primary broking and trading activities of the company, with users all over the world.

We are an innovative, progressive team who try to practise Agile and we use Pivotal Tracker for project management. We like to program in pairs and write JUnit and ScalaTest tests as a matter of course. We have built our own functional testing framework and our tool kit includes Linux workstations, NetBeans, IntelliJ, Maven, SBT, Ant, Mercurial, GitHub and Jenkins Pipeline.

To provide a new kind of user experience we have built the first version of a mobile trading application based on React Native and Java on Kubernetes within Microsoft Azure with help from a consultancy. Now we want to expand our team to continue that project.

As such the successful candidate will have experience developing mobile applications with React Native & contemporary datastores such as PostgresSQL and Redis on cloud platforms.

Skills Required


React and React Native.


Devops experience in Microsoft Azure, or other cloud platforms.

Strong team working and interpersonal skills - respectful, eager to teach, learn and share.


Java SE & Scala


Maven, SBT, Ant, GitHub, Mercurial, Jenkins, IntelliJ, Netbeans IDE and RCP.

SQL Server, MongoDB.

FIX Protocol.

Previous experience in a financial trading environment, especially futures and options.

Highly Competitive salary + very good annual bonus & Benefits

Location: Remote working for now, office is in City of London

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