Java Developer - ActivePivot - Contract




Role type - Contract

Day rate - £800pd

Location - London

Working model - Hybrid

This Java Developer will play a key role in designing, developing and maintaining efficient and robust data consolidation, aggregation, and reporting framework within a major Market risk business unit for a Global Investment Bank.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the application architecture using ActivePivot technology, ensuring scalability, robustness, and fault tolerance, and will be involved in all phases of the development lifecycle. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues around data processing, performance and set-up. The role requires a self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort, design smart and scalable solutions while following the bank standards and best practices, and prepare and maintain system documentation, including program descriptions and operational procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with ActivePivot and 10+ years of Java development experience
  • Strong data modelling skills, OLAP & MDX,
  • Agile experience with TDD
  • Experience working within a microservices architecture
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure, Cloud Storage), exposure to Messaging Technologies (e.g., Kafka, RabbitQ, Spring Stream), and working with Docker and Kubernetes, microservice patterns is a plus.
  • Good Market Risk domain experience preferred
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, good communication skills in both written and oral English, ability to be organised and multi-task on different requirements across various stakeholders, and to work independently and under pressure

The Java Developer should be a natural technology enthusiast with a driven yet pragmatic, delivery-focused mindset and a desire to deliver constant business value through the effective and innovative use of technology. The role offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic global team with business analysts, project managers, business stakeholders, and other technical experts across multiple locations.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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