J2EE Job Application:

Job Specification

ObjectLab currently has some exciting job opportunities based in the City of London.

We've recently launched our 'break-through' global portfolio financing product, and due to phenomenal success, we're expanding our development team and need to hire several dedicated, hardworking and proficient Java J2EE Developers.

Our main clients are investment banks, broker dealers and hedge funds and are located primarily in London and New York, but also have offices in Australia, the Far East, Europe and North America.

We're London based, but some travelling to New York may be required from time-to-time. Apply here strictly no agency, thanks

The Role: Experienced Swing GUI Developer

  • Involvement at all stages of the process from requirements, architecture, development and some support (2/3rd line)
  • Writing, debugging and maintaining Java 5 code primarily for the GUI: Swing, Spring 2, Spring Rich Client, using EJBs and Jasper Reports.
  • Developing and maintaining the automated build suite (Maven/Ant-based).
  • Writing documentation for developers, testers and end-users.
  • May initially involve some 2nd/3rd line support for the first release (i.e. Dev support) outside normal business hours.

Required skills:

Must have:

  • Proven experience of successful GUI development in a multi-tier environment.
  • Experience with Spring (Spring Rich Client a plus!)
  • Good understanding of Java (incl. Java 5 features like generics and annotations).
  • Good knowledge of the core Java and Swing packages.
  • Good developer-level understanding of relational databases and SQL.
  • Experience with automated build tools like Ant or Maven
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • You must be conscientious, dedicated, delivery-focused, and able to work in a dynamic environment.

Should have:

  • Understanding of the concepts of object-relational mapping in general and Hibernate in particular, ideally with some hands-on experience.
  • Good grasp of IP networking concepts.
  • Conceptual understanding of transactions.

Nice to have:

  • Experience of development with Spring Rich Client, Jasper Reports, JAXB.
  • Experience with automated tests, including unit tests, e.g. JUnit.
  • Basic knowledge of investment banking nomenclature.

We're offering:

  • A dynamic and intellectually challenging environment with lots of responsibilities.
  • Working amongst a friendly, delivery-focused team.
  • A competitive package that will be complemented with performance related bonuses (including stock options).

Apply Below

Please take the time to complete the below form as it would greatly help us to profile your experience. If your CV and experience are relevant to us, we will ask you to take a short online test prior to an interview. This test will be conducted by an independent company.

Please email your CV and covering letter with salary requirement to
jobs AT objectlab dot co DOT uk in addition to completing the form.

Salary req.:

Level Key:

1. No knowledge
2. Theoretical/basic
3. Used in real project(s)
4. Proficient/Expert

Technology Level Experience(e.g. 1y, 6m) Last time used(e.g. 12/06, present) Comment
JDK 1.5.x 1. 2. 3. 4.
Using EJB 1. 2. 3. 4.
Swing 1. 2. 3. 4.
Spring Rich Client 1. 2. 3. 4.
Spring 1. 2. 3. 4.
Hibernate 3 1. 2. 3. 4.
SQL 1. 2. 3. 4.
Mule 1. 2. 3. 4.
Jasper Reports 1. 2. 3. 4.
JMS 1. 2. 3. 4.
XML 1. 2. 3. 4.
JAXB 1. 2. 3. 4.
JUnit 1. 2. 3. 4.
YWML 1. 2. 3. 4.
UML 1. 2. 3. 4.
Use Case Analysis 1. 2. 3. 4.
Multithreading 1. 2. 3. 4.
Dozer 1. 2. 3. 4.
Encryption/digital signatures 1. 2. 3. 4.
Maven 1. 2. 3. 4.

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