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Senior Java Engineer

Job title: Senior Java Engineer
Location: London
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: 70,0000 - 100,000
Reference: 16662
Contact name: Jack Ellis-Bailie
Job published: December 16, 2022

Job description


Senior Software Developer

Technology · London, England, United Kingdom · Full-time


About Proxymity

Proxymity is bringing technological innovation to the market infrastructure of a long -established sector—Proxy Voting, Shareholder Disclosure and Identification.

Founded in London and spun out of Citi, from very beginning our mission focused on benefitting the whole eco system, rather than just one part or one player within it. This ethos is endorsed by investment from a unique and global consortium of the industry’s most influential financial institutions.

We currently serve 29 markets and are growing our global footprint fast. With offices in UK, Israel and Australia, our Proxymity Shareholder ID and Vote Connect products can serve all markets globally, with our flagship Vote Connect Total product providing complete end-to-end digital connectivity in 12 key markets around the world. We are a fast-growth company and have already gone from 10 - 180+ employees in the last two years.

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our new tech hub in London. You will work closely with our Technology team in Tel Aviv and will be part of a highly skilled and enthusiastic team, determined to develop new solutions that have the potential to transform the future of financial services.

As a Senior Backend Developer you will design, implement and own server components, micro-services in Java/Kotlin in a cloud environment.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and be accountable for server components and micro-services written in Java/Kotlin Spring and JPA.
  • Be accountable for quality, performance, scalability and security of system components
  • Adhere to highest development standards – including clean code methodologies, code reviews, unit tests and integration tests.
  • Research and experiment with new technologies and advocate proper adoption
  • Oversee development within the team and leverage experience to suggest process improvements


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in back-end development using Java and Spring framework
  • Proven practical experience in micro-service architecture
  • Experienced in data modeling, RDBMS, SQL and ORMs
  • Experience with AWS services and ecosystem is an advantage
  • Passionate about technology, ability to research new technology, determine best practices and educate other developers
  • Ability to work independently and proactively come up with innovative solutions
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal & communication skills


  • A competitive salary
  • An exciting, fast-growth start up environment with excellent career growth opportunities
  • Private health insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Bi weekly Yoga lessons
  • Subsidised Headspace subscription
  • Flexibility to work from home post Covid-19
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