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Full-Stack Software Engineer


Job Specification

Job Title: Software Engineer (Java) No. Direct Reports: 0
Location: London or Amsterdam or remote FTE: Full Time
Reporting: Lead Engineer Department: Engineering


The Role

Alveo (formerly known as Asset Control) has a very strong reputation within financial data management and supports a global client base of the world’s leading financial institutions. We are searching for a Software Engineer with a strong knowledge of Java technologies and JavaScript, to join our Engineering team. The ideal candidate is responsible for creating/maintaining back-end services and web app. Alveo adopts Agile (SCRUM) Software development methodologies.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • The design, estimation and implementation of new features and components, ensuring compliance with Alveo standards and guidelines
  • Ensuring that maintenance and bug fixing activities on production code are done in a most efficient and customer aware way


We are looking for someone who has the following experience:

  • Several years of professional experience as a software developer
  • Understanding of full product development life cycle
  • Knowledge of the Java programming language (3+ years) is required
  • Extensive experience with SQL databases (3+ years)
  • Experience with multiple virtualization solutions
  • Knowledge of Play framework is beneficial
  • Knowledge of React is beneficial

Qualifications and Training

For this position you require:

  • To be educated to degree standard ideally in computer science (e.g. BSc, MSc) or similar appropriate education/experience
  • Good command of English, both verbally and written

Personal Attributes

  • Passion for service excellence and improving quality, with strong business acumen
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and navigating complex situations
  • Feeling comfortable working with a large established code base
  • Ability to express innovative ideas to improve the product
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • High levels of integrity, and a strong ethical sense
  • Cultural sensitivity and a confident self-starter
  • Resilient and results orientated
  • Able to travel internationally occasionally
  • Able to work both independently and in a team
  • You are fluent in English, which is used for both internal communication and external communications within the Alveo global organization
  • You are eager to learn, you have an analytical mind and have a go-get attitude. Client service is our absolute focus and a pro-active, customer oriented way of thinking is vital

Alveo Values

Communication – communicate actively with your colleagues; be open -minded and transparent

Accountability – take responsibility and ensure something is done properly

Empowerment – feel empowered to help the company to move faster and to innovate

Respect – treat colleagues as you expected others to treat you

Client Focus – put the client ahead of everything you do


Alveo offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits such as: health and life cover, pension, discretionary bonus, training programme, free fruit every day, social events, 25 days of annual leave plus public/bank holidays.

We embrace a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

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