System developer to NGM

Stockholm Headhunting has been commissioned to find a developer to Nordic Growth Market (NGM), one of two authorized Exchanges in Sweden. If you want to develop within finance and work with a transaction intensive system with low latency and high availability together with a bunch of skilled people in one of the hottest markets this is a good match for you.

About Nordic Growth Market
NGM is an authorized Exchange that offers a complete marketplace for exchange traded products and listed companies. They are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart, the leading retail exchange in Germany, that, like NGM, always puts the interest of the investors first. NGM believes in transparency and equal treatment and they use modern technology in order to reduce bureaucracy and unnecessary costs. At the beginning of 2018, more than 10,000 securities were available for trading on NGM’s market places in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Their ambition is to continue the development of the most efficient and customer oriented exchange in the Nordics. A large part of their success is because of the in-house built trading system which is used for financial exchanges (stock markets etc.). It provides exchange system technology for the Swedish trading venue Spotlight Stock Market and the Swiss trading venue BX Swiss.

At a glance:
– Transaction intensive (100,000+ tx/s) with low latency (< 1 ms) and high availability
– Mission critical, used by major banks
– Java, network programming, failover

About the role
The position offers a broad spectra of exciting technical challenges ranging from tricky details to designing of brand new features. The team of developers is tight but skilled and values getting things done in a brilliant way. The clients, exchanges and some of the world’s largest banks and market data vendors, rely on their systems running at high performance and without interruptions. Needles to say that you will gain a great work experience as a developer at NGM as a part of this team with other skill-ful developers.

As a developer in this team you will focus on backend development of the core system in Java (SE), no external frameworks, with a clean, uncomplicated, single threaded design. You will also do network programming (sockets) with standardized protocols such as FIX and FAST. You will be developing transaction intensive systems with low latency and high availability. Focus will be on scalability, performance, efficiency and flexibility.
The NGM’s tech stack consists of: Java (SE), no external frame works, Linux, Jenkins, Artifactory, Git, Docker, Maven etc.

About you
NGM is growing and that is why they are looking for several skilled developers to join their team. They look more towards the real ability of their colleagues than formal merits and formal experience, there are however a few formal requirements that they expect from you. Whether you are junior or senior in your working experience, they believe that you are familiar with Java development and have an university degree, preferably within computer science or similar. They are looking for both you who are fresh out of university and you who have gained a great experience within the field, preferably from the financial tech industry. It is meritorious if you have previous experience of transaction intensive systems, some experience from TCP/IP and working in network programming. 

As a person you are a curious and cheerful person with the ability to efficiently deliver clean simple solutions to complex problems. You are analytic and thorough, and innovation is highly welcomed and it’s appreciated if you know how to deliver ideas into action. A genuine interest in finance as well as technology is also a big plus.

To sum things up, the atmosphere at NGM is nice and humble and even though you should be self going in your work, they strive to work together as a team.

How to apply
If you find these positions interesting apply via our website as soon as possible or contact Michaela Holmström at 073 686 77 45 or at to find out more.