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Omer Y.

Backend Developer

Omer is a talented Software Engineer focused on backend development with over 15 years of experience.

He has a professional history with finance and banking, including companies like Bank of America, HSBC, Barclays, etc.

In his last position at HSBC, he led a team of developers by re-designing a crucial system, which involved breaking down the monolithic codebase of the project into a microservice architecture.

Throughout his journey with the Tier-1 investment banks in London, he gained experience in how to design, develop, and maintain high-quality software products.

Main expertise
  • Java
    Java 15 years
  • Microservices 8 years
  • Spring Boot
    Spring Boot 8 years
Other skills
  • Team leading 2 years
  • MongoDB
    MongoDB 1 years
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Selected experience


  • Senior Software Engineer

    HSBC Global Banking and Markets - 3 years 9 months

    • Initially responsible for system maintenance and upgrades as a senior software engineer.
    • Later took the lead on a significant project:
      1. Involved in breaking down a monolithic codebase into microservices.
      2. Eliminated the costly caching solution Oracle Coherence.


    • Technologies:
    • Java Java
    • Microservices
    • Spring Boot Spring Boot
  • Senior Software Engineer

    RBC - 11 months

    • Developed and delivered various multi-threaded Java components, including:
      1. A test harness to simulate high-volume trade batches. Input can come from Excel, web UI, CSV, or production ION.
      2. A reference price publisher that collects data from various ION gateways and calculates/publishes the latest reference price in real-time.
      3. A risk checker that calculates credit, market, and exposure risk for each incoming RFQ and determines if the bank should be allowed to auto-negotiate.
      4. A basic tool for comparing plugins and gateway versions between QA and PROD, generating a report.


    • Technologies:
    • Java Java
    • Spring Boot Spring Boot
  • Senior Software Engineer (Fixed Income E-Trading)

    Bank of America - 1 year 11 months

    • Recently worked on changes to enable simple yield calculations on trading and pricing screens.
    • Added restriction algorithms and an approval process to prevent unauthorized trading.
    • Contributed to the migration of Israel, Russian, and Ghana desks from BBG to the bank system.
    • Participated in migrating from the old trade entry implementation to a new version, including support for ESpeed, BARX Futures, and LSEORB trades.
    • Collaborated on the Sales Credit process, allowing different tariff structures for voice and electronic trades.


  • MSc.MBA

    University of Westminster · 2006 - 2008

  • BSc.Computer Science

    Bilkent University · 2002 - 2006

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