Developer - Java

New York, NY

Post Date: 04/18/2018 Job ID: 10699572 Industry: IT Perm
EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor's Degree

Technology
Technology works as a strategic partner with Client business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Client's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses and to our own.

Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT)
Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, ICT provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.
Team Profile
The Fixed Income Division (FID) Credit team is focused on delivering the technology that allows Client to continue to grow its highly successful corporate credit trading business, a key growth area for the Firm. Latest initiatives in this space include continued virtualization and automation of the flow businesses, as well as enhancing and renovating our suite of internally built trading systems. This will allow the firm to take advantage of market opportunities and drive revenue.
We require a strong technologist with proven leadership skills to work within a global team on our new and on-going projects. You will be working on highly distributed, low latency trading platforms based on C# front ends and Java/Scala back ends. The systems book trades, continuously calculate prices and associated metrics, allow historical time-series analysis and connect directly with several electronic markets. The C# client controls all aspects of the system from algorithmic trading configuration to electronic feeds and requires clear, intuitive design. Likewise, the systems have high update rates and require very powerful and optimized UIs and servers to cope with these demands.
The client is built using a combination of WinForms and WPF with all new components being built in WPF. The servers are built using Java and Scala and rely on modern technologies and approaches such as reactive programming, cloud computing, micro services and distributed caching. In addition to new features and enhancements, we are looking to continue to renovate, improve and selectively rewrite parts of the existing system.
Role
-You will be responsible for driving the technical direction, guiding the solution and delivering projects from requirements gathering and analysis all the way to implementation, deployment and subsequent support.
-You should be a practical technologists, who can show excellent problem solving skills and enjoys all aspects of software development.
-You will work closely with several global teams within the technology department as well as interacting directly with the Corporate Credit business unit to translate business needs in to technical projects.
-You will be expected to take on full responsibility for your projects and for mentoring developers and contractors as appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS
Required Skills
-6-8 years of experience in Java
-Strong core Java
-Bachelor degree in a related field
-Data structures, design patterns and collections
-Multi-threaded programming
-Proven track record of delivery, technical leadership and software project management
-Self-driven problem solver with good attention to detail.
Desired Skills
-Service oriented/event driven/distributed systems architectures
-Experience of working on large systems and code bases delivering on agile development schedules.
-Fixed Income business / analytical knowledge


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