Java Dev - alternative investment mgmt

Philadelphia, PA

Post Date: 04/13/2018 Job ID: 10689002 Industry: IT Perm

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.

Investment Management (IMIT) Technology
Client Investment Management (IMIT) Technology exclusively partners with the Client Investment Management (IM) business division to design and develop systems and integrate vendor products to globally support full life cycle business processing. Activities include Portfolio Analysis, Risk, Trading, Operations, and Sales & Marketing. Client Investment Management (IM) Technology also provides holistic support and quality assurance across the suite of applications used in the IM environment.
The Role
The Alternative Investment Tech Platform (AIP) comprises of a suite of applications, including in-house software products and vendor applications like Investran and FundRunner. The platform supports mission critical business functions such as reference data management, fund accounting, workflow management and reporting across middle and back-office processes.
We are looking for a strong developer to join the global technology team to assist is driving the AIP platform strategy forward. This would also entail the next suite of automations and workflow / process enhancements for the AIP platform.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering complex solutions in a timely manner. Prior experience building solutions in the Alternative Investments space will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate innovation, strategical thinking, technical excellence, autonomy and leadership skills (technical, people and/or project). The candidate will need to liaise with business users and development teams across the globe and hence excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are critical to succeed in this role.
This individual will also be responsible for on-going L3 support of the platform.

Technology Skills
  • Strong foundational knowledge of Multi-tier service based environment is a must
  • Strong development experience in Core Java (1.7 and above) including Spring framework
  • Strong knowledge of SQLs and writing optimized queries/stored procedures with any relational database
  • Strong knowledge of XML/JSON and SOAP/Restful services
  • Working knowledge of UNIX environments
  • Working knowledge of ExtJS {will teach}
Other Skills
  • Experience in financial sector is highly preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with business users and peer teams
  • Ability to discuss and finalize requirements with business unit counterparts
  • Ability to do analysis on requirements to come up with a process design for solution
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in a global team environment
  • Ability to coordinate with team members at multiple locations/time zones
  • Strong team player with a results-oriented focus and a highly disciplined approach towards meeting objectives
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing needs and requirements
  • Ambitious and eager to learn new technologies and spearhead its adoption to take the platform to the next level
  • Knowledge of Investran vendor tool will be a plus

Susan Abrams

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