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Java Developer

In this role, you will design and develop new capabilities using modern development technologies and leveraging PaaS and IaaS cloud architectures. Your products enrich the technology solutions that support the investment process. You will lead by example, sharing you technical expertise and leading/mentoring in an exciting and collaborative team environment.

This is a hands-on, full development lifecycle role which provides an opportunity to solve complex business, data and technical challenges. As a key contributor throughout the entire development cycle, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting edge technology in-house. 

Core Attributes:

High achiever who combines ambition with humility and is happy to let their performance do the talking. 
Demonstrable passion for technology (e.g. personal projects, open-source involvement) while using their problem solving capabilities to deliver solutions utilizing a top end engineering approach
Craftsman-like approach to building software; takes pride in engineering excellence and instils these values in others
Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process
Exceptional technology skills; recognized by your peers as an expert in your domain
A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous integration, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches

Qualifications:

5+ years of solid experience developing in Java.  Additional languages such as C# or Python being a plus.
Familiarity with modern Java development frameworks such as Spring, Spring Boot or Dropwizard.
Experience leading/mentoring more junior team members
Strong Test-Driven Development and desire to write simple, adaptive and iterative code.
Familiarity with a variety of programming styles (e.g. OO, functional) and in-depth knowledge of design patterns
In depth ERD and RDBMS knowledge
Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment
Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with quantitative researchers, traders and senior business people alike
Confident communicator; able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views
Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented

Preferred qualifications:

Experience building modern applications and APIs, with experience deploying to public or private clouds (AWS, Azure, Openstack, Rackspace, etc.)
A solid understanding of financial markets and instruments
Experience of front office software development with an Asset Management, Hedge fund or Investment Bank
An advanced level of relevant mathematical knowledge e.g. statistics, time-series analysis, asset pricing theory, optimization algorithms.

Education

BS Degree in a technical discipline such as: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics or Math.

 

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