Senior Java Developer -- Derivatives trading

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hudson Placement Group
  • 13 Oct 16

Major bank in NYC has an opening for a senior Java developer/team lead to help build the next generation of Equity Derivatives Trading applications.

Major bank in NYC has an opening for a senior Java developer/team lead to help build the next generation of Equity Derivatives Trading applications. 

Successful applicants will be hands-on and delivery-focused and will help build and deliver Risk and Parameter applications that are integral to the Front Office. 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
•Design and Build new applications following an agile development model. 
•Work closely with the business to capture requirements 
•Plan and manage release cycles, providing guidance to the team as necessary to meet delivery goals
•Assist production support teams in the day-to-day running of the applications 

Required Qualifications 

•4+ years of derivatives experience
•8+ years of trading systems development or implementation experience
•8 + years of Core Java experience
•4+ years of securities industry experience
•7+ years of application development and implementation experience

Desired Qualifications

•Advanced experience in capital markets business and processes
•Basic knowledge and understanding of mathematical modeling
•Basic knowledge and understanding of SEC, FNRA, and international regulations for building technological solutions

Other Desired Qualifications 

•8 years+ in a hands-on development role in the financial services sector (IB/securities) 
•8 years+ in Java server side Development 
•5 years+ experience with equity derivatives systems, esp. Risk Management, Parameters. 
•2 years+ experience as a developer team lead, with experience in agile project and release management and experience with tools such as Jira, Github, Jenkins etc.
•Strong Computer Science or Engineering background 
•Strong Core Java fundamentals (Collections, Concurrency etc.)
•Excellent team player and ability to communicate effectively
•Experience with caching Technologies e.g. Gemfire/coherence
•Experience with databases (e.e. Oracle/Sybase) and SQL