Application Developer


Jersey City, NJ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 156 days ago

  by    Ronald Parks

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Our client, a large financial services institution is seeking an experienced IT professional to join their software development team, located in the NY/NJ area, to work in the capacity of Senior Application Developer. This role is an integral part of its technology plan. The chosen candidate will be a part of the company?s next generation trading platform. The ideal candidate will possess experience working within the financial industry, more specifically within the Fixed Income arena and very strong application development skills to support applications within the client?s portfolio.



*C++ application development

* Collaborate and participate in application design and implementation

* Enhancement of existing technological platform.

* Design and development of back-end services

* Design and write unit tests

* Participate in code / design reviews.


Best Industry ? Banking, Financial Services, IT Services

Best Department ? IT



Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related technical discipline is required.

5 ? 7 years of experience with C++ programming.

Experience within the financial services arena or a finance background, particularly in Fixed Income is a strong plus and preferred.

Strong skills in both structural and OO programming, C++: concepts, data structures, patterns, templates, multithreaded programming are required.

Experience in development using Visual Studio on Windows is required.


Additional technical skill preferred, but not required are as follows:

Perl scripting

Knowledge of databases


C# knowledge

FIX protocol

Knowledge of communication protocol fundamentals


Extensive problem solving skills are essential in this role.

Ability to communicate at all levels within IT and the various Business Units

Ability to work independently and within a team, own issues and solve them

Ability to recognize critical production and client-facing issues, and prioritize them accordingly is required.

Stable full-time employment history required. No Contractors or Consultants will be considered.

US Citizens or Green Card holders only apply. No H1b visa sponsorship will be offered with this position.