Senior Developer

BGC Partners   •  

New York, NY

8 - 10 years

Posted 208 days ago

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  • Work with business analyst to ensure full understanding of the requirements and how the project is to integrate with existing systems
  • Make technical decisions and lead the architecture
  • Produce and document solution designs and ensure implementations follow design
  • Ensure that the deliverables meet all the specified functional and performance requirements
  • Escalate technical design or specification issues to business analyst and development manager, as soon as they arise
  • Review test plans and advise Quality Assurance as needed
  • Support business critical applications during business and off hours
  • Set and own development milestones for yourself and teammates, providing regular status updates to the project manager
  • Adhere to the FENICS coding standards and SDLC process
  • Perform maintenance programming and correction of identified defects
  • Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
  • Achieve in depth expertise of one or more component of the FENICS system and provide advice and assistance to other developers in those areas
  • Participate in periodic release activities


  • BS in computer science, math or related field
  • 7+ years of experience developing business critical enterprise-level solutions
  • Strong expertise in Java and some experience with FIX protocol. C++ experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of trading systems, foreign exchange or derivatives is a plus.
  • Ability to lead development projects and build sustainable and scalable enterprise solutions
  • Extensive domain knowledge in multiple areas of software technologies: big data, NO-SQL multi-threading, distributed processing, messaging, etc
  • Must be energetic, self-motivated and possess excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Must be able to work within an established team and be willing to take direction