Senior Investing Platform Developer

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

11 - 15 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/28/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/28/17 Radhika Arora

The chosen candidate will deliver front-to-back solutions to help improve the efficiency and performance of the research and trading platforms. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage/lead a small team of in-house and outsourced developers
  • Participate in the full SDLC - requirements gathering through white-boarding, application design, system design, data modeling, coding, delivery, support and enhancements. 
  • Develop and maintain new and existing web-based Python and some legacy C# applications.
  • Tune code for efficiency

Qualifications

  • 10+ years hands-on object oriented development in a financial services context (Python, C#, Java and/or C++).
  • Experience designing and building desktop applications, knowledge of Microsoft Office technologies (Excel, VBA etc.) is a big plus
  • Experience designing and building responsive, web-based apps using modern frameworks (Django, ReactJS, NodeJS)
  • Experience profiling and optimizing code for performance
  • Experience with tools/frameworks such as kafka, redis, elastic search, and graylog a big plus
  • Good intuition for end user requirements gathering and UI/graphic design
  • Ability to write SQL queries, procs, tables and views that actually work
  • Experienceworking withfinancial systems including trading systems, research analytics, risk measurement, and data warehousing systems
  • Working knowledge of financial instruments including fixed income, equities, and currency derivatives;  experience with alternative investments preferable
  • A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or other related discipline
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