Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

UBS   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

Your role

Do you want to design and build next generation business applications using the latest technologies? Are you confident at iteratively refining user requirements and removing any ambiguity? Do you like to be challenged and encouraged to learn and grow professionally?


The O'Connor Development team is looking for a skilled and talented software engineer to:

-be passionate about developing micro services

-work on critical enhancements to Front Office and Middle Office tools

-insure the components of the operational platform are operating as efficient as possible

-interact with the business users and analysts to help define and drive change

-be a seasoned developer and have experience designing, implementing and delivering complete solutions into production

-provide experience in one or more of the following areas trading and execution, portfolio management, risk management, decision support, data analysis, finance, or banking.

-help design, architect, and develop micro services from legacy applications

-identify opportunities to incorporate latest technologies into the hedge fund tech stack

-recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system

-modify software to fix errors, adapt it for new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces

-program software and create and/or maintain documentation

-test system and validate procedures

-collaborate and drive innovative behaviors and culture

-work closely with business stakeholders, analysts, and staff

-improve the team by leading and mentoring others

Your team

You'll be working alongside highly skilled developers with expansive technical knowledge and industry experience that operate under the Asset Management IT group in our Chicago office.

Your expertise

You have

-a four year bachelors degree or the international equivalent in computer science,MIS , math physics , engineering or a related field

-5+ years of application development

-practical experience with Linux, UNIX, and Windows Servers or desktop environments

-relational database experience , preferably Sybase, MS SQL, or oracle

-experience with programming languages: Java, JS, Python, Perl, SQL, Shell Scripting

-C++, C#, or TCL is a plus

-experience with agile and SDLC best practices

-an understanding of DevOps

-previous cloud experience with Azure, AWS, Docker, or similar

-exceptional problem solving skills and independent thinking

-knowledge and understanding of REST APIs

-experience with Git, Gradle, and TeamCity

-experience working in globally distributed team and environment

-experience with vended applications such as SS&C Geneva and EZE Castle or FIS Front Arena


You are:

- experienced in a development role within the financial industry

-experienced in back end development using Java

-experienced using AngularJS, React or similar

-an excellent communicator

Valid Through: 2019-10-14