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Java/Python Developer

Java/Python Developer
NJ, Newark

Job Description

On behalf of our esteemed Client from the investment management sector, we are looking for Java/Python Developer.

The company's technology group is a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with exciting changes on the horizon under new senior leadership. We are looking for a strong software engineer to align with our development team in migrating applications from our legacy platform to our evolving architectural environment. Our ideal candidate will have a proven background in building complex front office systems in Java and Python. Our next hire will identify this challenge as a unique and valuable opportunity to take part in our global technical transformation, so if this sounds interesting, then this opportunity could be a perfect fit for you.


What You Will Do:


  • Build and maintain new and existing applications in preparation for a large-scale architectural migration within an Agile function.
  • Align with the Investment Tech Product Owner and Scrum Master in assessing business needs and transforming them into scalable applications.
  • Build and maintain code to manage data received from heterogenous data formats including web-based sources, internal/external databases, flat files, heterogenous data formats (binary, ASCII).
  • Design, build and support data formats, conversion, validation, XML, Json
  • Design, build and launch new data extraction, transformation and loading processes
  • Design and support effective storage and retrieval of very large internal and external data set
  • Assess the impact of scaling up and scaling out and ensure sustained data management and data delivery performance.
  • Build interfaces for supporting evolving and new applications and accommodating new data sources and types of data.
  • Mentor junior engineers on various projects.


Skills You Will Need:


  • Must Have: Core Java and/or Python, Cloud technologies like Scala
  • 4+ years of experience in building out core financial trading systems in Core Java and/or Python.
  • 1-2 years of Cloud experience (Spark/Scala/EC2/Snowflake).
  • Substantial knowledge in building out applications within bi-weekly Agile sprint regiment.
  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Agile development methodology & DevOps.
  • Strong knowledge of RDBMS, with a strong preference for Hadoop.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think quickly and offer alternatives both independently and within teams. 
  • Proven ability to work quickly in a dynamic environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or a related field.


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