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Software Engineer

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 19-05469
  • Date: September 11, 2019
  • Job title:

Philip Friedman

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Job Description - Software Engineer

Software Engineer

The position is for a Software Engineer within the Investment Systems Development team

This role is in our IS Trading development team building best in class multi-asset OEMS. The system is engineered to handle billions of transactions a day with millisecond latency and no single point of failure


  • Experiences in building distributed applications using NOSQL technologies like Cassandra, coordination service like Zookeeper, and micro services architecture is required
  • Experience in message-oriented middleware architecture is required
  • Understanding of relational database is required
  • Hands-on experience in Java is required
  • In depth understanding of concurrent programming and experience in designing high throughput, high availability, fault tolerant distributed applications a must
  • Knowledge and experience adhering to software development life cycle best practices including test driven development, unit testing discipline, agile development and CI/CD strategies a must
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills (written and verbal) are required
  • Experience building UI components using latest in web technologies (e.g. React, Angular) a plus
  • Experience in electronic trading over FIX a plus


  • Portfolio Management
  • Trading (Equity, Fixed Income, exchange traded derivatives, OTC derivatives, FX, Repo)
  • Prime brokerage, long/short strategies and cash reinvestment
  • Security Lending
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or engineering required
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software system is required


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