Position Purpose: To develop and maintain in-house and vendor software systems as a software developer/programmer on the Trading Desk in a manner that is consistent with the defined SDLC processes and methodologies as established by the technology leadership. To support day-to-day electronic trading desk activities and be able to provide timely resolution to the issues that arise.
Work with the trading desk, middle office, and operations to ensure that all systems are operating correctly on a day-to-day basis.
Follow our software development practices and methodologies
Participate in scrum ceremonies, including Story Pointing, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives
Estimate time and effort by defining and planning development tasks
Create and execute unit test cases
Write code consistent with defined technology stack and standards
Assists in design sessions
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field experience preferred
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.
1-3 or more years of relevant professional experience in software development and testing.
1-3 or more years of dedicated work with the following Microsoft technologies; C# .Net Core, ASP .Net Core, Java.
Proficiency in either C# or Java.
Understanding of Trading, market data, FIX protocol, Azure, Docker is a plus.
1 or more years of professional experience participating in a Scrum development environment
Strong knowledge of object oriented programming is required.
Experience working both independently and in a team oriented, collaborative environment is essential
Demonstrated ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to remain flexible during times of change and react to project adjustments and alterations promptly, efficiently and positively.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
Strong customer orientation.
Excellent analytical and problem solving capability.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
Ability to influence colleagues and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
Ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively under time constraints as necessary.
Excellent verbal, written and relationship skills used to interact with a global group of technical and non-technical people.
Attention to detail is a must. Experience on a trading desk a plus. Business domain knowledge can augment experience on software development side.
Ideal candidate will have the following additional experience
Trading desk or capital markets experience
Analyzing and recommending development strategies, process improvements and standards
Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Entity Framework, IoC, JQuery, JQuery UI, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Message queue-based designs/implementations, SOA, Ajax, Code repositories (such as Git or Subversion). Other languages and tools considered as appropriate