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Senior Java Developer for Core Risk Technology

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Major Global Financial Firm
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 9699

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Job Description

This position is in Core Risk Technology, a new group setup to build the next generation risk platform for the bank. This is an ambitious, green-field initiative to tackle the bank's risk computation challenges in new ways, intended to handle ticking risk for the trading desks, a sand-box for Quants as well as FRTB, CVA, PFE and other scenario intensive simulations. The project is a joint-venture with the Quant organization, who are consolidating numerous analytics libraries into a single cross-asset analytics library. Team members will be co-located with the Quants and work together to ensure the new analytics and the new platform work together seamlessly.


As a senior developer/technical lead in the team, you will be designing and implementing core components of this platform. The successful candidate will be comfortable developing solutions using open source and other technologies as appropriate. Currently, the technology stack includes the following:

• Java 8/9

• HBase

• Akka

• IBM Symphony Compute Grid

• Zero MQ/Solace for communication


Other job responsibilities include:

• Working closely with quants, business users and testing teams

• Mentoring less experienced team members

• Conducting code reviews to ensure code quality and integrity of the overall vision.

Required Qualifications

• 10+ years of application development and implementation experience

• A BS/BA degree or higher

• 10 + years of computer application development experience

• 5+ years of C++ experience

• 5+ years of Grid computing experience

• 5+ years of Cache experience

• 5+ years of Linux experience

• 7+ years of Java experience

Desired Qualifications

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

• A Master's degree or higher in science or technology

• 10+ years of Java experience

• 7+ years of C++ experience

• 7+ years of fixed Income experience

• Knowledge and understanding of technology infrastructure: large capital market enterprises

• Knowledge and understanding of financial industry front office trading, liquidity management, and risk management

• Knowledge and understanding of financial products and associated mathematical concepts

Other Desired Qualifications

• Strong Computer Science fundamentals – Data Structures, Algorithms etc

• Experience with Hadoop/Distributed databases

• Experience with Docker and other cloud deployment technologies and toolkits




All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

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Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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