Job Description Top Skills: 1-6 years of Core Java experience (preference towards later versions 7/8) Strong experience with RESTFUL Services/ API development Experience with Unit Testing Experience with Unix/ Linux Computer Science Degree strongly preferred Job Description: Our customer, a global financial institution is partnering to hire over 20 Java Developers ranging from 1-10 years of experience for contract to hire opportunities in efforts to grow their Global Technology footprint in Houston. These developers will be working on applications for trading, derivatives, equities, and risk which support the Corporate Investment Banking and Corporate Technology lines of business.
Qualified candidates will have 1-10 years of core java development experience and understand fundamentals such as object oriented programming, data structure, memory management, multi-threading, and new language features up to Java 7 or Java 8. Additionally candidates should have strong experience restful services/API development. They must have experience unit testing. Any experience working with automated unit testing tools is beneficial but not required. Candidates should also be proficient in Unix/Linux environments, with the ability to navigate the system, investigate processes and logs, manage crontab scheduled jobs, etc. Lastly a degree in computer science is highly preferred.
Additional experience with Python, Angular, and SQL/ Databases would be beneficial, but not required. This organization is making a shift toward DevOps, so any exposure to TCC and Ci/CD is valuable but also not required. They currently operate in an Agile environment and use GIT. Lastly, any financial or banking domain knowledge is preferred, but also not required.
Example applications that these developers will be supporting include their Credit Risk technologies, custom CRMs for Investment Banking, Content Management Systems that, and their custom next generation trade management platform from powers 1000+ applications. Their credit risk applications receive data feeds that come in from transactions that then calculate risk exposure based on what entities are involved in the trade (downgraded credit, bankruptcy, etc.). The applications generate reports which enable traders to make decisions. Credit risk exposure is calculated for thousands of trades and transactions each day. Their custom trade management platform is the primary platform for commodities, currencies, emerging markets, primary P&L (profit and loss) and Trade Capture. They are currently creating a five year roadmap for major enhancements to the application. This implements a rapid development and deployment model that puts developers at the heart of the business.
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