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Java Architect / Technology Analyst

SkillStorm is seeking a Java Architect / Technology Analyst for our client in New York, NY. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Your Background:

  • You can code. Strong core Java fundamentals, including multi-threading, garbage collection concepts and performance tuning. Our products are mostly built with core Java on Linux.
  • You are passionate about writing elegant innovative software.
  • You have a good design sense including knowledge of effective design approaches and patterns. When to apply and when not to apply design patterns. Clean, supportable, testable and performant code being the goal.
  • You have an innovative mindset. You like to stay up to date on latest technologies, and like to tinker with new tech in your spare time.
  • You have a strong understanding of agile methodology, with an emphasis on test driven development & continuous integration.
  • You have strong analytical skills required to develop solutions for complex business requirements. You can create pro/con analysis of a new technology.
  • You are a team player with confidence and without ego as you will need to mentor junior members as well as receive guidance from senior team members.
  • You are a good communicator to fellow developers, management and business stakeholders.
  • You are broadly skilled who can pick up new technologies and concepts and apply them to your day to day work. You should have an understanding of tools like Gradle, Jenkins, Git and Ansible.

What You Can Expect:

  • The Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team supports the Electronic Trading business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team provides innovative solutions for Low Touch Trading, which includes Client Connectivity, Low Latency Market Access, Execution Strategies, Algorithmic Trading, Workflow, Analytics and Internal Crossing.
  • This position is for a role in the Electronic Trading Technology Architecture team, focusing on evaluating new technologies, developing and deploying new components that span across all the ETT teams. We will be leading the development of architectural changes to the platform as well as seeking opportunities to innovate on technologies like OpenShift.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and extend our systems for performance, coverage and new functionality.
  • Work with technology and business groups in the region and globally to deliver high quality products in a fast-paced environment.
  • Evaluate new technologies and architect innovative solutions
  • Fine-tune ultra-low latency / high throughput trading applications.
  • Work on complex event processing and multi-threaded systems.
  • Communicate and discuss with Business Owners on Specifications

Primary Skill:

  • Core Java

Required Skills:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or similar applied technical field
  • Solid core Java on Linux
  • Unix shell scripting
  • OpenShift
  • 5 or more years’ experience in software development
  • Solid knowledge of Fix Protocol and Equity trading business

Desired Skills:

  • You should have an understanding of tools like Gradle, Jenkins, Git and Ansible.


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