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SkillStorm is seeking a Python Developer for our client in Chicago, IL. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • The FICC Risk technology team is responsible for developing risk solutions to the global fixed income, currencies, and commodities business. The primary focus of the team is on building scalable risk reporting and generation tools for use across the business. End users include trading desks, senior trading management, market risk management and other middle and back office groups. FICC Risk technology is a global team of highly skilled and motivated developers using agile methods to iterate quickly and work closely with users to deliver superior trading technology.
  • The role offers the opportunity to join on a team responsible for managing a large platform used by all line of business for generating end of day and intraday risk. Areas of focus include application resiliency, capacity management, tooling, regulatory compliance and most importantly production stability. The team development environment is Quartz - the bank’s next generation trading and risk platform. Quartz consists of various pieces of shared infrastructure and code to drive consolidation across the trading business and break down business specific silos. Development takes place almost entirely in Python, with some C++ for high performance components.
  • Successful candidate would be able to gain first-hand experience in managing a horizontal platform used by all line of business for generating end of day and intraday risk.
  • Successful candidate would be working in an intellectually challenging environment.
  • Successful candidate would be in collaborative environment where people work together to master non-trivial challenges.
  • Successful candidate can look forward to a range of challenging and stimulating projects are being run as part of the FICC Risk Quartz program.
  • Successful candidate will work with a global team supporting a global business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with a globally dispersed team of developers (work as part of the agile team)
  • Provide python design, architecture, development expertise for the risk framework under development
  • Troubleshoot, analyze and solve production issues

Qualifications:

  • Programming in Python (or equivalent/similar programming languages).
  • Experience with flask, Django, other similar REST frameworks
  • Experience with unit testing, integration testing, CI/CD and entire software development lifecycle
  • Familiarity with financial markets or higher degree in Finance with experience in development

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