Scala Developer

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Scala Developer

New York, New York

August 6th 2019

POSITION DETAILS

Contract

This Client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. The Client can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology:

Technology works as a strategic partner with the Client business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. The Client's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT):

Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, ICT provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Position Description:

The Fixed Income Division (FID) Credit team is focused on delivering the technology that allows the Client to continue grow its highly successful bond and credit default swap (CDS) e-trading business - a key growth area for the Firm.

  • We require strong Scala developers to work within a global team on our new and on-going projects.

  • You will be working on a highly distributed, low latency e-trading system developed on a Java and Scala server platform.

  • The system runs multiple algorithmic processes that generate real-time prices, position and risk updates, and communicates with many electronic markets.

  • The system relies on modern technologies such as reactive programming, grid computing and distributed caching.

The role will involve all aspects of the software life cycle including gathering requirements from the business, analysis of existing systems/functionality, design and implementation, all the way through to production roll out and subsequent support.

We need flexible candidates who are practical technologists, show excellent problem solving skills and enjoy all aspects of software development.

The successful candidate will work closely with the several global teams within the FID Credit technology department and also interact directly with the Corporate Credit business unit and with the Firm’s middleware IT groups when using their frameworks and software.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Strong core Scala, Securities Lending a must

  • Functional Programming

  • Data structures, design patterns and collections


 
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