Java Developer - 6+ months Contract
Atlantic Partners - New York, NY

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A stealth leader in banking and finance is seeking a Java Developer for a 6+ month contract in NYC.

The Interest Rate Group (IRG) at the company is a major player in electronic market activities. The business includes market-making activities across various electronic markets as well as client-facing business, proprietary trading and futures and options brokerage. The Electronic Trading Systems (ETS) IT team provides a third-party trading platform ION MarketView as well as in-house market connectivity via exchange APIs, pricing engine, post-trade STP and proprietary trading algorithms to the business.

What you will be doing:
  • Design and develop electronic markets applications in a multi-threaded, real-time environment.
  • Problem-solve integration issues.
  • Work with traders, developers, business analysts, and vendors to determine functional requirements and integration plans for applications.
  • Provide second-line support of applications for a diverse set of front-office users.

What you need:
  • Strong Java, SQL.
  • Working knowledge of TIBCO Rendezvous.
  • Previous exposure to low latency programming and multi-threaded environments Good design and architectural skills.
  • Front office experience.
  • Familiarity with ION MarketView a plus but not required.
  • Familiarity with Progress Apama a plus but not required.
  • Graduate qualification in a numerate discipline is preferable; for example, Physics or Mathematics.

Other Core competencies:
  • Knowledge of interest rates products (Bonds, Swaps, Futures, Options) and their trading processes is an advantage.
  • The candidate must be able to work under pressure in a challenging-environment.
  • The candidate must have high levels of commitment and motivation, as well as a desire to work closely with the Business and other IT and Research teams.
  • The candidates will have to be hands on, rigorous, meticulous and methodical.
Interviews are currently occurring, so please apply today.