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Java Developer
Ref No.: 11-00169
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Start Date: 10/13/2011

Our client is looking to become one of the preeminent marketplaces for the trading of equities and ETFs. The firm¿s Development Group is seeking a strong java developer who is innovative and delivery focused, to play a key role in its regulatory systems.

The developer will be responsible for a portion of the system: maintaining and enhancing existing functionality, designing and developing new functionality, testing critical code, delivering to production with aggressive deadlines.

Business/General Skills:

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of equity order management (preferably in the Exchange environment)
  • Ability to interact with business, collect and document the requirements
  • University Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills/Experience:

  • Working knowledge of SQL and JDBC is required. Experience with Oracle, PL/SQL, calling stored
  • Must have working knowledge of JSP, JSF, JavaScript, HTML, XML, JDBC, and CSS
  • Proficiency in creating of web-based applications for

1. Entry, search, and management of orders, trades, and other transactional data

2. Reporting/Web-Charting

  • Understanding of procedures from Java, working with high DB volumes, and performance tuning of DB access is desirable
  • Understanding and practical knowledge of Java concurrency, multithreading, and TCP/IP communication
  • Hands-on experience in configuring and deployment of web applications running under Tomcat on UNIX/Linux
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming and modern design patterns is desirable
  • Very strong analytical skills, very fast learner
  • Proficient verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively in an open team environment, striving to achieve team goals
  • Ability to work independently


  • Excellent work environment in a fun, fast-paced, challenging and rewarding career
  • Medical/Dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Relocation Expenses:

  • Not available
  • Position is located in Jersey City, NJ