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Java Big Data Developer
Ref No.: 18-01900
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 100.00 - 120.00 /Hour
Java Big Data Developer
Financial Services Client
Midtown, NYC
Open ended contract


We are in the process of building out a new platform using modern, big data and streaming technology to support a broad range of services including quantitative analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Advanced Analytics are a crucial part of the value proposition.  This includes pre-trade, post-trade, and real-time analytics driving trading systems, decision support and monitoring. 

Responsibilities:
•         Participate in architecture, design and development of the next generation analytics framework
•         Development of projects supporting equity trading analytics tools
•         Key accountabilities include development, testing, implementation, and support
•         Continuous improvement of processes, product development, product quality, and technology
•         Successful candidate will take ownership of one or more key parts of application

Required:
•         The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience of developing software in a complex, data-driven domain
•         Strong knowledge of Core Java and object-oriented programming
•         Experience developing with modern in-memory and no-SQL databases, compute grids, and streaming architectures (such as Mongo, Redis, Spark, Ignite, Kafka, Flink, Kudu etc.)
•         College-level math skills.
•         Proficiency with computer technologies including Linux, and networking
•         Excellent listening, written, analytical, strategic, and verbal communication skills
•         Ability to work productively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
•         Independent thinking and problem solving skills

Preferred:
•         Domain knowledge of Equities Electronic Trading and/or Analytics
•         Advanced math skills