Lead Software Developer
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Lead Software Developer
Ref No.: 18-02747
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 160,000.00 /Year
Lead Application Developer 
Financial Services Client
NYC or Jersey City
$140K-$160K + bonus

 This position is for a senior-level technologist within our Securities Data Service team.  The candidate must have experience leading diverse teams as part of enterprise-wide technology projects.  The candidate must be skilled at managing relationships across business and technology and at all levels of the organization.  We are looking for an individual to assist in leading the refactoring of existing applications into our virtualized cloud environment.  This individual will be expected to contribute to the overall technology strategy for the group.

  • Designs technical infrastructure for applications and assists in defining application tools.
  • Develops the applications architecture and blueprints which reflect business logic of the section or division.
  • Defines application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools.
  • Participates in the evaluation and implementation of vendor application software and tools.
  • Provides technical guidance to cross-functional, cross-platform application development teams.
  • Consults on integration and conversion activities, experiences and considerations.
  • Acts as subject matter expert, as needed.Participates in mapping the technology-independent applications architecture to the chosen technology platform.
  • Conducts reviews and analyses organizational needs to make recommendations regarding the development and implementation of applications. Stays abreast of the latest technology infrastructure and processes in the industry and marketplace.
  • Makes recommendations to use innovative, creative approaches as appropriate to meet client needs. Helps resolve high-impact, moderately complex system problems affecting multiple applications or across multiple platforms using the appropriate debugging tools and techniques such as probes, animators, traces, sniffers and dumps.
  • Contributes to the achievement of multiple teams' objectives.

The ideal candidate will have possess many of the following criteria:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred.
  • 12 + years of relevant experience required.
  • REST APIs, Micro services, Docker
  • Oracle/Exadata, MongoDB, MS SQL, Vertica
  • Jenkins, Jira, Git, Maven
  • Java, C++, .net, Angular, Python, Ruby
  • Experience working with Google App Engine, Amazon AWS, or equivalent.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Experience in the financial services industry.