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Java Full Stack Developer
Ref No.: 18-03137
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 185,000.00 /Hour
Leading Hedge Fund is seeking a Full Stack Developer to join the core applications team which supports all North American Trades.

We are looking for a talented, experienced Java, Strong SQL critical, JavaScript GUI experience (i.e. React/AngularJS) developer to build impactful software applications for Legal and Compliance. The role will focus in 2 specific functional areas.
Trading Compliance: Build and maintain compliance applications/tools and reporting related to Asset Management and Securities Trading. Applications include ability to create rules for position concentration, borrow and restrictions based on jurisdictional, fund/ firm and other considerations as per related laws. Compliance officers are given tools which interface with trading systems to monitor on an intra-day basis position concentrations, as well as override the rules and restrictions at an individual order level. Reports enable monitoring the compliance of trading flow to all published rules and restrictions on a T+1 basis.
Internal Compliance: Build and maintain compliance applications/tools and reporting to increase efficiency of legal and compliance teams. Legal and Compliance officers have a single portal to view and record notes pertaining to compliance reports generated from various teams. Compliance officers also have applications to log interactions so that they can memorialize for internal and regulatory audit purposes. Reports generated by Legal and Compliance development include disclosure reports, takeover panel reports and the reports generated may or may not result in a regulatory filing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and deploy applications to facilitate high-volume business critical decisions.
  • Design and develop software following best practices to allow for reusability, maintainability, and scalability.
  • Produce clean, testable code with associated unit tests.
  • Learn / expand knowledge of web frameworks and assist in web strategy design and implementation
  • Communication and collaboration with team members and compliance as well as trading desks.
  • Responsible for all phases of the technology life cycle
Required Skills
  • 5+ years of hands on development experience with Java, Python and/ or other Object Oriented programming language.
  • Ability to articulate latest trends in technology as well as distinguish between buy and build opportunities.
  • Strong SQL skills and worked with various databases with ability to do data modeling.
  • Analytical, intellectually curious and skilled at problem solving.
  • Open and flexible to change (programming language, evolving specs, different business areas, etc.)
  • Enthusiastic attitude and collaborative approach.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience working with web frameworks such as React/Angular.
  • Experience in data visualization and charting.
  • Previous experience working in a technology team within a financial institution
  • Prior team leading experience
  • Worked with teams in multiple geographical locations including offshore teams.
Background / Experience:
  • Technical education should include an undergraduate degree, preferably in a STEM field.