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Python Developer
Ref No.: 18-09280
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Pay Rate : $ 68.27 /Hour
Immediate need for talented Python Developers that bring experience in UNIX or LINUX. These are 12-18 month + contract opportunities with long-term potential and are located in Chicago, IL. If interested, please respond with the most current version of your resume referencing 18-09280 in the subject line. For information on similar positions, please refer to the website below or simply request this info when sending replying with your resume. 

Hourly rate is $68.27/hr W2 (W2 only)

Key Responsibilities:
Client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 53 million consumer and small business relationships with 6,000 retail banking offices, more than 18,000 ATMs and award-winning online banking with more than 29 million active users.
Client is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Client offers industry-leading support to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries. Client Corporation stock (NYSE: Client) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
Business Area & Role Responsibilities:
Client is seeking a Python Developer to work in the FX Cash Technology Team. Client’s FX Cash Technology Team supports the business goals of the Global FX business for all FX Cash technology delivery. The team has a direct development and support responsibility for key FX business systems and an overall end-to-end remit for systems implementation across the Currencies business. The group is comprised of a small amount of highly motivated people who are multi-disciplined and flexible in their approach, working in all areas of the solution space. We are searching for a world-class developer to join our team building solutions within the high-volume FX space. Candidates must be highly motivated with a track record of success in a financial environment. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in distributed low latency and high availability systems development. The candidate will have exceptional analytical, design, and coding skills in Python with focus on quality and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

Essential Skill Requirements:
• Exceptional development skills in Python on Linux/UNIX
• Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continues integration
• Solid OO design skills with an emphasis on distributed low latency, high availability systems
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
• Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree
• Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
• Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used
• Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
• Experience in TCP/IP networking
• Experience with Python performance tuning
• Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
• Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
• Experience in 3rd line production support.
• Comfortable in communicating with business users

Desired Skills:
• Experience working in a front office trading platform development team
• Experience with Python quantitative packages
• Experience with Python data analysis packages
• Experience working with global development teams

Mary Martini
Recruiting Manager
61 Broadway Suite 1702
New York, NY 10006

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