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Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-00321
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/14/2018 to 08/17/2018
Contract Opportunity
3 Months +


Job Description:

Client, The Answer Company, delivers genuinely world-changing insight based on rich content sources. This is a dominant playing field to provide advanced financial market data analytics that provides unparalleled transparency and market efficiency to financial market participants across different market venues. Working closely with the Analytics Platform teams, you will develop, build, improve and test market data analytics technology and infrastructure. You will develop and run calculation and stress tests. You will help evaluate prospective cloud-based technologies from the perspective of a fulfillment of a wide range of technical requirements and future inclusion in Analytics Platform itself.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Implement given use cases and other software against given specification.
  • Create, execute and run load and performance tests in order to determine the performance of system under test against given criteria.
  • Contribute to design and architecture of use cases and tests.
  • Set up the tested systems and help assure sufficient orchestration and metrics.
  • Produce software performance reports and comparison.
Requirements:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in computer science / Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Java, (familiarity with .net a plus).
  • Python or javascript scripting.
  • Strong problem solving, algorithmic thinking and coding skills.
  • Experience with system setup automation (databases or another similar engine software).
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization.
  • A number of use cases, performance criteria, essentially, they are going to be implementing these use cases.
  • Ability to work in highly agile team environment.
  • Self-driven, goal-oriented team player with good communication skills.
  • Experience in development of the complex. distributed, multi-tier systems.
  • Experience with cloud environments, especially AWS, a strong plus.
  • Experience in working with market data a plus.