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Java / Scala Developer
Ref No.: 18-08446
Location: New York, New York
Global Financial Client in New York, NY seeking a Java/Scala Developer
12+ Months Contract


Position Description
Our Client has an opening in the Residential Mortgage Trading (Whole Loan) Technology team. Our team is currently assessing consolidation of existing systems, and technologies on which to build new systems to support our trading desk's processes, so this is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to utilize both their experience and knowledge of new technologies to be a major contributor in those decisions and projects.

This role includes:
- Working with the development teams, traders, analysts, and strategists to assess system needs
- Contributing to design ideas and system direction
- Developing systems that cover all aspects secondary mortgage market trading: pre-purchase analytics, rate sheet creation, trade processing, risk calculation, and many others.

Required Experience
- 5+ years professional development experience, preferably within the finance industry

Required Skills
- Strong Interpersonal skills / good verbal & written skills required to interact with global teams.
- Highly motivated, analytical thinking individual, who is looking to contribute to design and strategic direction
- Ability to support distributed systems in a highly complex, high-urgency environment
- Ability to manage tasks and plan deliverables in a structured manner.
- Ability to switch between technologies while both supporting legacy systems and building new systems
- Strong Java
- Strong Unix / Linux
- Strong SQL
- Strong Perl

Desired Skills
- Working knowledge of US residential mortgages
- Q/ KDB
- Scala
- Korn shell
- Sybase
- JavaScript / Angular JS