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Manager, Java Architect (Financial Services)
Ref No.: 16-00119
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/12/2016

We are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today's dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As a Manager of Technology, you will design and develop technology based business solutions for our clients in the financial services and energy trading industry. You may be required to play a team lead role for a small team and/or take on responsibility for the development for a specific component or track of the solution architecture. At all times you will actively support the development, and drive quality assurance during design and realization of the solution.

  • Work closely with clients to establish technology solutions at business and technical level.
  • Lead design, estimation, planning, and implementation of business solutions that require IT system(s).
  • Interact with business stakeholders to provide technical solutions delivering to business needs.
  • Consult clients' senior technical leaders on best practice point of view.
  • Establish high, mid and micro level plans working with a Project Manager.
  • Provide leadership to international, multidisciplinary team of up to 20 members
  • Help to build client relationships and participate in business development and proposal work.
  • Deliver compelling presentations to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Deep experience in enterprise architecture, systems integration, package implementation, and/or interactive design
  • Experience in a consulting or client-facing role.
  • Experience in the Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Asset Management and /or Commodities (Energy) trading industry highly desired.
  • Deep experience in architecting and delivering applications for areas such as Fixed Income, Equities, FX, Commodities or Hedge Funds preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of Java, especially Multi-threading, JSP/Servlets, Struts, JDBC, JMS, EJB, JAXB/JAXP and SWING.
  • Proficient in one or more software products/vendor solutions such as: (Oracle) Weblogic Platform, iPlanet, IBM WebSphere Platform, TIBCO, IBM MQ, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Expert knowledge of Spring, Hibernate, JUnit and Ant.
  • Deep understanding of the project lifecycle process, able to define a comprehensive solution leading towards a common vision.
  • Proven project and team leadership skills leading teams with up to 20+ members.
  • Very good communication, problem solving and presentation skills.
  • Openness to frequent overnight travel and work at client offices.