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Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-04532
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Java Developer
Boston, MA
ASAP through 2018 - potential to go much longer

Project: Tier 1 - Portfolio Management platform providing Portfolio Construction, Analysis, Order Management / Trading and Compliance capabilities to Portfolio Managers (PMs). The system enables PMs with powerful real time analytics encompassing risk and what-if analysis, performance attribution and advanced business decision making capabilities to implement their investment strategies in global markets. Supports X Billion $ trades per day to manage various fund strategies via multi asset exposure - Equity, FI, FX, Derivatives, Alternative, benchmarking, asset allocation, rebalancing, multi prime hedge funds, modeling capabilities integrated with external interfaces like Calypso, Bloomberg, etc.

Role & Responsibilities - The team is looking for Tech specialist to help develop and advance the portfolio management software platform. In addition to working in a high-performing team with mission critical responsibilities, this role will require close interactions with team members from Information Technology and Investment teams. This position requires proficiency and experience in Software development using Java and web based technologies. While prior business knowledge is not mandatory any experience in the financial industry will be a plus.

• Work closely with to build a world-class portfolio management platform
• Ability to work effectively throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle to deliver business solutions

Other Requirements - Hands on - J2EE solutions using Java, JDBC, Web Services, Messaging, and related technologies,
AWS, Strong debugging capabilities, Should be able to work independently
Strong experience as a Java Software Developer with solid accomplishments
Strong understanding of Object Oriented design, Relational Database concepts, RESTful Services, Microservices and DevOps
Demonstrated experience of thoughtful design, development and maintenance of software
Experience with web applications and Javascript frameworks including ReactJS or AngularJS.
Strong delivery focus and ability to proactively overcome obstacles
Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal are required
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
Familiarity with Equity and/or Fixed Income Instruments is preferred