Job Description

Reference # : 21-01690Title : Sr. Core Java/Design/Architect/Futures/Equities/Investment Bank
Location : Jersey City, NJ
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/29/2021 / 11/28/2022

Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Minimum 15 years front office technology experiences, familiar with Futures

About the Team

Client Futures, Clearing and FXPB Technology supports a rapidly growing business that uses technological innovation to maintain competitive advantage in a constantly evolving market. Working closely with the business, external vendors and internal technology teams, you would build-out and maintain our next generation Futures Execution Platform. You would manage complex projects that will involve everything from incorporating a new functionality within the existing ecosystem, to analyzing new requirements, documenting solutions, managing implementation and testing systems, ensuring that they are fit for purpose. You would regularly work with a range of high-profile stakeholders.

About the Role

You will be responsible for:

?Conduct the design of Futures execution buildout that combines vendor and in house technology and solution

?The role is multifaceted -ranging from framing the scope definition with existing platforms, various vendor solutions, design the framework and hybrid solution

?Design and architect the integration of Futures DMA execution component and framework/skeleton
?Execute on agreed timelines and scope to meet business requirements taking into account with selected technologies and procedures
?Provide expertise in area and advanced knowledge of applications programming and ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint
?Utilize advanced knowledge of system flow and develop standards for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation
?Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions

You will also be:
?Owning business/ functional requirements and change requests, documenting solution and managing end to end project delivery
?Understanding Business priorities and working as a liaison between Business and Development teams
?Maintaining Book of Work and facilitating prioritization discussions with key business stakeholders
?Managing relationship with Business and taking ownership for providing regular project updates to key business and technology stakeholders
?Communicating key project risks, defining mitigation strategies and managing resolution
?Developing test strategies, documenting test scenarios and coordinating User Acceptance Testing across front to back tech stack
?Developing Project Plans and UAT Run-books
?Working with development and support teams to resolve production issues and identify root cause

Essential Skills
?Strong knowledge and functional understanding of the Futures/Equities business
?Strong understanding of the technology landscape and requirements for an enterprise scale solution.
?Extensive experience in Micro services, Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS ECS Cloud Platforms
?Extensive experiences in system analysis and in programming of software applications using Core Java, Spring framework
?Extensive experience with FIX protocol , REST API and message queues ( Kafka or Solace),
?Strong knowledge in traditional databases (SQL) and knowledge on NoSQL databases ( Mongo) will be a plus
?High development standards, especially for code quality, code reviews, unit testing, continuous integration and deployment


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