Java/Scala Developer - VP (w/ trading desk) - job id 32425


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Java/Scala Developer - VP (w/ trading desk)

$175,000 F/T Employee

Midtown NYC on 6th



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Jason Vu


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(646) 876-9536


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(212) 616-4800 ext-290




A F/T position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: F/T Employee.

Contact Jason Vu. call (646)876-9536 / (212)616-4800 ext.290 or email jason@sans.com with the Job Code JV32425 or Click the Apply Now button

Location: Midtown NYC on 6th.

Skills required for the position: JAVA, SCALA, FINANCE.

Optional (not required):SECURITIES, LOW LATENCY/HIGH FREQUENCY TRADING

Detailed Info: Our firms Securities Lending desk is an industry leader and its IT team is looking for a talented team lead to work on a high performance trading solution.


Candidate must have a desire to take full ownership of every aspect of the SDLC on assigned deliverables, from requirements and analysis through testing and deployment. Candidate must be a hands on developer in Java/Scala on the server side or .NET/HTML5 on the client side. They will be expected to work closely with the securities lending trading desk to gather requirements, innovate and architect solutions, and manage a focused and functional team. Strong communication skills are a must as this role will entail heavy stakeholder interaction with the trading business.


The application provides traders with a sophisticated suite of decision and analytic functions, allowing them to manage and process a large number of needs and execute high volumes of transactions. The environment is fast-paced and business-focused. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of programming experience in Java and/or functional programming with Scala, with good analytical and communication skills. Familiarity with event-driven systems are a must. The selected candidate will interact closely with our trading desk globally so strong written and verbal skills are required.

Development/Computing Environment: Qualifications

Candidate must be proficient in Java/Scala or C# .NET with a strong algorithmic and data structures background.


Additional Required Skills:

- Excellent written and verbal skills

- 5+ years experience in systems development

- Familiarity with Agile methodologies

- Relational database design and SQL

- Building event-driven, high-performance, low-latency applications in a multi-tiered architecture

- Multithreaded programming

- Experience in the finance industry, ideally a trading or related business


Skills Desired:


- Web technologies including HTML5, AngularJS, and d3js

- Unix (Linux)

- Perl or Python

- Knowledge of Securities Finance (Securities Lending, Secured Funding, Prime Services)

- Machine Learning

- Apache Kafka.

The position offers competitive compensation package.


Job Id: 32425