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Product Owner
Ref No.: 17-03470
Category: IT
Location: Cary, North Carolina
Position Type:Direct Placement
Our client a premier investment bank is looking for a product owner to grow their growing technology team in Cary, NC. 

Position Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Full understanding, ownership and support of non-customized vendor applications providing market connectivity.
  • Support and maintenance of non-production environments.
  • SL3 support of production environments.
  • Coordination of changes/updates while working closely with vendor and internal teams.
  • Opportunity for development of low latency Java middle-ware applications for electronic markets which will have the following aspects:
  • Adopting new financial instruments / regulatory rules into existing applications.
  • Constant performance improvement ("battle for microseconds")
  • Be responsible for technical design, development leadership & solution implementation
  • Communicate with other development team in a Bank and outside a Bank (markets IT specialists)
  • Be Agile
Experience / Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge of Unix
  • Network and database (Oracle) knowledge
  • Experience with messaging middleware is a plus
  • Analytical mindset, attention to details, be easy to adopt
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of markets, market protocols and flows is a big plus
  • Experience with Investment Banking and Trading business is a plus
  • Core Java development experience is a plus (but not required)
Experience/ Exposure:
  • Unique experience in development of low latency Java applications.
  • Experience to run Agile & Scrum development in big non-IT organization and be successful.
  • Understanding of financial trading world.
Education/ Qualifications:
  • Minimum of BS in Computer Science or alike degree allowing software engineering education and experience