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Java/Scala Lead Developer
Ref No.: 20-05605
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/26/2020 to 10/25/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Java/Scala Lead Developer with our client in the financial industry in their New York, NY location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

  • The Reference Data organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, agreement, book and account reference data, which is critical to 500+ consuming applications spanning multiple lines of business (Global Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management, etc.) from the front office (trading apps, etc.) to the back office
  • The Cesium client reference data team is looking to hire a lead application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data
  • This person will work in a large software development team located in New York, New Jersey, Toronto and Mumbai of 30+ developers and business analysts that is responsible for maintenance of Client reference data, workflow tools and data quality
  • They will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 10 people in size
  • The focus for this role is to work with the various project teams, help them translate business requirements into functional and system requirements, and define viable high/low level design, utilizing appropriate Quartz design patterns and best practices
  • The role will also involve planning and executing software development projects to refactor and improve existing Client application components in order to support critical functional and non-functional requirements and improve the maintainability of the application
  • As a lead developer you will be collaborating with other members of Client Data to provide an overarching governance structure and perform requirements/design/code reviews on numerous projects within Client Reference Data
  • This team operates like a small tech company within a large financial institution

  • Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required, but desired
  • The ideal candidate is a passionate developer who enjoys experimenting with new technologies and writing efficient, scalable, and re-usable code
  • Must have strong knowledge of programming fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)
  • Strong programming skills in Scala is a must
  • Strong test-driven development skills, problem solving, analytical, communication skills and quick learning aptitude are highly desirable
  • Deep understanding of Data Structures is required
  • 4-8 years of total hands-on programming experience desirable
  • At least 2-3 years of extensive hands-on experience in Scala
  • Any experience in Web technologies like Angular, React, RESTer frameworks is a plus
  • Experience in Quartz-like(e.g. Athena) or Big Data systems would be a plus
  • Investment banking experience is desirable
  • Java, Scala, Data Structures
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”