Ref No.: 18-05893
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/01/2018
Summary:

Collectively, we are a unique group of technologists with broad capabilities operating as a flat organization, working in a brand-new state of the art office located near Central Park. We are independent and employee-owned, our decisions are not driven by outside shareholders or short-term market fluctuations.

Technology is co-located with the business in our Global Headquarters. Technology doesn't just enable our business, but is taking accountability to create tools to give our business a competitive edge. Your work space is designed for collaboration with huddle/scrum rooms, audio/visual connections across the floor, soft seating and dedicated white-noise development spaces. Employee feedback is taken seriously and contributes to our constantly evolving office environment.

Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Senior Developer to be part of our rapidly evolving technology environment.

You won't be in a cube, coding in a vacuum, but taking an active role in developing business technology tools. You will work as part of an agile team participating in analysis, design, development & implementation of applications, systems and processes that address business needs & are aligned to a multi-year roadmap. This includes applications & systems covering areas in Finance, Distribution, and Core Technology.

Senior Developers are part of the wider Technology Team, and have a voice in contributing to the firm wide technology agenda, integrating best practices, technology standards and innovation across the entire team.

Requirements:
  • Balance strong object oriented design and design patterns with the ability to communicate clearly with both business and technology users
  • Participate in the analysis of requirements and collaborate with team members to attain high reusability and maintainability by building flexible data models and seamless integration points.
  • Be able to develop in a variety of platforms, using the right tool for the right job all while leveraging industry & firm frameworks where appropriate.
  • Review all code work for accuracy and functionality and communicate/enforce coding standards
  • Easily recognizes system deficiencies and implements effective solutions.
  • Create and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Discuss and debate solutions, both process and technique – ask why things are done and challenge the status quo before executing.
  • Show appetite and aptitude for owning responsibility of technical decisions and direction for one or many projects/teams.
  • Attend to both business and technical considerations when designing solutions to project/team or company related issues.
  • Build consensus and facilitate discussions to exchange new ideas and improvements.
  • Continually evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best practices that can be used to strengthen technology platform and development practices.
  • BS / MS in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • 5+ years of application development experience in modern OO languages like C#/.Net using enterprise frameworks and design patterns.
  • Must have a solid understanding & experience of relational databases and data structures preferably in SQL Server environment
  • Broad, hands-on experience with finance, treasury, billing, and distribution systems is a strong plus.
  • Full lifecycle experience including requirements gathering, implementation, testing, release and support
  • Well rounded developer with interest and aptitude to quickly learn new tools and technologies.
  • Solid analytical, design, and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Ability to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas within and across teams.
  • Ability to shift focus and juggle priorities as per situation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision or assistance to complete tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team player
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