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Java Consultant - Perm
Ref No.: 18-00361
Location: New York, New York
The Role:
  • Equity Front Office developer in the New York office. This individual will work as part of the global development team, which is spread across 4 MSIM offices. The individual will be responsible for development and support for a number of core MSIM systems that are critical to the Equity business.
  • The applications include: Proprietary order management system and its electronic trading engine as well as proprietary order generation and portfolio manager decision support system. The developer would also support integration with various vendor Execution Management trading platforms.
  • Finally, the developer also participates in department-wide and firm-wide projects in support of the Equity Front Office systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit is required in addition to proficiency in verbal and written business communications. We support what we build - individual will be responsible for post-production support on a rotation basis.

Qualifications:
  • At least 3+ years experience working with a financial services firm
  • Strong problem solving skills and programming fundamentals.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Java, Spring, Hibernate, Guava API.
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux, shell-scripting and SQL
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and various financial instruments with focus on equities
  • Experience with buy-side trading systems (OMS, EMS) as well as FIX protocol would be helpful
  • Should be able to demonstrate clear understanding of OOPs in practice.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a virtual or global team, strong team player
  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude.