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Software Developer
Ref No.: 18-00391
Location: Whippany, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/24/2018
Software Developer

About Wholesale Lending Transaction Cycle
This transaction cycle supports the transformation of the Wholesale Lending business which covers Syndicated Lending, Portfolio Management and Corporate Lending. The core business aim is to maximize ROE through increased revenue, reduction in RWA, and reductions in cost. The current state infrastructure has an over reliance on legacy platforms, high levels of remediation costs and lacks automation and straight through processing.

We aim to consolidate and upgrade existing infrastructure to eliminate remediation efforts, support risk weighted assets (RWA) reduction strategies by improving data quality and MIS for decision making, decommission 70% of applications, and provide a consistent end to end processing platform for the business. This will improve client experience through a simplified customer journey, self service capabilities and will reduce cycle times and cost to serve.

Overall purpose of role
This role is for a senior application developer working within the Wholesale Lending team to provide technological solutions for the global Primary Credit, Loan, CMBS, ABS and MTN origination businesses. The successful candidate will be working with developers, business analysts and project managers globally to deliver major core platform implementations.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Develop full stack front to back solutions using JavaScript, Java and MSSQL technologies.
• Contribute to the teams drive for innovation and continuous technological improvement.
• Align to quality assurance standards and best practices for development of testable solutions.
Take ownership of the delivery of key architectural enhancements and extensions

Key Accountabilities
• Development of Bond and Loan origination applications using a modern service oriented architecture that is compliant with Brokerage Firm' security standards.
• Design and implementation of highly interactive HTML5/JavaScript based solutions to enhance business productivity.
• Adoption and extension of continuous integration efforts and alignment to broader initiatives within Brokerage Firm.
• Support and problem diagnosis for production issues as necessary.
• Ownership of delivery of technical and functional features.

Basic Qualifications/Skills
• 4 year bachelors degree in computing or scientific/numeric discipline.
• 6+ years of knowledge of some of all of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, MSSQL, ReactJS, jQuery, Kendo UI, KnockoutJS, Grunt/Gulp, Jasmine, LESS, Bootstrap, Spring, Hibernate, Team City, Sonar, GIT.
• 6+ years of professional software development experience.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills
• Ability to understand the business context and translate business requirements to technical solutions.
• Experience on a team using Agile project management strongly preferred.
• Good experience with automated unit testing and TDD strongly preferred.
• Experience in working with globally distributed software development teams.
• Understanding of the investment banking business, Credit product knowledge, bond or loan syndication knowledge and an understanding of the lifecycle of trades.
• Excellent spoken & written communication skills.

Adam Planica
Senior Technology Recruiter
PRI Technology
P: 973.732.5454 x41
C: 917.572.1363