Senior Contractor (Equity Risk)

New York, NY
Job Type
Mid, Senior level

Job Description

Our client, one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, is seeking a Full Stack Engineer.

Location: NYC, NY
Position Type: Contract
Schedule: Hybrid 3 days a week Midtown NYC

Job Summary:
• The candidate will work on primarily new services, using modern Java on the server side, across our internal cloud and external clouds.
• Although the role is development-focussed, teams are expected to fully support their own applications, including deployment, release management, and user support, all the way to production.
• As such this role includes providing a follow the sun support model globally of the new Risk services stack in conjunction with the other regional teams in Equities technology.
• This role is focused on building out an event-based infrastructure to rework many of our core flows, moving us towards a real-time-by-default environment.
• You will build, on top of popular open-source data processing frameworks (including but not limited to Apache Kafka), use-cases such as
• Stage and aggregate billions of regulatory risk result objects each day to send to our Front-to-Back data stores.
• Implement processing, storage, and service functions for different classes of risk data, pricing inputs, reference data, to provide a universal real-time intraday capability for application clients.
• Promote, where appropriate, the benefits of event-sourcing architectures and an event-first approach to design.

Your Skills and Experience:
• You're an experienced server-side developer with a technical background.
• You should be able to demonstrate problem-solving ability and be comfortable working in an agile environment with rapid release cycles.
• The focus will be on development of green-field services to level-up our platform.
• Roles are full-service, developers are expected to build, test, deploy and support their products within a global team.
• You will ideally have experience of application architectures that take advantage of cloud deployment and the additional flexibility they offer to reduce downtime and maintenance overhead, respond to changing demand, and optimise cost.

Essential Skills:
• Must be able to lead a team of developers and manage a book of work in conjunction with IT management and business customers.
• Extensive experience of server-side development on top of the Java Virtual Machine.
• Modern Java expertise (version 8 and up, we use 17 for new projects)
• Experience working in agile (SCRUM-related) cycles and coordination with multiple teams of developers and users
• Knowledge of Continuous Integration products such as TeamCity and Jenkins
• Solid knowledge of Git version control, and workflows around
• Knowledge of distributed systems

Highly Advantageous:
• Experience working with Equity Derivatives products and systems
• Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure such as GCP (preferred), AWS, Azure
• Experience working in financial institutions and regulated IT environments
• Python development/scripting
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