Intermediate Technologist – Relationship Trading

Mitchell Martin Ok-sign    posted over 3 years ago

FullTime | $135,900 | NY, United States



  • We are seeking a highly technical and experienced developer to work on the design and implementation of company Relationship Trading Platform.
  • The successful candidate will combine strong hands on system design and development in CORE Java with keen understanding of trader’s needs and excellent collaboration skills.
  • You will work directly with product management, clients and the senior management team to drive the development of our client’s Relationship Trading Platform.


  • Collaborate with product managers and clients to implement features that improve the usefulness of the Portfolio OMS system.
  • Participate in new development to create a unified trading platform which combines various company Trading products.
  • Ongoing technical enhancements to the POMS system to increase throughput and reduce latency.
  • Deliver software projects on-time, on-scope and on-budget.
  • Develop innovative designs that improve efficiency, stability and time to market for our trading products.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related degree.
  • 10+ years software engineering experience.
  • 5+ years of financial software development experience required.
  • Former experience in implementing Trading system / Execution Management/ Order Management / PostTrade for a front-office/ e-Trading is required.

Required Skills:

Business / Product

  • Experience in one or more of order management (OMS) , execution management (EMS), Order Workflows, Post Trade & Settlement, Matching Engines, GUI.
  • Experience in one or more underlying product areas (FX, Equities, Fixed income, futures & options) – FX highly preferred.

Software Development:

  • Strong CORE java knowledge with emphasis on efficient, high-performance code.

System Interfaces:

  • Socket programming, concurrent, distributed programming in Java.
  • Strong understanding of system analysis and design in multi-threaded applications and messaging systems.  Keen understanding of the challenges in multi-threaded development and practical techniques for addressing them.
  • Framework Design, Design Patterns for highly scalable, high performing applications.
  • Demonstrated experience developing J2EE applications using JDBC, JNDI, JMS and other related technologies.
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and their application.
  • Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing methodologies.
  • Former C++ experience is a plus.


  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small group setting to rapidly develop new products.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately translate user requirements from traders into technical deliverables w/minimal oversight from product managers and limited documentation of business requirements and functional specifications.


  • Build/process management: Maven, Cruise Control, Subversion, Clear case, GIT.
  • Internet application development: firewalls, proxies, security.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Client-focused – ability to connect and partner with technology colleagues at our client’s partner banks.
  • Team player – willing and able to drive collaborative efforts across the organization to improve product quality, reduce expense and increase productivity.
  • Ability and interest in working in a dynamic, focused, energetic and rapidly evolving company.

Experience with the following a plus:

  • Agile / rapid application development methodologies.
  • Some experience in User Interfaces: Event handlers, SWING, SWT or similar low-latency applications.
  • WebSockets, Javascript frameworks.
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