The position will be an integral part of the eTrading Development Team and will be responsible for developing, re-engineering and supporting one or more applications used by FX electronic trading, Sales trading, Risk management and Agency trading. As a senior developer you are expected to be hands on and become a business subject matter expert. You will work directly with users and analysts to understand the business; develop to specifications; assist in coordinated testing and aid in the deployment and post deployment support of the solution developed. As you develop a strong, interactive working relationship you will be an important participant in the commercial success of the business.
Skills and experience
* Proven Java programming experience, preferably working on low latency, high throughput, globally distributed systems
* Experience working within a financial institution, preferably within Front Office IT, with exposure to the business.
* Strong analytical skills.
* The ability to face off directly to the business to receive and analyze requirements, and propose a suitable solution that adheres to the team's methodology
* A history of delivering successfully within an Agile environment, and the flexibility and adaptability to operate successfully in such an environment
* Communication skills. The ability to communicate at the right level with all parties involved, including senior management and business owners (who may be based in different locations and time-zones. The ability to operate in a self-sufficient manner, but also identify the right time to raise queries or concerns.
Experience in any of the following is highly desirable:
* Market adaptors (EBS, MAPI, Currenex, Hotspot etc)
* Messaging frameworks (JMS, MQ, Tibco, 29West etc)
* Linux / Bash scripting
* FIX protocol
* Relational databases (Oracle, Sybase)
* Development and build tools (GIT / Subversion / TeamCity / Nexus / Maven etc)
Individual contributor competencies:
* Display a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of accountability in performing the role
* Ensure that the highest level of the Code of Conduct is displayed in your behavior
* Provide appropriate management information as required to support business unit decision making
* Support the 'Risk Excellence' culture within the business
* Adhere to limits of delegation and escalation procedures required by your manager so that you comply with internal policies and external regulations
* 7+ years of Software development experience
* Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related degree
About State Street
State Street is a financial holding company providing a range of products and services for large pools of investment assets.