SQL .Net Apps Developer
APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER ~ Research Group
The developer will work in a small team that builds systems for the Research group. The purpose of these systems is to produce forecasts that drive trading decisions. It’s therefore very important that these systems be logically correct, fast, and reliable. The software is highly data-centric and involves processing very large datasets so strong database skills are required. Experience with C# is also a must. The developer will have autonomy commensurate to his/her abilities.
Work closely with business users to review requirements. Develop, recommend, and discuss technical designs that meet those requirements.
Implement (code) the technical solutions in Microsoft T-SQL and C# using SQL Server Management Studio, Visual Studio 2010, and related tool sets.
Create new reports and enhance existing reports using SSRS.
Coordinate with members of the QA team to create a QA test plan and resolve issues/bugs identified during QA testing.
Coordinate with members of the IT Operations team to get software changes released to the production environment.
Use TFS to source control the software and to track development tasks, production support tasks, test cases, and install tickets.
Developers are expected to provide support to resolve production issues expediently.
Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related degree is a requirement.
Requires 4-6+ years of professional SQL Server and C# development experience.
Strong SQL coding skills (Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008).
Performance tuning and optimization of SQL code.
Experience in solving environment configuration problems.
Experience in database design.
Experience working with very large data sets and large databases is preferred.
Experience with ETL.
Experience working with SSRS.
High attention to detail.
Enjoy analytical problem solving.
An interest in the stock market is needed to be successful in this position.
Experience in finance is a plus.
Drive, energy, enthusiasm, maturity and confidence.