Support Developer for Financial Services Firm (closed)

Jersey City, NJ
Competitive compensation
Full Time Employment
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Job Description

Job Description:

Mid-level support team member, working as part of a global team to support, and maintain a 22-

hour trading system. Candidate should have 3-5 yrs. work experience, preferably in the

Financial Services industry. Requires full understanding of the system architecture,

applying/suggesting bug fixes, developing new tools for system monitoring and reporting, and

working with the internal business to identify and resolve issues. The role offers end-to-end

understanding of a complex online bond trading platform. They will get to know the architecture

inside out. 

Responsibilities:

  • The development of system instrumentation and monitoring tools.
  • The provision of extremely high levels of availability for the production, demonstration and test systems.
  • Resolution of any problems in these systems in a timely and professional manner. 

Background/Experience Required:

  • Experience supporting an existing large system to very high levels of availability, ideally of financial and especially trading systems is desirable.
  • As this is a support role, ideal candidate should prefer working on an existing system as opposed to developing from scratch.
  • In this role you will be very proactive and be able to understand the business needs and prioritize work accordingly.
  • The team works very closely, and it is a high pressure mission critical production environment.
  • Candidate in this role requires good communication skills as they will be dealing with internal customers on a regular basis.
  • In this role you will be required to be flexible regarding work schedule, including occasional weekend duties.
  • Four year degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. 

Skills:

  • 3 or more years of object oriented development experience (ideally Microsoft visual C++)
  • Relational Database experience.
  • A structured, methodical approach.
  • A delivery-focused attitude.
  • The ability to work within a team environment and be a team-player.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Fixed income market knowledge would be a plus 
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