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Lead Java Developer

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Downers Grove, IL
$140,000 - $170,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 19, 2018
Job ID
Lead Java Developer,  Western Suburbs of Chicago, IL                                                            140-170k base salary
We are looking for a Sr. Java Developer and creative problem solver with extensive experience in all aspects of software system design and development from engineering to entrepreneurial settings to work with and mentor junior developers within a financial software firm. Ideal candidate will be proficient in Agile, object oriented and structured design methodologies. Also, experience within the financial/trading industry.  OTC product knowledge is a huge plus.
              Some key responsibilities:
Design and assist in the develop client allocation systems to replace multiple legacy systems by using Java  on top of a low-latency/low-GC messaging bus. The Web-based UI is implemented using the Ext JS JavaScript framework.
Assist in the development of the Post Trade Bus.
Design and assist the development of the Futures self-clearing system. Design and develop a Fee Calculation system to calculate all exchange, clearing, and regulatory fees for the US Equities, Equity Options, and Futures self-clearing systems. Responsible for all of the parsing and loading of all Futures contract definitions and settlement prices used by the Futures self-clearing system. Implement real-time communication with the Futures exchanges for receiving trading messages via IBM WebSphere and AMQP. 
Extensive experience in conducting technical and team-culture interviews. Train and mentor new hires on technical issues as well as domain knowledge.
Desired Software Languages:
Java C# C/C++
.NET Framework SQL Server/T-SQL Vertica
Windows Linux JavaScript
Git Subversion Python

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