Software Engineer (Server Side)

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Our client has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Senior Developer for our front-office IT team. We are responsible for building / enhancing the Fixed Income Credit electronic trading platform. The role will work on green-field (from scratch) development in addition to enhancing existing applications. Projects will include: • Design, building new RFQ system • Creating workflow and orchestration engine and integrating with existing connectivity, enrichment and STP layers Candidate profile: • Strong SERVER-SIDE development experience • Extensive experience with JMS or other messaging protocols • Experience building real time trading systems is a huge plus • Experience with BPMN is a big plus • Experience with open source projects such as Spring • Experience with the entire SDLC cycle. Demonstrated use of Design Patterns is a plus • Ability to interact with all functional roles on the team, contribute solutions and ideas to the problem space • Very good written and oral communication skills • Self-starter, highly motivated and a solid team player but capable of working independently Required skills: • Bachelors’ degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent • 5+ years core Java • 4+ years of experience working in Information Technology or a related technical field • 2+ years working with messaging middleware technologies such as Tibco EMS • Strong background in object-oriented design and development • Experience working on multi-threaded systems • Experience with all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) from inception to deployment and user training • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Must be a self-starter and be able work well in fast paced, dynamic environment • Highly analytical, proactive and detail oriented • Must be able to work effectively with clients and team members in other locations Desired skills: • Experience developing and supporting order execution or real-time market data systems is a plus • Experience working in the Investment Banking industry is a plus • FIX protocol experience a plus • Apache Camel experience a huge plus • Linux experience is a plus • Experience working with source code control systems such as Subversion, CVS or Clearcase • 2+ years core Spring read more