Java Software Engineer (Leading Electronic Brokerage Firm)

Greenwich, CT

Posted: 04/24/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Technology Job Number: 28
Client Description
Our client is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Their clients have access to more than 120 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing over 800, 000 trades per day.[1]   Their employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology,  superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

Job Synthesis and Key Responsibilities
Our client seeks an individuall with strong strong Object Oriented programming, for a  Java Software Developer  position in our Trading Platform Group to participate in all phases of the development cycle for our customer-facing brokerage systems. The successful candidate will design, develop, and maintain web-based as well as standalone applications for PreTrade Compliance and Client Services.

Typical projects will be focused on web server, middle-ware and back-end development and integration. The majority of development will be using Java with some exposure to PL/SQL and Python. Projects can also include support of Oracle database schemas, PL/SQL packages, scheduled batch processing, Java applications and servers.  A successful candidate must be highly analytical and adept at solving complex problems. 

Key Qualifications
  • Master’ s degree preferred or Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented programming, Java, PL/SQL, Database design and SQL
  • 1-3 years of experience as a Java application developer
  • 1-3 years of experience with PL/SQL
  • Good knowledge of Python
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux
  • Knowledge of XML, JSON, CSS and HTML
  • Functional knowledge or experience with REST Web Services a plus
  • Functional Knowledge or experience with Vert.x, VueJS a plus.
  • Problem solver, attention to details, fast learner
  • Self-motivated and directed
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Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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