Equity Java developer

Technology · New York, New York
Department Technology
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SoHo Dragon represents an investment bank with offices in midtown Manhattan. Our client is looking to hire an Equity Java developer for a full time opportunity.


  • Interviews will consist of phone screens and or web conference calls
  • USC and GC holder only.


Major Responsibilities:

Responsible for developing applications and supporting the equity trading desks. Major responsibilities include:

  • Developing applications in Java to enhance existing trading systems and/or to build entirely new applications
  • Advanced topics such as Enterprise integration patterns and asynchronous feeds via messaging technologies (FIX, JMS, MQ, etc.) Apache Camel, Mule
  • Distributed caching technology such as HazelCast
  • Understanding business requirements and writing specifications
  • Develop test plans and test the new modules to ensure the software works are expected.
  • Work with users to certify enhancements, upgrades & patches in UAT.
  • Deploy upgrades & patches
  • Working with the vendor or the internal IT development team to build the applications required by the trader.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years with Java experience (SE, EE)
  • 3+ years with messaging technologies (JMS)
  • 3+ years database experience – writing or dealing with data access layers (SQL Server preferred)
  • Experience with Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience with Maven is a plus.
  • Strong architecture & design skills.
  • Strong experience building trading application and real-time feeds (e.g Market data)
  • Ability to write clearly & document requirements and designs.
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate ideas, solutions etc.
  • Self driven - Ability to lead projects from initiation to completion.
  • Strong educational background with BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related area
  • Experience in the financial industry.
  • Development Skills in C# and other .NET related technologies is a plus

Location: NY

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level