We are seeking an experienced Software engineer for a C# / SQL Server suite of applications relating to the life cycle management processes of a synthetic prime brokerage business with a strong focus on equity swaps.
The candidate will be responsible for implementing client and technology sponsored changes within SwapOne. These changes will vary in size from small tactical fixes to larger, system wide enhancements.
The candidate must be happy working closely with the client and internal analysts to gather requirements and discuss potential solutions.
They will be expected to assist with the analysis and design of solutions and test their changes.
In addition to development responsibilities L2 support will be required.
Duties & Accountabilities :
Development Development of the SwapOne application in accordance with the application’s roadmap, design patterns, standards and business vision of the division.
Assistance with analysis and requirement definition, solution design, coding of changes and writing of unit tests to ensure changes match both functional and non-functional requirements.
Client Integration Work with sales and business analysis team to facilitate deployment and integration of SwapOne with newly on-boarded clients.
Support Although we have a dedicated support team, the development team is responsible for resolving issues escalated to them by the support team.
This involves being available (on a rota basis) for escalations overnight and at weekends.
Continuous Delivery Assist with the team’s vision of improving our continuous delivery through implementation of automated unit tests.
Technical Vision Contribute to the evolving long term technical road map for the SwapOne platform ensuring that the technical solutions and patterns within the application remain current and that we are constantly improving the quality and ease of delivery.
Proactively engage in efforts to reduce technical debt and the remediation of issues related to code quality, functional behaviour, and performance.
Education and experience
Commercial experience building or maintaining platforms (ideally swaps related) within a software house, investment bank, hedge fund or other financial services company.
Computer Science degree preferred but commercial experience deemed more relevant
Detailed understanding of C# including Remoting, WCF, and Winforms. Ideally experience of .NET 4.0
DevExpress experience a bonus
Detailed understanding of Transact-SQL preferably using SQL Server. Including creation of tables, indexes and stored procedures
Excellent understanding of OO concepts and 3 tier applications
Experience designing and developing global, multi-user, high volume transactional applications
Commercial experience performance tuning .NET applications and SQL
Experience of either : Agile, Spiral, Waterfall or Iterative development methodologies
Experience of Continuous Integration tools (preferably TeamCity) and code analytic tools.
Ideally has experience of HTML5 and RESTful API’s
Ideally some experience of developing microservice applications and / or developing cloud native applications; and / or experience developing non-native applications within AWS
Ideally has good implementation knowledge of Windows or Linux operating systems and networks
Management of staff is not required in this role but proven experience of teaching / mentoring other team members is required
Designs solutions with support and maintainability in mind and is driven to reduce technical debt as part of each deliverable
Proactively seeks to address issues in the technical / non-technical environment.
Believes in design patterns, standards and code reviews
Client focused individual is passionate about quality of service delivered
Strong written and oral communication skills plus strong presentation skills
Ability to communicate technical issues to both technical and non-technical staff
Believes in pro-active knowledge sharing and advocates the use of wikis to aid such knowledge sharing
Experience of working with or setting up off shore development teams
Believes in global teams rather than local silo’s
Team player who recognises the importance of team delivery in addition to personal achievement.
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