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Thursday, March 24, 2011

WE'RE HIRING: Perl/ SQL/ Unix Developer Large Financial Company/NYC Contract/ Daily rate

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Work closely with a trading group in Asia to develop fast and elegant tools for high frequency, low latency trading systems. Because this group trades the Asian markets, you will be working 5:30 pm to 1 am.

If we asked around, what are you known for in terms of expertise in:

§ Types of systems?

§ Technologies?

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· Industry preference?

· Size/culture?

· Maximum commute radius?

· Least acceptable compensation?

· What specific companies in this area are you interested in?


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Position Description          

Data Mart/Data Flow Developer

Hands on data oriented developer required to support and enhance mission critical Credit Risk data infrastructure, as well as contribute to a strategic rewrite of the platform.  This individual will work with users to understand business requirements, derivative products, and existing data flows in order to add required functionality.  This role requires an individual who is experienced in large, batch oriented systems.  The current system is a large, complex system with numerous strategic clients and a very active user base.  This person must be adept at managing relationships and prioritizing requests across a diverse set of clients.  Key technologies are Sybase, DB2, perl, shell scripting, and Autosys.  The system processes OTC derivatives data, listed derivatives, futures, options, repos, stock loan, and other instruments which carry counterparty risk.  Prior experience with financial data required.
Skills Required
·        5+ years experience in Sybase.  The candidate must have strong knowledgebase of relational database performance and tuning, SQL, and stored procedures
·        5+ years perl and Unix / K-Shell scripting
  • 3+ years using Autosys and preferably experience with large batch processes
  • Code management tools such as Perforce
  • Prior experience with financial products, particularly OTC Derivatives

For Team Lead Candidates
·        Ability to effectively manage a long list of requests from multiple client groups
·        Ability to prioritize key deliverables and manage expectations in a resource constrained environment
·        Ability to effectively liaise with stakeholders
·        Excellent follow-through to ensure that projects are completed from analysis phase all the way through development, testing, and delivery
Skills Desired

  • Java, javascript
  • DB2
  • Experience with Informatica or other ETL tools
  • Experience building web applications
  • Exposure to financial products and risk management
  • Exposure to counterparty risk, margining, collateral or confirmation systems
Personal Attributes
Integrity & ownership, good team player, ability to work under time and resource dependencies and constraints, ability to find simple and effective solutions, high degree of motivation to expand technical and business knowledge.

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