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Lead Java Developer - Market Data




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Caspian One are currently looking for a Lead Java Developer to join a Global Financial Institution based in downtown Toronto.
For the project, you will work in Risk Technology alongside the Business project team members and vendor systems to design modify and/or build applications and integrated solutions including third-party systems and database servers.
You will handle all aspects of IT delivery including coding, testing, documentation, and coordination. In this position, you will work to develop new or/ re-engineer to create strategic target platforms one of which is Enterprise level Market Data repository and Scenario Generation system.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead the Development, Delivery, and Durability of Hadoop and Web-Service based Market Data store and Scenario Generation engine into Production (50%)
  • Coordinate development of on-going enhancements to Sungard Fame market data system (20%)
  • Engage with Market Data consumer Management Team as well as Quants to walk through details of scenario shock generation and demonstrate the Quality of results produced (10%)
  • Interface with Upstream and Downstream team leads to ensure smooth data transitions (10%)
  • Collaborate with like-minded team members to establish best practices, identify optimal technical solutions (10%)
  • Rock-solid understanding of Core Java (Java 1.8)
  • Define comprehensive unit test coverage
  • Demonstrate analytical technical skills
Technical Stack:
  • Core Java 1.8
  • RESTful web services for web communication
  • Spring Core / Spring Boot
  • SQL databases for data storage
  • Agile Development tools such as Confluence and Jira
  • Big Data Analytics, and Retrieval utilizing Hadoop – this could change
  • Data Streaming using Spark
  • Cloud Technologies, namely IBM Bluemix (strong chance they’ll be moving to AWS)
Skills Required:
  • OO Core Java – 1.8
  • Spring
  • RESTful web services
  • Strong database modeling, data retrieval, and storage (SQL)
  • Hadoop/Spark on HDFS
Other Essential Skills:
  • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Financial markets experience is a massive plus
Jordan Hook
Recruitment Consultant@ Caspian One
Cell: 416 800 1057

Keywords: Java 8, Market Data, Hadoop, Spark