Senior Software Engineer

Intl Fcstone Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

Position Purpose:

As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help guide our global team of technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Assist teams to the appropriate technical solution, apply software development skills to problems to resolve performance issues; advise and develop solutions to maintain and enhance performance with in new and existing projects. An understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks will be key.


Primary Accountabilities/

Responsibilities:
  • Work with a global team of highly motivated platform engineers and software developers

  • Execute the full software product lifecycle: analysis, technical design, development, testing, release, support

  • Contribute to, and eventually lead, software engineering and re-engineering projects

  • Collaborate with engineers from other platform teams to design and implement new features

  • Work directly with various senior stakeholder across our Technology Division and their Business sponsors.

  • Familiarity with one or many spaces within Financial Organizations

  • Order Management, Electronic Trading and Client Connectivity Systems

  • Data Lake/Warehousing

  • Pricing, Risk and Booking Systems

  • Engage in production troubleshooting

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.

  • 8+ years of experience developing software in a professional environment (preferably financial services but not required)

  • 5 years of hands on Data Driven Enterprise Application development, preferable in financial industry

  • Strong understanding of Enterprise architecture patterns, Object Oriented & Service Oriented principles, design patterns, industry best practices

  • Foundational knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance.

  • Proficiency in programming in Java, C# or Python and willingness to learn and adopt new languages as necessary

  • Experience in database technology like MSSQL and one of key value and document databases like MongoDb, Dynamo Db, Casandra.

  • Exposure to containers, microservices, distributed systems architecture, orchestrators and cloud computing.

  • Comfortable with core programming concepts and techniques (e.g. concurrency, memory management)

  • Enjoys working with algorithms and data structures (e.g. trees, hash maps, queues)

  • Data Analytics and Data Science experience will be a plus.

  • Good sense of user interaction and usability design to provide an intuitive, seamless end user experience.

  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to work with subject matter expert to extract critical business concepts.

  • Ability to work and potentially lead in an Agile methodology environment.

Physical requirements/Working conditions:

  • Climate controlled office environment

  • Minimal physical requirements other than occasional light lifting of boxed materials Dynamic, time-sensitive, trade room environment

  • Travel as needed

We encourage applicants of all ages and experience, as we do not discriminate on the basis of the applicant's age.


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