Kforce Front Office Developer - Java/Well-known Bank in New York, New York

Kforce has a client seeking a Front Office Developer in New York, New York (NY).Are you passionate about delivering building robust and scalable core Java server systems? Do you have a curious nature, always interested in how to innovate?Essential Functions:

  • Within the US execution area of equities IT developing and maintaining an in-house application that supports manual & automated trading, including DMA and algorithmic trading

  • Develop front end using WinForms and the server side processes in java, focus will be predominately on server side development, most of the business flow and logic resides and feeds to the UI

  • Capture, design and deliver functionality to the US front office working with other members of the team based in Stamford, Hong Kong, London and Poland

  • Working in the Equities IT development team, this team is global facing, and the primary focus will be on the US desks and the users within region

  • Development follows the Agile sprint methodology, delivering a book of work on a daily/weekly basis.

  • Will be joining our growing global team interfacing with the traders using our application suite

  • Will be situated on the Trading Floor in our New York office, directly next to the traders you support in a high-energy front-office environment

  • Excellent core java development skills including commercial experience and experience with the integration between java and C#

  • Experience working in a trading floor environment and have interfaced directly with the traders you support

  • Experience with full project life-cycle, including capturing requirements, code-reviewing, unit testing and test driven development

  • Experience with agile software development methodologies

  • Advanced client server development techniques

  • Prior experience of 2nd Line support and are methodical and quick when problem solving

  • Willing to perform a support role

  • Understanding of the concepts of distributed applications

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:165000.00Maximum Compensation:185000.00