Lead Java Developer (Fixed Income - Bloomberg)

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $165,000 per year
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Lead Java Developer (Fixed Income - Bloomberg)

job summary:

The Trading and Compliance technology team currently supports various multi asset (Equity, Fixed Income, FX & Alternative Investments, etc.) business using a series of in-house and vendor applications in an enterprise capacity. The hiring team is looking for a candidate who will build out Fixed Income trading like Govt. Bonds, Corporate Bonds, Sovereign & Municipal Debt, Emerging Mkt debt, Derivatives (SWAPS), FX Hedging, AI, etc using modern and cutting edge technology. Tools developed by this team are used by various business groups such as Trading, Portfolio Management, Risk etc.

Key Responsibilities:

Design, develop, and support solutions for Fixed Income Front Office e-Trading for Buy Side firms.

Be part of an empowered team following agile methodologies.

Liaise with Business Analysts, Technical Leads, and Traders to understand business requirements.

Develop high quality software and associated unit tests.

Key Skills:

Design, develop, test, deploy, support high quality Front Office Fixed Income trading applications while working closely with cross-functional teams of technologists and end / business users.

8+ years of Core Java (1.7 - 1.9) Application software development/integration experience is a must.

5+ years of Fixed Income experience very important and is a must.

3-5 years of any of these products like Bloomberg AIM, Bloomberg POMS or Bloomberg TOMS / EMSX experience is must.

8+ years of Sybase, Oracle or MS SQL Server experience, include creation of complex SQL, stored procedures and triggers

5+ years of experience with Spring Framework (Spring Boot or others) and JUnit Testing

3-5 years of middleware/message driven architecture like JMS, MQ Series or Tibco EMS important.

Exposure to Electronic trading (any FIX 4.2, 4.4, 5.0) is a plus

Participate in agile teams & DevOps environment using Altassian tools (JIRA / Confluence / BitBucket / Bamboo) is very important.

Desired Qualifications:

2+ years' experience in Python 2.X or 3.X would be very useful.

Ability and willingness to learn fast, self-motivate and pick up new things easily

Analyze and solve programming tasks independently and pro-actively & ability to work in high pressure environment.

Strong critical thinking skills and communication skills

Good to have hands-on experience with Web development stacks ( J2EE, JavaScript, HTML & CSS)

Experience with open source web technology such as AngularJS, React JS etc would be helpful


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent programming experience a must.

Industry Certifications on Core Java like SCJP or OCPJP for version 1.5 or higher would be a great asset would be great.

Any Business Degrees or Capital Mkts certifications or even Fixed Income Certifications like Series 7, Series 72, Series 55, etc desirable.

location: New York, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 165,000 per year
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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