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Who we are looking for The Application Development Consultant is a hands-on software development position with the Foreign Exchange Order Management System development team in State Street Global Markets. The candidate will provide technical leadership and co-ordinate work effort with other teams. Scope of work involves developing high volume transactional systems and building integration solutions across heterogeneous platforms. Candidate will work closely with business users, Development, QA and Infrastructure teams. The position is located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world. Join us if making your mark in capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As the Application Development Consultant you will
Provide technical leadership and coordinate work effort with other teams
Develop high volume transactional systems
Build integration solutions across heterogeneous platforms
Work closely with business users and Development, Quality Assurance, and Infrastructure teams
Design highly available distributed systems by leveraging your experience in Java programming and design
Recieve and analyze requirements and propose suitable solutions that adhere to the team's methodology
Deliver successfully within an Agile environment as well as demonstrate the flexibility and adaptability to operate successfully in such an environment
Communicate with all parties involved including senior management, developers, architects, and end users, who may be based in different locations and time zones
Coordinate the work of a small team of developers, potentially in different locations and time zones
Take ownership of small to medium projects and run them from inception to completion
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Core Java / J2EE
Messaging frameworks including JMS, MQ, and Active MQ
Relational database (Oracle)
Development and build tools (git, subversion. TeamCity, Jenkins, Maven, etc.)
Strong analytical skills and the ability to receive and analyze requirements
Knowledge of Foreign Exchange pricing system and Order Management system
Excellent communications, organization, and interpersonal planning skills
Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle for Iterative, Agile, and traditional approaches
Experience with release management and an understanding of architectural schematics
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
No specific number of years of experience required
Experience in Financial Services or Foreign Exchange highly preferred
Experience working with remote offshore teams based in India or China would be helpful
Experience with Cassandra and Ignite would be a big plus
About State Street What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients. Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential. Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers