Hedge Fund Front Office - Developer

Hedge Fund Front Officer - Developer - (5+B AUM global firm; midtown location; the Developer we placed with Client last year will now supervise two developers; Ttl compensation 90k to 110k+)

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop technical solutions that meet the software development standards of the firm. 
  • Participate in the Rapid Application Development process, including design, development and deployment.
  • Analyze and identify business requirements to drive technical approach and concepts for development. 
  • Provide post implementation support including monitoring application performance and debugging existing code. 
  • Research and evaluate alternative solutions, and recommend implementations. 
  • Ensure that expected application performance levels are achieved.
  • Create software for research and risk management departments in support of portfolio managers, analysts and traders. 
  • Additionally, they will assist in the assembly and deployment process of applications.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 1- 3 years experience doing application development and a proven track record of creating high-quality products.
  • Excellent programming skills with C#/WinForms.  C++ or Java not required, but may be considered.
  • Database skills in MS SQL, Sybase or Oracle preferred
  • Comfortable using VBA for Excel programming when necessary
  • Experience with source control, SVN, CVS, etc
  • Excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • LINQ, WCF, NHibernate, Infragistics, Sybase IQ a plus
  • Knowledge of financial products and statistics a plus