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Senior Java Developer

Ascendo Resources New York, NY Contractor
$57.00 - $60.00 / hour
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Will plan, perform, and act as the escalation point for the most complex platform designs, coding, and testing. Conduct research and resolve problems in relation to processes, and recommend solutions and process improvements.

Will ensures technology solutions meet business objectives. Will act in the highest level technical role as an individual contributor and/or team lead for the most complex application building initiatives. Will utilize a thorough understanding of available technology, tools, and existing designs. Will work on the most complex problems where good data analysis and problem solving skills are necessary. Will be responsible for implementation and support of Equities/Equity Derivatives trading and risk management platforms.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

    • 5-7+ years of application development experience

    • 3+ years of Securities/Capital Markets industry experience

    • A BS/BA degree or higher

    • 5+ years of Financial Services industry experience with 3+ years of capital markets experience and ideally 3+ years of Equities/Derivatives experience

    • 7+ years of Core Java experience

    • 5+ years of JavaScript development experience

    • 3+ years of MongoDB experience

    • 3 + years of JavaScript Frameworks experience (jQuery, Ext JS, Kendo UI and/or Angular JS)

    • 5+ years of Spring experience

    • 5+ years of MS SQL server experience

    • 5+ years of RESTful or SOAP web services

    • 5+ years of Web Services experience

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

    • Advanced experience in capital markets business and processes

    • Basic knowledge and understanding of mathematical modeling

    • Basic knowledge and understanding of SEC, FNRA, and international regulations for building technological solutions

    • A Master's degree or higher

    • 5+ years of capital markets experience

    • Strong analytical skills and ability to build business cases

    • Good analytical and quantitative skills

    • Good analytical skills including analyzing complex data

Other Desired Skills/Qualifications:

    • Experience working with trading and quant teams.

    • Experience in building AngularJS based web applications. Strong JavaScript and Java programming skills.

    • Experience working in an agile environment and strong problem solving skills.

Education Bachelors a MUST, Masters Preferred 
Years of Experience 7+ 

Recommended skills

J Query
Java Script (Programming Language)
Capital Markets


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Ascendo Resources
specializes in placing accounting, finance, banking, compliance, healthcare,
IT, HR, and administrative professionals in temporary and project
opportunities, as well as direct hire positions. Through our specialized
divisions, Ascendo has the solution to your critical staffing needs. We
leverage our experience, market knowledge, professional network and extensive
candidate database to get our clients the best available resources. Many
recruiters look to fill positions too quickly or do not put enough effort into
finding the best candidates. However, at Ascendo Resources, we diligently
screen our candidates, check references, and probe clients on their
requirements. We dig deeper than most by conducting a thorough assessment of
our client needs, work environment, organizational structure and strategy, and
necessary skills required for the position. We also get to know our candidates
by understanding their career goals and objectives and other intangibles.
Through our in-depth process, we provide specialized guidance in order to help
you find the right candidate, with the right skill-set, for the right market

The Ascendo team is
comprised of former industry professionals who began their careers holding
positions with the Big 4, as well as Fortune 500 organizations. Their
experience was further enhanced after successful management positions with high
profile international staffing firms focusing on both consulting services and
direct hire placement. After many successful years in the industry, the
partnership of Ascendo was formed to provide the best available talent while
remaining cost-effective and upholding the highest ethical standards. Through
our previous professional experience and our established network of local
professionals, Ascendo Resources can assist with all of your accounting,
finance, banking, compliance, healthcare, IT, HR, and administrative staffing

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