Software Engineer - Python (6 months Contract to Perm)


: $115,530.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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We're hiring Junior to Mid-level Software Engineers for our client - a Multinational Investment Bank to be part of their IT team supporting the trading desk.

Successful candidate for this role needs to have Python programming experience and the intellectual curiosity with ability to solve problems in a high pressure environment, prioritize critical tasks and learn on the fly.

Location: NYC 10016 (Midtown - walking distance from Grand Central)
Duration: 6 months contract and then convert into fulltime employee

The team consists of Analysts, Application Engineers, Unix/ Linux administrators, DevOps engineers and Developers, etc. The company culture allows the employees to grow and explore other job verticals (technical as well as business) based on their career preferences.

Daily responsibilities of the IT team supporting the Trading desk include but are not limited to the following:
* Operate, administer and extend a 500+ live servers platform, built with state-of-the-art and low latency technologies, connected to more than 40 Trading Venues, and processing from 10 to 30 million orders per day and a vast amount of financial information in real time;
* Provide timely resolution of highly technical and specific user (traders) issues and requests;
* Monitor daily performances, fine-tune processes and manage capacity planning to be consistent with the low latency expectation.
* Use established modules on Github repositories and create new ones to manage high performing in-house order routing, feed handlers, pre-trade checks and trade reporting services.
* Using Python programing, automate the processes and applications in order to provide fast support to more than 100 US traders operating various strategies on a wide range of assets.
* Work closely with Exchanges and Trading Venues to manage implementation of new services

Required Skills/ Experience:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field
* 1-7 years of IT experience including minimum 1 year of solid programming experience using Python.
* Must be able to create SQL - simple queries.
* The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Be passionate, determined, and have intellectual curiosity
* Results oriented, highly flexible, team player

Desired Skills/ Experience:
* Investment banking or trading system experience is preferred
* Unix/Linux system administration including troubleshooting techniques is preferred
* Knowledge in networking (TCP/IP, routing, multicast) preferred
* Knowledge of big data stacks (ElasticSearch, Spark) preferred
* Knowledge of Pandas framework preferred

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

- provided by DicePandoLogic. Keywords: Software Engineer, Location: New York, NY - 10008
Associated topics: c#, develop, devops, java, programming, sde, sdet, software developer, software engineer, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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