Java Financial Application Developer - AVP Java Financial Application Developer - AVP …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Java Financial Application Developer - AVP
Who we are looking for
The Java Financial Application Developer - AVP is a hands-on software development position with the Electronic Foreign Exchange 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
  • Receive 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
  • Linux/bash scripting
  • Messaging frameworks including JMS, MQ, and Active MQ
  • Relational database (Oracle)
  • Development and build tools (git, subversion, Jenkins, Maven, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to receive and analyze requirements
  • Knowledge of Foreign Exchange pricing and Order Management
  • 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

Additional requirements
  • 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 React.js a 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.
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Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, 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 - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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