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in Woburn, MA, United States
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in Woburn, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Software Development Engineer
Associate Software Engineer Woburn/en-US/Americas/job/Woburn/Associate-Software-Engineer_REQ-017057/apply

The Role: As an Associate Software Engineer, you will work to maintain, expand and enhance our financial data aggregation engine using Java. This involves developing and maintaining intelligence that will allow the aggregation engine to interpret data feeds and intelligently crawl various financial web sites to locate and extract data. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who will work with our architecture team to design and implement solutions to be used to perform next generation extraction, parsing, and data collection from external web sites and data feeds. The candidate will use a mix of open-source and internally generated technologies. You will work on a scrum team, collaborating with our senior members, Tech Leads, Product Owners and other talented Engineers to deliver great solutions on an exponentially growing application.

This position is based in our Woburn, MA office.


Design and implement innovative solutions in Java to efficiently process data from complex data sources including Ajax based web sites, Flash, PDF, and web services-based data feeds.
Analysis of production financial data to resolve customer issues
Evaluation of 3rd party web sites to extract customer data. This includes using tools such as fiddler to capture and evaluate web requests to replicate browser activities (Ajax requests, cookie manipulation, etc.) to generate requests for required data.
Work both independently and in a collaboration with other engineers on software solution
Collaborate and exchange ideas within the team to help solve complex problems
Participate in the Scum process to meet sprint objectives
Describe and document system functionality


B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or an equivalent discipline
1-2 years of object-oriented experience (C++ or Java) in a commercial application or commercial service environment.
Experience with Multi-threaded applications
Regular Expressions/text stream pattern matching
At least one of: HTTP Protocol, File parsing, Relational database/SQL
Test Driven Development
Windows desktop environment
Strong communication skills
Ability to work independently or collaboratively with a team.

Nice to Have:

Financial (Investment) terminology and concepts
Experience working in Headless Chrome
Web presentation technologies
Web services
Natural language processing
Experience working with, and optionally contributing to open-source projects

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