Specialist, Clearing, Pricing & Risk Developer (Java 8+) at OCC

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Summary:

The Specialist, Application Developer works with business analysts, team leads and other developers. A contributor in Architecture design and development of scalable resilient hybrid Cloud-based solutions supporting critical financial risk management activities & market data; collaborate with developers, architects and product owners to drive the strategy of transforming the enterprise into a data-driven organization; through innovative strategic thinking in building data solutions. The Specialist Application Developer will be a team player and work well with business, technical and non-technical professionals in a project environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in requirement analysis and reviews to identify missing or incomplete requirements. Must always look for assumptions made in the models and must always validate those assumptions of the models.

  • Actively participates in design of highly performing, scalable, secure, reliable and cost optimized solutions. 

  • Primarily responsibility is application design and development of big data application for business requirements in agreed architecture framework and Agile environment

  • Thoroughly analyzes requirements, develops, tests, and documents software quality to ensure proper implementation.

  • Follows agreed upon SDLC procedures to ensure that all information system products and services meet: both explicit and implicit quality standards, end-user functional requirements, architectural standards, performance requirements, audit requirements, security rules are upheld, and external facing reporting is properly represented.

  • Performs thorough code-reviews based on high engineering standards

  • Writes unit and integration tests based on chosen DevOps frameworks.

  • Performs application and project risk analysis and recommends quality improvements.

  • Assists Production Support by providing advice on system functionality and fixes as required

  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner all time delays or defects in the software immediately to appropriate team members and management

  • Experience integrating modelling libraries required. Risk analytics technology implementations experience a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:

·NA

Qualifications:

Must have:

  • Java 8+ experience required, including deep understanding of Java fundamentals as Memory Model, Runtime Environment, Concurrency and Multithreading.

  • Experience in computer algorithms and data structures, including ability to articulate and apply in practice different type of sorting, hashing, partitioning, and search operations.

  • Ability to identify both time and memory complexity for the written code.

  • Understand and apply in practice Object Oriented and Domain Oriented Design Patterns.

  • Experience following Git workflows

  • Experience writing unit and integration tests with testing frameworks like Junit, TestNG, Citrus etc.

  • ‘Get stuff done’ and flexible mindset for greater good of the organization.

  • Intellectually curious and eager to learn.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with high speed distributed computing frameworks AWS EMR, Hadoop, HDFS, S3, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Kafka Streams, Apache Flink etc. (a plus)

  • Experience with distributed message brokers Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon Kinesis, etc.

  • Experience with cloud technologies and migrations. Experience preferred with AWS foundational services like VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.

  • Experience developing and delivering technical solutions using public cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, etc.

  • Experience working with various types of databases like Relational, NoSQL, Object-based, Graph.

  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.

  • Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field or equivalent experience

Certificates or Licenses:

  • Willingness to pursue certification of AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

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OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.
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