SQL Server Developer (Financial Technology)

Location: New York, USA
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Banking IT
Job Type: Contract
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A hedge fund in New York is seeking a SQL developer to join its team for a long-term contract opening. For this project, you will be part of a global development team responsible for the company's treasury applications.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in financial services (ideally buy side/asset management firms). Strong preference will be given to those who have experience working on treasury projects and big data technologies (Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Elastic).

Responsibilities

  • Build and support Treasury applications and solutions as a part of a global technology team
  • Work closely with business users and analysts to create solutions

Required Experience

  • Good problem solving and analytic skills
  • Experience with capital markets concepts and operational structure
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter, energetic, independent work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 3+ years of SQL Server programming experience with an understanding of stored procedures, views, indexes and functions.
  • 3+ years of .Net programming: C# and/or F#
  • Experience with a scripting languages such as: Python, Perl, and Powershell
  • Experience working on both Windows and Linux hosts

Optional Experience

  • Experience with additional technologies: Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Elastic
  • Experience with common hedge fund vendor platforms (Imagine, Murex, Calypso, Geneva, VPM, etc) a plus
  • Experience working with Finance or Treasury domains a plus
  • Experience building/enhancing SDLC and Agile development methodologies a plus
  • Continuous integration environments - Teamcity, Git / GitHub, Octopus Deploy

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