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Lead Software Engineer / North Brunswick, NJ (Onsite only) 12 mth+ contract

Company: Suncap Technology, Inc.
Location: North Brunswick
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Specialty Software Engineer
12 months of contract
Onsite position

Core Java/ .NET, SQL from Banking/Financial Domain

Lead complex initiatives on selected domains. Ensure systems are monitored to increase operational efficiency and managed to mitigate risk. Define opportunities to maximize resource utilization and improve processes while reducing cost. Lead, design, develop, test and implement applications and system components, tools and utilities, models, simulation, and analytics to manage complex business functions using sophisticated technologies. Resolve coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature. Lead team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and work with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives. Mentor less experienced software engineers. Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers. Lead team to achieve objectives. Partner with production support and platform engineering teams effectively. Required Qualifications: 5+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Job Announcements
The position is for a senior developer in the Equity Derivatives Technology group to work on the buildout of the strategic OTC Equity Derivatives Trade Capture, Lifecycle Management and Regulatory Reporting to support strategic business initiatives and regulatory requirements.

Requires very strong technical knowledge of Java, working knowledge of C# and .NET Framework and a solid foundation of server design methodologies. Must be able to write highly functional and performant code in a structured manner that can be applied to domains beyond equity derivatives. Successful applicant will help enhance, build and deliver application frameworks and specific functionality around trade capture and real time downstream feeds.

Candidates applying for this position should be prepared to work in this software environment with the following expectations
--- Perform in the high level technical and analytics role as an individual contributor developing software for the various trading components
--- Work directly with business analysts, traders, sales, operations group to understand requirements
--- Read and understand business specifications and create functional specifications from them
--- Create thorough designs taking in consideration functional and non-functional requirements (security, speed, auditablitity, ease to maintain) that integrate well into existing architecture
--- Write high quality code in the Java and C# languages using object-oriented principals and design patterns by practicing/advocating Behavior Driven development methodology as appropriate
--- Prior experience reviewing others code and providing constructive feedback
--- Create/modify Oracle database objects (tables, views, stored procedures, functions, etc.)
--- Perform high quality thorough unit testing and documentation of development activities
--- Work on complex problems where analysis of situations and/or data requires a solid grasp of business/risk domains
--- Assure quality, maintainability, and extensibility for supported systems and risk applications
--- Provide Level 2 production support as required


  • 8 + years of Core Java experience
  • 2+ years of C#.NET experience
  • 3+ years of distributed servers platform experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with middleware vendor messaging technologies
  • 2+ years of UNIX experience
  • 3+ years of SQL experience
  • 1+ year of securities industry experience
  • 3+ years of Agile experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile tools
  • 1+ year of Oracle Coherence development or implementation experience
  • 3+ years of experience with implementing complex business solutions with design patterns


    • A BS/BA degree or higher in science or technology
    • Knowledge and understanding of derivatives and structured products
    • Knowledge and understanding of trade lifecycle
    • Technology 5+ years of SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) experience
    • Knowledge/Skills/Ability Knowledge and understanding of technology architecture: distributed and client server technologies
    • Technology 1+ year of Autosys experience

      Other Desired
      --- Experience with Equity Derivatives Trade Capture and Lifecycle management
      --- Securities industry experience with understanding of Financial instrument valuation, life cycle and risk management especially pertaining to Equity Derivatives
      --- Familiar with trading concepts as they relate to flow trading, synthetics, exotics & convertibles and technology used to solve problems for these business lines
      --- Able to build components across all functional domains: trade capture, lifecycle mgmt., regulatory reporting,
      --- Outstanding communication skills as required

Keywords: Suncap Technology, Inc., Trenton , Lead Software Engineer / North Brunswick, NJ (Onsite only) 12 mth+ contract, IT / Software / Systems , North Brunswick, New Jersey

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