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The Tech Pool Message Board › Perm NYC JOB: VP of Software Development

Perm NYC JOB: VP of Software Development

Michael D.
New York, NY
Post #: 4
Our client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading.

MUST have either C#, Java OR Python with finance experience.

The position is part of the "Core Team" where 8 lines of business adjoin so top communication skills are a MUST.

You will be taught Python, if you do not know this language. The manager is very hands-on (spends at least 4 hours/day developing with the team) and you will be allowed to work with whatever technology/language that works best for you to get your job done.

•Develop new and enhance existing features in Financial Management system using Python language.
•Develop new and enhance existing reports retrieving data from relational and object oriented data sources
•Implement unit and integration tests for developed features.
•Participate in discussions of requirements with team members, product owners and other feature teams

Desired Skills and Experience:
•4+ Year of development experience of data intensive applications or/and fixed income product valuation/risk calculation
•2+ Year of experience in software development (Python, Java, or C#)
•2+ year of experience in Financial Industry
•Required to have experience in development of UI and backend features
•Required to have experience with SQL and relational & dimensional data models
•Experience with Object Oriented databases is a plus
•SCRUM & Agile development experience is a plus
•Experience in Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration Testing environment is a plus
•Good team player, result oriented, interested in learning new technologies and approaches.
•Bachelor+ Degree from good school

An example of the perfect person would have been responsible for valuation/model upgrades and delivery of day to day risk and PnL numbers for hundreds of thousands of CDS trades.

You could be playing a primary role in the merger of credit risk technology platform between two large financial bodies, lead the credit derivatives risk team for integration with a single platform responsible for day to day risk and PnL valuations and delivery of CDS risks and PnL numbers for front office desk/Credit Risk/Market Risk Systems including Subledger.

Some other responsibilites for various functions should include:
•Daily PnL delivery for Front Office and Middle Office for CREDIT Derivatives, RATES & CURRENCIES Business.
•Valuations of SPV and Structured Notes across GMRT business.
•Producing single price source for tens of thousands of Bloomberg trades across global credit business, leading a team of highly motivated individual members spread globally across from Tokyo/India/London and NewYork.

Other Specialties:
Front Office Technology. CDS Model valuation, Credit Derivatives Risk/Mortgage Risk Technologies. PnL valuations, .Net C#/WPF/Microstrategy/Java/Oracle/Sybase/­SQL Server.

Michael Demby

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