We are looking for an exceptional Java developer to join the Calypso development team. The Calypso development team works closely with all the major departments involved in the Fixed Income & EQ DRVT front-to-back businesses to deliver solutions, resolve problems, provide advice on configurations, and develop new features. We adopt a full-stack approach to development and oversee the business needs from front to back.
The successful candidates will be working in a dynamic, fast-paced and multicultural environment. They would be intellectually challenged to find creative solutions for problems, improve performance, and reduce operational costs for the business. This is also a great opportunity for candidates with good technical skills to learn more about the FICC and EQD business by working directly with users.
– Analyze requirements, develop new features, or enhance existing configurations in the Calypso trading system to deliver functions that meet business requirements
– Optimize the performance of the trading system by improving or rewriting existing functions
– Investigate and resolve issues escalated by the production support team related to Calypso
– Work on the version upgrade project
– Migrate business lines from other systems to Calypso
– Follow the processes for version control, continuous integration and release management
– Keep records and documents on design, support, user manuals and operation procedures
– Ensure code is covered thoroughly by unit tests and rigorously tested before deploying to QA or UAT
– Coordinate with production support teams on releases and issue management
– Other tasks related to projects as directed by the manager
Required Skills and Experience:
– Proven years of experience in software development in the banking/finance sector
– Strong development skills in Java
– Hands-on with J2EE servers such as JBoss and a good understanding of Java memory optimization
– Familiar with Spring framework, SQL databases, and web-based application development
– Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
– Working knowledge of automated unit testing frameworks and best practices
– Very strong attention to details can work independently
– Good communication skills in English
– Bachelor’s Degree with Honor (or equivalent) or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or an IT related discipline from a prestigious institution
– Past experience in Calypso systems is a strong advantage
– Proficiency in Angular framework
– Hands-on with Python and other scripting languages
– Familiarity with Agile development artifacts and best practices.
– Ability to mesh requirements-driven tasks and technical debt reduction tasks
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