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Software Engineering - Python Developer

Req #: 170113205
Location: Buenos Aires, C, AR
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
Job Description:
 
As a member of the Finance Technology team supporting the risk/pnl platform, you will be responsible for the development and expansion of the Fixed Income Repo Technology Stack on Athena. The program includes Risk, PnL, Transaction Management, Position Management, and Analytics.  You will be in regular contact with the business and involved with all aspects of SDLC.
 
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • Researches to determine if solutions to business needs currently exist within or outside the technology platform, and if not, whether new solutions are amenable to the technology available.
  • Understand business processes, products and operations to design develop and implement solutions fit for requirement
  • Responsible for guiding and advising users with feedback on approach so as to make the fully informed decisions
  • Deep understanding of business and technologies, with specific expertise in the business area of this LOB
  • Educates the team on new development and best practices
  • Provide third line production support
Job Description:
 
As a member of the Finance Technology team supporting the risk/pnl platform, you will be responsible for the development and expansion of the Fixed Income Repo Technology Stack on Athena. The program includes Risk, PnL, Transaction Management, Position Management, and Analytics.  You will be in regular contact with the business and involved with all aspects of SDLC.
 
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • Researches to determine if solutions to business needs currently exist within or outside the technology platform, and if not, whether new solutions are amenable to the technology available.
  • Understand business processes, products and operations to design develop and implement solutions fit for requirement
  • Responsible for guiding and advising users with feedback on approach so as to make the fully informed decisions
  • Deep understanding of business and technologies, with specific expertise in the business area of this LOB
  • Educates the team on new development and best practices
  • Provide third line production support
Partnership:
  • Establishes strong working relationships with team members; all functions within CIB Technology; and across the business as appropriate.
  • Consults with businesses to effectively drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
  • Partnering with colleagues in many different geographical locations will be a key focal point of the role.
  • Expected to partner with the production Support team(s) to ensure critical business requirements are developed in a timely and efficient manner.
 
Continuous Improvement:
  • Contributes to continuous improvement and promotes leverage of successful products and processes from across IB Technology
  • Proactively supports knowledge sharing within the team and across CIB Technology, for example, regularly holds information sharing sessions  
 
Management:
  • Monitor milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of schedule and identify / mitigate risk
  • Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and work to aggressive timescales.
  • Experience of working in Global teams
 
Development Experience (Required noted):
  • Experience with python / Athena / Quartz development
  • Object oriented design and programming as well being at least familiar with design patterns with a pre-requisite.
  • Proficient at Linux.  UNIX Shell and Perl. Scripting.
  • Good understanding of full software life cycle development processes including Agile processes
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
 
Must Have
  • Athena / Quartz / SecDB Development and understanding of Core architecture/design
  • Python Programming and/or strong experience of Java Application Development
  • Knowledge of DBMS, relational database and SQL (Oracle/Sybase)
  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • Prior experience with team-based development following a structured lifecycle
  • Solid Object Oriented design and programming skills
 
Plus
  • Bond Analytics Knowledge (e.g. Risk & Pl. Calculations)
  • Experience developing applications using Flex
  • Experience of Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)
  • Prior experience developing with middleware API's (IBM MQ,JMS, QPID)
  • Prior experience developing with Web application server (preferably Tomcat)
  • Fixed Income business knowledge
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