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Senior Software Engineer - VP

Req #: 170114894
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

Team description:


GSS (“Global Special Situations”) business is a newly formed initiative as part of Global Alternatives with focus on establishing a private credit fund with emphasis on establishing a closed end fund to invest into highly distressed loans market. Environment is a true start up like all around from business, operations & technology perspectives. It is a great opportunity for solid developer to join the team and get involved in the platform buildout from scratch and have a pronounced impact on overall platform buildout.


Role description:


GSS team is looking for a senior software developer with following profile -

  • Worked closely with research, trading & operations desks to derive product requirements, analyse them
  • Develops software that meets user requirements
  • Follow software testing practices as part of implementation
  • Deploy and support the software and face off to the business desks for support


  • Extensive experience and recognized expert in Java
  • Experience working on Java server side frameworks - Spring, Spring Boot, mybatis eh-Cache etc.,
  • Experience developing Java web services using REST, JSON etc.,
  • Experience developing reports using BIRT or similar frameworks, experience with tools like Cognos would be a plus
  • Web development experience using Node JS, Java Script, HTML5, Angular JS
  • Working experience with XML, XSLT
  • Database development experience with SQL Server. Strong hands on development experience implementing stored procedures/functions, performance tuning SQLs
  • Data modelling
  • Good understanding of Agile Software development methodology
  • Strong Architecture & Design skills
  • Strong foundation in data structures & programming fundamentals
  • Proficient at Excel/VBA programming
  • Experience working with ETL products like Informatica would be a plus
  • Working experience with FTP/SFTP/HTTPS feed handling
  • Experience working with Auto sys or Control M batch scheduler
  • Experience implementing WSO Loans platform would be a plus
  • Experience implementing Black Mountain Everest platform would be a plus

Business Knowledge and others areas:

  • Experience supporting buy side business investing in private/syndicate Loans
  • Experience supporting buy side business investing in other assets classes would be a plus
  • Good understanding of buy side Investment process
  • Ability to work independently as a single contributor (with minimal oversight)
  • Pro-active, strong delivery focus
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • CFA, MBA, and/or Financial Engineering degree is a major plus
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