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Senior CM Java Developers

Jonah Group is an independent consulting firm that designs and builds custom, high-performance, enterprise digital solutions with an emphasis on great user experience, robust architecture, and perfect fit. We believe that custom work is the *best* work, because only a custom solution can deliver competitive advantage to our customers.

Our capital markets practice includes major Canadian buy- and sell-side institutions that require leading-edge systems for their portfolio-management, trading, risk-management, accounting, reporting, and analytics needs. These dynamic and technically-aggressive firms apply agile techniques and modern technologies to achieve results in complex business and technology environments. A capital markets engagement through the Jonah Group will allow you to hone your technical skills and both broaden and deepen your business domain knowledge.

We are currently seeking experienced Capital Markets Java enterprise (EE, Spring, HTML5/Angular) developers. The successful candidates will be situated at one of our clients’ sites in downtown Toronto.

These positions require outgoing and self-motivated individuals who will work closely with business stakeholders to drive requirements to solidity, and who will then bring those requirements to life in the systems.

In addition to strong technical skills, suitable candidates will have experience in front- and/or middle-office capital markets terminology, processes, instruments, and regulatory considerations. Clear communication skills are essential.

Main Duties:
• Design and develop new applications and support existing ones in complex, heterogeneous environments, working in Java and C++;
• Apply your domain knowledge to work closely with business stakeholders and technical team members to ensure that solutions are optimal;
• Confidently estimate effort, identify and manage risks, and manage deadlines;
• Identify technical debt at the design and implementation levels, provide recommendations to address it, and implement the changes;
• Embrace and promote Agile tools and practices, such as TDD, continuous build, and deployment, and Scrum;
• Act effectively in all phases of an Agile project

• You must possess an excellent foundation of computer science fundamentals
• 5+ years of development experience in Java enterprise/Spring
• 5+ years of development experience in front-end, browser development, including the latest HTML5 architectures and tools
• 2+ years in enterprise C++ development is desirable
• FIX protocol experience is desirable
• Experience working in modern DevOps stacks
• Proficiency with more than one RDBMS platforms, including Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, MySQL, or Netezza
• Hadoop experience an asset
• Strong Unix skills
• Knowledge of scripting skills, e.g. bash; Python; Perl; Ruby

Required Skills:
• Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Able to demonstrate solid business understanding of the capital markets domains in which you’ve worked
• Experience in and enthusiasm for an Agile development culture
• Must be a team player, able to work independently with minimal supervision and under tight deadlines
• Background in mathematics and quantitative analysis is beneficial

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering

All interested candidates should send their resumes to jonah-jobs@jonahgroup.com. Please include “268 – Senior CM Java Developers” in the subject line. We want to thank all individuals who apply and will be contacting suitably qualified applicants.

For more information about the Jonah Group, please visit www.jonahgroup.com or visit our corporate blog http://aseriesoftubes.com/.

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