Jersey City, New Jersey

SkillStorm is seeking a Java Developer for our client in Jersey City, NJ. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Required Skills:

  • Clear articulate communication skills - Ability to communicate ideas and designs. We collaborate often and look for developers that are able to break problems down analytically and explain the pros/cons of why and alternatives.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Core Java 8 programming language with demonstrated ability to design, develop, deploy software.
  • Experienced with agile and modern software development/DevOps practices. Ability to describe previous projects they've participated in using iterative development, continuous deployment, automated testing and why those disciplines are useful and important.
  • Developing frameworks and core services to facilitate real-time order execution, auto-quoting. Promoting disciplines and principles to standardize and re-use.
  • Proven experience with electronic trading systems design and markets (Equities, FX, Fixed Income), preferably FI (Treasuries, Government bonds, Swaps, Futures)
  • Strong experience with real-time trading system design principles
  • message-driven architecture
  • low latency performance and scaling
  • multithreaded models
  • service oriented architecture
  • object oriented design
  • enterprise patterns that separate functionality from implementations
  • Skillsets - Linux, Java, Spring Framework, Automation with tools like Ansible, Jenkins, Git/Bitbucket, Artifactory, Unit testing, Unix scripting, Database SQL queries (e.g Oracle)
  • Experience with industry standard protocols like FIX, FpML
  • Experience with the Request For Quote (RFQ) negotiation workflow
  • Experience integrating with APIs from market venues like Bloomberg, Tradeweb, MarketAxess, Brokertec, CME, Nasdaq, Dealerweb, BGC, Valantic, Fluent or similar.
  • Comfortable with 3rd line support to assist in investigating production issues, detects, and performance issues.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Knowledge of fixed income products such as government bonds, interest rate swaps, futures is a strong plus but not required if you've worked on other traded products/systems like equities or FX
  • Ability to interact with traders, quantitative analysts, support staff in front-office development and to respond to and address production situations
  • Experience with UI development is a plus but not required- maintaining Swing UI and migrating to OpenFin platform, HTML5, ReactJS
  • Experience in migration projects – e.g. migrating capabilities from old to new trading systems is a big plus


Jersey City, New Jersey

Founded in 2002, SkillStorm was built on the mission of accelerating careers in high-demand technologies. We hire, train, and deploy Stormers from all backgrounds and experience levels in today’s in-demand technologies such as AWS, Salesforce, PEGA, ServiceNow, and Appian. We are committed to hiring and training college graduates and veterans for high-growth technology careers with our fortune 100 clients. Through these dedicated efforts, we are able to build a reliable, exclusive pipeline of high-quality, U.S.-based tech talent with the skills and clearance levels required to support our client’s critical technology initiatives. As a flexible technology workforce partner, we provide fully formed tech teams at any level of experience, skillsets, and clearance. Stormers are deployed either at client’s sites or at our U.S.-based delivery centers.

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