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Title CTECH Technical Lead/Software Engineer
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-08
Location Illinois
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Duties and Responsibilities:
The role of Technical Lead within the Client Technology development team is expected to provide technical expertise to support, enhance and develop front, middle, and back office infrastructure across the Client’s Technology OMS, EMS, and Risk platform. The individual must demonstrate ability to analyze complex business/technical problems and make sound technical decisions proactively and in a self-directed manner. The role will utilize C++ / Object-Oriented analysis, design, and programming to develop robust, flexible software solutions.

Key job responsibilities include:
Responsible for the design, management, and deployment of new and existing infrastructure components pertaining to global OMS, EMS, Position, Transaction, and Risk Management systems
The technical lead will work with the project stream manager to balance tactical and strategic initiatives
Responsible for managing the ongoing project lifecycle for implementations requested by the business analysts and clients. This includes project planning, resourcing, as well as managing operational support and release cycles.
Responsible for selection of underlying technologies, patterns and frameworks
Enhance and extend the both the frameworks and end user functionality of the system.
Facilitate communication and collaboration with business analysts, senior management, quality assurance, support, and peer technology teams
Responsible for the entire code base. Will take lead in the delegation of work plus provide technical direction. Expected to be hands on with deliverables and in coding key modules of the system.

Solid understanding of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design fundamentals
Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle steps
7 years of experience in C++ in a Unix/Linux environment
7 years of experience in multi-threaded and real time programming w/ trading applications
Experience with buy-side, sell-side, or market-making trading systems
Knowledge of financial products and trading platforms is a plus.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Solid skills in Python, Perl, or other scripting languages. SQL and Sybase experience is a plus
Knowledge of financial products and trading platforms is a plus

Personality characteristics:
Passion for solving investment business problems through the use of technology
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong critical reasoning skills
Detail-oriented approach to solving problems
Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented
Strong work ethic & high degree of integrity
Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision

Bachelors of Science (Master Degree preferred) in engineering, computer science, or mathematics.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding trading environment. This person will be intellectually curious, intuitive, rigorous, trustworthy and have the highest ethical standards. In addition, (s)he will be effective addressing a number of internal and external audiences in a professional manner. This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through.

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Title Lead Software Engineer (Java)
Categories Direct Placement
Start Date 2014-09-05
Location Massachusetts
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About the Opportunity
One of our clients, a prestigious financial services firm is now seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their team. This role requires a well-rounded technologist that can work with stakeholders to build consensus on vision and then materially lead high visibility projects through technical design, construction, testing and implementation. Apply today to be considered for this excellent opportunity!

Job Description

Duties Include:
Interact with Systems Analysts and business partners as needed, to gain understanding of requirements
Work with application and data architects for solution design and approval
Lead the implementation of business solutions in conjunction with the hands-on development
Lead and establish effective processes for productive partnership with offshore technical teams
Deliver complex baseline components and provide support and technical guidance for team members
Ensure quality by conducting technical reviews and resolve issues as needed. Lead by example
Be responsible for the overlap of business requirements with the application and technical architecture
Track new trends and directions in technology, and determines potential impact to our organization
Develop complex code components to meet complex business needs
Lead delivery of high quality business solutions
Interface and coordinate with the broad Information Services teams to ensure successful delivery
Demonstrate strong project management and leadership skills with ability to handle multiple activities in a dynamic fast paced environment

Required Skills
Minimum of 10 years of hands-on design and relevant development experience
Strong Java development background with demonstrated experience in developing Web applications using JSP, AJAX, Spring, Hibernate, JMS, Web Services and other related technologies (HTML5, CSS3, etc.)
Demonstrated expertise in relational database technologies (Oracle) with strong SQL and PL/SQL programming skills
Working experience with Cloud based environment is desirable, but not required
Working experience with mobile development technologies is a plus
Knowledge of common design patterns and their effective use in the application
Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing methodologies
Demonstrated experience in problem-solving skills and delivery of quality solutions
Proven ability to support multiple work streams simultaneously
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical and team oriented-environment
A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams
Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

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Title Bookkeeper
Categories Right to Hire
Start Date 2014-09-10
Location New York
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Quicken & Quickbooks

This position will be part-time (2 to 3 days per week)
Candidate will work from the Art studio in SoHo
Tracking Payments (Partial Payments) – Many clients pay over time. This needs to be tracked and recorded properly.
Contact Galleries

Additionally, all records are currently paper. This information needs to be digitized. The ideals candidate will have experience doing this.

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Title Web Architect Consultants
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-12
Location New York
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This is a 6month contract that’s most likely going to run longer.

Senior Web Architecture Consultant (NYC)
Position Description
technology is our product. Speed to market, commitment to excellence,
creativity, and entrepreneurism are vital to our success. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic
and experienced web architect to work on a rich and interactive financial system utilizing web
technologies. As a hands-on technical position, this role requires deep knowledge in web
technologies, as well as strong understanding on building a high performance system.
Position Requirements
5+ years of enterprise software development experience
Prior experience as a web architect for proven financial systems, such as electronic trading
In-depth knowledge of HTTP, TCP Stack, DOM, JavaScript engines, cross browser
Strong core Java skills with intimate knowledge of socket programming on multi-threaded
Strong problem resolving skills
Comfortable in working in a fast paced environment that iterates and evolves rapidly

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Title Product Developer
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-16
Location New York
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About the Opportunity
One of our clients, a leading content marketing platform firm is now seeking an experienced Product Developer to join their team. Apply today to be considered for this excellent opportunity!

Job Description
Duties Include:
Conceptualizing, wireframe, design and execute in code new and existing features for company’s products.
Design elegant and intuitive user flows and interactions for company’s products
Run user tests, incorporating insights and feedback throughout the product development process
Contribute to strategic decisions with the product and executive teams
Give and solicit feedback from other designers with the aim of producing the highest quality work

Required Skills
Academic background in Design, Human Computer Interaction or related field (or substantial relevant experience)
At least 3-5 years designing and prototyping web interfaces
Photoshop and Illustrator guru and love to dive into other creative applications at time
Wireframing / Concept skills a must (Your process is your own; you get to decide which tools you use for this)
Perspective on application UI/UX and understand how to go from great ideas to production-ready scaffolds.
Extremely Strong knowledge of HTML/CSS and Sass.
Strong knowledge of typography, layout and color theory
Up to date on current design and product trends and know when to embrace them.
Passionate about learning new technology and products.
Problem Solver and collaborate well with other designers and love brainstorming ideas

Desired Skills
JavaScript knowledge is a plus

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Title C#/WPF Developer
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-04
Location California
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About Us:
We are Southern California’s hometown bank, focused on delivering personalized, relationship-based banking to its customers. The bank has 75 retail branches conveniently located throughout Southern California to serve consumers and businesses, small and large. With total assets of over $25 billion and over $14 billion in deposits, we have the size and strength to offer a wide array of banking products and services and the stability to protect its depositors. IndyMac Mortgage Services, one of our divisions, services mortgage loans on behalf of third parties and offers loan modifications pursuant to Home Affordable Modification Program ( “HAMP ) guidelines. We are an FDIC-insured institution and funds deposited in the bank are insured up to the FDIC’s insurance limit of $250,000 per depositor.

We began operations as a newly formed Pasadena, California-based federal savings bank on March 19, 2009 with its acquisition of certain assets and certain limited liabilities of IndyMac Federal Bank, FSB from the FDIC. The newly-formed bank opened its doors with 33 branches and approximately $16 billion of assets.[1]
Since its formation, we have grown through acquisitions from the FDIC of certain assets, loans, and deposits of other California-based financial institutions. On December 18, 2009, we completed the acquisition of the banking operations of First Federal Bank of California, including $6 billion in assets and $5 billion in deposits.[2] On February 19, 2010, we acquired all of the deposits and certain assets of La Jolla Bank, FSB, including $4 billion in assets and $3 billion in deposits.[3]
As of December 2012, we have been recognized as the 43rd largest among US banks and thrifts by SNL Financial.[4] While growing in size and strength, we continue to focus on our commitment as a regional bank dedicated to personalized, relationship-based customer service, One Person at a Time.

Come join a highly visible multidisciplinary fixed income analytics group. Our group focuses on pricing residential and commercial assets and solving financial problems with technology. The candidate will help build C#/SQL applications used to price $13B in whole loans. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to fixed income cash flow modeling, whole loan valuation methodologies, and fixed income risk metrics.

Degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
Interest or experience in quantitative finance
Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Experience with C#, Java, C++, Python, Ruby or similar
WPF / MVVM experience a plus
Eligible to work for any employer in the US
7+ yrs experience

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Title User Experience Designer
Categories Direct Placement
Start Date 2014-09-04
Location New York
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General Information
Job Description:Description:

The Risk IT Group is in the middle of building out the new enterprise risk system. It will have the ability to aggregate the risk measures across the firm, in support of regulatory as well as internal risk management requirements. While the initial focus of the business functions is for counterparty credit risk, the system will provide measures for all other risk disciplines as well, including market, liquidity and operational risk.

We are looking for a talented UI Designer to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.

Additional key job responsibilities shall include:

Collaborate with end users and developers to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

6+ years of UI experience
Experience with Oracle OBIEE UI design
Experience with reporting portal UI design
Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and process flows
Proficiency in rapid prototyping.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction?
Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

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Title Administrative Assistant
Categories Right to Hire
Start Date 2014-09-02
Location Washington
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About the Opportunity

One of our clients, a prestigious Investment-banking firm has an open position for a bright and detail-oriented Administrative assistant. This is a vital role in which the qualified candidate will support staff through a variety of administrative duties. Apply today to be considered for this excellent opportunity!

Job Description

The Administrative assistant will:
Provides administrative support in a complex team environment to a senior group or executive.
Coordinate all aspects of travel, inclusive of flights, hotels, and ground transportation
Prepare and submit expense reports / reconcile payments with corporate card
Phone coverage, take detailed messages, respond to inquiries on behalf of manager as appropriate
Coordinate meetings inclusive of conference rooms, catering, audio/multi-media set up
Process check requests for payment of invoices as needed
Provide backup support for colleagues during vacation/sick days, and assist their executives as needed
Manages monthly invoices and arranges for payment
On-boards new hire, processes new employees, transfers, termination, etc.
Responsible for participation in general administrative duties (copying, filing, faxing, archiving), ad-hoc projects, committees and or group events
Orders supplies and keeps inventory well-stocked
Manage sending and receipt of mail

Required Skills
Must have Associate’s Degree or 2-3 years’ work experience in the field or in a related area.
Looking for someone with EXCELLENT client service skills (friendly and smiley), ability to multi-task, familiar with switchboard operation, use Outlook calendars, and good general admin skills.
Excellent Communication and Organizational Skills
Detail Oriented and multi-tasking abilities
Enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude who works well with others
Resourceful / takes initiative / is proactive
Demonstrated problem solving capabilities. Basic project management skills.
Ability to work under pressure and deal with confidential information
Team player with a positive attitude.
Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required.
Microsoft Office/Suite Proficient(Outlook, Word, PowerPoint ,Excel)

Desired Skills
HS and/or AA required, BA or BS preferred

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Title Executive Assistant
Categories Right to Hire
Start Date 2014-09-04
Location New York
Job Information

International Law Firm is seeking a confident, polished and corporate Administrative Assistant to support the Corporate Department. The main attorney heads up business development.
So the person needs to be extremely polished, articulate, oral and written skills must be excellent.
Person does not have to have legal experience, however they must have worked in a corporate environment. Preferably working with C-level.
The candidate will be arranging meetings, lunches, ordering cars, travel arrangements, typing documents, emails, etc.
Person will be in constant communication with their clients.  Both in the office and by phone.
This is a great position for someone who wants to get into the legal environment without the previous legal experience.
Open to Administrative Assistants with 2 years plus experience. Can be out of Marketing, PR, finance— NOT someone out of a doctors office.

Hours, generally 9am to 6pm.

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Title Receptionist / Admin
Categories Direct Placement
Start Date 2014-09-03
Location New Jersey
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9-5 Monday to Friday. NO interview, starts Monday 8/25.
Looking for a front desk Receptionist/Admin
Must have good word skills 2010-   excel and pp a plus (not a must)
Office has aprox 20 people now but adding within the month.
Type letters, emails, Phones, file, fax, mail, order supplies, kitchen supplies, update law books, taking pages out and putting pages in. Must be organized.
Professional etc…

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Title Web and Database Developer
Categories Right to Hire
Start Date 2014-09-01
Location New Jersey
Job Information

The position is responsible for each and every phase of in-house application development and third-party package customization and implementation. This includes business requirement analysis, program and database design, coding, testing, implementing, and maintaining/supporting the systems.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
System Development: participate in full project lifecycle in developing/enhancing new/ existing applications. The tasks will include, but not limited to:
Business requirement analysis
System design/specification
Setup & configure system environment
Develop application
Develop and perform test cases
UAT support
Issue resolution
Migration plan
Production release preparation & support
System Support
Respond to production troubles
Address potential issues
User Support
Respond to user inquiries
Address problems raised by users
Documentation: create and maintain documents such as system environment diagram, system specification/design, IF document, operations manual, etc.

Eligible to work in the US
Bachelors degree in Computer Science
7+ years of related work experience
Experience in the financial industry is required
Experience with loan systems is preferable
Systems development & administration
o DBMS: Oracle required, MS SQL Server and MS Access are plus
o Web: J2EE required, .Net is a plus
o Unix: shells, Perl scripts
o WebSphere application server administration
o Crystal Reports
Development & support tools
o IBM Rational Developer for WebSphere
o Toad for Oracle
o Version control tool: Serena PVCS
o Knowledge & experience of MVC framework is a plus
Multi-tasking capabilities are required
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required
Must be a team player

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Title Desk Top Support Engineer III
Categories Direct Placement
Start Date 2014-09-03
Location Pennsylvania
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Job Description:The job holder is responsible for configuring file transmissions using pre-approved client standard protocols. The developer has an expert knowledge of each protocol solution and is capable of configuring transmissions in any of them. The analyst is responsible for reviewing each assigned file transmission request, understanding the customer requirements, working directly with the customer and internal business partner, and configuring a standard file transmission solution. The analyst is capable of answering complex technical questions from the customer and can advise and make technical recommendations back to the customer. The technologist should have an expert knowledge of mainframe, TSO, JCL, ISPF, file flows, and the client file transmission process. The analyst also understands and can build/configure VPN and other dedicated networking solutions. This person must be able to multi-task, and have excellent organizational skills. This person also requires excellent written and oral communication skills.
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