Contract


Title Product Developer
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-16
Location New York
Job Information

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 Web Architect Consultants
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-12
Location New York
Job Information

This is a 6month contract that’s most likely going to run longer.

Senior Web Architecture Consultant (NYC)
Consulting
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
system
In-depth knowledge of HTTP, TCP Stack, DOM, JavaScript engines, cross browser
compatibility
Strong core Java skills with intimate knowledge of socket programming on multi-threaded
servers
Strong problem resolving skills
Comfortable in working in a fast paced environment that iterates and evolves rapidly
EOE

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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.

Qualifications:
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

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

Summary
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 C#/WPF Developer
Categories Contract
Start Date 2014-09-04
Location California
Job Information

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.

History
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.

Responsibilities:
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.

Qualifications:
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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