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C++ Developer

Posted on: June 2, 2010, Job Type: Full Time

Job Title: C++ Developer
Skills: C++, Windows, MFC, Fixed Income Applications
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Job Description:
The successful applicant will join a small team which is responsible for all systems design, development and support throughout the firm. This group oversees trading systems, electronic trading interfaces, website with trading portal, desktop applications and related systems for front and back office in a dynamic trading floor environment. Responsibilities will include:

* Application design and development. This is a hands-on development position. Expect to participate in system architecture discussions and to develop and deploy production applications.

* Learning, understanding and supporting new and existing systems

* Working with the trading and sales desks to understand new user requirements

* New feature analysis, development, testing and deployment

* Electronic Trading interface development and support

More about the successful applicant:

* Proven problem-solving skills

* Creativity and pragmatism

* A team player, able to work independently as required

* Strong people skills

More about the firm:

* A small fixed-income dealer

* A small, closely integrated software development group

* A small hardware, telecoms and network support group

* This position affords the opportunity to gain exposure to every aspect of the firm*s operation.


This position requires the following:

* A minimum of a bachelor*s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field

* At least 3 years of relevant experience with production systems

* Experience with .NET

* Experience with Visual C++ or C#

* Experience in financial services. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of fixed income products.

* The ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment

* The ability to formulate a robust system architecture

* Strong writing, verbal and communication skills

* Knowledge of Network Programming would be an advantage

* Experience with real-time systems would also be a plus.

Programming Languages

Existing and future systems will employ a combination of the following:

* .NET – This is a firm requirement for this position

* Visual C++ or C# – This is a firm requirement for this position

* SQL – This is a firm requirement for this position

* The successful applicant will be required to gain a working knowledge of other languages, tools and systems as needed.


Windows XP and Windows Server

Send resumé in MS Word format to: s.edelman@pivotal-solutions.net