Core/Backend Java Developer- W2 Only

Matlen Silver
May 23, 2023
New York, New Jersey
Job Type
Remote Work
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Job Title: Senior Java Developer 

Location: NYC OR Jersey City, NJ

Required Pay Scale: $70-$85/hour

***Due to client requirements this role is only open to USC or GC candidates***

The Reference Data organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, agreement, book & account reference data, which is critical to 500+ consuming applications spanning multiple lines of business (Global Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management, etc.) from the front office (trading apps, etc.) to the back office.

The Cesium client reference data team is looking to hire a lead application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data.

This person will work in a large software development team located in New York, New Jersey, Toronto and Mumbai of 30+ developers and business analysts that is responsible for maintenance of Client reference data, workflow tools and data quality. He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 10 people in size. The focus for this role is to work with the various project teams, help them translate business requirements into functional and system requirements, and define viable high/low level design, utilizing appropriate Quartz design patterns and best practices. The role will also involve planning and executing software development projects to refactor and improve existing Client application components in order to support critical functional and non-functional requirements and improve the maintainability of the application. As a lead developer you will be collaborating with other members of Client Data to provide an overarching governance structure and perform requirements/design/code reviews on numerous projects within Client Reference Data.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required, but desired. The ideal candidate is a passionate developer who enjoys experimenting with new technologies and writing efficient, scalable, & re-usable code. This team operates like a small tech company within a large financial institution. Must have strong knowledge of programming fundamentals (algorithms and data structures).

Must have:
-core/backend java dev
-DB experience
-financial experience OR large enterprise client experience. Understanding of how these enterprise platforms work and
-senior/mid level (5-7+ years exp)

Primary Skill

Secondary Skill
Core Java

Tertiary Skill

Required Skills
Strong programming skills in Scala is a must
Strong test-driven development skills, problem solving, analytical, communication skills and quick learning aptitude are highly desirable
Deep understanding of Data Structures is required
4-8 years of total hands-on programming experience desirable
At least 2-3 years of extensive hands-on experience in Scala

Desired Skills
Any experience in Web technologies like Angular, React, REST frameworks is a plus
Experience in Quartz-like(e.g. Athena) or Big Data systems would be a plus
Investment Banking experience is desirable

About Matlen Silver

Experience Matters. Let your experience be driven by our experience. For more than 40 years, Matlen Silver has delivered solutions for complex talent and technology needs to Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Led by hard work, honesty, and a trusted team of experts, we can say that Matlen Silver technology has created a solutions experience and legacy of success that is the difference in the way the world works.


Matlen Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application or at any point in the hiring process, please contact us at email and/or phone at: [email protected] // 908-393-8600

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