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First Tier Technology : Financial Services

Software Consultant - JavaScript

Post Date : 24 Jan, 2017   |   Expiry Date : 31 Dec, 2017
Location : Jerse City, NJ        
Skills : JavaScript, UI, Node.JS Server Side JavaScript, ReactJS, JavaScript (full stack), Express, webpack, REST, JSON, JS testing, NoSQL, MongoDB, UX Design        

Description: A contract to hire consulting opportunity with a major Financial Trading and Asset management firm in a critical role in the  organization to drive the future direction of trading systems. This role provides a great opportunity to work on cutting edge trading systems, innovative approaches, new technologies and in a fast paced dynamic environment. Job Description, Required Skills, Education, Experience Role: The Technology Platforms team develops software to automate and manage the infrastructure and services leveraged by the clients' business applications. This includes providing shared services such as authorization, logging, and application configuration management; application SDLC tools and workflows to manage the process from requirements to development to testing and deployment; and automation and inventory to provision the infrastructure itself. The Senior Software Developer role is responsible for full stack, hands-on development of applications and services. As a senior role, this person will be expected to participate in system design and provide thought leadership in the full lifecycle from concept to production. This role will serve as an SME on a particular system or application and will be required to gain complete understanding of business requirements and the needs of the client. This role will mentor and lead junior level developers on specific modules while ensuring development practices are in line with company best practices and policies. Responsibilities: • Hands on development of applications and services • Leads moderate to highly complex programming tasks and provides code reviews of various development tasks • Implements automated unit and integration tests and ensures the practice is followed consistently • Participates in system design and specifications, program logic and flow-charting, development, testing, debugging, documentation, and support • Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions Requirements Technical: ********Strong technical skills and relevant experience with Node.JS server side Javascript or ReactJS for UI. Required***************** • 5 to 7 yrs experience with JAvaScript (full stack) and web application development frameworks and tools like React, Express, webpack. • Experience in designing and developing web services using REST and JSON • Experience with JS testing and code analysis frameworks like Mocha, Istanbul, JSLint, JSHint, Jasmine • Experience with NoSQL document-based data stores like MongoDB and designing suitable data models • Familiarity with Application UX Designs • Unix / Linux experience   Soft Skills: • Strong communication skills with a track record of working with and collaborating with teams • Must possess the ability to handle multiple on-going assignments and be able to work independently in addition to contributing as part of a highly collaborative team • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions • Be able to create and articulate design / implementation options and tradeoff to peers, tech leads, and management • Ability to clearly document application designs and the related management and support procedures • Ability to understand all phases of SDLC • Ability to quickly ramp-up on new / emerging technologies as required       

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