Position Title: Senior level Java Developer
Experience Level (in number of years): +5 Years
Work Location: Tokyo
Working Hours: 8:40 – 17:40
We are looking for a strong Java and C/C++ developer, having strong database skills and Excel/Access/VBA skills, and having a strong Fixed Income background.
The candidate will need to gain a good understanding of the current systems of our client and take ownership of BAU maintenance and market/regulatory changes for these systems and contribute in the retirement planning and implementation.
- Take ownership of Japan Domestic applications like Medusa, Bow, Bishop and contribute to BAU maintenance and market/regulatory change requests.
- Participate in retirement planning and implementation of Japan Domestic stack of systems
- Take ownership of legacy Excel/Access tools used by users of various departments, and provide BAU support/bug-fixes
- Provide 2nd and 3rd level support in case of production issues / queries.
- Contribute to development of other Rates / Repo applications (subject to availability of bandwidth)
- String Java and C/C++ Programming experience
- Strong database skills (Sybase or any other)
- Strong Excel/Access/VBA skills
- Some amount of .Net experience is a plus
- Strong Fixed Income product knowledge (bonds)
- Experience building multithreaded real-time systems with high volume of messages using Tibco or similar middleware
- Familiar with design patterns and multi-tier enterprise application architecture
- Unit testing (JUnit, Mock frameworks)
- Good command of oral and written English
- Japanese is very important for this role (but if the candidate who is not fluent in Japanese, but has worked on systems written in Japanese and is able to work with them, then we can consider)
- Team player, able to work effectively within a team
Good concepts include: SDLC and best practices, distributed transaction processing, test-driven design, database migration strategies, work-flow systems, excellent analytical ability, and experience in analyzing and defining technical requirements from business documentation