Lead Developer Trade Messaging and Interface

  • Request Technology - Anthony Honquest
  • Virginia, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Prestigious Enterprise Company is looking for a Development Technical Lead over Messaging and Interface Lead within the Capital Markets/Trading Division. Candidate will have responsibility for implementing, upgrading, deploying and managing the Middleware solutions and technologies in support of all trading desks, in addition to providing knowledge transfer and support to application development and operation teams.


* Develop interfaces, and APIs to enable internal and external communication of trading platform components for all trading desks.
* Collaborate with other members of the trading platform development teams to design and implement the protocols of communication used in applications
* Deploy, manage and optimize Middleware/messaging infrastructure including queues, message brokers in support of a virtualized or containerized micro-services architecture
* Develop API software in the languages required by the trading platform development teams.
* Promote industry-leading design practices for mission-critical infrastructure, including:
o Resilience: solution must be highly available with minimal downtime
o High Performance: solution must support Real Time messaging, eg market data
o Reliability: solution must be recoverable/provide reliable and/or guaranteed services
o Scalability: solution must scale maintain performance with large data volumes
* Develop, and maintain high-quality software code and supporting automated tests (including Unit, Functional, Performance, Acceptance) for trading platform components
* Perform detailed reviews; challenge code and test quality, efficacy and coverage
* Actively seek opportunities to continuously improve technical quality of the trading platform


* 5+ years' experience implementing configuring, and tuning enterprise Middleware components
* Expert knowledge of application messaging models (eg p2p, publish/subscribe)
* Knowledge of industry-standard messaging tools protocols (eg AMQP, MQTT, STOMP, FIX)
* Knowledge of reliable and guaranteed messaging solutions (eg Solace, 29 West, Tibco RV/EMS)
* Experience designing highly available service oriented architectures (SOA) and interfaces
* 5yrs+ experience and expert understanding of OOP and OOD concepts
* 5yrs+ experience and expert level programming skills in Java, C#, C++ or similar
* BSc in Computer Science or similar