Developer (Websphere/Weblogic/Other Specialty) 5

Developer, API, Python, Interface, QA, Analytical, Software, UNIX, XML, SQL, Excel, PowerPoint, Risk Management, Consulting
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp

Job Description

Our client, a leading financial company is hiring a Developer (Webshphere/Weblogic/Other Specialty) 5 on a contract basis.

Work Location

Morrisville, NC

Overall Responsibilities:

• R library developer

• Creating R libraries to be used as interface between model R code and generic data retrieval API

• Communicate and direct model development teams on implementation of statistical models

• Write specifications and documentation for R interfaces.

• Python and pyspark package development

• Interface with Quant users and gather feedback on delivered analytical data

• Communicate needed changes to development team

• Work with QA team on test plan reviews and assist in QA testing process with requirements clarifications and questions

Functional Responsibilities:

Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

• Work on one of following initiatives within Global Markets Data Analytics group and other projects

• Liaise with Dev team on defining data structures used in computing modeling

• Liaise with QA team on explaining requirements and assisting with QA testing process

• Support user acceptance testing process

Required Skills:

Technical / Analytical Skills:

• Experience with advanced R coding including package development

• R code optimization and memory management

• Understanding of core R data structures required

• Understanding of Python and PySpark development

• Good understanding of testthat, dplyr and sparklyr packages

• Software development background preferred and experience working in Agile environment

• Comfortable working with UNIX/LINUX environment

• Understanding of GIT and/or SVN processes

• Previous experience with RESTful API framework

• Good understanding of XML and JSON

• Good comfort level with relational databases and SQL

• Experience creating interface specification documents, attribute mapping documents, functional specifications

• Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint

Nice to have:

• Experience with Docker, Jenkins, Azure and Openshift

• Experience with open source big data technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Impala, MLLIB, Oozie etc.) for large scale data analysis

• Experience with visualization tools like Tableau

• Experience with RShiny

• Knowledge of regression techniques for modeling the relationship between an output variable and several input variables

• Understanding of regulatory guidelines (CCAR, Basel) around Model Risk Management

• Working knowledge of various Fixed Income and Equities products, for example Derivatives, FX and Cash Equities

Essential Skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills



• 7-8 years working experience

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Position Id : 67298
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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