The Client is seeking a Financial Application Developer with strong Python and Unix scripting experience to support our client on a project to work on a large multi-functional application used across the organization. In this exciting project, you will work on a team to implement latest-generation mortgage performance model applications used by business units across the organization. You will participate in all the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software, following Agile methodologies.
Develop and refactor scalable and efficient code used by business units.
Ensure implementation of computing applications that handle large datasets across various platforms and environments
Design and build frameworks for automation and regression testing of large-scale applications
Take responsibility for complete software development life cycle of applications and documentation at every stage
Optimize existing processes and applications using innovative techniques
Analyze performance metrics/ computing parameters and results statistically and create reports
Participate in the implementation of multiple applications in a Unix/Linux environment, use Unix scripting, Python, C++ or Perl and other languages as needed
Understand and resolve challenges related to handling large scale computing applications in production environment proactively
Communicate analysis of challenges and solutions in a collaborative working environment
Understand new business needs and convert them into effective technical solutions
3+ years of Python development required.
2+ years of SQL required.
2+ years of experience in web application development and a solid understanding of web application development processes.
Must have experience with Unix scripting and working in a UNIX environment.
Strong experience most of the following required: C+, R, SAS, Perl, Oracle, Netezza, AWS.
Experience with automation and regression testing of large-scale applications.
Experience with functional and Object-Oriented Programming and complete software development life cycle is required.
Experience working in an Agile environment required.
Ability to handle and process large datasets
Experience with the implementation of large-scale, real-time, business critical systems / software applications in a Unix environment, using Java scripting, Perl or Python.
Financial knowledge on interest rates/home prices, mathematical thinking is a big plus.
Experience building financial systems is strongly desired.
Experience building/developing web services is strong desired.
Bachelor s degree in an IT-related field, Master s degree is preferred.