Lead Application Software Engineer

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements

Why you'll love this job :

Lead Application Support Engineer role will be responsible for Level 3 technical support and development of applications within the IT Solutions Delivery department for the Repository and Derivatives Services (RDS) area. As part of Level 3 application support team contribute into project initiatives for APAC, EMEA or US regions for our Global Trade Repository (GTR) and Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) systems Highly technical position with an emphasis on providing expert consultative services to development teams. Contribute to technology-specific best practices & standards; contribute to success criteria from design through deployment, including, reliability, cost-effectiveness, performance, data integrity, maintainability, reuse, extensibility, usability and scalability; contribute expertise on significant application components, vendor products, program languages, databases, and operating systems; execute on the plan by building components, testing, configuring, tuning, and deploying solutions.

What you'll do:
  • Partner with development teams to provide input during the design and development phases of the SDLC
  • Identify and implement efficiencies and improvements to standard processes and procedures such as automation through scripting, programming, etc.
  • Comply with Change Management procedures, to facilitate pre-production/production deployment plans including any vendor software upgrades
  • Collaborate during Root Cause Analysis with any follow-ups that would require application changes to prevent an issue from reoccurring
  • Provide application coverage for alerts in a timely fashion with business impact analysis
  • Review and keep live documentation up to date to provide our support colleagues with the most up-to-date documentation
  • Facilitate information for any ongoing audits
  • Review, understand and understand Business Continuity plans
  • Translate business requirements into software solutions
  • Participate in thorough code reviews with a goal of illustrating quality engineering practices and to produce the highest quality code possible

Sound like you?
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Bachelor of Science
  • 6+ years' experience in application development and system analysis
  • Expert knowledge in Java/ JEE and coding best practices.
  • Excellent design and coding skills in Web Services, Spring, Soap/Rest APIs, and Java Script Frameworks for modern web applications.
  • Very strong Python foundation: web frameworks, event-driven programing and proficient in debugging techniques
  • Perl scripting/debugging
  • Strong SQL/PLSQL Developer Skills (ORACLE): Execution plans, understanding indices, partitions, parallel execution, and strong debugging skills
  • Experience in developing and using AWS cloud stack (S3, SQS, Redshift, etc.) is a big plus
  • Experience with and understanding Data Warehouse implementations for Business Reporting is a big plus
  • Comfortable in operating in a Unix environment and has experience with shell scripting (bash, ksh, sh, etc.)
  • Understanding DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development (TDD) and tools like Jenkins, CloudBees, Git Repositories, etc.
  • Understanding the need for Code Coverage and Code Quality.
  • Experience in Agile Scrum methodology
  • Strong team player.

Who We Are:

DTCC is the heart of the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations all over the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. In 2020, DTCC's subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.3 quadrillion.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



About Us

About DTCC

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.



About the Team

To maintain strong alignment between IT and the business, we are bringing together all Solutions-focused teams under a unified technology organization, IT Solutions. The newly-formed IT Solutions department combines Application Development and Enterprise Application Support functions, allowing us to leverage synergies to support the Solutions business lines.


Company Information

Who are we?

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently – in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry’s needs and we’re working to continually improve the world’s most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

Why choose DTCC?

DTCC employees work at the center of the world’s financial markets, bringing both innovation and stability to the entire post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you’ll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries.

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Dice Id : 90853261
Position Id : 204133
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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