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Job Description


Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is seeking a Software Developer for a long-term consulting engagement with a medium-sized Investment Management firm located in New York, NY.


Enterprise technology is a horizontally facing technology group within our client company focused on firm-wide software architecture and solutions. The ideal candidate will have a broad background in technology and be a very strong technologist. The role requires working with developers, DevOps and core infrastructure to develop innovative solutions and promote alignment of programming standards and best practices across the organization.

Required Skills :



  • Experience with one of the three languages: Java, Python or C#.
  • Must be willing to learn to code in Python.
  • Experience with software profiling, load balancing and performance tuning
  • Strong understanding of OOP concepts and practical application
  • Knowledge of source code control and continuous integration/delivery
  • Experience with open source technologies
  • Experience with multiprocessing and parallelization
  • Experience with unit, integration and application security testing methodologies
  • Knowledge of relational databases, including data modeling, transactional processing
  • Ability to prioritize and handle tasks in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Adoption of Agile development methodologies
  • Comfortable in Windows and Linux environments
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns and formalized best practices

Technical background :


  • Python or Java or C#
  • REST Webservices
  • SQL
  • Scripting
  • JavaScript experience (Angular, React or Node.js)
  • Database design / SQL tuning

Interest in the following technologies is a plus :



  • Python (Django or Flask framework)
  • Docker containers
  • Redis cache
  • ElasticSearch
  • Kafka messaging
  • Experience with pub/sub messaging systems preferred
  • ReactJS, Redux


SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com .


Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 18-04254

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