State Street Application Developer,Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description State Street Global Markets is looking for an IT professional for the role of FX Product Developerto join State Street’s world class IT organization as part of a multiyear strategic growth initiative focused on maximizing market share growth, expanding into emerging FX markets, and developing new products/services As an FX Product Developer you will be joining an already established team who will engineer the next generation of FX applications. The FX Product Development team is responsible for all new development as well as the re-engineering of current product solutions across a number of Global Markets businesses. The Developer position will be an integral part of the FX Product Development Team and will be responsible for developing and supporting one or more applications used by FX electronic trading, Sales trading, Risk management and Agency trading as well as customer facing products such as Street FX. The Candidate is expected to be hands on and to become a business subject matter expert. You will work directly with users and analysts to understand the business; develop to specifications; assist in coordinated testing and aid in the deployment and post deployment support of the solution developed. As you develop a strong, interactive working relationship you will be an important participant in the commercial success of the business. Candidates with a track record for delivery and market experience developing solutions for participants in actively traded markets will find opportunities to leverage their real life experience in a highly collaborative global organization.

Qualifications Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, electrical engineering, or computer science

  • 2+ years of Java programming experience.

  • Strong analytical skills. The ability to face off directly to the business to receive and analyze requirements, and propose a suitable solution that adheres to the team’s methodology

  • Communication skills. The ability to communicate at the right level with all parties involved, including senior management and business owners (who may be based in different locations and time-zones. The ability to operate in a self-sufficient manner, but also identify the right time to raise queries or concerns. Experience in any of the following is not required but highly desirable:

  • Financial Services / Foreign Exchange

  • Strong Core Java knowledge

  • Messaging frameworks (JMS, MQ, Tibco, 29West etc)

  • Linux / Bash scripting

  • Relational databases (Oracle, Sybase)

  • Development and build tools (GIT / Subversion / TeamCity / Nexus / Maven etc.)

  • Agile Development



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Job Title: Application Developer,Officer

Job ID: 156958

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston