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Developer (Websphere/Weblogic/Other Specialty) 5

Job Description

  • Location: Morrisville, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #67298

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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