Posted 28 days ago by

Core Java Senior Software Engineer

New York City, NY, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior


At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As a Manager Technology at Sapient Global Markets you will design and develop technology based business solutions for our clients in the financial services and energy trading industry. You may be required to play a team lead role for a small team and/or take on responsibility for the development for a specific component or track of the solution architecture. At all times you will actively support the development, and drive quality assurance during design and realization of the solution.


  • Support or lead design, estimation and planning tasks for the solution using technical and functional expertise.
  • Generate and review estimates, which include anticipated issues and risks.
  • Facilitate clients in workshops and meetings to capture business requirements and develop solution design using best practice/design patterns.
  • May be required to be hands-on developer for complex areas.
  • May be required to support and enhance existing client applications.
  • Project manage people, and scope, be responsible for quality for your development track/team throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Significant hands-on experience in solution design, architectural analysis within trading systems (or similar).
  • Good understanding of financial and energy trading markets, especially front and mid office within at least one asset class or product type.
  • Knowledge of some of the following technologies: J2EE/Java, C#/.NET, XML, JavaScript, PL/SQL, C/C++, Perl, Oracle/SQL Server.
  • Working knowledge of UML and multithreading.
  • End-to-end experience in agile software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with clients and team members.
  • Project leadership skills including people management, scope and plan management and tracking.
  • Ability to abstract detail into larger (repeatable) patterns, familiarity with user-centered analysis and evaluation techniques.
  • Openness to travel and work at client offices.

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.

*Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary for the known physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

Sapient US is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants to Sapient US will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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