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Web Architect

Job Title: Web Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Old Greenwich,United States
Industry:
Salary: 140,000-175,000 + Benefits + Bonus
REF: 30000019
Contact Name: Steven Dilamani
Contact Email: steven.dilamani@palmmason.com
Job Published: over 2 years ago

job description

Web Architect / New York City or Old Greenwich, CT.

Our client is a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward ever greater quantification and automation in the development of trading processes. Continuously evolving for ever-greater efficiency enables them to trade today the way others will tomorrow.

Their next stage of growth includes expanding the global footprint of their web-based simulation engine, creating this new opportunity.

They are seeking a hands-on Web Architect to join their mission-critical simulator development team. The selected candidate will have a lead role in design and architecture of a next-generation, scalable, fault-tolerant, global online platform for quantitative financial modeling.

Job Responsibilities
• Solve real-world complex problems with effective and innovative technology solutions
• In partnership with other stakeholders, formulate an overall strategy, define product features, and transform the system architecture
• Analyze business requirements and lead the design, architecture, and implementation of highly scalable and flexible web applications using modern best of breed technologies
• Stay abreast of new technologies and spearhead best practices to ensure product quality and optimal performance and scalability

Job Qualifications
• 7+ years of hands-on industry experience in end-to-end web development
• Have strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
• Be fluent in various programming languages/techniques including Java, Python, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS/LESS
• Extensive experience in at least one server-side framework: Python/Tornado/Django, PHP, Ruby on Rails, etc.
• Experience in building scalable web applications in cloud-based environments
• Have excellent debugging and problem solving skills
• Have a working knowledge of Unix/Linux
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent job experience
• Experience in finance not required
• Experience in web interface design is a plus

Rewards:
• Highly competitive compensation package
• Collaborating with a highly educated and experienced team
• Outstanding benefits package
• Opportunity for global travel