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Web Architect/Team Lead

Job Title: Web Architect/Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Old Greenwich,United States
Industry:
Salary: $125,000-200,000
REF: 30000664
Contact Name: Fred Golini
Contact Email: fred.golini@palmmason.com
Job Published: over 1 year ago

job description

Our client, a global and rapidly growing Quantitative Hedge Fund, is looking for a Web Architect/Team Lead in New York, NY or Old Greenwich, CT.

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

They are seeking a hands-on Web Architect to join our 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.

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

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