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Associate Principal Software Engineer

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Sep 10, 2021 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$118k - $130k Annual


Associate Principal Software Engineer

Must have Capital Markets experience - clearing settlement. JAVA, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, Flink, Kafka, Kubernetes, Object Oriented Design. You will have Scripting using Python. Unix/Linux BS Degree to due future digital transformation

You'll be working alongside experts that are building the next generation clearing, settlement, and portfolio management system, and paving the future of digital transformation in the capital markets industry by:

  • Collaborating with others to deliver complex projects which may involve multiple systems.
  • Continuously thinking about the next steps while improving yourself and others around you.
  • Developing solutions to complex technical challenges while coding, testing, troubleshooting, debugging, and documenting the systems you develop.
  • Recommending technologies and tools that improve the efficiency and quality of systems and development processes.
  • Optimizing application performance through analysis, code refactoring, and system tuning.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Work experience in the capital markets, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP.
  • Excellent organizational and team collaboration skills.
  • Adept at helping team members harness and develop strengths in pursuit of successful program outcomes.

Technical Skills:

  • Java-based software development experience.
  • Experience with Flink, Kafka, and Kubernetes.
  • Fluent in object-oriented design, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.
  • Deep understanding of performance issues and multi-threaded development.
  • Proficient in the following types of testing: unit, integration, system, functional, non-functional, regression, performance, security, and acceptance.
  • Experience working with three or more of the following: web/mobile application development, Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+ years software development experience.
  • 4+ years of work experience in the capital markets industry, preferred.

Reference: 1315497868

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