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Lead Application Developer, Vice President

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    Boston, MA

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  • Salary:

    130,000 - 170,000

  • Contact:

    Kendall Pigott

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Lead Application Developer, Vice President

Location: Boston, MA

Salary: 130K – 170K


My client is seeking a Lead Developer to help build their next generation of web applications that will have a meaningful impact on their customers and business.

Their system is an award-winning post-trade solution developed mainly for asset managers and their counterparties that provides electronic matching, confirmation, and communication of settlement info for FX and money-market funds. The platform has recently rebranded and embarked on strategic enhancements to create additional value-add to its client base.

This system is part of a suite of market-leading e-trading platforms, technology, data, and workflow solutions from my client.


As an Application Developer – Vice President you will

  • Design and enhance leading FX settlement, confirmation, and clearing suite of products
  • Collaborate closely with product management, QA, and other developer team members
  • Identify and implement best practices in coding and design, while keeping up on the latest developments in web technologies
  • Innovate and transform a business idea into highly used features and services for consumers


  • 10+ years of enterprise software development in Java
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design, SOLID principles, and multi-threading concepts
  • Familiarity with Kafka and distributed caching technologies like Hazelcast, Redis
  • Knowledge with Websocket programming using Netty or Spring Reactor, Webflux or RxJava
  • Hands-on experience with REST-based microservices and best patterns implementing them
  • Hand on experience with relational databases like Oracle or Postgres
  • Experience with Spring, Spring Boot, JPA and hibernate
  • Experienced working in the financial industry specifically trade life cycle management
  • Experienced with financial formats SWIFT, FIX
  • Enthusiastic about building excellent software with customer focus and empathy
  • Team player with a desire to learn, sense of urgency, and ownership and thrive in fast-paced environments