Application Developer in Chicago, IL at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 20971

Applications Developer

Currently looking to hire an Application Developer to provide software development and support for the firm’s self-clearing group.  The individual in this position will be in our Chicago, Illinois office. 


  • Identify and take initiative to implement quality-of-process improvements in existing systems and work flows independently of specific end user requests
  • Formulate an appropriate technical/design approach while taking into consideration knowledge of the current implementation and systems
  • Work closely with end users for requirement gathering, apply feedback appropriately for business needs
  • Assess overall architecture and interaction of existing systems
  • Work on upgrading or replacing legacy systems, find shortcomings of prior systems, develop and implement changes to address the issues
  • Interpret end user business needs in the context of existing architecture, taking into consideration data and work flows


  • Proven experiences with .NET technologies
  • General SQL experience required
  • Specific MS-SQL Server, windows applications, and services experience a plus
  • C# experience preferred
  • Small/targeted-user base front-end UI development experience a plus; Windows Forms/WPF and/or ASP.NET MVC & related technology experience
  • Experience with FIX, SWIFT, & related messaging technologies a plus
  • Experience in primary role of full application/service lifecycle: design, implementation, deployment, and ongoing maintenance
  • Able to handle DevOps roles for management of orderly deployment/upgrades
  • Experience providing support and maintenance for deployed systems
  • Able to provide support during critical processing windows, typically at end of business
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stake holders, users, and IT
  • Previous experience with Fixed Income products a plus
  • Understanding of basic finance and accounting principles for the trading/financial industry
  • Self motivated with ability to work independently