Full Stack Developer
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Chicago, IL 60601
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We are looking for a full stack developer who is eager to join the Northern Trust Asset Servicing Organization team in building next generation cloud native applications for our clients.
You will be part of a diverse and talented software team that is leading our strategic evolution. Project work will be on mission critical applications for a leading international Financial Institution. There will be continual opportunities to work with geographically dispersed teams to develop unique global solutions. The developer will participate in the complete application development lifecycle from concept to implementation.
The Northern Trust Asset Servicing Organization supports a range of end-to-end middle and back office processes that service asset managers and asset owners across the Trade Settlement, Fund Administration, Custody Accounting & Administration and Prime Services. Initial project work will focus within the following domains.
? Asset & Pricing – Supporting security master data management for market data processing across the entire organization.
? Global Settlement Instructions – Supporting fund manager standing settlement instructions to assist with timely and accurate trading.
How Our Team Approaches Work
- Software development at Northern is an interesting mix of green field development and legacy conversions
- Northern software practice believes in Test Driven Development as a means to better code quality
- All Northern cloud native applications are hosted on a PaaS. Exposure to PaaS as a paradigm is a must. Prior experience with PaaS solutions like PCF, Azure, AWS is a plus.
- Developers are comfortable working with team members and business partners in an open and consistent collaborative work environment.
The key responsibilities of the role:
? Design and develop high-volume, low-latency, cloud native applications for mission critical financial systems.
? Ability to follow the 12 factor cloud principles and code all Northern software applications are built on.
? Work in an agile SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) environment.
? Work with enterprise technologies for Message Queueing, Enterprise Service Buses, Relational databases etc.
? Actively looking out for new frameworks or libraries in the open source community to better drive development speed and quality at Northern.
Things we believe a successful candidate will have:
? Computer Science or Software Engineering background or degree.
? Ability to be flexible, resourceful, quick to learn and adapt to change.
? Demonstrated initiative, accountability and problem solving.
? Be results oriented and passionate about what you do.
? Attention to detail and strong decision making skills.
? Solid written and active communication skills.
? Strong background in object oriented programming with special focus on Java.
? Prior experience with XP or scrum is a plus.
? Prior experience with Spring Boot or the Spring framework.
? Experience with unit testing frameworks like JUnit is a plus.