Java / Python RAD Developer at Talan Americas

New York, NY, United States of America

Posted on Jul 09 2018 (13 days ago)

Talan is a French consulting firm with more than 2000 consultants worldwide, and locations on four continents (eight countries).

Our employees are on Talan's payroll and provide services at our clients’ locations in midtown Manhattan.

The successful candidate will join our US subsidiary, a 40-person team, and will be detached to our client site.


Are you a Java / Python Developer with experience in Equity Derivatives and Order Management Systems?? Join our team to assist one of our clients, a major European Corporate and Investment Bank with their Structured Equity Derivatives Sales OMS. The role is front office facing and the candidate needs to be an analyst programmer who will work with the desk to optimize the OMS platform. Main technologies used are Java and python.

Developers are required to have day to day interaction with the trading desk and will work on local and global tactical and semi strategic platforms. The team is comprised of 3 peoples based in HK, 3 in Paris, 2 in London and 2 in New York.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Gathering new business requirements
  • Manage local developments end to end (Requirement gathering, development, UAT, deployment and support)
  • Implement new business requirements
  • Improve performances and reliability of platform
  • Follow up with users during the UAT phases
  • Write test cases and documentation
  • First line Support, support users on platforms and tools developed by the RAD team.

Required Qualifications

Skill Set Required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience
  • Good knowledge of Java, C#, Python, VBA and Q
  • Good knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies
  • Experience with windows server development
  • A real inclination for test-driven development
  • Good skills with Web Services (SOAP/RESTFUL) and web-based applications
  • GIT, Visual Studio, DevOps, Control-M tools

Business Knowledge:

  • Equity Derivatives (Strong foundation is required particular with Structured Notes / Payoffs; Options pricing etc.)
  • OMS experience (must understand the pre-trade Sales RFQ workflow)
  • Motivation towards understanding the structured equity derivatives business.
  • Basic Cash Equity/SBL product knowledge

Project Management Skills:

  • Ability to own an entire project cycle with deployment
  • Agile working methods

Company’s Benefits

Talan’s offices are located near Union Square, right in the center of Manhattan.

Our company benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • 3 to 5 weeks of paid vacation per year according to seniority
  • 5 sick days and 2 personal days
  • Eight paid holidays
  • Company health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Other benefits such as transit benefits, FSA and perks


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