Job #: 2550
Title: Developer – St. Louis, MO
The main function of an specialty analyst/developer is to develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs utilizing software packages considered.
A typical specialty analyst/developer is responsible for designing software or customizing software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.
Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.
Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan computer specifications and layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications.
Obtain and evaluate information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs, and security needs to determine hardware configuration.
Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills.
Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time.
Basic knowledge of computer hardware. Knowledge of design techniques and principles involved in production of drawings and models.
Intermediate knowledge of niche computer software, such as FIX messaging, Java and Csharp.net.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent training required. 2-4 years experience required.
Business experience with equity, options, and mutual fund trading highly preferred.