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Python Developer - contractor

RiskSpan - Mclean, VA

Posted 15 days ago

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Job Description

Our direct clients financial Engineering team is seeking Python Developers for a large strategic financial project. The position is focused on python development of components for a software application platform that will produce enterprise level reporting based on financial statements and models.The candidate will develop and support the middle layer of the application to build, test, and deploy RESTful APIs based services, create shared services components, and collaborate with other IT groups, Dev Ops, and User Interface teams.

Responsibilities include:

Develop and maintain high-quality software code and automated tests (including Unit, Functional, Performance, Acceptance) for web interface application that integrates data, analytics, and reporting components.

Promote industry-leading design practices.

oPredictable results: changes in code can be proven to be correct and bug-free

oProduction resilience: system must be highly available with minimal downtime

oHigh performance: develop scalable calculations to maintain performance over large data sets

Developand maintain workflow and services orchestration components

Collaborate with other team members to understand how automation can improve workflow.

oWork with the DevOps team to develop and maintain automated capabilities -- CI/CD, logging, monitoring, and auditing

oCreate a framework for automated end-to-end testing of the application

Technical Skills

Experience writing Python code and RESTful web services at a professional level leveraging automated unit and integration testing (e.g., Junit, Mockito, JaCoCo, pytest)

Strong understanding of DevOps principles and tools including continuous testing and release automation via CI/CD pipeline (e.g., Jenkins, Gradle/Maven)

Experience with Atlassian software development tools including Jira, Bitbucket/git and Confluence

Preferred Qualifications

Professional level development experience with JavaScript, React, HTML/CSS, Node JS, desired but not necessary.

Bachelors degree, ideally in Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline

About RiskSpan

RiskSpan is a product as well as a management consulting firm, a leading source of analytics, modeling, data and risk management for the Consumer and Institutional Finance industries. We solve business problems for clients such as banks, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities issuers, equity and fixed-income portfolio managers, servicers, and regulators that require our expertise in the market risk, credit risk, operational risk and information technology domains. Our focus is on fostering a high -performance culture with work life balance, one that develops a top-notch talent pool with the skills and determination to deliver above and beyond.

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