Job Description :
Job title: Java Application Support
Location: NYC,NY
Duration: Long Term Contract
Client: Goldman Sachs

Job Description:
Should have Very strong experience in Java Coding
Proactive management of our production services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
Practice sustainable incident management in a blameless postmortem culture.
Identify and build improvements to system behavior, control and monitoring tools.
Lead projects that continue to improve the availability, stability and performance of the system (eg. Disaster recovery, stress/capacity and exchange testing
Assist with planning and execution of new software releases with development teams.
The Asia Pac team is currently spread across Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, China and India. This role is based in New York, co-located with Americas counterparts, and focusing on the successful start-up and readiness of the Asia EQ Plant. The role requires working as part of the larger global team and collaboratively working with counterparts across the region on both local and global initiatives.

Technical Skills
Experience in one or more of the following C++, Java, Python and Perl.
Solid analytical and problem solving skills with appreciation of technical risk.
Experience with developing applications in a Linux environment, with sound knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.
Development skills with experience in real time, highly concurrent environments.
Project management of tasks, issue resolution, and escalation.
Experience with developing test cases and ensuring appropriate test coverage through unit and automated testing.
Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
Ability to debug and optimize code and to automate routine tasks.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field that involves programming, or equivalent practical experience.
Minimum of 5 years technology experience in a commercial environment.
Prior experience in a similar support and engineering function is highly regarded.

Interpersonal Skills
Passionate about solving operational problems and constant improvement via automation.
Highly motivated, pro-active and capable of working under pressure without compromising development processes.
Strong, committed and reliable team player and strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions on design and strategy
Possess client-facing skills to be able to deal with and form good relationships with the business and other technology groups through day to day support and project work.
Ability to multi-task and be effective working in a fast paced environment.
Interest in financial markets, technology and the ability to learn.