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TEAM LEAD JAVA with Strong Financial Background

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Boston, MA, United States

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It, Finance, 100k

Posted on
Nov 10,2016

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Our Direct Client Located in Boston, Ma has an immediate full-time Permanent Position available for a Financial Systems Technical Project Leader. The business area is Securities Lending but someone with a strong Securities background would do well in this role. PLEASE SEND RESUME TO for immediate consideration.

Role Description:

The Systems Technical Leader is responsible for formulating and defining enhancements or changes of Securities Lending systems based on both user needs and a good understanding of the application, business, operational and/or industry requirements. This is a senior technical resource for the Securities Lending Systems team. The individual designs complex systems, resolves challenging problems and advises other staff members in technical design. The Technical Leader also functions as liaison between technical and business user groups and external clients. The individual interprets users' needs and translates those requirements into detailed specifications supported by the companies development methodology. The individual also identifies design and development options and communicates the pros and cons of these to both business and technical audiences. The Technical Leader participates in all phases of the systems development life cycle – from project scoping, planning and requirements definition to issues resolution, testing, training and implementation.

Other key activities include:

Liaise extensively with external or internal clients

Analyze client requirements, identify potential roadblocks & gaps and deliver outputs according to an agreed project plan.

Deliver high level estimates of efforts required to deliver the solution to the client

Work closely with developers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction;

Produce detail-level functional or operational requirement documentation

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the major functions and features of the Securities Lending systems

Develop clear, concise methodology documents, which require proficiency in interviewing skills, workflow analysis, dataflow diagramming, screen design, etc.

Review and assist in development of project plans, project workflows and resource assignments in conjuction with Project Manager.

Facilitate the definition of functional requirements by working with programmer analysts and users in prototyping and design sessions.

Identify, mediate, resolve and eliminate miscommunications between business and technical project team members.


5 years of financial services experience, Securities Lending preferred.

Knowledge of and prior experience with the following technologies:

JAVA, J2EE, JSF, Seam, Hibernate on Websphere application server.

UNIX, Korn Shell scripting



Strong interpersonal skills is also a must as this candidate will be working with several teams in this role and will need to work in a collaborative way to influence others to his ideas and to be responsive to his needs.

Demonstrated ability to introduce ideas and innovations into his work.

Strong analytical skills

Strong group management and project governance skills.

Strong presentation skills (both oral and written) and a track record of preparing presentations and delivering them to senior audiences.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Knowledge of full life-cycle methodology of systems development.

Ability to analyze current workflows and identify opportunities for improvement.

Previous experiences in a similar position within the Securities Lending sector a plus.

Previous technical experience with distributed technologies a must.

Previous exposure to Custody and Swift messaging.

Ability to work in a pressurized environment with tight deadlines a must.

Ability to create presentations using software such as Microsoft PowerPoint and ability to use standard desktop tools effectively (Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office).

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, and/or equivalent work experience

HuMetis is a Equal Opportunity Employer

HuMetis Technologies Inc

2 King Arthur Court

Lakeside W A-1

North Brunswick, NJ 08902


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# On-time delivery of qualified human capital resources to ensure our clients meet the unpredictable demands of their business # Unparalleled customer service along with state-of-the-art recruiting and consulting services for our clients, partners and consultants # Establishlong-term, mutually beneficial business partnerships with our clients, partners and consultants

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