Team Overview: The Market Data Services is global team geographically spread across London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai. The team is responsible for delivering a strategic market data system across Global Markets. The team is responsible for mandatory and strategic project delivery for Nomura’s Strategic Market Data service offering, performing requirements gathering, design, development, testing, project management and governance. The team also provides a 3rd level escalation service to the support team.
Role / Principal Accountabilities: The candidate will be part of a global development team with responsibility for designing, building and deploying a global market data platform (UMD). This will involve the following: • Development of business oriented functionality • System testing and deployment • System support and maintenance • Working with Front and Middle office users to gather requirements and provide support
Technical Skills Required: • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science at minimum • At least 5 years Java development experience, with solid core Java knowledge; Rich experience in multi-threading, knowledge of JVM memory tuning is a plus; • Experienced in building back-end application servers • Good understanding of Distributed Systems. • Good understanding of design patterns and agile technologies • Linux/Unix experience • Full software lifecycle (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, maintenance) • Sybase / Database development • Messaging (MQ / JMS / TIBCO / Solace) • XML, Spring Framework
General Skills Requird • Excellent interpersonal skills • Good team mentality and communication skills • Good knowledge of Fixed Income trading business (Derivatives, Bonds, Futures, FX) • Experience of front office trading system development and support in various asset classes
Preferred: • Distributed data caching technologies (Gemfire, Coherence, Gigaspaces) • Real time messaging (e.g. Tibco Rendezvous, EMS, Solace) • Big Data technologies (HDFS, HBase/MapR, Spark etc.) • Micro-Service technologies(Spring Cloud,Spring Boot, ServiceMesh) • Spring Framework • Previous exposure to market data systems • Understanding of financial products, specifically risk associated with fixed income products • Leadership skills, previous experience in project or team lead
Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs about 26,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through five business divisions: domestic retail, global markets, global investment banking, global merchant banking, and asset management. For further information about Nomura, please visit www.nomura.com.