Northern Trust Analyst/SW Developer - 60365 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5284060 We are looking for a full stack developer who is eager to join the Northern Trust Asset Servicing Organization team in building next generation cloud native applications for our clients.

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You will be part of a diverse and talented software team that is leading our strategic evolution. Project work will be on mission critical applications for a leading international Financial Institution. There will be continual opportunities to work with geographically dispersed teams to develop unique global solutions. The developer will participate in the complete application development lifecycle from concept to implementation.

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The Northern Trust Asset Servicing Organization supports a range of end-to-end middle and back office processes that service asset managers and asset owners across the Trade Settlement, Fund Administration, Custody Accounting & Administration and Prime Services. Initial project work will focus within the following domains.

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• Trade - Supporting middle office, back office and post trade execution processing related to asset manager interactions and client settlements.

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• Asset & Pricing - Supporting master data management for market data processing across the entire organization.

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• Accounting - Supporting client holdings and transaction processing and related client interactions.

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How Our Team Approaches Work

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- Software development at Northern is an interesting mix of green field development and legacy conversions

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- Northern software practice strongly believes in Test Driven Development as a means to better code quality

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- All Northern cloud native applications are hosted on a PaaS. Exposure to PaaS as a paradigm is a must. Prior experience with PaaS solutions like PCF, Azure, AWS is a plus.

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- All Northern software applications are built to a 12 factor cloud native specification.

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- Developers are comfortable working in an open and constantly collaborating iterative work environment.

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The key responsibilities of the role:

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• Design and develop high-volume, low-latency, cloud native applications for mission critical financial systems.

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• Ability to follow the 12 factor cloud principles and code all Northern software applications are built on.

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• Work in an agile SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) environment.

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• work with enterprise technologies for Message Queueing, Enterprise Service Buses, Relational databases etc.

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• Actively looking out for new frameworks or libraries in the open source community to better drive development speed and quality at Northern.

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For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

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We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

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As of June 30, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:•$126 billion in banking assets •$7.4 trillion in assets under custody •$9.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration •$1.0 trillion in assets under management

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Things we believe a successful candidate will have:

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• Computer Science or Sof ware Engineering background or degree.

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• Ability to be flexible, resourceful, quick to learn and adapt to change.

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• Demonstrated initiative, accountability and problem solving.

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• Be results oriented and passionate about what you do.

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• Attention to detail and strong decision making skills.

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• Solid written and active communication skills.

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• Strong background in object oriented programming with special focus on Java.

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• Prior experience with XP or scrum is a plus.

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• Prior experience with Spring Boot or the Spring framework.

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• Experience with unit testing frameworks like JUnit is a plus.

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This is an immediate need!

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We do not/will not sponsor candidates for work authorization, including H-1B petitions for this role

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