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Senior Developer - Technology - Rockville, MD - Contractor Conversion

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well qualified individual for our Senior Developer opening in Rockville, MD.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume through our career site at – no phone calls, please.
Job Summary:
The Senior Developer works under minimal supervision and will develop, test, debug and document software components commensurate with their experience under the limited supervision of more senior development staff in support of a software engineering effort.
Essential Job Functions:

* Review and analyze complex process, system and/or data requirements and specifications.

* Serve as the primary designer for complex component designs for one or more areas (subsystems) of a project, product or program.

* Build, test, deploy, and document complex software components for one or more areas (subsystems) of a project, product, and/or program level solution.

* Assist in the creation of software engineering strategies that help identify and mitigate risks.       

* Lead other team members in peer review of code.

* Interface with other team members and other teams in peer review of requirements, specifications and software.

* Document and communicate development status in a timely manner including metric reporting.

* Champion the collaborative resolution of defects.

* Lead/Co-lead internal process improvement initiatives. 

* Provide feedback on processes by offering suggestions.

* Mentor and supervise junior staff in project-level tasks.

* Assist with adherence to technology policies and comply with all security controls.

* Ensure all work products meets /exceeds FINRA standards.

Education/Experience Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline with at least five (5) years of related experience, or equivalent training and / or work experience.

* Demonstrated technical expertise in Object Oriented and database technologies / concepts which resulted in deployment of enterprise quality solutions.

* Past experience with developing enterprise quality solutions in an iterative or Agile environment.

* Knowledge of industry leading software engineering approaches including Test Automation, Build Automation and Configuration Management frameworks.

* Strong written and verbal technical communication skills.

* Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships that improved the quality of work products.

* Should be well organized, thorough, and able to handle competing priorities. 

* Ability to maintain focus and develop proficiency in new skills rapidly.

* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

* Knowledge of C++ programming language preferred. 

Working Conditions:

* Work is normally performed in an office environment. 

* Occasional travel and extended hours may be required.

The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position.

It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

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In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match.

You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits.

If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.

Important Information

FINRA’s Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees’ investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator.

FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or mino...