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Quasar Developer

Quasar Developer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Contact:

    Kirsty McIntyre

  • Sector:

    Investment Management

  • Contact email:

    kmcintyre@venquis.com

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8813_1550050930

  • Salary/Rate:

    Up to £500 per day

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-15

Key Accountabilities:

  • Analysis, design and development of the in house Quasar system and its modules
  • Compliance with LGIM code quality measurements, and industry best practice
  • Documentation of practice, processes and software.
  • Ensure proper implementation of changes in accordance with agreed Change Management procedures.
  • Post live, providing third line support for the duration of the agreed warranty period.

PROFILE OF IDEAL CANDIDATE

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Degree or equivalent experience are preferred as minimum.

Experience (Mandatory)

  • Quasar
  • Experience of the Investment Management industry
  • Fluent in Cache Object script programming language
  • Cache classes
  • SQL
  • Experience of full lifecycle development activity i.e.:
    • Analysis and the production of technical specifications using sequence and activity diagrams etc. e.g. using Use Cases.
    • creation and implementation of unit test (regression) scripts
    • support of quality assurance and user acceptance test cycles
    • deployment through structured environments for development, integration, quality assurance, user acceptance, production and disaster recovery

QUASAR DEVELOPER CONTRACT ROLE

Initial six month contract - paying £500/day for a London based Asset Management client.

Experience (Desirable)

  • VC/m Version Control
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence / Agile SCRUM
  • Experience of working within a Continuous Integration environment / automated unit testing
  • XML and Web Services
  • Linux
  • Good understanding of OO design principles
  • Design patterns

Competence/Characteristics:

  • Ability to work to deadlines and be delivery focused
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn new skills
  • Must demonstrate a pro-active attitude
  • Must have client facing skills
  • Must have good communication and presentation skills
  • Must be able to work independently or within a team framework
  • Self motivated
  • Flexible attitude to working hours.