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Systems Programmer

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Date Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2024
Job Location: New York, NY
Pay Rate: Negotiable
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Systems Programmer, Unix, Linux, IPC, Multi-threading, Perl, Python, compilers, debuggers, shells, etc.

Job Description:

Senior Systems Programmer candidates with five years + of almost "expert" level UNIX / C, "C" development experience, exposure to the full software development life cycle, expertise in programming with UNIX / Linux, strong low level technical and programming experience, working knowledge of development tools such as debuggers, profilers and tracing utilities, experience with IPC and hands on multi-threading experience, ideally with P-threads, scripting experience, e.g. Perl, Python or Korn shell, some C++ or Java and compiler & linkers experience with knowledge of database engines.

Bright candidates with a Bachelors in Computer Science or closely related field, ideally a Masters or PhD degree will join this cutting edge, continuously expanding, well established and consistently profitable New York City based International Financial Multimedia Information Services leader with prestigious broadcasts on TV internationally, the radio and the internet is experiencing phenomenal growth and is adding to staff.

The selected Senior Systems Programmer candidate will join the company's systems programming team. The team is responsible for building the software infrastructure framework to support the company's core products. This includes real time financial market data streams, proprietary database systems, communication libraries and much more. Day to day tasks involve development and integration of new features, working on projects to improve the scalability and stability of the technology and troubleshooting / debugging the production environment to minimize failure impact. For a candidate with the experience and aptitude for team leadership, this role can include a leadership component, but exceptional individual contributors are welcome as well.

Qualified Senior Systems Programmer candidates will have strong low level technical and programming skills, proven excellent problem solving skills and an appreciation for the scope and impact of their work. This will include:

- Five years + of almost "expert" level UNIX/C, "C" development experience with exposure to the full software development life cycle
- Must have expertise in programming with UNIX / LINUX
- Strong low level technical and programming experience
- Working knowledge of development tools such as debuggers, profilers and tracing utilities
- Experience with IPC
- Hands on multi-threading experience, preferably specifically with P-threads
- Proven excellent problem solving and multitasking skills, with a logical and pragmatic attitude

Other desirable skills include:

- Scripting experience, e.g. Perl, Python or Korn shell
- Some C++ or Java
- Compiler and linkers experience
- Knowledge of database engines

Our Manhattan client has an excellent reputation in the industry for treating their employees well, staying current with technology, and providing opportunities for professional growth. They are also a strong example of growth, stability, and diversity. They are, however, extremely selective and strive to hire only the best and the brightest.

This leading edge information analysis company offers an energetic and challenging, fluid, team oriented, casual (jeans are OK) environment in a uniquely positive stimulating atmosphere with a team success culture that encourages communication and where creative bright minds are rewarded in an exciting teamwork oriented super modern broadcast environment. This expanding leader has a very modern professional and social environment where fraternization is not only allowed but encouraged. When going into their offices for a meeting at 5 pm recently, I immediately noticed the effect of this positive work environment by the unusual sight of people leaving work smiling, talking and generally in good spirits!

This outstanding one of a kind career opportunity is based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York offering a generous competitive starting compensation package based on experience including a great participating bonus plan also with complete fully paid company benefits while offering a fast track promotional opportunity, with interview, travel and relocation expenses provided. Your asking compensation will be submitted after your approval.

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