Job Title:  Lead Developer

Job Code:  2340
Country:  US
City:  New York
Skill Category:  IT\Technology

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $120,000 and $130,000/ year*

Company overview

Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


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Department overview:

Risk IT is a global division responsible for the implementation, delivery and support of software used by the Risk Management division. Our systems calculate various counterparty and market risk metrics for the entire firm’s trading books, and provide users with the means to query those results through a variety of UI and reporting tools.

The Risk Engines group is a global group responsible for the systems which handle the exposure and stress calculations, across both Credit and Market Risk. We interact with business users such as risk quantitative analysts and risk managers. The sheer volume of daily data means we have to consider innovative solutions to allow our compute and data storage capabilities to scale with the demands of increasing trade populations and regulatory-driven business requirements.


Role description:

We require an experienced Java developer to extend functionality and implement new processes in line with business and regulatory requirements.


The successful candidate will work closely with the UI team, BAs and upstream systems and be part of a global team delivering smart strategic solutions.


Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required

  • 6+ years of Java server-side programming experience (JDK 8+)
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming practices (OOP)
  • In-depth knowledge of concurrency/multi-threading
  • Knowledge of application performance and monitoring using profiling tools
  • Knowledge of effective Java memory management and garbage collection
  • Experience with Spring Framework, in particular, SpringCore, SpringJDBC and SpringBoot
  • Experience with SQL, including SQL queries, functions, views and stored procedures
  • Experience with SDLC tools, e.g. Git, JIRA, Maven, Jenkins, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems in multiple environments
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task and work towards tight deadlines



Preferred experience

  • Risk/investment banking/finance
  • Microservice-based architecture
  • SQL Server
  • Cloud services, e.g. AWS.
  • Big Data Solutions, e.g. MapR, Parquet, Dremio, etc.
  • Distributed computing, processing large scale data, e.g. Spark


*base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, corporate and functional title and duties, job-related knowledge and advanced degrees, skills, and experience.


If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors”.



Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City