Job Title:  Senior Java developer, Risk Engines Group.

Job Code:  1857
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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Team Overview:


The Risk engine group is responsible for design, development and level 3 support for the risk calculation engines within the Risk & Capital Technology group. This group is primarily focussed on the calculation, aggregation and reporting of the risk analytics across market and counterparty credit risk.


Role / Principal Accountabilities:


Design, Development of various modules and models involved in the risk projects.

Work with Risk management and methodology team to understand the business requirements and work towards robust and scalable application design.

Articulate technical design & solutions to non-technical / business users.

Ownership of project work during difference phases from initiation, development, unit testing to QA, UAT, Staging and Production.

Profiling of current application, new changes and identify areas of performance improvement and memory optimization.

Writing Unit test cases (JUnit), documenting technical design and other operational procedures [sharepoint].

  • Strong technical skills with hands-on expertise in Python and Java
  • Good understanding of OOP concepts and design patterns
  • Collaborative and constructive approach to working in global teams
  • Experience working closely with Business Analysts and users to understand requirements and come up with design/solution
  • Autonomy and care for accuracy and efficiency in processing data
  • Strong problem solving skills to debug complex and time-sensitive production incidents


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge and a minimum of 5 years’ commercial experience in Java.
  • In-depth knowledge of concurrency / threading, profiling, memory footprint.
  • Experience working on distributed system and handling & processing of large scale data  (trades, risk, market data etc).
  • Experience working with in-memory caching solutions (in-house built) or vendor-based products.
  • Able to troubleshoot problems in multiple environments in a stack with diverse technology.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task, and work towards tight deadlines. 



Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge and experience working within public cloud environment especially AWS.
  • A background with in-memory cubes such as Active Pivot.
  • Capital markets, Market & Credit Risk experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working in Python using scientific and data analysis libraries.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Confident working on Linux operating systems and comfortable with the CLI
  • Knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration and other supporting systems for CI/CD pipelines
  • Previous experience with Apache Spark and/or Hadoop.


*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

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