Experienced Software Developer/Analyst – MS SQL Server – Luxembourg ville

COMPANY BACKGROUND
Our client is a truly international organisation working in the commodity-trading sector.

The aim of the IT team is to drive control, efficiency and business intelligence by designing & building software and integrating best-in-class 3rd party solutions.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Designing, developing, testing and supporting (full-life cycle) proprietary applications and interfaces between applications for a trading environment
  • Supporting a dynamic trading business by providing effective technical solutions to end users’ business needs – the successful candidate will be energized by the opportunity to work on real business requirements directly with business people
  • Managing the application software environments: installing and/or upgrading business applications, and SQL databases
  • Document technical procedures and configurations clearly and completely in the wiki knowledge base
  • Perform all the above in close partnership with other developers and business analysts in Luxembourg and New York as part of one global team

 

Our client works in a small team environment in which the work is shared among the team members, providing an opportunity to collaborate and to learn from one another – they value teamwork above specialization or silos.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications in order of importance:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience developing software across a variety of platforms
  • Database development on MS SQLServer
  • Software integration using ETL tools: SSIS required, Talend desirable
  • Programming in .Net and other object-oriented languages
  • WebService development experience
  • Experience with enterprise reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, SSRS, Cognos is helpful
  • Software application deployment and environment management in a Windows, SQL Server and Citrix environment (SDLC)
  • Collaborating in a team with other developers, using source code version control tools, project management tools, Jira (or similar) issue tracking tool
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Hands on experience with implementation, functionality and operation of enterprise systems (ERP). Commodity Trading & Risk Management Systems (ETRM/CTRM) desirable but not mandatory. Brady Fintrade is a plus.

 

Personal & Professional Competencies:             

  • Strong analytical and business writing skills (English) with precision and attention to detail in all aspects of written and verbal communication
  • Strong teamwork within a distributed team in US and Europe – ability to delegate and/or help teammates in equal measure while inspiring teammates to partner and cooperate
  • Strong business and vendor relationship skills working directly with commercial, back office, and systems vendor staff
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to learn quickly and retain knowledge
  • Demonstrable ability and determination to get to the root of the issue through strong analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent time management skills with sharp focus on deadlines
  • Disciplined work habits leading by example
  • Listening before answering

 

Education:                                                            

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering or a related discipline
  • Languages:
    • English: Excellent business verbal and written proficiency
    • French is helpful but not required

COMPENSATION

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience
  • It will include a base salary and eligibility for an annual discretionary performance bonus

 

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