Careers at WHSS

West Highland Support Services is a vendor agnostic global service provider, recognized as an industry authority and thought partner for market data, information, referential data, technology and professional services for over two decades.

We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join our team of motivated professionals. See our full listing of job openings with details in the column to the right.




Please send all resumes to careers@westhighland.net

Available Positions

SENIOR RPA DEVELOPER


Overview

West Highland Support Services is a leading provider of Market Data Support and Consulting services to the Financial Services industry. We are looking for an innovative client centric professional developer and technologist to help automate some of the most challenging workflows in the financial services industry. If you are looking to work with a dynamic team in an exciting industry, please consider this opportunity.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of RPA solutions through the UiPath RPA Platform.
Support WHSS’s strategic objective automating internal and client facing activities
Working with stakeholders and business analysts
Interact with the business, security, and privacy teams, along with the enterprise architect to analyze requirements and develop a technical design document (TDD), process design document (PDD), and process traceability matrix that links the TDD and PDD to ensure all requirements for each RPA project are tested within the test protocols
Design and leverage continuous integration / continuous delivery (CD/CD) pipelines for build, testing, and deployment automations
Provide input in support of RPA code reviews when required

Required Qualifications:

10+ years of experience as a software developer in various roles
5+ years serving as the senior developer, principal developer, or technical lead
Significant, practical experience leading software development activities through the entire software development lifecycle to include requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and sustainment
10+ years of experience writing and maintaining technical documentation
5+ years of experience with RPA platforms such as (but not limited to) UiPath, Automation Anywhere, or Blue Prism
In-depth knowledge of the complete UiPath Suite of products including Studio, Orcastrator, AI Fabric and Automation Cloud.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field
Certification in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Senior RPA Developer

JUNIOR RPA DEVELOPER


Overview

West Highland Support Services is a leading provider of Market Data Support and Consulting services to the Financial Services industry. We are looking for an innovative client centric professional developer and technologist to help automate some of the most challenging workflows in the financial services industry. If you are looking to work with a dynamic team in an exciting industry, please consider this opportunity.

Responsibilities:

In this position, the candidate will have the opportunity to:
Develop and deploy bots
Automate manual processes
Create business models
Developing flowcharts
Analyze development and service issues
Improve scalability, stability, and extensions
Execute project plans
Deployment plans
Solve cross functional technology problems

Qualifications:

This position is full time position in the metro-New York area:
Degree: Bachelor’s Degree is required in one of the following fields:
o  Technology
o  Engineering
o  Computer Science
o  -OR- a relevant field
1 year in RPA with UiPath
3 years in programming (.NET, Java, ETL) focus on bots
1 full lifecycle in systems integration

Preferred Skills For a Candidate In This Role Include:

Uipath developer cert
Software and database architecture
Communicate effectively wide range of stakeholders
Experience with other RPA platforms (Automation Anywhere, Kryon, etc.)

Additional Requirements:

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Junior RPA Developer

MARKET DATA, EDM, BIG DATA DEVELOPER


Job Summary

West Highland is looking for a motivated and customer oriented EDM, Big Data and Market Data Developer with a passion to code and design best in class systems for the financial sector! This individual will drive the development of financial applications using a variety of data sources, vendors, and API’s. The lead developer will have a client-facing role to translate business goals into technical architecture and implementation

Candidate will manage and enhance the development program of West Highland’s product suite and customer applications that drive price discovery, harvest, and model alternative and traditional data sets, resulting in alpha driven business decisions.

Deep understanding and knowledge of open source, Unix operating systems based on the Linux kernel as a distribution system.

Candidate will also need to have knowledge of orders, fills and data messaging infrastructure, e.g., data distribution & order management systems (DDS & OMS), following AGILE and ITIL best practices.

The candidate will need to have hands-on experience with the latest public and private cloud offerings. Our code base will drive our SaaS products in the cloud, on a client’s premises, or as a hybrid.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Oversee application development program for West Highland products and client market data applications, feeds, and distribution systems
• Manage Programming priorities
• Ensure documentation, workflows and physical and logical diagrams are maintained and up to date

Qualifications and Skills:

• Experience building multi-threaded financial Java Spring applications
• Hands on development experience with creating REST/streaming microservices
• Experience with Git, Maven and CI/CD tools such as TeamCity or Jenkins
• Proficient in Linux (CentOS preferred)
• Good communication skills
• Highly motivated, detailed, and ability to handle fast-paced environment
• High-level and general-purpose programming language, e.g., Python, ksh/csh

Preferred:

• Experience with market data APIs, e.g., FactSet, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, ICE, Activ, Morningstar, etc.
• Knowledge of big data, EDM technologies like Apache Cassandra, Ignite, Spark, Kafka, Postgres,
• JavaScript front-end development (especially Vue.js),
• Knowledge of Messaging platforms TIBCO/MQ/Solace,
• Tick database technologies and content sources
• Data visualization and reporting tools – ETL, OLAP, Tableau, MS BI

Applicant must possess great communication and organizational skills, ability to interpret and articulate business requirements and technical solutions to a team, peers, management, and clients.

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Market Data, EDM, Big Data Developer

MARKET DATA ENGINEER


Job Summary

West Highland is looking for a motivated and customer-oriented Market Data Engineer.

Ability to support market data distribution platforms, computer networks and internet connections internally and/or at hosted data center(s). The candidate must be able to support/troubleshoot firewalls or routers connecting clients to their service providers via remote access gateways.

The candidate will also work with the latest public and private cloud offerings, ensuring West Highland’s client systems are running at optimal performance and securely.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Oversee application monitoring in real-time
• Troubleshoot application, network problems and outages
• Meet industry leading client satisfaction levels
• Manage severity levels and escalation procedures globally
• Triage customer issues on behalf of clients with vendors, and service providers
• 24 hour global overage

Qualifications and Skills:

• 3+ years experience in supporting distributed market data platforms
– TREP/BPIPE/ACTIV/ICE
• Understanding of Unix, Linux – Red Hat / CentOS, etc.
• Cloud technologies
• Network Operational experience
• Worked with Tick databases technology and content providers
• Ability to write / understand scripts- csh/ksh/perl/python

Knowledge of messaging systems:

• TIBCO
• MQ
• Solace

Applicant must possess great communication and organizational skills, ability to interpret and articulate business requirements and technical solutions to peers, management, and clients.

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Market Data Engineer

We take pride on assembling the best and brightest team available. Our staff are highly motivated and provide our clients’ with superior Market Data solutions.”

STEVEN R. ROE
CEO, West Highland Support Services