Painting the software picture for a solid foundation

Following on from a blog post “Is Majoring in Liberal Arts a Mistake for Students?” by Vinod Khosla, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, J. Bradford Hipps, a former developer and author, wrote a compelling opinion piece in The New York Times. Here’s why I agree with the author that e.g. 2001: A Space Odyssey should make it to every software developer’s reading list.

UI developer with experience in UX design in financial markets

Job description

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a proven capacity to “get stuff done”, to join our team as a UI developer. This position will work with members of our team to deliver the UI components of leading edge solutions to the financial industry in the areas of electronic trading, risk, liquidity, trade management and surfacing enterprise data with primary focus on mobile platforms. Experience in UX design in financial markets is not required. This is an opportunity for someone without financial industry experience to be able to broaden their knowledge. Experience in UX design in financial markets is not required. We are a firm where creativity, and the ability to deliver intuitive solutions to the business problem, is recognized. The position is for either full time employee, or subcontractor. We pay competitively.

Are you an IT architect with experience in financial services?

Job description

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a proven capacity to “get stuff done”, to join our team as a developer/architect. This position will work with members of our team, potentially interacting directly with client business, and business IT on leading edge solutions to the financial industry in the areas of electronic trading, risk, liquidity, trade management and surfacing enterprise data to mobile platforms. We are a firm where creativity, and the ability to deliver intuitive solutions to the business problem, is recognized. This person is expected to take ownership for solutions or key parts of them, as well as being comfortable working within a team. Position is for either full time employee, or subcontractor. We pay competitively.
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