McGraw Hill Financial Java / Oracle / Python Developer in Mumbai, India

Position Description

The Role:S&P Global is seeking a Mumbai based Application Developer to be a key player in the green field implementation and support of its Custom Index Platform that manages custom indices. This role requires a seasoned technologist, who contributes to application development and maintenance. The candidate should actively evaluate new products and technologies to build solutions that can streamline business operations. The candidate must be a delivery-focused person. The candidate will assist in n-tier application design, development and unit testing.

The Impact:Candidate will be working on Custom Index Platform. This will include enhancing platform components and services. Candidate will also be working on implementation of custom index methodologies using Python.

The Career Opportunity:Candidate will have an opportunity to work on framework for calculation of custom indices. This includes index methodologies specific to our clients.

The Team / The Business:Candidate will be working in CIP team which follows agile principle. All team members are responsible for analysis, development, QA and support activities.

Job Responsibilities:

Design and development of Java applications for S&P custom indices.

Participate in multiple software development processes including Development, Testing, Debugging, Documentation and Support.

Develop software applications based on iterative business specifications.

Work on new initiatives and support existing Index applications.

Perform application & system performance tuning.

Build applications with object oriented concepts and apply design patterns.

Integrate in-house applications with various vendor software platforms.

Check-in application code changes into the source repository.

Perform unit testing of application code and fix errors.

Interface with databases to extract information and build reports.

Effectively interact with customers, business users and IT staff.

Experience and proficiency with a variety of System tools including:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering is required, or in lieu, a demonstrated equivalence in work experience.

4 to 7 years of IT experience in application development and support.

Strong Experience with Java, J2EE, JMS

Experience with Spring framework.

Experience in SOAP/Rest Services

Experience in ActiveMQ or any other related messaging provider.

Experience in Oracle Database environment – SQL, PL/SQL programming.

Experience in deploying Java/J2EE applications on Apache/Weblogic servers.

Experience in Python and Jython

Experience with UNIX/Linux Operating System with good knowledge of basic commands

Experience with User Interface design & development using JSF, JQuery/Ext JS, and HTML5 & CSS is good to have.

Experience using system tools, source control systems like Git/SVN, utilities and third-party products.

Experience working with large datasets in Equity, Commodities, Forex, Futures and Options asset classes.

Experience with Index/Benchmarks or Asset Management or trading platforms is a plus.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.

About S&P Dow jones Indices:

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word:

essential. We’re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&PDow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:

SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit