Java Web Application Developer

Tuesday November 27, 2012

Currensee, Inc
54 Canal St
Boston, MA 02114

Enable investors to build portfolios that make money.

This is the simple mission of Currensee’s application development team.

At Currensee, Inc. we are making the foreign currency market accessible to the average investor. Our Intelligent Trade Replication platform allows investors to build a foreign currency portfolio around a set of high performing trade leaders. The Currensee Forexpert application provides features and tools that our investors can use build successful portfolios.

Currensee offers skilled java web application developers not only the opportunity to develop innovative end user applications that enable the success of our investors, but also gives them an opportunity to join a technology startup that has gained significant business traction over the last 12 months and is poised to disrupt aspects of both the managed fund and retail investment markets.

If you are a skilled and motivated Java Web Application Developer who knows how to build applications that provide an excellent user experience, are highly reliable, and are web scalable, we want to hear from you.

The person in this role will have the following responsibilities and opportunities:

  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of Currensee’s web application architecture
  • Research and define the next generation of the Forexpert application. Leverage the latest front end technologies and frameworks such as Grails and JQuery.
  • Design and implement the Currensee investor UI experiences.
  • Improve the performance of the existing Web 2.0 one-page application.
  • Implement the statistical analysis of the usage pattern of the one-page application.
  • Implement, test, and debug web application components within a Spring MVC architecture
  • Integrate with third-party products such as Lightstreamer to support scalability and reliability
  • Debug and fix software defects


Applicants should possess the following skills and attributes:

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • 2+ years of industry experience
  • Experience building multi-layer web applications using JPA/Hibernate.
  • Strong competency in JavaScript programming. Familiar with the Object-Oriented JavaScript coding style.
  • Expertise in CSS architecture and implementation
  • 2+ years experience building rich web applications using JavaScript, AJAX, Grail and JQuery.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
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