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Jr. GoLang Developer in Hoboken, NJ at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Title: Jr. GoLang Developer
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Duration: 6+ months contract

Job Summary:

* * * * * Special Preference: Consultant with the 'Right-to-Hire” * * * * *

The candidate should only have some experience in working with GoLang plus a passion to learn the language over time.

GC CAT Risk Studio (CRS) is a small, autonomous team building innovative applications in the area of catastrophe risk modelling using modern technologies, practices, and tools such as Golang, React, D3, Git, etc. CRS coordinates a network of 20+ research institutions that provide scientific information on natural hazards and risk around the world. CRS uses this information to advise our reinsurance and insurance clients on financial risk arising from these catastrophes. CRS deploys its knowledge and advice through modern internet-based web systems in addition to providing traditional consulting services. CRS is also heavily involved in the design of parametric insurance solutions, such as CAT bonds and other Insurance-Linked Securities. The candidate will work closely with our colleagues to support execution and deployment of these activities and products through advanced web applications.


  • Assist in design, development, and maintenance of our system of web applications
  • Communicate with the group and sometimes with analyst teams to ensure their needs are understood and met
  • Understand technical concepts, methods and results and speak to technical & non-technical audiences
  • Assist in code reviews, design reviews, testing, refactoring
  • Assist in designing the visual aspect of our pages, GUIs, and graphics
  • Develop critical understanding of risk modelling methodologies
  • Assist in designing and implementing methodologies for evaluating catastrophe risk models

Qualifications and Education/Experience Requirements

  • A degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or similar technical subject
  • Some industry experience
  • Candidates with other backgrounds will be considered, as long as they can prove their expertise
  • Some knowledge of different programming languages would be a plus, but is not required. Some knowledge of preferred languages include, but not limited to C or C++; Golang, React, D3, Git, etc. (programming skills will be tested during the interview process)
  • Knowledge of web development fundamentals: HTTP, CSS, JavaScript
  • Must be comfortable working in a Linux environment and using open source tools
  • Provable ability to solve technical problems and communicate clearly
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Provable ability to problem solve and communicate clearly (candidates will be asked to deliver a 15 minute presentation on a topic of their choosing followed by a Q&A from the team)
  • Excellent writing skills and documentation discipline (samples of brief technical articles/papers may be submitted for the interview, if available)
  • Scientific curiosity and eagerness to learn about the application of science in insurance
  • Interest/experience in sysadmin, devops, monitoring. and relational databases, all a plus

Additional Qualifications

  • MUST be organized and have a strong ability to focus on and pay strict attention to detail.
  • Strong analytic skills for constant review of complex code, data, and scientific information.
  • Thorough knowledge of insurance/reinsurance concepts.
  • Thorough knowledge of programming concepts.
  • Solid ability to prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, etc
  • Strong verbal and writing skills for internal communications
  • High degree of initiative to take lead role one their own and within team and to manage work to completion.
  • Ability to find creative solutions to new problems as they arise.
  • Strong ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to work with the team in manager's absence without direction.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Must be able to communicate extremely effectively with all parties including business professionals and technical professionals.
  • Must be able to be understood by all parties;
  • Must not have any translation restrictions or hindrances while working with multiple professionals;
  • Professionally assertive and collegial
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Local candidate – NY Metro Area
  • Stable career history

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
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