Applications Developer II

Department: Information Systems

Location: Chicago, IL

Travel Requirements: N/A

Job ID:  317

NFA is committed to creating an exceptional work environment. Learn from staff how NFA fosters a culture of diversity, ongoing learning and development, and work-life balance.


Description: The Applications Developer participates in the design and implementation of new systems, as well as in the maintenance and enhancement of existing systems. The Applications Developer analyzes user requirements and provides optimal systems solutions.


  • Participate in or lead design meetings for development projects.
  • Analyze business requirements and design appropriate solutions.
  • Assist in logical database analysis and design.
  • Code applications programs for new or existing systems.
  • Test applications programs for new or existing systems.
  • Answer Help Desk questions from staff and outside users.
  • Participate in scrum teams for development.


  • Two or more years of experience with Oracle, SQL server or comparable databases
  • Two or more years of experience with ASP.NET/Visual Basic.NET/ development highly desirable
  • Experience with JavaScript, XML, SQL, IIS, Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Studio, Source Control using Azure Dev Ops Server, Active Directory, jQuery, HTML5, CSS or WebFocus/Tableau a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Access and Active Server Pages development a plus
  • Experience with agile methodologies for solution delivery a plus
  • Bachelor's degree required; graduate business degree helpful

NFA is the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry. NFA strives every day to safeguard the integrity of the derivatives markets, protect investors and ensure Members meet their regulatory responsibilities.


NFA offers a generous and flexible benefits package that allows employees to balance work and life.

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