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Software Engineer - Java

Req #: 180033381
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

The candidate will function as hands-on Java developer with involvement in architecture, design and enhancement of a suite of applications using Java/J2EE and related technologies.  As a mid-level member of the team, the candidate will be responsible for providing guidance to junior team members, work directly with clients, analyze requirements, and implement critical projects. The ideal candidate is T-shaped developer or full stack developer.

The Team

The Investment and Insurance Accounting Technology team is part of the Operations Technology group based in Jersey City and is responsible for several applications including a vendor based accounting application, several java applications that sit around this platform and an Accounting Data Mart.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ·         Serve as a member of a Scrum development team to deliver technology solutions in an Agile fashion including, but not limited to, sprint planning, complexity analysis, standups, and sprint retrospectives.
  • ·         Design, analyze, develop, code, debug and document programming to satisfy business requirements for large, complex projects.
  • ·         Adhere to firm-wide architecture standards, risk management and security policies.
  • ·         Deliver on J2EE and Oracle.
  • ·         Design the technical architecture for new applications and changes to existing applications including class diagrams/object modeling, data modeling, and system interfaces.
  • ·         Translate functional specifications into technical specifications and runbooks in support of application builds.
  • ·         Perform application development build tasks and perform application coding in J2EE and Oracle technologies along with select vendor applications.
  • ·         Assist with efforts to migrate applications to new cloud-based environment
  • ·         Communicate timely build status on development items to management team, as well as raise/work to resolve issues impacting development.
  • ·         Assist in third level support of applications once delivered into Production.

  • ·         A minimum of 4 or more years of experience with related technologies and software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • ·         Strong Java/J2EE programming skills
  • ·         Strong experience with messaging (e.g. MQ)
  • ·         Working knowledge of Tomcat/Apache application servers
  • ·         Hands-on experience with Spring and Hibernate frameworks
  • ·         Knowledge of standard build and deployment tools such as Eclipse, Maven, Git/Stash,  and Jira
  • ·         Experience with database development and design including experience with Oracle.
  • ·         Demonstrated experience with OO design patterns/frameworks, including application integration frameworks
  • ·         Ability to multi-task and engage productively on multiple projects simultaneously
  • ·         Ability to balance application development and application support needs
  • ·         Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, partners, and senior IT and Business management
  • ·         Development Experience with XML and RESTful web services desirable
  • ·         College degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent major
  • ·         Experience in AngularJS and/or Cloud Foundry a plus

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