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Development Lead- Java
Ref No.: 12-00148
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/02/2012

Leading Investment Firm

Montreal Canada

Our client a premier investment firm is looking for an experienced development lead for its IT division. The group the candidate will join is responsible for providing the company. Financial Advisors the tools, resources, and products to help address their clients’ needs, grow their practice, and enhance our Culture of Investment Excellence.

This IT group created and is responsible for continued enhancements and maintenance of Advisor Insights, Manager Insights, Service Insights and External Insights within the Center for Investment Excellence. Advisor Insights is a networking tool that through real-time blogs and discussions gives Financial Advisors the ability to share experiences relevant to their practice and to find peers with specific skill sets or business interests at the company. Manager Insights and Service Insights provide similar functions to Branch Managers and Client Service Associates respectively.

This team is looking for a Development Lead to be responsible for design and development of Advisor Insights and External Insights. The platform architecture is distributed and service oriented.

The person in this role will need to be a hard core senior developer, have good fundamental technical and analytical skills as well as excellent communication skills. The job calls for working with business analysts to understand business requirements thoroughly and being responsible for design and development. This job calls for leading and experienced and skilled team of developers.

The successful candidate will have had hands on development and design experience especially related to Web Services and SOA technologies. Good database design and SQL skills are also required. This role calls for an organized and decisive individual with experience in the role of development lead in enterprise level Service Oriented Architecture projects. Experience running projects using Agile methodology is required.


Skills Required


-Front to back development and design experience in Java.
  -Strong understanding of scalable server side architectures (REST v/s SOAP)
  -Knowledge of current technologies in Web Services and SOA
  -Spring, Hibernate, Jsp, Javascript, Ext-JS.
  -XML and messaging
  -Excellent written and oral communication skills
  -Strong team player and ability to work in global teams