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Core Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-03506
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 60.00 - 79.00 /Hour

Top-tier Investment Bank is seeking a hands-on, business focused developer who can deliver long-term projects as well as being responsive to short turnaround requests from the trading desks. The North America and Latin America businesses are expanding and we require talented software engineers to help drive the future vision across the Corporate Technology systems.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in software development in a high pressure, time critical environment with skills in the of the following areas.
Required Skills and Experience:

3-7 years of Application development on Java
Excellent understanding of Java Core concepts, including memory management, multi-threading, and new language features up to Java 7 or Java 8.
Experience with Java services libraries and frameworks, such as REST based services, JAX-RS, JMS, Bootstrap, Hibernate, etc
Proficiency in Unix/Linux environments, ability to navigate the system, investigate processes and logs, manage crontab scheduled jobs, etc.
Experience with full development lifecycle and tools, including Git, Jira, Jenkins, Ant, Maven, TeamCity.
Experience of a project life-cycle, including breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and estimating required effort.
Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD) using tools such as JUnit and mocking frameworks.
Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work in globally distributed team environments.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
B.S. or M.S. (Computer Science preferred).

Desirable Qualities:

Experience with other languages and platforms, such as Python, Scala, or JavaScript. Demonstrated ability to switch between different technologies effectively.
Continuous Delivery practices – automated build, deploy, numerical, functional and performance testing.
Experience supporting production environments, responding to user concerns, and taking ownership of production issues.
Experience working in a 3rd Level advanced support capacity. Experience with distributed server-side applications.
Exposure to J2EE and other Java Frameworks.
Exposure to a range of open-source technologies and cloud computing.
Exposure to Big Data, Hadoop, or Data Science.
Experience in the financial industry.