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Senior Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-05037
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Financial Services Client
Senior Java Developer
$140K-$150K + bonus
Bedford, MA

We are seeking a Senior Java Developer to join and help on a team of experienced developers (~10 people) working on mission critical data delivery systems. The systems utilize multiple technologies to distribute financial data (both reference and pricing data) through various mediums from bulk file deliveries, through multiple delivery channels.

The candidate should be able to work independently, handle multiple simultaneous tasks and be adept at prioritizing their work. The candidate will be able to focus on the project priorities in order to deliver the required product at the scheduled time. They should be comfortable collaborating with business analysts, product managers, quality assurance groups and client services to refine requirements and plan implementation strategies.

The applicant will have experience in problem solving, planning, and estimating development efforts and have strong communication skills. Most importantly they should demonstrate the ability to show initiative and be able to move projects forward to completion with minimal supervision.

The candidate will be expected to be involved in the full life cycle of the systems development from requirement gathering through development and testing to on-going support and maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development, maintenance and support next generation data delivery system comprised built on Java, Spring Framework, Oracle, and Kafka
  • Act as subject matter expert on database and data access patterns for the team. Work closely with DBAs on any design or performance optimizations
  • Aid in the design of the system working closely with the lead architect. This includes developing technical specifications, design, coding and testing new features
  • Provide on-call support as part of a team rotation. Triage, diagnose and remediate production issues that impact client file deliveries
Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Software/Computer Engineering or Computer/Information Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Significant Java development experience in a Linux based environment
  • Experience with Oracle or SQL
  • Experience in Spring Web MVC, Spring REST
Nice to have:
  • Experience with Angular, Angular 2, ReactJS are a plus
  • Experience with Kafka, Spring Batch and Python are a plus
  • Experience with financial data (Reference Data, Pricing, Market Data) is a plus