Ref No.: 18-17019
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Description:
The successful candidate will work in the Corporate and Investment Bank Technology group as an expert developer. This position is for a Lead Java Developer to join an Agile team. The application will be designed as a suite of Restful, micro-services that will be cloud-enabled and will leverage a high level of test automation and deployment automation to achieve Continuous Integration and Delivery.
The team is a cross-functional team responsible for the end-to-end, full stack development of the application. While each team member has a primary skill set, they are also expected to learn and contribute to areas outside of their primary skill set. The team is highly collaborative and values continuous improvement and open communication.
You will be expected to be a well regarded and respected individual contributor; possess strong inter-personal skills, as well as proven track record of application development with skills in Java, distributed cache technology and building scalable robust systems. In return you will have opportunity to gain exposure to designing, developing and deploying applications to the internal/external cloud.
The day to day activities of the role will encompass the full project lifecycle, including:
Writing mission critical software in the core technologies listed below
Creating Automated Unit Tests using Flexible/Open Source Frameworks
Digesting Business Requirements and designing new modules/functionality in partnership with SMEs
Ability to understand business processes and map them to solutions
Working with global team of developers; operational business SMEs and users
Required Skill Set:
Required Skills:

Excellent Core Java (version 8) with knowledge of Java 1.8 features
Java Frameworks i.e. Spring; Hibernate
Spring Boot
RESTful microservices
No-SQL database technologies; preferably Apache Cassandra
Log Management with Splunk or ELK
Apache Tomcat
Experience working with a Distributed Cache (Gemfire, Hazel, Memcache)
Multi-threaded Programming and Transaction Handling (JMS, Database)
Source code control software (e.g. Git, subversion),
Google Protocol buffers or similar binary message transport
Experience working on high throughput mission critical high performance platforms which have low error rates
Some RDBMS experience exposure
Desirable:

Cloud foundry or Amazon AWS experience
Experience with Micro Services, Service Orientated Architectures
Track record delivering in Investment Bank Environment
UNIX shell scripting (1 year +)
MQ/JMS
Cucumber
Selenium
Jenkins
Functional Programming Languages such as Groovy
Person Specification:

Lead teams and coordinate with multiple workstreams and deliver the projects on time
Mentor developers, build and design frameworks and architecture reviews
Demonstrate Continual Improvement in terms of Individual Performance, and approach
Strong communication and team-working skills
Bright and enthusiastic, self-starter
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to thrive in a high pressure, mission critical environment