Ref No.: 18-31000
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Start Date / End Date: 06/18/2018 to 12/17/2018
Job Title: Core Java - Basic
Job ID: 18-31000
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Duration: 6 months
Job Vacancies: 1
Note: Only W2 (No Corp-to-Corp)
Primary Technical Skills: Java/J2ee, Agile, Scrum Master, CI/CD, TDD, Cloud Development, Security
Job Family Description:
  • Proficient in Core Java development
  • Working proficiency in Core Java toolset to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Demonstrates understanding of Agile methodologies with ability to work in at least one of the common framework
  • Demonstrates understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test, Driven Development, Cloud Development, application resiliency and security
  • Working proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Working proficiency in a portion of software engineering disciplines and demonstrates understanding of overall software skills including business analysis, development, testing, deployment, maintenance and improvement of software
Role Description
As a Junior Java Developer / Scrum Master, you will have cross functional responsibilities supporting the Online Trading Infrastructure team focusing on delivery of Margin Trading capabilities for self-directed investing clients. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as Scrum Master for the Online Trading Infrastructure team:
    • Lead Sprint Planning sessions to prioritize stories, estimate stories, ensure the quality of stories being considered for the next Sprint and finalize Sprint scope.
    • Host daily stand-ups to drive progress against Sprint deliverables, identify blockers and ensure ownership and action plans for all blockers
    • Lead Sprint Retrospectives focusing on opportunities for improvement and measuring results of agreed actions from prior Sprint retrospectives,
    • Coordinate Sprint Review sessions with all team members and additional Business stakeholders; ensure feedback is tracked, prioritized and an action plan is defined.
    • Prepare and deliver management updates which clearly and concisely communicates delivery progress against target-scope, highlights key issues/risks along with action and mitigation plans, highlights Critical/High defects and summarizes testing progress versus plan.
  • Serve as a Java Developer for the Online Trading Infrastructure team:
    • Working with an agile team to develop, test, and maintain web and desktop-based business applications built on Java technologies.
    • Assisting in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, and estimates.
    • Preparing reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
    • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.
    • Participating in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
    • Package and support deployment of releases.
    • Developing, refining, and tuning integrations between applications.
    • Analyzing and resolving technical and application problems.
    • Adhering to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget.
    • Providing third-level support to business users.
  • Minimum Requirements
    • College or University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
    • Strong desire to learn
    • 3 Years of experience in Software development, Agile, Scrum master
    • Hands on experience in Java/J2EE technologies is a must
  • Core Competency Requirements
    • Solid understanding of object oriented programming concepts Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concept
    • Familiarity with version control concepts
    • Working experience in Java technologies
    • Experience in building both Web Applications and Core Java processes
    • Experience developing with testing frameworks (JUnit, Mockito)
    • Experience with distributed applications and data such as caching, fault tolerance, high availability
    • Experience with relational databases
  • Preferred Competency Requirements
    • Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
    • Knowledge of client/server application development
    • Knowledge of agile development methodologies
    • Knowledge of unit testing theory
    • Experience with NoSQL databases preferred 
    • Good communication skills. Crisp & clear verbal communication with the ability to be assertive when speaking to a diverse audience.
    • Agile/Scrum ceremonies experience
    • JIRA experience
Please apply on our company website ( with reference to job ID, or contact me at / 973.967.3367
Ruchi Harjai
Lead Recruiter
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3367| Fax: 973.998.2599
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