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JAVA APPS DEVELOPER
Ref No.: 18-07343
Location: LONG ISLAND CITY, New York
Java Developer (JAVA 8 experience a MUST)

Client's goal is to become the World's Digital Bank. The Digital Client Retail Bank and Mortgage Software Development Engineering Team is playing a big part in making that happen. While supporting existing application architecture, the team is embarking on new technologies including Responsive Web Design (RWD), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Microservices, and Web APIs for our Retail Bank and Mortgage businesses. We are also on a path of fully embracing an agile development methodology.

The Apps Dev Technical Specialist will be responsible for the following:
• Accountable for all phases of development process – analysis, design, construction, testing and implementation in agile development lifecycles.
• Collaborate with business partners to analyze user stories, ensuring they are clear, concise, and technically feasible.
• Translate user stories into innovative solutions that provide an excellent client experience and align with Digital's architectural roadmap.
• Prepare detailed technical designs that account for security, resiliency, scalability, maintainability, and performance.
• Code, test, debug, implement, and support complex financial applications.
• Strive for continuous improvements of our processes, application designs, and application execution.
• Collaborate with onshore/offshore contract resources, ensuring adherence to our processes and standards.
• Remain abreast of emerging Digital technologies.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree and 5+ years of hands–on experience developing applications using Java/J2EE and Web Services.
• Experience with Java 8 and Gemfire
• Experience implementing business critical, high volume, and highly available web-based applications is a must.
• Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and testing tools such as Junit and LeanFT.
• Experience with, or very knowledgeable in, cloud based development leveraging Cloud Foundry in PaaS environment.
• Familiar with git and RTC for source control
• Must be collaborative, adaptable, and have good communication skills. Prior experience working on agile teams is very desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:
• HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and Responsive Web Design.
• Experience leading teams of up to 10 developers including employees, onshore contractors, and offshore contractors.
• Experience in the financial industry is a plus.
• Experience with layered architecture. esp. building micro services and connecting to API's.
• Experience with database schema design and JDBC