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Sr. Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-09235
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Global Financial Firm located in Jersey City, NJ has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Developer

Sr. Java Developer -Expert Level -Hands on Developer.
Experience with Fixed Income required

Key Responsibilities:
• Cater to the requirements from both business as well as technology clients - proactive offering timely & creative solutions; developing, testing, and implementing these solutions
• Contribute to the development of the next-gen Investments Tech landscape for the competitive advantage
• Supporting and enhancing the existing applications
• Interact with the Testers, development team and other stakeholders to provide coordination for all special (post-production validation, etc.) testing activities
• Provide L3 support to the business from a development perspective
Technical Skills:

• Strong Java, Scala, J2EE SOA, Spring framework, mybatis/Hibernate and Linux
• Messaging and caching technologies (Gemfire, Kafka, Solr)
• AKKA toolkit, Microservices, Apache Spark
• Web UI technologies including HTML5, Angular-JS
• WebSphere Application Server (clustering)
• Database Programming (Oracle)
• Continuous integration

Soft Skills:

• Strong communication skills
• Team player, Collaborative
• Ability to work under aggressive timelines
• Persistence - ability to get things done
• Experience or interest in Agile development
• Multitasking on a number of projects in parallel
• Innovative; challenges the status quo

Competencies:

• Experience in Investments products (Fixed Income, FX, equities, Structured notes)
• Experience working with the business and passion to go the extra mile for making an impact to the business users
• Ability to own and drive tasks/assignments while collaborating with peers and other Technology teams
• Balancing fast time to market (client delivery) with proper Governance, Compliance, and Audit mandates
• Ability to work closely with teams across the globe for project development and delivery