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TECH ONLY - Contract | IT Dev | App Dev Java | Level 2(CAD)
Ref No.: 18-16946
Location: Montreal, Quebec


Job Title: Software Developer

Description:

We are looking for a technical software engineer who is passionate about web technology and wants to contribute to the development of Brokerage's premier client facing portal platform Matrix (http://www.Brokerage.com/matrixinfo/). The client platform development team (cpdev) is responsible for the application infrastructure, middleware, and front end engineering that enables businesses within ISG to reach premier clients. The platform provides the entitlements, security, and administrative infrastructure that backs all of the firms internet facing applications for the ISG business, including mobile (https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/morgan-stanley-matrix/id501786735?mt=8). We are a global team with members in New York, Montreal, London, Budapest, and India. Our tech stack includes modern presentation tier frameworks and JVM based middleware. We use combination of open source, commercial, and proprietary GUI and server side toolkits to deliver robust web and mobile application infrastructure to the business. These range from jQuery, Angular, ExtJS, SenchaTouch on the browser, to Tomcat, Jetty, JAX-RS, Spring, Scala, and Java on the server. We embrace polyglot programming, and use the right tool for the job. As a member of the cpdev team you will be expected to generate ideas for what to improve, why and how. As a part of the team your activities will include:
• Developing the next major version of our client facing platform and its toolings, including JavaScript UI development and JVM based middleware
• Enhancing existing systems by adding new functionality or providing bug fixes
• Communicating with the business, stakeholders & other developers
• Providing 3rd line support for production applications, resolve production issues in a timely manner
• An ideal candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for both new technology & business lines, and an eagerness to learn. He/she will also be able to handle competing demands on time and manage his/her own work to deadlines, and must demonstrate strong communication skills as well as sound judgment.
Technology and the business are both changing quickly and the role will offer good opportunity for growth to those who can evolve to meet the needs of the job.
-Core Javascript. Some experience with modern UI framework such as ExtJS or Angular is preferred
-Core Java Web. Experience with JAX-RS, concurrency, Spring, CXF, and JPA.
-Expert Object Oriented Design: You can easily create reusable GUI and server side components and deliver robust APIs that other developers are happy to use.
-Experience with large-scale, real-time, business critical systems
-System architecture experience (especially 3/N-Tier applications)
-Experience in Database design and database programming (Sybase / DB2 ideally)
-Excellent communication skills You take the initiative to propose ideas and air concerns
- Strong working ability in local and global teams
-Experience and knowledge wider than Java/web is a plus: dynamic languages, functional programming, linux shell scripting, build tools
-No specific business knowledge is required but a healthy interest in all of the firm's lines of business is valuable in understanding and responding to the needs of the varied application and infrastructure teams we work with