McCann Partners has partnered with a Chicago based financial firm to hire a Senior, Java Engineer for a long-term contract position. Due to COVID-19, initially the resources will work remotely; eventually, the resource will need to be onsite in their Chicago, IL or Dallas TX office location.
WORK TO BE PERFORMED:
- Enterprise Application/Tools Management, where primary responsibility is application development following API driven micro-services and micro-applications architecture for given business requirements adhering agile SDLC.
- Analyzes requirements, develops, tests, and documents software quality to ensure proper implementation.
- Follows agreed upon SDLC procedures to ensure that all information system products and services meet: both explicit and implicit quality standards, end-user functional requirements, architectural standards, performance requirements, audit requirements, security rules are upheld, and external facing reporting is properly represented.
- Application and project risk analysis and recommends quality improvements.
- Providing advice on system functionality and fixes as required
- Communicates in a clear and concise manner all time delays or defects in the software immediately to appropriate team members and management.
- Experience with resolving security vulnerabilities
- Java 8+ experience required, including deep understanding of Java fundamentals as Memory Model, Runtime Environment, Concurrency and Multithreading.
- Experience of API driven application development, preferably micro-service style of development
- Deep knowledge of RESTful standards and practices
- Experience in computer algorithms and data structures, including ability to articulate and apply in practice different type of sorting, hashing, partitioning, and search operations.
- Ability to identify both time and memory complexity for the written code.
Nice to have:
- Experience with API governance platform using APIGEE or similar
- Experience with distributed message brokers Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon Kinesis, etc.
- Experience with cloud technologies and migrations. Experience preferred with AWS foundational services like VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.
- Experience developing and delivering technical solutions using public cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, etc.
- Experience working with various types of databases like Relational, NoSQL, Object-based, Graph.
- Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.
- Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, Elastic Search, Prometheus, AppDynamics
- Experience following Git workflows
- ‘Get stuff done’ and flexible mindset for greater good of the organization.
- Intellectually curious and eager to learn.
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