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Java 8 Microservices Cloud Lead Developer

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ, 07310
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Job Ref: 187837

Terrific 12+ month contract opening in Jersey City, NJ for a hands-on Sr. Microservices Architect/Cloud Tech Lead.  Will interact with Business and Technology stakeholders on a regular basis.  Will support the consolidation of both domestic and international legacy clearing/settlement platforms into a new age Asset Transfer Management (ATM) platform.  Will be a critical senior technology role in the Markets Operations Technology organization, responsible for delivering state of the art engineering solutions and ensuring alignment/coverage for global Strategy and Book of Work.

•    Will lead global DevOps teams, perform current state and future state analysis and work with the development team to deliver the most optimal architectural solution. 
•    Will work very closely with Front Office, Middle Office and Back Office Operations & Technology and must have a successful track record in handling large scale enterprise platforms. 
•    Oversee and actively contribute to developing scalable architectures and data models aligned with Enterprise Data Strategy to offer world-class client services and improve revenue streams.
•    Must have consistently demonstrated strategic and forward-thinking vision.
•    Highly skilled in various new technologies, provide clear direction and insight. 
•    Extremely hands-on exposure to the upcoming and trending technologies including Big Data, Microservices and the Container Technologies to support highly scalable and real-time deployments.
•    Established track record of innovation and R&D in the large-scale implementations. 
•    Highly experienced and able to be extremely hands-on building multiple franchise critical programs working closely with senior business stakeholders, Operations staff and other technology partners.
•    Requires clearly demonstrated experience in reengineering large-scale enterprise applications with constant interactions across multiple organizations including the Front Office Business, Middle Office, Finance and Technology.  

Responsibilities include:
•    Provide senior technology design and implementation leadership in managing large enterprise platforms.
•    Expert in orchestrating large scale, enterprise platform architecture roadmaps.
•    Implementations of complex back office applications with automated CI and CD pipelines on large-scale container platform clusters using Java, Docker, MongoDB, Elastic, AMQP, Kubernetes & Open Shift.
•    Rapid troubleshooter in investigating complex architectural defects & offer robust implementation solutions.
•    Forward thinking in terms of automation in order to provide direction/suggestions for productivity improvements.
•    Should provide strategic documentation w/r/t roadmaps, process flows, etc.
•    Ensure resolution of day-day project issues and conflicting workload priorities, escalation as required.
•    Report on roadmaps, next steps and issues/risks to stakeholders and sponsors in line with standards. 

Qualifications:
•    12+ years of proven delivery record of large scale, real-time enterprise platforms of high trade volume especially in the back-office clearing and settlement environments.
•    10+ years of hands-on lead development experience.
•    Strong hands-on experience in Java 8 (Lambda expressions is a must), SpringBoot, Python, Docker, MongoDB/Kafka, Elastic, AMQP, Kubernetes & Open Shift.
•    5+ years Financial domain experience.
•    Must have exceptionally strong delivery tech track. 
•    Prefer experience in Reactive programming and Event driven architecture.
•    Excellent communications skills, 
•    Expert knowledge in diverse financial products - FX, Equities, OTC and Listed Derivatives, Rates/Credit and Commodities. Very strong design and delivery experience in Front, Middle and Back Office technologies is a must. In depth knowledge of integrating technologies and platforms and understanding dependencies in support of a world-class client experience.
•    Expertise in niche large scale container technologies on microservices-based environments. Architect monolithic applications into re-usable and scalable microservices.
•    Robust understanding of API Management and Gateways. Messaging environments – Kafka, AMQP and RabbitMQ.
•    Extensive hands-on experience with Cloud/ECS architecture with complex data analytics applications leveraging relational and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Elastic).
•    Strongly prefer experience with AWS EC2, ECS and API Gateways.