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Java/J2EE Technical Lead

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

Grow your career as a Java/J2EE Technical Lead with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will help continue the implementation of leading technology solutions that drive the business.
  • Responsible for developing, enhancing, modifying and/or maintaining Risk & Regulatory applications.
  • Engage with key stake holders, internal and external, to understand user requirements.
  • Working with the Business Leads and other development leads to implement technology transformation and Cloud migration plans.
  • Work with other development team members to allow them to implement the designs, including design and code reviews.
  • Take ownership and accountability for the deliverables in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Keep the data structured and clean with modern data management tools.
  • Identify improvement opportunities including automation, process re-engineering and workforce management.
  • Proactively participate in platform design and review activities.
  • Experience working in large scale architecting solutions possibly as Lead.
  • Experience in Cloud (AWS), performance monitoring, NoSQL, Data landscape.
  • 14+ years of hands-on design and development experience in distributed platforms:
    • Develop enterprise-grade applications using Java 8/JEE (and higher), No SQL, Spring, among other tools.
    • Hands-on experience with Core Java Technologies with attention on multithreading, distributed caching, & fault-tolerant logic.
    • Hands-on experience in performance tuning distributed applications and building unit tests.
    • Use Java 8, Spring Framework and/or Python scripting.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in development in following technologies:
    • Java 1.8+, Spring Framework, Spring Batch, Spring Boot, Restful Services (JAX-RS), REST and SOAP API, Java Testing Frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMockito), Microservices.
    • Understanding of Cloud infrastructure including Kubernates, OpenShift, Docker.
    • Experience with messaging systems including message brokers (RabbitMQ/Kafka), channels, and common publishing and consumption patterns.
    • Experience with high volume, performance driven distributed systems.
    • Design API interfaces using Swagger/RAML, understanding of API authorization and access control patterns, familiarity with industry standard API gateway.
    • Experience applying well-known patterns to application and service architecture; active-active database deployments, circuit breaker, strangler, etc.
    • Experience with public cloud providers (particularly AWS) is a plus.
    • Experience in development and design in an Agile and DevOps environment, including change and release management.
  • Platform modernization experience in taking on premise applications to cloud-based solutions is a significant plus. Able to understand Legacy application for batch processing in order to accelerate modernization and migration initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of non-functional requirements related to operationalizing enterprise solutions
  • Knowledge of following technologies would be an advantage:
    • Docker Framework, Document Based DBs – Cassandra/Couchbase or MongoDB, Redis DB, SonarQube, Jira, Confluence, Cucumber, Kubernetes (or similar technology).
    • Domain Driven Design concepts and designing and developing Microservices from Monolith architecture.
    • Expert knowledge of Spring ecosystem (Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud Data Flow, etc.).
  • Experience in setting up CI/CD pipeline for different platforms.
  • Understanding and experience in Object-Oriented Design Principles & Test-Driven Development.
  • Understanding and experience using continuous build tools like Maven/Jenkins/GIT.
  • Experience in event-driven design of Microservices and 12-factor app development standards.
  • Experience building modern enterprise applications and deploying to public or private clouds including AWS.
  • Experience in distributed cache systems like Apache Ignite.
  • Application Developer with experience in writing distributable jobs in Spark.
  • Financial industry experience is a plus.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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