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Senior Java Development Lead

  • Location: Jersey City, 07306
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Grow your career as a Senior Java Development Lead with an innovative global bank in Jersey City, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week. Will lead project deliverables and mentor development teams.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of how various business functions, processes and roles work together to accomplish business goals.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership by architecting, designing and developing leading edge technical solutions across the technology stack.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for end-to-end design, development, and release of key components.
  • Deliver high quality technical solutions to multiple global stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
  • Provide in-depth technical analysis with interpretive thinking to design and develop innovative solutions to business challenges.
  • Manage development tasks, projects, and dependencies effectively in order to deliver quality solutions on-time.
  • Work effectively as part of a large global team delivering audit analytic solutions allocating work to team members as necessary.
  • Partner with multiple development teams to ensure appropriate integration of functions to meet goals as well as identify and define necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process improvements.
  • Resolve variety of high impact problems/issues through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards.
  • Provide expertise and direction to ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint.
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of system flow and develop standards for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation.
  • Serve as Advisor or Coach to mid-level developers and analysts.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or similar. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in apps development or systems analysis role.
  • Able to work with architecture and code (but will not be coding much).
  • Strong web development experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Core Java, J2EE, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Batch, Hibernate, Microservices/RESTful Web services and Workflows.
  • Good knowledge of Web-based UX technologies (Angular, HTML5, AJAX, JSON, JQuery, JavaScript).
  • Extensive experience with relational databases. Oracle or equivalent with SQL or PL/SQL programming expertise.
  • Experience with source code management and release management tools such as Git/Bitbucket, Ant/Maven and Jenkins.
  • Experience in web/application Servers (WebSphere/Tomcat), Cloud, Container and Virtualization Technologies (OpenShift ECS is preferred).
  • Prefer knowledge or experience with Big Data (Hadoop/Spark) and/or Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Libraries (Python/NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch).
  • Any experience with Business Intelligence and data visualization tools such as MicroStrategy/Tableau a plus.
  • Extensive experience system analysis and in programming of software applications.
  • Experience in managing and implementing successful projects.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in at least one area of applications development.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and project management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, databases and operating systems.
  • Practical knowledge of design patterns for providing scalable architectural solutions to complex design issues.
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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