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Full-stack Java Development Lead

  • Location: Rutherford, 07070
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Grow your career as a Full-stack Java Development Lead with an innovative global bank in Rutherford, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will lead a team of 8 to 10 developers.

  • Provide IT strategic direction for projects managed including developing detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
  • Exercise influence over team budget, policy formulation and planning.
  • Provides expertise in projects managed and demonstrates an advanced level of understanding of the principles of IT project leadership.
  • Understanding of client core business functions.
  • Directly impact the business through contribution to technical direction and strategic decisions for IT Project Leadership.
  • Influence and negotiate with senior leaders (across functions). May communicate with external parties.
  • Utilize comprehensive knowledge of multiple areas within technology to achieve technology objectives.
  • Responsible for resource management and allocation of work; acts as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts.
  • Provide in-depth and sophisticated analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems and develop innovative solutions.
  • Bachelor’s/University degree is required. Prefer Masters’ degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in an application development role and subject matter expert in this field.
  • 10+ years of experience as a Full-stack Java Developer, designing and developing robust, scalable, and maintainable applications applying Object Oriented Design principles.
  • Must be hands on with code.
  • Hands-on experience in Web technologies (HTML, CSS, Angular), REST-APIs, and Backend using Java/J2EE technologies.
  • Experience with Agile software development processes with a strong emphasis on test driven development.
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and experience in tools such as JIRA, BlackDuck, SONAR, etc.
  • Able to evaluate design trade-offs and document choices effectively.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build sophisticated tooling for development and production team use.
Opportunities to learn/work with most of the technologies listed below:
  • Java Core with concurrent programming
  • Spring Framework including Core, Integration, Batch, JDBC, Hibernate
  • Distributed Caching frameworks such as Oracle Coherence, and/or Redis
  • Cloud computing technologies working with containers, microservices and large datasets (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Databases - RDBMS preferably Oracle, NoSQL preferably MongoDB
  • Linux environment including scripting skills
  • SDLC/Dev Ops - Git/BitBucket, CI/CD pipeline frameworks such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JIRA, Any secure coding toolkits

 About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's 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.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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