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Lead Java Developer

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-04957
  • Date: August 13, 2019
  • Job title:



Robert Pabalan

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Job Description - Lead Java Developer


  • Work with other teams to understand business and technical requirements and come up with meaningful solutions
  • Lead systems analysis, design, development, quality assurance and integration of server applications
  • Develop detailed design specifications including interface to backend server and service modules
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Participate in all stages of the software development life cycle
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives
  • Remain current with the latest technology and business topics 

 Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Management Information Systems
  • Must have 8+ years of work experience in a Software Development role, 5+ in a Lead/Senior Java role
  • 2+ years of experience at a financial institution (major bank, hedge fund, prop shop) in their financial markets technology departments is preferred
  • Experience with CDS Market is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from business and technical staff both internal and external to the company
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment and deliver quality software to production within tight schedules
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing requirements and timelines
  • Track record of completing assignments on time with a high degree of quality
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed in performing responsibilities
  • Technology Requirements
    • 5+ years developing large scale enterprise applications using Java
    • 5+ years using modern frameworks such as Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Camel, etc
    • 5+ years using database development concepts (SQL, PL/SQL, views, etc.)
  • Technology Preferences

    • Experience with Microservice/SOA based architecture
    • Experience working in an Agile environment
    • Experience with load/performance testing
    • Experience developing distributed, High-Performance, Resilient Architecture
    • Experience using one or more of the following: JMS, REST, WebSockets, Kafka, Redis
    • Experience with modern UI frameworks such as ReactJs, AngularJs, NodeJs, is a plus
    • Experience with NoSQL and big  data is a plus


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