Job Description

We are looking for a talented, self-motivated individual with excellent proficiency in Java, and other technologies, to join the Investment Operations Systems team in Boston. The individual filling this role will act as a senior technical resource responsible for designing and helping to code complex systems, resolving challenging problems, and advising other staff members in technical design. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. This position requires a skilled individual who can contribute in a mature and pro-active way during all phases of the project development lifecycle.

Responsibilities :
  • A hands-on technical developer that will help to guide the design and execute the development of business applications, including collaborating with members of the divisions systems' architecture team.
  • Build/execute on new ideas, improve on existing concepts / products, and contribute in improving the product suite.
  • Understand and articulate overall application flow, while integrating larger system perspective in the design, testing and problem resolution of products.
  • Write/review technical specification documentation (e.g. Business Systems Design and Technical Design) which may include architecture design, interfaces design, data modelling, dataflow diagramming, screen design, workflow analysis, etc.
  • Participate in walk-throughs which review program specs, source code, all technical supporting documentation, including screens/reports: provide feedback in accordance with department standards and guidelines.
  • Assist with creation of unit/system test plans that will thoroughly exercise program logic to ensure program / application performance with regard to business requirements and systems integration.
  • Execute unit/system test plans, document test results and resolve discrepancies as deemed appropriate.
  • Conduct research, as required.
  • Communicate and promote technology and architecture standards among development teams.
  • Identify risks and opportunities proactively.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders.
  • Manage existing suite of applications across a variety of Tech stacks.
  • Support Production environment.
Requirements :
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of technical experience in application design and development of various applications using a wide range of technologies.
  • Experience in financial services sector preferred.
  • Java must be proficient in the language, core libraries, and design patterns (e.g. Spring, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Security, Spring Data, Spring Integration, JPA/Hibernate, JMS, Angular 6)
  • Strong foundation in Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Experience with WebServices (SOAP, REST)
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle database and SQL
  • Experience with ORM frameworks (JPA, Hibernate, OpenJPA)
  • Experience with test frameworks (Junit, Mockito, TestNG)
  • Web Development Skills experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS, iQuery)
  • Automated build platforms/continuous integration experience and knowledge (Jenkins, Hudson, Maven, Gradle)
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience with IBM Websphere products (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Liberty Profile)
  • Experience with message queue brokers (WebSphere MQ, Oracle AQ)
  • Experience with Tomcat
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communicator, keen to collaborate and share knowledge
  • Ability to use standard desktop tools effectively, including Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
  • Knowledge of Micro Services solutions is a plus
  • Knowledge of C++, COBOL, VisualBasic, SUN Microsystems Solaris is a plus
  • Exposure to MVS 370 OS utilities, including ISPF, JCL, VSAM and DB2 is a plus.

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