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Staff Engineer - Product (Java) 14275 Scottsdale, AZ 2/8/2021 5:58:00 PM

Application Development
FTE - Client

Job Description

Staff Engineer - Product (Java)
 
Requires “hands on” Java Software Engineer with experience doing design documents/POC’s, hands on software engineering with some solution architecture.  At least 10 years of experience for the Staff Engineer-level.
 
This position will be working on Technology modernization efforts on payment platform and other products.  
 
The important thing is strong Java technical ability, experience with some Solution Architecture and more modern technologies listed in the preferred skills. Will be working Remote until the end of the year.
  •  Preferred skills: FinTech experience
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Java/SpringBoot
  • Digital transformation/cloud migration experience
  • Gitlab
  • Experience with Architecture
  • TANZU or Service MESH experience
  • AWS Solution Architect - Certification
  • Test Harness
  • Any DevOps experience
Overall Purpose
This position is an important role in the development, test, and deployment of complex solutions.
 
Essential Functions
  • Build technical strategy for broad or complex requirements with insightful and forward-looking approaches that go beyond the direct team and solve large open-ended problems.  
  • Participate in the strategic development of methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects and programs.
  • Drive all aspects of technical architecture, design, prototyping and implementation in support of both product needs as well as overall technology strategy.
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise in support of building a technical plan and backlog of stories, and then follow through on execution of design and build process through to production delivery.
  • Guide a broad functional area and lead efforts through the functional team members along with the team’s overall planning.
  • Represent engineering in cross-functional team sessions and able to present sound and thoughtful arguments to persuade others. Adapts to the situation and can draw from a range of strategies to influence people in a way that results in agreement or behavior change.
  • Collaborate and partner with product managers, designers, and other engineering groups to conceptualize and build new features and create product descriptions.
  • Actively own features or systems and define their long-term health, while also improving the health of surrounding systems.
  • Assist support and operations teams in identifying and quickly resolving production issues.
  • Develop and implement tests for ensuring the quality, performance, and scalability of our application.
  • Actively seek out ways to improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.
  • Supporting the company’s commitment to risk management and protecting the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education and/or experience typically obtained through a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field.
  • Ten or more years of relevant related experience
  • Seven or more years of experience in the development of distributed systems, SaaS, cloud solutions, micro services.
  • Hands-on Docker experience.
  • Two or more years of experience in the development of front-end solutions. Hands-on familiarity with modern frameworks (Angular/React)
  • Six or more years of work experience with Java/Spring. Proficiency in Maven/Gradle.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering business-critical systems to the market.
  • Ability to influence and work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience designing/developing scalable systems.
  • Experience with event-driven architecture and messaging frameworks (Pub/Sub, Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc).
  • Working experience with cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Knowledge of mature engineering practices (CI/CD, testing, secure coding, etc).
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) best practices, software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, LEAN etc) and DevOps practices.
  • Background and drug screen.
Preferred Qualifications
  • MS or PHD
  • JavaScript and scripting frameworks experience (JQuery, AngularJS)
  • Monitoring and Alerting systems experience (AppDynamics)
  • Computer language experience (C#, Ruby, Python, and PHP)
  • Knowledge of ACH/EFT
  • Knowledge of real time payment networks (RTP, FedNow)  
  • FinTech experience
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Java/SpringBoot
  • Digital transformation/cloud migration experience
  • Gitlab
  • Experience with Architecture
  • TANZU or Service MESH experience
  • AWS Solution Architect - Certification
  • Test Harness
  • Any DevOps experience

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