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Principal Engineer - Java 15154 Scottsdale, AZ 10/18/2021 4:33:00 PM

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Principal Engineer - Java    Scottsdale or San Francisco location.
15 or more years of experience in designing and developing complex software projects with at least 8 or more years in FinTech domain.
Java, SpringBoot, Spring Batch, Spring Integration, Spring Web Services, API
AWS or Cloud experience
Docker, Kubernetes experience
FinTech Experience
Overall Purpose
This position is a hands-on, individual contributor technical leader involved in setting the standards ensuing excellence in quality of outputs across multiple teams. Responsible for partnering with cross functional teams and providing input to a broad range of initiatives.  A technical expert that is continuously learning and keeping abreast of new technologies and industry best practices and finding ways to bring those practices into the engineering organization.
Essential Functions 
    • Partners with product management to craft product strategy, create product descriptions and ensure alignment to technology roadmaps.
    • Be a thought leader: a senior point of expertise on software engineering issues, industry trends and developing technologies. Be a role model to others on the team.  Coach and mentor team members.
    • Takes ownership for creating technical product design and architecture.
    • Creates and conducts presentations for small-to-medium size groups.
    • Works closely with customers to understand their needs and create a partnership for making Early Warning products better.
    • Partners with software engineering, product, and architecture to shape engineering approaches, share knowledge and experience.
    • Develop, scope and shape a departmental-wide technical vision for the future.
    • Collaborate and build relationships cross-functionally to influence and motivate others; serve as an internal catalyst for progressive, strategic and successful change management.
    • Support 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.
    • Fifteen or more years of experience in designing and developing complex software projects with at least eight or more years in FinTech domain.
    • Experience in leading cross-functional teams to create technical solutions.
    • Effective communicator with exceptional public speaking skills.  Comfortable presenting to all levels within the company.
    • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) best practices, software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, LEAN etc) and DevOps practices
    • Proven track record designing and building complex end-to-end systems (full stack developer)
    • Hands-on experience in designing and developing using the one or more of the following technologies
  1. Java RESTful Web Services (Java, J2EE, JUnit, and Tomcat.)
  2. Experience in Microservices Architecture.
  3. Open Source Frameworks - Spring boot, Spring Core
  4. Messaging frameworks such as Kafka, Tibco EMS or JMS
  5. Oracle PL/SQL 
  6. JavaScript and scripting frameworks (JQuery, AngularJS)
    • Hands-on experience in test automation at various levels of testing (unit, component, integration and functional tests).
    • Proven experience in OOA/OOD.
    • Experience with CI/CD pipeline implementation including GIT, Chef,Maven, Jenkins etc
    • Solid understanding of modern Cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud or MS Azure.
    • Experience of working with code repositories (e.g. Git, SVN), bug tracking tools (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla) and Wikis (e.g. Confluence)
    • Background and drug screen.
Preferred Qualifications
    • M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or another technical field
    • Knowledge of Splunk, Altiris &Zabbix
    • Hands-on Experience in working with AWS
    • Experience with various Database design and architectures
    • Expertise in TerraForm and/or other cloud orchestration technologies
    • Experience with Monitoring & Alerting systems like AppDynamics
    • Experience with other computer languages like C#, Ruby, Python, and PHP 
    • Knowledge of ACH/EFT
    • Knowledge of real time payment networks(RTP, FedNow)

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