Principal Software Engineer - Jersey City1

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Absolute Opportunities
Kingsford, MI, United States

Phone: 9068282206
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Principal Software Engineer - Jersey City1


Jersey City, NJ 

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Principal Software Engineer - Jersey City1Jersey City or Tampa

Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

The Development family is responsible for creating, designing, deploying, and supporting applications, programs, and software solutions. May include research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, or any other activities related to software products used internally or externally on product platforms supported by the firm. The software development process requires in-depth subject matter expertise in existing and emerging development methodologies, tools, and programming languages. Software Developers work closely with business partners and / or external clients in defining requirements and implementing solutions.
The Software Engineering role specializes in planning, documenting technical requirements, designing, developing, and testing all software systems and applications for the firm. Works closely with architects, product managers, project management, and end-users in the development and enhancement of existing software systems and applications, proposing and recommending solutions that solve complex business problems.
  • Lead needed technical processes and designs considering reliability, data integrity, maintainability, reuse, extensibility, usability, and scalability
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure partners to identify and deploy optimal hosting environments
  • Tune application performance to eliminate and reduce issues
  • Verify test plans to ensure compliance with performance and security requirements
  • Support business and technical presentations in relation to technology platforms and business solutions
  • Mitigate risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls
  • Help develop solutions that balance cost and delivery while meeting business requirements
  • implement technology-specific best practices that are consistent with corporate standards
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure the success of product strategy and project deliverables
  • Data Modeling – reviews and extends data models
  • Manage the software development process
  • Drive new technical and business process improvements
  • Estimate total costs of modules/projects covering both hours and expense
  • Research and evaluate specific technologies, and applications, and contributes to the solution design
  • Frameworks – is aware of frameworks that promote concepts of isolation, extensibility, and extendibility
  • Construct application Architecture encompassing end-to-end designs
  • Requirements Elaboration – works with the Functional Architect to ensure designs satisfy functional requirements
  • System Performance – contributes to solutions that satisfy performance requirements; constructs test cases and strategies that account for performance. requirements; tunes application performance issues.
  • Security – implements solutions and executes test plans working mentoring other team members in standard methodology.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary):
1. Extensive knowledge in client/server and object-oriented software development utilizing Java/J2EE, Spring (Boot), JSON, jQuery, MQ, JMS, REST API, Git

2. 7+ years of software development experience in designing, implementing large, sophisticated, distributed OLTP systems

3. Proven track record with Tomcat, JBoss or other Application servers

4. In-depth knowledge of relational databases including Oracle, PostgreSQL and ORM frameworks like Hibernate

5. Proficiency in various phases of the system development life cycle including project planning, analysis, design, development and testing

6. Solid focus on software testing with Junit, TestNG, Mockito, WireMock or similar

7. Demonstrable experience in software development using CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Nexus or similar).

8. Familiarity with different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban).

9. Experience in Financial industry a plus.

10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.