Job Description Summary
The Lead Software Engineer utilizes web and cloud technologies, APIs, and third party software development frameworks to build and support application solutions. Provides lead support for design and development to one or more application development teams, and leads a team of local or outsourced software engineers to build and support business application solutions.
Work collaboratively with other development staff, including contract and offshore Software Engineers, and business product owners in an agile environment.
Code, test, identify, implement, and document solutions to business challenges utilizing web and cloud technologies.
Perform design and analysis for deliverables. Lead large team design sessions for system level architecture solutions.
Serve as a subject matter expert for a wide range of areas, applications, and technologies; mentor other team members in design/coding standards.
Recommend solutions which take into consideration costs, business needs, and system impacts.
Lead analysis and general architectural design across platforms toward the development of end-to-end solutions.
Participate on committees or projects to help define organization-wide standards, processes, and guidelines.
Utilize third-party software development frameworks, open-source libraries, and APIs to rapidly develop basic application solutions.
Lead web development staff, including contract and off-shore developers; may have supervisory responsibility over employees.
Learn and keep pace with the latest advances in the field and rapidly grasp new technologies to support the environment and contribute to project deliverables.
Prepare presentations and lead development meetings.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, math, engineering, or other technical field, or equivalent education/experience
Five years of Core Java experience
One year of development experience with cloud services (e.g. AWS/Azure) utilizing various support tools (e.g. EC2, ECS, S3, Kinesis, VMs, Blob, Cosmos, Data Factory, SQL Data warehouse, ARM Templates, Event Hubs)
Experience with build and deployment tools - (Visual Studio, Git/Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, SQL Management Studio, Nunit, Ajax)
Experience in developing distributed computing (MS HPC, Sagemaker, Spark)
Three years of experience with integration and service frameworks (e.g. API Gateways, Apache Camel, Swagger API, Zookeeper, Kafka, messaging tools, microservices)
Experience with Microservices and REST based API development (e.g. Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Entity Framework, IIS, Swagger, Odata, .NET API 2, .NET API Core, AutoMapper)
Experience leveraging continuous integration/development tools (e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Containers, OpenShift, Kubernetes, and container automation) in a Ci/CD pipeline
Advanced understanding of software development and research tools
Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Technical communication skills
Problem-solving and technical communication skills
Ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines
Understanding of advanced analytics and machine learning concepts and technology implementations
Understanding of big data and real time streaming analytics processing architecture
Understanding of data warehousing architecture and implementation, including source to target mappings and ETL.
Technology or platform certifications (e.g. AWS, Microsoft)
Knowledge of the financial services industry
Familiarity with modern frontend development frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, HTTP, HTML, JS, CSS, Ajax)
Experience in database design techniques and philosophies (e.g. RDBMS, Document, Star Schema, Kimball Model)
Understanding of NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MS Cosmos DB, Apache Cassandra, Amazon DynamoDB)
Work outside of normal business hours may be required
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