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13 May 2022

Full-Time Principal Software Engineer

GCJ – Posted by Jeffery Raskin Jersey City Tampa, NJ

Job Description

Experience level:Mid-senior
Experience required: 7 Years
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Job function: Information Technology
Industry: Financial Services

Total position: 1
Visa : Only US citizens and Greencard holders

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.

Extensive knowledge in client/server and object-oriented software development utilizing Java/J2EE, Spring (Boot), JSON, jQuery, MQ, JMS, REST API, Git
7+ years of software development experience in designing, implementing large, sophisticated, distributed OLTP systems
Proven track record with Tomcat, JBoss or other Application servers
In-depth knowledge of relational databases including Oracle, PostgreSQL and ORM frameworks like Hibernate
Proficiency in various phases of the system development life cycle including project planning, analysis, design, development and testing
Solid focus on software testing with Junit, TestNG, Mockito, WireMock or similar
Demonstrable experience in software development using CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Nexus or similar).
Familiarity with different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban).

Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.
Experience in Financial industry a plus.


Extensive knowledge in Java/J2EE, Spring (Boot), JSON, jQuery, MQ, JMS, REST API, Git.

Experience in software development experience in designing, implementing large, sophisticated, distributed OLTP systems.

Knowledge on databases like Oracle, PostgreSQL and CI/CD tools and methodologies like Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban.


Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills

Experience in Financial industry a plus.

Job Categories: Senior Software Engineer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CI/CD tools, Java/J2EE, JMS, jQuery, JSON, Junit, MQ, REST API, software testing, Spring Boot, and TestNG.

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