Lab49 has an opportunity available for a Java Developer to lead work on complex and challenging projects to drive transformative change for our top- tier Financial Services clients.
Operating in an Agile environment, the Java Developer will have strong server-side experience to work on next- generation financial systems.
Build distributed systems that deal with actor-based concurrency, reactive programming, distributed in-memory data grids, messaging that goes beyond plain JMS as we fully expect to participate in shaping the future of financial technology stacks
Work on server side JVM-based projects
Hit the ground running with the typical Java or Scala JVM ecosystem stack (Spring and its subprojects, Guice, Guava, Maven, Hibernate, Jetty, etc.)
Retool continuously as the technology landscape changes every few years
Be able to pick up other technologies along the whole development stack, including front-end and other non-JVM ecosystems
Work with our clients in iterative, project-based engagements, where self-organizing and focused teams move quickly to build innovative solutions for the client
Have the desire to collaborate, and like sharing and learning from your colleagues
Be passionate about delivering quality code
Demonstrate experience writing commercial-grade software applications
Have a deep understanding of multithreading and real-time software architectures
Have an abiding interest in and competence for solving real-world business problems (with technology as an enabler)
Be determined to succeed despite obstacles and challenges, as well as a positive attitude favoring achievement of goals over open-ended investigation
Required Skills and Experience
5+ years of recent hands-on experience in designing and coding complex, enterprise, commercial-grade applications in core, server-side Java, ideally Java 8+
Experience building RESTful Web Services
Test-driven development, which includes Unit and End-to-End Testing
Experience with Agile software development (e.g. SCRUM or KANBAN)
Experience in a CI / CD environment
Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, or related work experience
Experience with, knowledge of, and strong demonstrated interest in, global financial markets and financial products.