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Sr. Java Specialist, Full-Stack Developer

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Looking for a hands-on Senior Developer for our Smart Pay Global (SPG) platform. At the core of SPG is the VolPay vendor product from Volante. We are looking for exceptional and creative architect and developer for our agile Team. The attributes we are looking for are solid communication, a firm foundation in software fundamentals and a strong personal initiative; should be a self-starter as well as a good mentor to the Team. You must be self-driven, inquisitive and take ownership in a high-pressure and dynamic environment.

Job Requirements

Lead a Technical Team supporting a vendor product, as well as other in-house built applications/utilities

Work closely with the Senior IT Management, Product and Operations teams to understand their needs and provide appropriate guidance, direction, and communication.

Work with the Vendor on requirements, release planning and issue resolution

Excellent communication and analytical skills are a MUST

Experience in developing and Supporting real-time, multi-threaded applications

Solid knowledge of Devops and tools development

Troubleshooting using AppDynamics, Splunk like tools

Ability to write clean and optimized code and do code reviews for same

Ability to design for scalability and performance

Practical knowledge of a scripting language like Perl or Python

Experience with RDMS database, Kafka, and Message Queue

Experience with test driven development

Consults with internal business groups to provide appropriate application software development services or technical support. Provides application software development services or technical support in more complex situations. May also be responsible for requirements gathering and BRD/SRD preparation. Has thorough knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle. Conducts reviews of the test Plan and test Data. May allocate/ coordinate work within a team/project. The job holder leads the technical design, development and documentation of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. S/he analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, and logical processes and interfaces with other systems. S/he also ensures that expected application performance levels are achieved by coordinating, coding, testing, implementation and documentation. Must have thorough and demonstrative knowledge on or both the user-side frontend of a website, as well as the backend, server-side that powers the user-side. Additional requirements include intermediate understanding of security principles, relational databases and architecture design principles. Programming well-designed, testable, efficient code. Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites. Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to satisfy requirements and solutions. Maintain software functionality and currency (technical debt and gain). Actively participate in code reviews. Integrate software components into a fully functional software system. Apply security and privacy principles. Execute full lifecycle software development. Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures. Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems. Ensure software is updated with latest features. Participate in deployment process following all change controls. Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement. Active learning engagement. Complete all required mandatory training / policy awareness curricula on time. Use learning tools such as Pluralsight to complete both recommended and aspirational targets set in personal development plans. Demonstrate team work. Leverage existing products/functionality and promote reuse. Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices. Collaborate closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to. Collaborate cross-functionally with data engineers, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions. Utilize local meetups to gain and share knowledge. Compiles documentation written by more senior developers of all procedures used in system. Acts as mentor to junior level engineers. Prior experience with using a specific application development toolkit and knowledge of front end and backend development coding languages such as C#, Java, HTML, NodeJS, CSS, JSON, Angular, JavaScript. Must also have proficiency in Core Spring, ANSI, Docker. Communications and organization skills; team work skills Contributes to the achievement of area objectives


Hands-on Technology Lead experience (preferably in Financial Services industry with payments or trade systems)

Job holder must personally demonstrate accountability and responsibility.

S/he must have extensive experience with developing for major impact and high-visibility projects.

Hands on development working in very strong technical team.

Self-learner and a strong team player

Knowledge of the following technologies

Core Java, Spring, Camel


Linux , Unix Scripting


Oracle Database

RESTful Web Services

Cloud computing experience a plus

Experience with SWIFT messages

Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required 7-9 years of experience in software development required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus. Job holder must have understanding interdependencies and business impact of future IT plans. S/he must have prior lead experience selecting and implementing vendor-specific methodologies and prior consulting experience with structured methodologies. Extensive experience with developing and supporting mainframe applications required. Job holder must have broad experience with multi-platform development tools and toolkits.

Keywords: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company, Jersey City , Sr. Java Specialist, Full-Stack Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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