Senior Applications Java Development Manager & Architect

Citi - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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As part of the Inventory Management Applications Suite, Senior Java Application Development Manager is responsible for leading very high volume / low latency enterprise multi-tiered Java applications to provide cutting edge solutions for the Global Stock Records North America (GSR/iGSR NAM), Global Position Data Warehouse (GPDW) and iManager (iMGR) Applications in the Capital Markets domain while following the industry best practices and Citi standards.

The primary responsibility will be leading the design and development and providing Level 3 support for these applications. Coordination between stakeholders and teams; thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and product quality is essential. GPDW, GSR/iGSR NAM and iMGR applications are business critical, have complex interfaces/dependencies and time sensitive deliverables.

The requirement calls for a Senior Applications Java Development Manager and Architect, with a strong emphasis on Microservice architecture and design patterns, who can lead the analysis of the business requirement, architecting and the building of the solution (conceptualize, design and development of the solution) while working and collaborating with a distributed team of developers working simultaneously on different application layers towards developing enterprise solutions for large projects. This requires a highly experienced Java developer, manager and architect with Microservices development experience, who has a track record of delivering highly scalable robust applications that use the latest tools and technologies while working on all phases of the development life cycle.

Responsibilities

Provide application management and solution technology leadership:
Responsible for design and leading development as a full stack java architect to build very high volume low latency enterprise applications that can adapt and scale to changing market conditions.
Responsible for delivery of application technology solutions and data information planning effort, owns the technical development environment and works with the Enterprise team to deliver in a fast paced time bound manner.
Help ensure high quality software delivery by providing guidance on testing strategy, technical consultation to plan/design performance testing, and providing feedback/guidance for tuning performance and other non-functional elements of the application.
Migration of application functionalities that are part of large monolithic systems into an ecosystem of Microservices using the latest technologies.
Understanding the client requirements and envision the solution that can be captured as respective user stories in JIRA.
Understanding the impact of adapting different architectures and designs and present the same to all relevant stakeholders.
Management of both functional and technical requirements while deciding on technical solutions.
Development of solutions following established technical design, application development standards and quality processes in projects.
Building test automation suites to reduce the regression effort of the QA team.
Identification of existing system bottlenecks and deficiencies, devise and implement robust solutions to address these shortcomings.
Interaction with other stakeholders not limited to end-user clients, Project Manager/Scrum master, Business Analysts, offshore development, Quality Assurance and other cross-functional teams.
Gather requirements and provide end-to-end design guidance, oversight and problem management, interact with Senior leaders, Business and technology groups
Lead Developers through design challenges where and when necessary, do code review and participate
Provide oversight of design and implementation reviews during the lifecycle of a project for key initiatives before they go into production to ensure Operational Readiness
Provide reviews of existing solutions including tracking/remediating issues and gaps for resiliency, risk and performance
Ensure technology roadmaps align appropriately to business strategies and plans
Work with Production Service/Support to resolve issues
Stay up-to-date with new development tools and strategies
Inspire other development resources with best practices and process improvement within Inventory Management Application team, Operation Solution team and Citi organization
Ensure that the requirements are properly analyzed prior to planning implementation. Understand what customer needs.
Ensure design and development to customer specifications with best quality implementation practices. Meet customer requirements with least amount of rework and high amount of test coverage in the least amount of time

Mandatory Skills

BS/MS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
12+ years of experience as a Senior Java Developer with hands on end to end solutions.
Applicant must have senior technical project leadership capability, the ability to understand technology requirements, should be highly innovative and motivated self-starter with the ability to multi-task a must.
Role requires overcoming obstacles through collaboration, research/ testing and communication with ability to negotiate solutions.
Individual must have experience working in a high pressure, fast paced 'Global' environment providing daily support to multiple competing priorities.
Excellent interpersonal ,oral and written communication skills
8+ years of Oracle RDBMS design and development skills with excellent knowledge in store procedures, PL/SQL, triggers and performance tuning
6+ years hands on experience in ETL functionalities including experience with tools like Talend, Infomatica, spark etc.
Diverse experience utilizing tools in Microservices architecture applications using Spring Boot, Spring Cloud config, Netflix OSS components (Eureka, Zuul, Hystrix), Pivotal Cloud Fundry, ZooKeeper, AWS etc.
Strong hands-on experience adhering to Java concurrency, concurrency patterns and building thread safe code
Thorough experience working with transaction management, JTA, building very high volume low latency applications.
Digital stacks include: (Apache, J2EE, Java, JBoss, MQ, Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop, MangoDB / Cassandra, DB2, Windows, and Linux)
Hands on exposure on shell scripting and Unix/Linux/Windows System Administration
Expert level knowledge of relational and non-relation data models and queries i.e. SQL language semantics
Hands on experience using Core java, Server side Java, Javascript, MVC Pattern, Spring Framework
Understanding of Network infrastructure (HTTP/S, TCP/IP, TLS.,DNS, Load-balancers, firewalls, proxies, B2B links)
6+ years of experience in using JMS to connect to Tibco/IBM MQ middleware
5+ experience with Spring Framework and Spring Boot, Microservices, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring JMS, Spring JDBC, Spring Security
5+ years of experience in Java front end frameworks like Angular, React.js, jQuery etc
4+ Experience in developing and deploying applications to cloud platforms AWS, GCP, PCF, etc
5+ years of experience with WebLogic 10 and 12c application server.
5+ years of Agile/SCRUM development experience with multiple Agile/SCRUM projects
5+ years of Application Development using Software Development Life Cycle, SDLC
5+ years of Microservices development experience using Spring boot, AppDynamics, Docker, MongoDB / Cassandra, Kubernetes, Kafka, RabitMQ, Swagger etc
7+ years of experience in Java multi-threaded programming.
7+ years of experience with Test Driven Development TDD
7+ years of experience in writing stored procedures, packages, functions etc.
5+ years of experience with code versioning tools such as Github, Bitbucket, Subversion, Perforce
6+ Experience in DevOps process and tools like Jenkins/Bamboo/UrbanCode also build technology like Maven/Gradle
3+ years of working Experience with NoSql database such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis

Nice to Have Skills

Experience in supporting Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana stack environment
Industry recognized Technology Certifications in AWS, Data Warehousing and Oracle RDBMS
Experience in Capital Market domain

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