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Lead Java Engineer, Backend Development

Company: Raymond James Financial Incorporated
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

This position will follow our hybrid work model, we expect the selected candidate to be in office 2-3 days a week at one of the following office locations: St. Petersburg, FL;

Job Summary:

As part of an Enterprise Servicesteam, this individual will develop enterprise scale services on core technologies and analyzes business requirements and problems to deliver quality technical solutions. This individual will be involved in portions of/or the full systems life cycle (based on experience/skills) and may be responsible for providing direction to a team, designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting technologies that are delivered on time and within budget. Demonstrates subject matter expertise and is able to integrate domain knowledge with an understanding of financial services standards and practices. Is the primary on the most complex and escalated issues and may provide direction and guidance team members. Applies specialized business knowledge and technical skills to significant deliverables and projects that involve multiple IT departments, business units and have enterprise impact. Makes judgements and recommendations based on the analysis and interpretation of data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

---Analyzes complex system requirements, including identifying program interactions and appropriate interfaces between affected components and sub systems.

---Makes recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.

---Leads assigned projects, including assigning tasks, coordinating efforts, and monitoring performance across cross functional teams and multiple sites.

---May recommend new technologies and methodologies to management for meeting business needs, resolving problems and exploiting opportunities. Remains current with new technologies.

---Obtains and evaluates information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs, and security needs to determine hardware configuration.

---Participates in system testing and validation procedures, programming and documentation.

---Provides technical advice/expertise and assists in solving programming problems.

---Writes and/or reviews system specifications, including output requirements and flow charts.

---Reviews test results; documents test activities, and records remedial actions.

---Ensures proper analysis of problems and approaches to prevent rework and schedule slippage.

---Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

---Take rotations for production support.


Education/Previous Experience

---Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related degree and five (5) years of relevant experience or a combination of education, training and experience approved by HR.

---Experience with CI/CD

---Ready to roll up sleeves and help the team

---Strong experience working with Java8+.REST, SOAP, Micro Services and Service Oriented Architecture.

---Strong Experience working with Spring, SpringBoot,Solution Architecture, Design Patterns, Integration Frameworks, SQL, NOSQL, Java Script tools & technologies.

---Experience with near/distributed caches and strategie

---Deep understanding of software engineering practices, object oriented analysis & design, design patterns, Coding modularity, Prototypes and algorithms.

---Excellent communication skills, analytical ability, strong judgment skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

---Experience with streaming platforms such as Kafka is desired

---Experience with AWS highly desired

---Experience with AL, ML, NLP is a plu

---Experience with Search platforms such as SOLR, ElasticSearch is a plu

---Experince with Graph DB is a plu

---Financial services experience highly preferred.

Raymond James Guiding Behaviors

At Raymond James our associates use five guiding behaviors (Develop, Collaborate, Decide, Deliver, Improve) to deliver on the firm's core values of client-first, integrity, independence and a conservative, long-term view.

We expect our associates at all levels to:

---Grow professionally and inspire others to do the same

---Work with and through others to achieve desired outcome

---Make prompt, pragmatic choices and act with the client in mind

---Take ownership and hold themselves and others accountable for delivering results that matter

---Contribute to the continuous evolution of the firm

Keywords: Raymond James Financial Incorporated, St. Petersburg , Lead Java Engineer, Backend Development, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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