Principal Developer

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What You Will Do:

  • Act as a technical expert/resource for the team and business partners while leading the analysis, design and development of high volume, low latency applications for mission critical systems delivering high-availability and performance to best meet customer needs.
  • Independently write well-designed, testable, efficient code to support dynamic and highly complex IT solutions
  • Provide technical leadership to other IT specialists to rapidly develop and deliver beautiful solutions that meet changing business needs.
  • Perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand highly complex business problems and opportunities and independently execute all assignments.
  • Evaluate options to provide solution buy vs. build recommendations to management.
  • Independently analyze and recommend solutions to development and production issues while effectively communicating to the project team, applicable vendors and/or the manager in a timely manner.
  • Research and stay abreast of technology trends and IT standard methodologies, with a focus on continuous learning and possible application to the business.
  • Regularly act in a project lead capacity and/or represent the department on enterprise-wise project teams.
  • Provide direction and assistance to less experienced team members and may oversee or coordinate work efforts as needed.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or other relevant technical field OR Associate's degree specifically in computer science. Candidates with non-technical degrees may be considered with the completion of a relevant technical certification program.
  • 7 years development experience.
  • With no degree, 10 years of experience required.
  • Significant experience and technical expertise with at least one development language/technology (i.e IBM Datapower/API Connect or Muleoft or CA Layer 7 or RedHat 3scale or any Gateway/API platform).
  • Demonstrable experience managing projects and collaborating effectively with vendors and business partners for solution delivery.
  • Proven leadership skills required

Hiring Preferences:

  • Experience with testing methodologies with the stated major development language(s)/technology.
  • Experience with a major relational database management system preferred. Experience with NoSQL databases is also a plus.
  • Experience with Linux operating system is a plus. RHEL preferred.
  • Knowledge of messaging engines is helpful, same with DevOps.
  • Experience with RESTful services and JSON preferred.
  • Cloud experience preferred.
  • Excellent relationship management and collaboration skills to facilitate effective working relationships with dynamic partners and team members, including vendors.
  • Ability to manage high profile and/or more complex projects and ensure work is completed on time with high quality
  • Demonstrates strong familiarity with current and emerging technologies and investigates and suggests new technology to meet business needs.