Java Cloud Engineer in New York, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  854753



We are working closely with the PaaS / IaaS team with one of our major financial technology clients that is looking to hire a Java Cloud Engineer. This team focusses on cutting-edge delivering PaaS / IaaS solutions on the public cloud (AWS) that the entire organization uses across the globe. They have a lot of new initiatives that they want to complete and need to hire someone fast!


They want to accomplish this with Java, AWS, & microservices and this position is based out of Jersey City, NJ!


If you're interested, please send your updated word format resume and availability for a call to Zach at

Business Unit Description:

The Information Technology group delivers secure, reliable technology solutions that enable the client to be the trusted infrastructure of the global capital markets. The team delivers high-quality information through activities that include development of essential, building infrastructure capabilities to meet client needs and implementing data standards and governance. 


Application development delivers solutions that respond to the business needs of the global capital markets with quality, efficiency, and excellence, using innovative technologies and providing secure information management.


Position Summary:

As an Enterprise Cloud Developer(AWS) you will work closely with Development and Infrastructure teams to define, program, test and deliver AWS Infrastructure and Platform as a Service (IaaS/PaaS) Public Cloud solutions. 
You will engage in direct application development activities (programming: design, code, test) supporting agile teams toward the rapid adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS). 
The Enterprise Cloud Developer operates as a vital component of an Agile Squad. As a squad member you will collaborate with Development, Architecture and Infrastructure to implement technical designs. You will be engaged as a cloud implementation subject Matter Expert.
As an Enterprise Cloud Developer you will possess and maintain deep knowledge and experience with cloud computing infrastructure, application development platforms, tools and techniques. You will engage other teams with compelling ideas, designs, presentations, and discussions to help generate adoption of IaaS/PaaS Cloud.

The candidate should have a BS degree in an IT related field or equivalent training and ten years working in an enterprise, mission critical environment (Financial Services a plus)

- Multiple years application development experience with Enterprise Java
- Multiple year application development experience with Python

- Multiple year development experience with Groovy
- 3+ years CI/CD and DevOps experience
- In depth knowledge of the AWS cloud computing platform, its many services and dimensions of scalability - including but not limited to: Lambda, S3 (Object Storage), VPC (Virtual Private Cloud), EC2, EBS (Block Storage under high I/O), ELB/Elastic Beanstalk (load-balancing and autoscaling), SQS(messaging), Cloud Formation for AWS Orchestration, Alternative Queuing Platforms, CloudWatch and RedShift.

- Strong knowledge of : REST, JSON, SWAGGER, APIs, Micro-Services, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Nodejs

- Agile/Scrum, Jira, Iterative, Team Development

- Track record of designing and implementing enterprise applications
- Serverless Compute, Security, Transactional Processing, and High Resiliency.
- Strong knowledge of Database and Database development tools: MySQL, PostgreSQL , AWS RDS, AWS Aurora, AWS DynamoDB, Oracle
- Experience working with automation tools, Cloud management tools
- Knowledge of federated authentication and authorization models 
- Cloud methodologies and architecture (IaaS, PaaS), automation, orchestration
- Demonstrates strong analytical and communication skills
- Demonstrates strong customer service orientation









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