Software Engineer - Java/Full Stack in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1016630
Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate and high profile opportunity for a Software Engineer to work for a large financial organization located in Cincinnati, OH. 
If interested in any Software Engineer opportunities in the greater Cincinnati area, please send a resume to Zach Zuke, Account Manager, at zzuke@apexsystemsinc.com. If you’d like to receive Job Alerts from Apex that match your specific criteria, visit itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com.
GENERAL FUNCTION:
Design and implement technology solutions using modern engineering tools and Agile practices. Work with self-directed, cross-functional, and product-oriented teams in a highly collaborative environment. Deliver some of the bank's most important products and services while developing skills and experience well beyond your initial role.
All employees are responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuring that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. Operating within the Bank's risk appetite, you will achieve results while consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Implement and maintain new features and capabilities while continuously improving the quality of our technical products and services
  • Build and share technical expertise with your Agile team and other members of the organization
  • Follow industry and organizational best practices and standards, and participate in company communities of practice to continuously refine and communicate them. Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Achieve operational excellence by automating processes and creating maintainable, supportable, and testable solutions
  • Keep up with technology trends and innovations in your field(s) of practice
  • Provide operational support and troubleshooting for your team’s products and services
  • Maintain appropriate controls and documentation to ensure compliance with all company and regulatory requirements
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and training for new or less experienced team members
  • Provide leadership and guidance to your team in your technical field(s) of expertise
  • Other duties as assigned

 
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technology field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 7+ years of engineering or other IT work experience relevant to the position
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a highly-collaborative environment
  • Solid understanding and significant experience with modern software development practices, tools, and hardware technologies
  • Proficiency in Java and the Spring Framework is required
  • Experience with web front-end development using one or more major UI frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Vue) is required
  • Experience designing, developing, and consuming APIs (REST, SOAP, and/or message-driven) is required
  • Experience with cloud hosted solutions (AWS) is strongly preferred
  • Solid understanding of IT security best practices
  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting complex technical solutions
  • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional software design
  • Experience with messaging technologies (e.g. JMS, MQ, Kafka) is preferred
  • Experience with Git / GitHub, Spring-Boot, Gradle/Maven or other similar tools is preferred
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, and/or developing applications for a major cloud provider is desirable

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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