Job #: 2257

Title: Java Developer – Weehawken, NJ


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 week ago

    We are looking for a hands-on Sr Java developer who has experience building distributed systems using streaming technologies like Apache Kafka, Apache Flink and ElasticSearch.

    You will be working on a greenfield project where you would use your prior experience in data streaming technologies to build the application from the ground up.

    Securities IT group is working on a series of digitalization projects using streaming technologies like Apache Kafka, Flink and ElasticSearch as foundation. First of the main project is to capture all LifeCycle events for a Trade and provide realtime monitoring and KPIs.


    Overview of the department / team (team size, backgrounds, personalities …):

    You’ll be working in an agile delivery team comprised of 5-6 developers, BA and a team lead.


    Business rationale for this role:

    It is a critical project that needs to be delivered by Q1 2020. Technical skillset (Java + Kafka, Flink, ElasticSearch) is quite niche.


    Must-Have Skills & Qualifications:


    1- hands-on core Java, experience building applications with distributed system architecture

    2- First preference is Apache Flink but could be substituted with Apache Spark or Storm

    3- Apache Kafka

    4- First preference is ElasticSearch but could be substituted with NoSQL DB like MongoDB


    Your expertise and skills

    –              8+ years of experience building enterprise applications using Java / J2EE technologies

    –              Hands-on with core Java (Java 8)

    –              Expert in Apache Kafka and have used Confluent Kafka in a recent project

    –              Preferably experience in Apache Flink or otherwise in Apache Spark or Apache Storm

    –              Experience with ElasticSearch or otherwise in a NoSQL DB like MongoDB

    –              Good understanding of Apache Avro or any other data serialization system

    –              Have deployed applications using container – Docker , Kubernetes, ZooKeeper

    –              Have worked in Agile team and familiar with practices like CI and CD

    –              Passionate about code quality with a strong focus on automated testing

    –              Preferably worked for a client in IB domain​



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