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Technical Java/J2EE Architect

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH106526
  • Location: USA, New York
  • Sector: Embedded Software, R and D
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 30/05/2017
This vacancy has now expired.

The Technical Java/J2EE Architect will work across teams within the Compliance Systems department. He/she will help to ensure that optimal technical solutions and recommendations are provided in-line with industry best practices and firm's technology standards. He/she will work closely with KYC & AML development teams to help with design, development and evolution of KYC solutions. The Architect will provide architecture guidelines to development teams and will help research and design innovative solutions.


-Communicate and promote technology and architecture standards among development teams, business teams, and vendors
-Identify risks and opportunities and help define technology roadmaps.
-Understand the system architecture and functionality and assess feasibility of user requests
-Evaluate new and ongoing projects and provide estimates for proposed solutions
-Write and/or review technical specification documentation which may include architecture design, interfaces design, data modelling, dataflow diagramming, screen design, workflow analysis, etc.
-Facilitate communication between development teams within KYC area
-Get involved in design and development process ensuring the solutions are properly designed and implemented according to the specification and best practices
-Analyze company's technology solutions, tools, and processes; Research and evaluate new/emerging
technologies/tools and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities in alignment with the technology strategy of the organization
-Provide hands-on support with development of more complex deliverables
-Work with project managers, developers, QA specialists towards providing efficient solutions which meet needs of the business
-Assist in project activities such as planning, resource assignments and project tracking as requested by managers
-Ensure methodology is followed for the project; provide meaningful feedback in accordance with company standards and guidelines


-MS/MSc degree in Engineering and/or Computer Science or related work experience required
-Minimum of 7+ years of experience in software engineering including 5+ years of technical experience in the architecture, design and development of various applications utilizing a wide range of technologies and vendor platforms
-Strong knowledge of architectural principles, frameworks, design patterns and industry best practices for design and development
-5 + years of hands on Java, J2EE and other web development expertise (financial services highly preferred)
-5+ years of experience in at least one JEE Application Server, WebSphere and/or Tomcat experience is preferred
-5+ years' experience in JEE technologies including components: Spring, JPA/Hibernate, JMS/MQ, EJB, JEE API for integration (REST/SOAP)
-Experience with UI layer solutions such as Angular, JavaScript or similar
-Working experience with relational database (Oracle/DB2 preferred). Experience with non-relational database storage and processing systems is a plus
-Technical leadership and mentoring skills to guide and act as SME
-Experience in BPM - Business Process Management and Rules Engine -Operation Decision Management
-Ability to conduct multi-level technical reviews (architecture, design, code)
-Exceptional problem solving skills
-Excellent communication and presentation/public speaking skills
-Experience working with a Global team

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