Are you looking to join a dynamic company that will keep you challenged with new technologies and responsibilities, develop your skills and career, and provide you with the stability of a profitable 15-year-old company with a proven track record of success?
We are looking for a Sr. Java Developer to join our team in our Pittsburgh, PA office to work on our client projects located in North America.
Risk Focus is a NYC-based company that provides strategic IT consulting to global enterprises. Our DevOps and Infrastructure practice provides solutions, methodologies, and strategic guidance for digital transformation, containerization, and automation. Our Financial Services team offers strong domain expertise and technology acumen to deliver feature-focused solutions in Capital Markets.
We are problem-solvers, architects, strategists, implementors, and lifelong learners. We collaborate with each other and with our clients to help them meet their short- and long-term technology goals. Our culture is open, transparent, challenging, and fun.
We hire smart, self-starters who thrive in an open-ended environment to figure out what needs to be done and take ownership in delivering quality results.
As a Sr. Java Developer, you will:
Work with business analysts to understand requirements
Work as part of a software development team
Write code per app specifications
Test to ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
Analyze user requirements to determine how to translate into Java
Debug and resolve technical issues
Make recommendations to existing infrastructure
Continually engage in professional development
Develop documentation to track
The strongest candidates will have as many of the following as possible:
A bachelor's degree in computer science or another technical field or equivalent experience
At least 5+ years of Java development experience, preferably in the Financial Services Industry
Thorough knowledge of Spring frameworks
Experience with Kafka messaging platform
Experience with Big Data/streaming platforms such as Spark, Flink, Kafka Streams, and/or Kinesis
Experience using AWS Cloud (EC2, EKS, EMR, Lambda, S3, etc.)
Familiarity with containers, micro-services and APIs
Experience working with different operating systems (Unix, Windows, Linux)
Deep understanding of web services and RESTful interfaces
Experience with Git and continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins or TeamCity
Ability to design, code, test, and deploy software through the full application lifecycle, working closely with Business Analysts to ensure that APIs perform as per user specifications
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and able to work with a variety of stakeholders and cross-functional teams
Travel for this role involves:
Occasional travel to our other offices and/or clients in the US or Canada (about 25%)
Risk Focus provides to all employees:
Flexible work environment with a globally distributed team
Competitive compensation packages including performance bonuses
Paid vacation and sick time off
401k plan with company match
Employer-subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance
A culture of cooperation and support
Continual professional and personal development through employer-paid training and certifications
About Risk Focus
Risk Focus is a NYC-based company that provides strategic IT consulting to global enterprises. Our Infrastructure practice provides solutions, methodologies, and strategic guidance for digital transformation, containerization, and automation. Our Financial Services team offers strong domain expertise and technology acumen to deliver feature-focused solutions in Capital Markets.