Sr./Principal Java Developer

Advancement Alternatives - Bedford, MA

30+ days ago
Our financial service software client is currently expanding the capabilities of their products in several new areas. The Senior Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer / Java developer will work on developing new Java middle tier / server side functionality for the system. This position will involve new product development and requires financial software experience or alternatively a strong understanding and interest in financial markets.

Our client employs some of the best and brightest developers and quality engineers in the software industry. This is an opportunity to work within a very strong, senior level engineering team and help to develop challenging new products in the financial space.Unfortunately does not offer relocation or visa assistance at this time.


The Software Engineer / Java Developer influences and impacts the architecture, standards, and design of key product initiatives for applications in C#/WPF and Java services
Contribute as a Sr. individual contributor within a team of top engineers
Work in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment

BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent field is REQUIRED
7 to 10+ years of commercial software development, proficient in developing multi-tier solutions
Minimum 5 years of professional Java development experience

Technical experience includes:
extensive Java, J2EE n-tier application experience
hands-on experience with web services
C#/.NET also highly desirable
strong SQL skills with considerable experience in Oracle or SQL Server
knowledge of XML / XSL
experience with Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic or Websphere
strong with OO design and development
solid grasp of algorithms, solving difficult heuristic/optimization types of problems
experience with developing applications for the financial markets is high desirable (Fixed Income, Trading, FX, Risk, Portfolio/Wealth Management, Market Data, FIX etc)
Product delivery experience includes developing and supporting commercial software products which were sold to non-technical customers in vertical markets
Sr. Individual Contributor or Architect level considered the top within their organization
Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • provided by Dice JAVA, SQL, ORACLE or SQL-Server, Tomcat, Jboss, Websphere or Weblogic, XML/XLS, Algorithms, Major +'s, c#, WPF, Financial Markets Software