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Lead Full Stack Java Developer

The Judge Group Hoboken, NJ

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Job Description
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Description: Our insurance industry client is currently seeking a Lead Full Stack Java Developer for a full-time direct hire opportunity. Please reach out to Kevin Gorence ( with any interest. 

Key Skills Needed:
  • Java
  • Angular
  • Spring Boot
  • MongoDB
  • AWS

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  
  • Partner with business leaders, product owners and domain architects to create and execute a multi-year vision for their portfolio of applications and technology roadmap. 
  • Drive responsible development which is defined as on-time and on-budget development of new capabilities aligned to enterprise standards as well as appropriate ongoing management of those applications in partnership with shared service leaders
  • Proactively identifies new technologies available in the marketplace to address specific business needs within their area of ownership so that technology can better serve as a strategic partner to the business. 
  • Partner with business Product Owners in order to ensure product backlogs prioritized information security requirements and technical debt reduction. 
  • Work closely with shared service leaders with respect to incident escalation/communication and with Product Owners to prioritize related remediation development work.
  • Owns the design of the application and is responsible for the implementation with the development team and ensure the design is properly incorporated into the deliverables
  • Act as technical design authority collaborating with the solution architect to implement the solution
  • Provide application design feedback to the project team on an ongoing basis
  • Review detailed design and code deliverables and ensure quality
  • Assist the Enterprise architects in defining, implementing and overseeing technical standards, policies and tools
  • Provide technical oversight to development teams. Work with technical staff to understand problems with software and develop specifications to resolve them.
  • Responsible for effective application development including integration with other systems.
  • Responsible for operational effectiveness of the environment; adhere to Company's Process Framework.
  • Proactively contribute to our system architecture and stack design, toolset, agile and DevOps approach
  • Collaborate closely with Agile Dev team members,  Product Owners and business users to deliver business value
  • Automate build, test (unit, functional, security vulnerability and performance) and deployment of the code part of the CI/CD pipeline by working closely with Platform Engineer
  • Mentor developers on both technical topics and with Agile/DevOps adoption

  • Proven experience in managing the technology strategy of one or more products
  • Have a thorough and broad understanding of technology and how it can be used to solve business problems
  • Have a solid understanding of the business area to which their product portfolio relates including external market trends
  • Have experience of working in a senior leadership position and in partnering with senior business leaders in order to define strategies and product roadmaps
  • Have experience in technology strategy and roadmap planning together with related budgeting. 
  • Have excellent stakeholder management and business engagement skills.
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to present effectively to senior business leaders. 
  • Have a solid understanding of Agile, waterfall and hybrid methodologies
  • A degree in Computer Science or related field or have relevant experience
  • 9+ years of development experience in applications development projects using Java and/or Javascript
  • Experience or working knowledge of: 
    • Java (Spring, Hibernate, Maven, REST API’s) JSON,  XML
    • JavaScript with Node, Angular, MEAN Stack
    • No-code/low-code platforms: Unqork
    • Microservices such as Spring Boot, API Gateway (Apigee), Scaling techniques
    • Agile – TDD (Junit, Mockito, Jasmine, Karma) BDD (Cucumber) Pair Programming,  Scrum/Kanban
    • DevOps – BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins), Selenium, SonarQube, Nexus, Docker, Swarm,  Splunk, - Jmeter
    • Databases: MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle
    • Cloud – AWS, Azure, Private Cloud
    • OS – Linux, VM Architectures
  • Self-starter
  • Insurance industry experience not required but desirable

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