Job Description

Reference # : 21-00856Title : Technical Lead
Location : Irving, TX
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/28/2021 / 12/27/2021
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Job Description Summary:

This is an engineering technical lead role responsible for the application support of Java based applications for fraud detection. The successful candidate will be responsible to work directly with multiple technology to own and manage support activities in this space. The successful applicant will take ownership of key projects and production support and will be responsible for all phases of the SDLC/Agile including analysis and design, development, testing and deployment. As a technical lead, the candidate will be responsible for providing technical guidance to junior developers, including overseeing their deliverables, providing architectural guidance, enforcing the Major Global Bank best practices, and conducting code reviews. A potential candidate will need to understand system and enterprise architecture concepts and will be expected to understand how all components fit together and affect one another. They will work with a global and diverse team of peers as well as liaise closely with Business Analyst, Product owner, Principle engineer, Production Support, and Infrastructure teams. This role is for a Contractor, with possibility for future full time employment in Irving or Jax, USA.

- Develop and Deliver assigned development projects within agreed schedule, quality and scope expectations
- Participate in all stages of the SDLC within an agile Scrum environment.
- Deliver implementations of vendor products into a Major Global Bank
- Interact with management to define and drive architectural direction
- Interact with stakeholders and translate reported problems/issues into JIRA items to implement
- Enhance/Re-architect existing components to satisfy new performance and scalability requirements
- Provide level 3 (escalation) support for the application
- Ensure all components in the platform are fully compliant with a Major Global Bank technology standards
- Ensure essential procedures are followed and help define operating standards and processes
- Serve as advisor, coach to new, or lower level analysts
- Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the Major Global Bank, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
- Develop strong, trust-based relationships with critical internal and external partners and challenge them to continuously improve

- A minimum of 7-10 years of application development experience
- Solid understanding of application infrastructures, including hardware, storage, network, databases, disaster recovery
- Strong grasp of algorithms and data structures and how to best apply them to build optimal software solutions
- Understanding of Metadata, its applications and management
- Logical thinking, Strong analytical and problem solving skills; innovative and solutions oriented
- Effective time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with flexibility on time zones and timelines
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to prepare and deliver effective presentation
- Proven experience building scalable, mission critical systems
- Strong preference of experience working in financial industry

Technical Skills and Experience:
- Experience with the following technologies:
o Java full stack technologies
o Web services (SOAP, REST, etc.)
o Modern source control, build and continuous integration solutions
o UNIX/Linux Shell scripting
o Websphere application server
o NICE Actimize software. RCM Knowledge
- Tibco EMS and other message oriented middleware
- Windows scripting, PowerShell
- Autosys and scheduling
- Oracle and other RDBMS with strong SQL
- Experience using – JIRA, Sonarqube, BitBucket, Maven.

Good to Have:
- Experience in Cloud concepts and technologies: container build and orchestration, infrastructure-as-code, horizontal scaling
- Familiarity of the banking industry


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