Senior/Lead Java Developer

Chicago, IL, USA

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You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior / Lead Java Developer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM’s Financial Services Practice is looking for exceptionally talented people to join our team of world class engineers in Chicago, IL. Our client is one of the world’s largest and most innovative investment management firms.

We currently have an opening for a Senior/Lead Java Developer who would like to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop new features of trading platform;
  • Support and maintain existing frameworks/products;
  • Be active and valuable in discussing architecture of new products/features;
  • Develop new products/features from scratch;
  • Produce clean working code covered with unit tests and integration tests;
  • Be able to learn and dive into any new technology or programming language that might be considered for the project in the future in the project;
  • Participate in support rotation where each person covers one week of support.

What You Have

  • Proficiency with Java 8 multithreading programming;
  • Hands-on experience working with Web Services, RESTful, Maven, Cucumber-jvm, Spring;
  • Good understanding of Agile, TDD;
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira, Bamboo, Bash Shell scripting, Git, Stash (Bitbucket server);
  • Working knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL;
  • Fundamental knowledge of trading systems, order entry architectures, FIX protocol;
  • Experience with low-latency middleware such as TIBCO FTL or alike;
  • Core knowledge of JVM performance tuning, disruptor pattern, Apache Kafka;
  • Ability to learn, communication with client’s colleagues in person, work with legacy code, discuss new approaches, solutions to solve a particular problem/task with a team.

Nice to have

  • Ansible.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.