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Java Software Engineering Lead

Saratoga Springs, New York
With a 40-year history in the areas of financial planning, education and investment services, Our company develops and assists in implementing holistic financial solutions to help our clients achieve their goals. We believe in the power for human relationships to drive action, and a career with us offers an opportunity to be part of this unique culture of client service. We invest in our associates, care about professional development, and believe in creating many paths of opportunity. Through our supportive, diverse and innovative environment, Our company is committed to the success of our associates.
 
Responsibilities
  • You are energetic, self-directed and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with clients and colleagues
  • You approach problem solving with an open mind within the context of a team
  • You have exceptional analytical skills, able to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
  • You possess a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to a broad team
  • You are independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environments
  • You manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • You develop, plan for, and lead team to execute on, clearly defined software functionality aligned with identified business objectives.
  • You collaborate with globally-located cross functional team in building customer-centric products
  • You analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide estimates for implementing new features
  • You update and maintain documentation for team processes, best practices, and software runbooks
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience leading a cross-functional technology team
  • Experience with Java or other relevant Object Oriented development language
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks (Angular, Typescript, ReactJS)
  • Web development experience with HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Experience building transactional systems and strong understanding of software architecture
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish trusted partnerships with product heads, and executive level stakeholders
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of XML and JSON
  • Source Control Management systems (i.e., SVN, Git)
  • An understanding of common application architecture design patterns (i.e., MVC, MVVM)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
 
 
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