Starblazers has an immediate opening for a Sr. Java Developer/Architect at one of their financial services clients in the Philadelphia area. The Java Developer will have strong background with Java/J2EE application development experience, preferably with financial services background. This is a long term contract.
*A minimum of 5 years of IT experience including experience in Object-Oriented technologies and in implementing Web- based applications.
*A minimum of 7 years Direct, hands on experience with JAVA, J2EE, WebLogic, JDBC, Oracle, SQL, EJBs and performance topics such as memory management/utilization, threading, transactions.
*Experience in the investment management &/or processing domain with developing applications for supporting the following: portfolio management, investment strategy, asset allocation, rebalancing functions and tax lot accounting.
*Strong knowledge and experience of professional coding practices
*Experience with offshore development, delivery and integration is desired.
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Solid experience with Object Oriented design/programming
Strong Java/J2EE development experience
Strong Relational Database skills including design and optimization
Solid experience with building highly scalable systems / applications
Experience with web programming/technologies such as JSP, EJB, Servlets, HTML, AJAX, MVC, XML
*Strong written and verbal communications skills
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills
*Ability to work well as part of a team