Lead Application Developer

New York City, NY, United States
Main Location
United States
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As a key member of the application development team, this individual will be responsible for leading the technical development and support for internal web applications supporting our Rating business.


  • Deliver business value through application development and enhancements.
  • Guide the development team through the process of design, developing, and unit testing.
  • Interface with database development team, infrastructure, web developers, and other teams as needed.
  • Interface and communicate effectively with business partners.
  • Evaluate, assess, plan, and guide technical direction and architecture decisions.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and responsibility with assignments. This includes gathering and understanding requirements, technical specifications, design, architecture, implementation, unit testing, builds/deployments, and code management.
  • Collaborate with onsite and offsite team members effectively.
  • Should independently drive and execute complex technical requirements.
  • Be an enthusiastic mentor to development team.
  • Be a self-starter that is also an excellent team player.


  • B.S. in computer science or information science.
  • 9+ years in Java J2EE building web applications.
  • 5+ years of experience with related frameworks and technologies (Hibernate, Restful services Spring JDBC, MVC, JQuery, Ext-JS, AJAX, JSON, XML, HTML5, CSS etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience with writing SQL queries and stored procedures preferably in Oracle database.
  • 2+ years of experience with Web application development AngularJS, Angular 2. 0 or 4.0.
  • Experience with modern development using Python.
  • Experience with Web logic, Tomcat to include installation, configuration, trouble-shooting.
  • Experience with API management and Could-based platforms and services (AWS, Google).
  • Working knowledge of Dev-Ops: GitHub, Jenkins, CI/CD pipelines, etc.
  • Proficiency on AWS and related services like S3, EC2, RDS, ELB etc.
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development practices as well as Automation and Unit Testing.
  • Strong Analytical Skills.
  • Experience Architecting and developing large scale Enterprise applications.
  • Experienced in agile development methodology.
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