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Senior Developer/Team Lead Strategic Engineering (Payment experience) (# 6292)

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Developer/Team Lead Strategic Engineering (Payment experience)

Location: New York NY 10281

FTE Role

  US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”             

Job Description

Position summary:

  • Organization is a private sector operator of core payments systems in the United States.
  • They clear and settle nearly $2 trillion in U.S. dollar payments each day, representing half of all commercial ACH and Wire volume.
  • Their Real Time Payments (RTP®) network currently includes over 500 banks and credit unions and currently clears and settles approximately one million transactions per day on average.
  • RTP volume is rapidly growing and continuing to work with financial institutions to develop innovative products and solutions for both domestic and international payments.


  • The Strategic Product Engineering Team supports RTP and other new products. This position is for a Senior Developer/Team Lead for Strategic Engineering.


  • The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining RTP and other applications.
  • A key aspect of the role will be to support the migration to Cloud based computing.


Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or another related field
  • 5+ years related IT experience in analysis, design, development, documentation, implementing and testing of software systems in Java, Spring, J2EE App servers on Red Hat Linux, UNIX or AIX
  • Experience with complex system design and evaluating and proposing alternative software designs.
  • Thorough knowledge of secure development practices
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies.
  • Sound RDBMS concepts and SQL skills (e.g. for troubleshooting)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work effectively with other staff within the organization
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self-starter.

Qualifications desired:

  • Experience in wholesale or retail banking technology, especially money transfer (e.g. ISO20022, Faster Payments, SWIFT, Fedwire, RTGS, etc.)
  • Experience with IBM MQ, Rabbit MQ or DB2
  • Knowledgeable in Software Reliability Engineering, test automation and CI/CD processes and tools such as GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, Sonar Cube, Fortify, etc.
  • Experience developing or migrating applications to Cloud Environments (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience developing applications in Erlang or other functional programming languages such as Haskell, Scala, etc.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Perform new development, maintenance, and support for RTP and other strategic products.
  • Triage, troubleshoot, and resolve Level 3 and Level 4 production issues.
  • Perform root cause analysis of issues.
  • Support release implementation, infrastructure upgrades, and maintenance testing.
  • Provide training for production support teams.
  • Success factors/job competencies:
  • Resourceful when working independently.
  • Respectful of others when working collaboratively
  • Easily adapt to new technology and design patterns
  • Effectively supervise other developers to ensure successful completion of team work.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize appropriately.

Performance standards:

  • Perform Design and Code reviews.
  • Complete assigned development tasks on time and with high quality
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot issues and provide fixes.
  • Contribute to development standards and assist with evaluation of others' work.

A reasonable, good faith estimate of the minimum and maximum base salary for this position is $125,000/Year to $150,000/Year

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