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Senior Java Developer, Common Services Development

Position: Senior Java Developer, Common Services Development
Reports To: Vice President, Common Services Development
Location: Dallas TX

Position Summary:

The Clearing House (TCH) is the only private-sector operator of core payments systems (ACH and wires) in the United States. We clear and settle nearly $2 trillion in U.S. dollar payments each day, representing half of all commercial ACH and wire volume. Most recently, The Clearing House launched RTP®, a real-time payment system for all U.S. banks.

We are seeking a senior Java/Unix developer to join our Common Services development team. The Common Services team provides the foundational components, frameworks and utilities upon which all new applications are built. The Common Services team is at the forefront of innovation at TCH and is integral to the development of new products.  Developers work closely with the Strategy, Architecture, Infrastructure and Application Delivery teams to define and implement new features and capabilities.

Qualifications Required:

  • 5+ years’ experience developing complex, mission critical transaction processing applications
  • Strong Core Java and Web development experience in a UNIX environment (preferably RHEL) using WebSphere, Tomcat and IBM MQ
  • Experience in implementing Java EE design patterns such as MVC, Singleton, Session Facade, DAO, DTO, and Business Delegate in the development of Multi-Tier distributed Enterprise Applications
  • UNIX Shell scripting
  • Experience with relational databases such as DB2, Oracle
  • Ability to write SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Ability to work effectively cross-organizationally
  • Attention to detail and ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Strong knowledge of waterfall and/or Agile SDLCs and practices
  • Experience with build automation tools and CI/CD pipeline software such as TFS, Git, Jenkins, Maven, etc.
  • Experience developing Web Services SOAP, JAX-WS, WSDL 
  • Excellent team player with good analytical, strategic planning and interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self-starter

Qualifications Desired:

  • Money transfer experience especially knowledge of SWIFT, FED or CHIPS payment processing and settlement 
  • Experience with ISO 20022 payment formats 
  • Experience with functional programming languages such as Haskell, Erlang, Scala, etc. 
  • Experience with OpenShift, API Gateways, Docker, Kubernetes and AWS 
  • Experience working with Spring Framework such as Spring MVC, IOC, AOP and Spring JDBC
  • Experience designing front end interfaces using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and React

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Product Management, Technology and Operations as well as external clients to create and maintain detailed functional and technical specifications
  • Develop new functionality and perform defect fixes
  • Complete tasks and projects in a timely manner
  • Assist in defining and documenting support procedures
  • Assist in training QA and Operations staff in functionality and operation of the system

Performance Standards:

  • Complete tasks and projects in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate high levels of professionalism and decorum
  • Demonstrate effective team work
  • Adhere to and support all Tech & Ops and TCH strategic goals
  • Communicate effectively with internal personnel at all levels and with vendors and external clients

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. Ability to work extended hours on a computer. Occasional travel between NY, NC and TX offices.

Apply Below*:

  • A letter of interest describing your experience and interest in the position
  • Your resume
  • Names and contact information of three references, or three letters of reference

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