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Lead Java Developer
Ref No.: 18-00083
Location: Newburgh, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/25/2018
No Corp to Corp, this is a direct hire opportunity
Just local candidates, no relocation assistance offered
No Sponsorship offered
Candidates must be US Citizens or Green Card Holders

Our client, located in the Hudson Valley is currently looking for a talented Lead Java Developer to join their team at their office in Newburgh, NY. Our client develops business tools for solutions that do not currently exist and that are tailored specifically for their clients based in unique requirements.  

The Lead Java Developer will work on solutions, requests, development efforts and writing of applications per clients demands as well as keeping the team development efforts and code organized.

Job Requirements:
  • 10 years of experience as a Developer, 1 year as an Engineer in the big data space preferible.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience applying principles, best practices and trade-offs of schema design to various types of database systems: relational (Oracle, MSSQL, Postgres, MySQL), NoSQL (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB) and in-memory (e.g. Ignite), with a strong understanding data manipulation principles a plus.
  • Familiarity with at least one development methodology (Scrum Agile Spiral).
  • 7-9+ years of hands-on experience in one or more modern Object-Oriented Programming languages (Java, Scala, Python), including the ability to code in more than one programming language (engineers typically work across several, sometimes simultaneously).
  • 7-9+ years of hands-on experience in building distributed, back-end enterprise software platforms.
  • 5+ years of working in a Linux environment, with an ability to interface with the OS, using system tools, scripting languages, integration frameworks, etc.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in implementing batch and real-time Big Data integration frameworks and/or applications, in private or public cloud, preferably AWS, using various technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Impala, etc.); debugging, identifying performance bottlenecks and fine-tuning those frameworks
  • 2-3+ years of experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Maven, Jenkins, Stash, Ansible, Docker)
  • Experience and ease in executing projects in agile environments (Kanban and Scrum)
  • Experience owning systems end-to-end and hands-on capability in every aspect of software development and support
  • Desire and aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Nice to Have's:
  • Leadership experience / managing a team or set of teams
  • Big data platform experience (Hortonworks, DataStax, Cloudera, Ignite)
  • Processor experience with Apache Nifi
What you can expect from working with our client:
  • Technical leadership opportunity for every team member in the field of his or her competency
  • Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan with company-matching
  • Fully paid maternity and parental leave
  • Work/life programs
  • Student loan assistance
No Corp to Corp, this is a direct hire opportunity
Just local candidates, no relocation assistance offered
No Sponsorship offered
Candidates must be US Citizens or Green Card Holders

*Knapp Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. EEO is the Law

About Knapp:
Knapp Consultants Inc., established in 1985, is a leading national recruitment firm headquartered in Rock Tavern, New York with a branch office in Virginia. The firm has an established presence in several major markets throughout the United States as well as specific global markets. 
Our commitment to integrity and quality has earned Knapp a distinguished reputation.  Knapp holds a New York State license, a rigorous and voluntary program. 
Our extensive industry associations give us insight to a broad range of industries and services, enabling our recruiters to best meet your  recruiting needs.
The vision of Knapp Consultants, a Human Resources Company, is to offer superior recruitment, and contract staffing, and Human Resources services to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.