Java Developer (Java, J2EE, J2SE)

Permanent $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Annual


Must be US Green Card Holder or U.S. Citizen to be considered

Job is 2 days in office 3 days remote/work-from-home… company’s offices in either Tampa FL, Dallas TX, Boston MA or McClean VA

This job is in a special Research & Development software development department inside a multi-billion dollar financial services firm, where all technology Proof of Concepts are done for the company.
Lots of new technology exposure.. everyone on the 12-person team now has a passion for technology innovation, a curious mind and an entrepreneurial mentality.
Technology is HUGE with this company (5,000 employees, 3,000+ of whom are in IT)

The candidate hired for this job can be full-stack, front-end or back-end focused, but MUST have experience developing in an AWS cloud environment.

The Development family is responsible for creating, designing, deploying, and supporting applications, programs, and software solutions.

This includes research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, or any other activities related to software products used internally or externally on product platforms supported by the firm.

The software development process requires in-depth expertise in existing and emerging development methodologies, tools, and programming languages.

Software Engineers work closely with business partners and/or external clients in defining requirements and implementing solutions.

The Software Engineering role specializes in planning, documenting technical requirements, designing, developing, and testing all software systems and applications for the firm.

They work with architects, product managers, project management, and end-users in the development and enhancement of existing software systems and applications, proposing and recommending solutions that solve complex business problems.

Act as a technical expert on one or more applications

Work with the Business System Analyst to ensure designs satisfy functional requirements

Partner with Infrastructure to identify and deploy optimal hosting environments

Tune application performance to eliminate and reduce issues

Research and evaluate technical solutions

Align risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately

Apply different software development methodologies dependent on project needs

Contribute expertise to the design of components or individual programs, and participate in the construction and functional testing

Support development teams, testing, troubleshooting, and production support

Create applications and construct unit test cases that ensure compliance with functional and non-functional requirements

Work with peers to mature ways of working, continuous integration, and continuous delivery


4+ years of Java J2EE J2SE software engineering

Bachelor's degree in computer science or the like

Experience in both front end and/or back-end application development

Java (J2EE, J2SE)



Angular and/or React

Postgres and Oracle DBs

Solid understanding of AWS services and UNIX (the candidate hired for this job can be full-stack, front-end or back-end focused, but MUST have experience developing in an AWS cloud environment)

o AWS Developer or AWS Solutions Architect Certification is a plus.
Git, Bit Bucket, Jira, Maven, Jenkins.

Experience with Distributed Ledger Technology Preferred.

Python scripting skills

Knowledge of various software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban)

About Criterion Executive Search, Inc.

For 41 years Criterion Executive Search has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading executive staffing and recruiting firms. As one of Tampa, FL first recruiting & staffing agencies we have been privileged to work with leading companies throughout the state of Florida. Those same strategic partnerships have allowed us to perfect our personalized, life-cycle approach to placing the ideal candidates with their ideal companies.

Our innovative individualized placement strategies allow us to match Information Technology professionals with companies throughout the country, and beyond. Each of our job placement specialists has a minimum of two years in the recruiting industry and an average of nearly 15 years of experience. Each recruiter has their own, personal, and direct experiences within their specialization.

You may expect complete confidentiality at all times during the hiring process; a key element to the success of our business. In today's age we understand that our client's privacy is of the utmost importance.

Contact the Criterion Executive Search office to speak with a recruiter about this job now or find out more about other job placement opportunities.

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Job Id Number : 9568
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
Contact Chris Planeta in our Tampa, FL office for questions or to apply for the Java Developer (Java, J2EE, J2SE) job today;

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