Java Architect 9351 New

Company: CompuScienceIT
Location: St Louis, Mo
Status: Contract
Salary: Market
Close Date: 12 months +

Job Description:
New Java architect position

Title: Consultant, Software Engineering
Location: O’Fallon, MO

Duration: 12 months
Start date: ASAP

Major Accountabilities:

General Accountabilities:
Candidate will be responsible for planning, architecting, designing, deploying, and upgrading robust, highly-available, and high-throughput Risk/Fraud management systems and products. Position requires extensive integration of Risk/Fraud systems and products with several back-end debit processing applications and components. Troubleshoot, resolve, and communicate product defects and performance bottlenecks. Evaluate requests to determine technical feasibility, develop technical alternatives and recommend optional technical solutions. Ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to MasterCard staff. Collaborate with Business Owners on new projects and identify the applicability of new technologies or hosting services to MasterCard's Risk products. Communicate the business value of technology with customers and business partners.

Specific Accountabilities:
• Responsible for implementing the technical architecture of hosted Risk/Fraud applications at MasterCard.
• Responsible for design and integration of Risk/Fraud components with several existing MasterCard processing components.
• Responsible for participating in new product or project proposal efforts, providing work estimates, and following through on deliverables.
• Responsible for documenting all aspects of the technical architecture according to defined MasterCard standards.
• Work as part of a team to develop and deliver Risk/Fraud solutions.
• Install, configure, administer, upgrade and monitor Risk/Fraud products.
• Test commercial products and custom code modules.
• Troubleshoot production issues and work with product vendors to resolve issues.
• Responsible for evaluating new Risk/Fraud management technologies and hosted services for technical fit with MasterCard technology standards
• Mentor junior developers and supervise implementation of designed solution.


Experience Required:
• 6+ Years development experience with a Java EE architecture
• 3+ Years designing and implementing high-available, load-balanced, and/or clustered applications
• 4+ Years working directly with relational databases with a strong knowledge of SQL and data modeling
• 2+ Years working with web-based applications (JSP, Servlets, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, etc.)
• 2+ Years working with web services
• 2+ Years development experience with Unix-based shell scripts
• 2+ Years experience in system administration (Unix, Web Servers, CRMS, etc.)
• 2+ Years experience with multi-threaded applications/components
• 2+ Years experience with XML
• Experience with Ant or Make files
• Experience with TCIP/IP sockets
• Experience with single-sign-on solutions including LDAP integration
• Superior troubleshooting experience
• Bachelors degree or higher, Masters degree preferred

Additionally, the candidate shall posses the following:
• Proven technical innovation that drives value to the business.
• Excellent communications skills - written and verbal - including the ability to not only author clear and thorough documentation, but also present it to internal and external parties.
• Provide assistance with maintenance and production issues.
• Facilitate release-related activities including release estimates, design reviews and code reviews.
• Demonstrated strengths in leadership, communication, and task/time management.

Experience Preferred:
• Experience in the debit or credit card industry
• Experience in banking/financial industry
• Experience with mainframe applications
• Understanding of the IBM Tivoli product suite
• Experience with BPM products

Contact Information:
Job Code: 9351

Jim Jennings 636-484-6869

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