Principal, Architect/Lead Developer (Java 8+)

| Chicago

Summary

The Principal, Architect/Lead Developer will be responsible for the design, architecture and development of foundational components required by Renaissance Risk Platform, all while enriching and advancing the platform. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and proactively engage in technical decision making to achieve these objectives. The Architect / Lead Developer will be a team player and work well with business, technical and non-technical professionals in agile environment.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years hands-on experience in Java required, including deep understanding of Java fundamentals such as Memory Model, Runtime Environment, Concurrency and Multithreading.

  • Past/Current experience of 3+ years working on a large scale cloud native project (platform: Unix/Linux, Type of Systems: event-driven / transaction processing / high performance computing) either as Architect or Lead Developer. These experiences should include developing / architecting core libraries or framework used by the platform to support fundamental services like storage, alert notifications, security, etc.

  • Experience with cloud technologies and migrations using public cloud vendor preferably using cloud foundational services like AWS’s VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.

  • Experience with distributed message brokers using Kafka.

  • Experience with high speed distributed computing frameworks such as AWS EMR, Hadoop, HDFS, S3, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Kafka Streams, Apache Flink etc.

  • Hands-on experience documenting architecture proposals through clear and comprehensive diagrams, uses cases, and written documents

  • Ability to syndicate and communicate clearly and concisely architecture designs and proposals to others Fluent in object-oriented design, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles. Experience working with enterprise architecture frameworks, like TOGAF.

  • Experience defining and documenting architecture strategies, designs, and requirements across all enterprise architecture domains – business, information systems (applications & data), and technology.

  • Good understanding of architecture design mechanisms and steps including logical/conceptual, business and physical architectures. Ability to map between these constructs.

  • Experience working with various types of databases like Relational, NoSQL, Object-based, Graph.

  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc.

  • Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics

  • ‘Get stuff done’ and flexible mindset for greater good of the organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out assigned architecture & design task supporting development of core infrastructure services for risk platform

  • Act as proxy to product owner in flushing out detailed architectural & design requirements

  • Lead development of solution / solution architecture on Renaissance Risk Platform core team

  • Drive various enterprise level architecture initiatives covering Risk Platform interactions at enterprise level and help flush out reference architecture with POC/Designs.

  • Solicit business and technical requirements. Translate those into flexible, scalable, resilient design proposals. Review architecture proposals with tech leads in the firm as well as senior business partners.

  • Collaborate with others to deliver complex projects which may involve multiple systems. Analyze, document, refine, and maintain architectures that are developed within the team.

  • Create strategies and transition plans to deliver target state architectures.

  • Recommend technologies and tools that improve the efficiency and quality of OCC’s systems and development processes.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages

Location

Adjacent to the Willis Tower, close to CTA, Metra and expressways with plenty of food and entertainment options nearby.
Why Open Communication and Transparency From the Top Matter to This OCC Leader
Watch

An Insider's view of OCC

What are some social events your company does?

Monthly happy hours and cultural celebrations to honor our diverse workforce.

Andre

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition

What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were just recognized as a best place to work for working parents! Take a look at our blog post here: https://www.theocc.com/Newsroom/Views/2021/04-26-OCC-Designated-as-Best…

More Jobs at OCC40 open jobs
All Jobs
Data + Analytics
Dev + Engineer
HR + Recruiting
Internships
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Internships
new
Chicago
Internships
new
Chicago
Internships
new
Chicago
Internships
new
Chicago
Internships
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Internships
new
Chicago
HR + Recruiting
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Chicago
HR + Recruiting
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Project Mgmt
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago