Senior Full Stack Java Developer

at Raymond James Financial, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


Job Summary:

This position is for an experienced Java developer with expertise in Java, Springboot, and Oracle databases. As part of a development technology team, this individual will be responsible for new development of a business-critical billing application, delivered on time and within budget. Handles complex problems independently and demonstrates analytical thinking, is able to make judgments and recommendations based on the analysis and interpretation of data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes complex system requirements, including identifying program interactions and appropriate interfaces between impacted components and sub systems.
  • Makes recommendations towards the development of new code or to reuse of existing code.
  • Leads or participates in assigned projects, including assigning tasks, coordinating efforts, and monitoring performance.
  • May recommend new technologies and methodologies to management for meeting business needs, resolving problems and exploiting opportunities. Remains current with new technologies.
  • Obtains and evaluates information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs, and security needs to determine hardware configuration.
  • Participates in software system testing and validation procedures, programming and documentation.
  • Provides technical advice and assists in solving programming problems.
  • Writes and/or reviews system specifications, including output requirements and flow charts.
  • Assists in preparing project plans using project management tools.
  • Reviews test results; documents test activities, and records remedial actions.
  • Ensures proper analysis of problems and programming approaches to prevent rework and schedule slippage.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Experience in various software design methodologies such as Service Oriented Architecture, Micro Services Architecture, Multi-Layer Architecture, Object-Oriented Analysis, and Design.
  • Experience in programming with Java required
  • Experience in programming with Angular preferred but not required
  • Experience in front end development using JavaScript. Experience with CSS, HTML5, preferred but not required.
  • Experience with REST and SOAP web services.
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle/SQL Server)
  • Experience with CI/CD practices and using software version control tools (e.g., GIT, TFS).
  • Experience working in Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid software development methodologies.

Skill in:

  • Java, Springboot, Oracle DB, Angular 7, Eclipse IDE
  • Ability to understand / decompose complex business problems into smaller parts in order to design solutions

Ability to:

  • Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.
  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; remains current with developments and trends in areas of expertise.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships.
  • Occasionally work a non-standard shift including nights and/or weekends and/or have on-call responsibilities.

Education/Previous Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Computer Science, MIS or related degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant development or engineering experience or combination of education, training and experience.
  • Financial Services experience preferred


  • None required.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg

Other Locations: US-TN-Memphis-Memphis, US-MI-Southfield-Southfield

Organization Technology

Schedule Full-time

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 2102889

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Job Posting: JC194459070

Posted On: Oct 09, 2021

Updated On: Dec 06, 2021