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Senior Kafka Developer

St Louis, MO 63103
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
The Tech Fixed Income Trading team manages numerous critical proprietary and vendor-supported applications, used daily by our home office associates and over 15,000 branch teams in the US and Canada to trade, support, and service fixed income trading functions. We are in search of someone who is a continuous learner, forward-thinking, and open to new processes and technologies. If you are a person who shows initiative but appreciates a helpful team, as well as likes challenges, gets things done, and aims to keep commitments- this may be the role for you!

*What You'll Do:*
* Act as a senior Kafka application developer with emphasis on Java, occasionally working on non-Kafka Java-based efforts
* Design and develop new Kafka applications, using previous experiences and industry best practices
* Maintain existing Kafka apps to enhance the existing business functionality and make continuous improvements
* Support existing Kafka apps in a critical production environment; create/update documentation and support procedures; cross train other team members to effectively support the system as well
* Work closely with the Kafka infrastructure team on upgrades and changes
* Translate business requirements into system design, work directly with business analysts on requirements, prepare detailed technical specifications, and provide hour or story point estimates
* Perform tech lead role under minimal direction to design, code, test, debug, and maintain programs
* Provide system support, including an on-call rotation, troubleshoot, and resolve complex system issues
* Provide guidance, training and mentorship to other associates, including performing code peer reviews, suggesting best practices and following SDLC and DevOps processes

*What You'll Need:*
* Minimum 7 years experience in Java application development and support; a Java expert
* Experience in Kafka app development and support, 2 year minimum:
* Strong knowledge of core Kafka components and APIs
* Experienced developing Kafka producers, consumers, and Streams
* Experienced with Kafka topic design, partitioning, redundancy, Kubernetes deployment, and/or architecture is a plus
* Knowledge of Confluent Kafka is a plus

* Experience developing new applications, APIs, or streaming software utilizing modern technologies such as Spring, REST, React, JavaScript/jQuery, Thymeleaf, JPA, Kubernetes, Junit, Selenium, and RestAssured

*What Will Set You Apart:*
* Experience with MongoDB, Oracle DB, Linux shell/bash scripting, or FIX
* Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, SRE, or Agile practices

* 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.

* 2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine, ranking No. 45.

* 2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
* 2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:


  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-01-30 Expires: 2023-03-30

Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America. We attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing.

We have consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE magazine, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. As a privately owned company, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that’s almost like family. And we’re very proud of that.

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