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Senior Programmer Analyst, Kafka-Remote

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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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 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
**Remote Work Eligible**

The *Tech*** *Fixed Income Trading team* is responsible for numerous critical proprietary and vendor-supported applications, used daily by our home office associates and over 14,000 branch teams in the US and Canada to trade, support, and service fixed income trading functions.

*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
* Being a Java expert, help the team in developing new web applications and maintain existing applications utilizing modern web technologies such as Spring, REST, React, JavaScript/jQuery, Thymeleaf, JPA, Kubernetes, Junit, Selenium, and SoapUI
* Work with additional open systems tech such as MongoDB, Oracle DB, Spring Batch, Linux shell/bash scripting
* Translate business requirements into system design, work directly with Trading 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 on-call rotation (about 8 times per year), 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 processes

*The Ideal Candidate is:*
* Experienced in Kafka app development and support, 2 year minimum:
* Strong knowledge of core Kafka components and APIs
* Knowledge of Confluent Kafka is a plus
* Experienced developing Kafka producers, consumers, and Streams
* Experienced with Kafka topic design, partitioning, redundancy, Kubernetes deployment, and/or architecture is a plus

* Experienced in web application development and support, minimum 5 years. Strong Java skills.
* Experience with MongoDB is a huge plus
* A continuous learner, forward-thinking, open to new processes and technologies.
* Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, or Agile practices is beneficial

* Someone who shows initiative but appreciates a supportive team willing to help
* Someone who likes challenges, gets things done, and keeps commitments
* Willing to learn new skills outside of the traditional web space as needed, such as Linux or mainframe
Someone who wants a flexible work-life balance with focus on quality results rather than time spent in a chair

* Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related technical field, or equivalent experience in information systems
* 5+ years in web development and support for web environments
* Significant experience with Kafka application development and Java
* Experience with web technologies , such as HTML, JavaScript/jQuery, EJB, Spring, Struts, REST
* Experience with database management systems, such as Oracle, DB2, or NoSQL (MongoDB) is required
* Experience with open system development, such as Linux, bash/shell scripting, Java, and/or PuTTY is not required but is preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical concepts in business terms
* Excellent relationship management, organizational, communication, time management and interpersonal skills
* Excellent analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor

* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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.

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Posted: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-03-27
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