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Senior Consultant, Software Development

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking a skilled Microservices Software Engineer. As part of Digital Technology Team at our financial services client, the Microservices Software Engineer will design, develop and document microservice and system components consisting of several objects working together to execute a business function of the larger system. The role will interact with software architects or other business/technical leader to understand subsystem and component specifications and recommend changes to facilitate efficient and effective development. May involve working with representatives of other cross functional teams to understand and/or recommend requirements and strategies for the project.

What you’ll do as a Microservices Software Engineer:

  • Work with the business and IT team to understand business problems, and to design, implement, and deliver an appropriate solution using Agile methodology across the larger program.
  • Develops code and test artifacts that reuse subroutines or objects, is well structured, backed by automated tests, includes sufficient comments and is easy to maintain.
  • Work independently to implement solutions on multiple platform (DEV, QA, UAT, PROD).
  • Provide technical direction, leadership, and reviews to other engineers working on the same project.
  • Implement and debug subsystems/micro service and components.
  • Participate in integrated test sessions of components and subsystems on test and production servers.
  • Follows automate-first/automate-everything philosophy.
  • Determine and communicate the implications of system-level decisions on subsystems and Components, and help determine how best to mitigate or take advantage of these implications.
  • Perform tasks efficiently and work together with team to ensure project success.
  • Support management of the team’s technical infrastructure (e.g., repository, build system, testing system) under guidance from the systems engineer or another project leader.
  • Hands on in multiple programming paradigms, not limited to Object Oriented.

Required Skills/Experience

  • 7+ years IT-Software/ Software products.
  • Bachelors in Science – Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience with system programming, development of service/module type of applications in Nodejs , and mainstream scripting.
  • Understanding of Microservices technologies including- NodeJS, Sprint Boot, Java, JavaScript, Git, Jenkins, CircleCI.
  • SQL Server, Stored Procedure, Kafka.
  • Openshift, Apigee API Integration platform.
     

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Container style of programing– Micro-services, Docker, Openshift.
  • NodeJS experience required, java spring highly desirable
  • Experienced across programming languages, patterns and data structures.
  • Adequate hands on experience with Multi-Threaded development covering thread sync & synchronization, locks, database concurrency, Good knowledge and experience.
  • Applied knowledge of Object Orientated programming concept (OOPS), Micro services, Operating System (OS) concept and UML.
  • Proficient with software Architecture, design patterns and strong demonstrated experience in building frameworks.
  • Strong computer science background including distributed computing.
  • Good knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.
  • Good knowledge of secure coding practices is a plus.
  • Thorough understanding and hands-on experience in the development of all layers of enterprise applications to analyze system scalability, integration, and performance issues as well as internationalization utilizing either Unicode and/or multi-byte databases.
  • Good exposure of software development life cycle, development process flow and their tools usage.
  • Must be aware of Agile, Incremental or spiral development methodology.
  • Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills, problem solving, and an ability to learn quickly.
  • Domain Knowledge in Financial Service is a plus.
  • Good communication skill to articulate views/thoughts with team and partners or customers without any gap.
  • Willingness and Ability to learn new technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of computer languages, data structures, program design methods and techniques.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems systematically.
  • Self-motivated, thorough, and methodical.
  • Overall knowledge of the computing environment at large, e.g. typical uses and user populations of operating systems, communications protocols, hardware platforms, etc.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Vaccination Policy

Granite Solutions Groupe has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring Covid-19 vaccinations for all employees.