Kforce Senior Java Developer - Java, Gaming Firm, Kafka in New York, New York

Kforce is working with a growing Gaming Firm in New York, NY, seeking a Senior Java Developer to join a team of top server engineers that design and build the heart of this firm's games and product platform. Summary:The right candidate will be challenged to help propel firm to the top tier of social gaming through adoption and application of the latest in the Server side and Big Data technology, such as high scalable cloud based infrastructure, stream analysis, and machine learning. The person will be a key contributor to aspects of design and delivery of this firm's Server Systems, Services, and Data Stores. The incumbent must have strong Java and Kafka experience.Technical expertise - Architecture and Systems Development:

  • Deep expertise in and experience with Java server side development, real time SOA and microservices architecture (6 years )

  • 6 years of hands on Java development, strong familiarity with C/C

  • 5 years of design and delivery of high volume highly available back end infrastructures - Telcos/Trading/AdTech systems, etc.; excellent understanding of enterprise architecture patterns, UML

  • Expertise with REST API Concepts and Dropwizard/Jersey Framework, low-level networking (TCP stack), and Netty Framework

  • Gaming or Equity trading server side experience is a big plus

  • Demonstrated experience delivering systems at large scale using Kafka and Hazelcast

  • In depth understanding of the Distributed System Concepts: Leadership, Consensus, In-Sync Replicas, and Partitioning

  • Strong understanding of key security concepts and patterns

  • Excellent understanding of enterprise and mobile facing systems architecture

Technical expertise - Data Management:

  • Experience with SQL and No-SQL DBs, specifically with Cassandra and MySQL

  • Experience with Stream Analysis and ML

  • Experience with Google Big Data Tools is a plus

Systems Operational Maturity:

  • Experience building operationally mature, well instrumented, very highly scalable, highly available, and secure systems

  • Experience with Build Automation Tools: Gradle, Jenkins, Nexus, and Docker Image Repositories

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Docker, Datadog, and Stackdriver

  • Excellent understanding of SDLC, Java development, and continuous integration best practices; expertise with Jira and Confluence a big plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:130000.00Maximum Compensation:170000.00