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DST Systems Lead Software Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find SS&C, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Company Overview

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Role Overview

Lead Java Software Engineers analyze, design, program, and modify software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, cloud-based or Internet-related computer programs. They use current programming languages and technologies, leveraging BDD (Behavior Drive Development)/TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies, write code, complete programming, and perform testing and debugging of applications. They complete documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. Lead Software Engineers may interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications and provide an escalation point for client issues related to software development and support.

We’re looking for a Lead Java Software Engineer who finds creative solutions to tough problems. This individual needs to be comfortable engaging in new technologies and being the first to implement solutions using those technologies. We have immediate opportunities to work on cutting edge solutions and need a creative problem solver that is resourceful in getting things done and is productive working independently or collaboratively. The ideal individual will have solid programming knowledge with Java, NoSQL solutions, and messaging frameworks.

Responsibilities

  • Develop REST APIs and microservices to integrate with internal and external client systems

  • Work with a product owner within an agile team to define, develop, and estimate user stories and epics

  • Work with BA and QA to create and implement automated BDD tests

  • Ensure the ongoing scalability, security, and maintainability of our products

  • Assist architects in the definition of standards and patterns for the development teams to follow

  • Mentor less experienced developers

  • Work closely with business teams to design effective technical solutions for the business needs.

  • Define technical requirements for new development which includes developing new and modifying existing code.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of work-related experience, or Master’s degree and 4 year of work-related experience, or 8 years equivalent work-related experience.

  • At least 8 years of experience in application development required, ideally in Java. Additional development proficiency in MongoDB, Kafka, Apache Geode, and JavaScript is ideal.

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment; specifically with server/infrastructure management & automation would be nice to have but not required.

  • Experience with following technologies is desired:

  • Middleware: JBoss, Apache HTTP, Tomcat, Kafka

  • Databases: MySQL, MongoDB

  • OS: RHEL

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

SS&C is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. SS&C is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

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