Cloud Data Platform Developer

This position is part of a team that builds the Data Replication as a service. As part of the Cloud Team in CTO, you will collaborate with engineering teams within several divisions to deliver data platforms that replicate enterprise DB2, Oracle and MSSQL to AWS databases including RDS and DynamoDB, Kafka/Kinesis and storage services such as S3. Proficiency with Lambda (using Python or Java), SQS, SNS, Cloudwatch, and EC2 are all pluses. Experience with Tivoli and Splunk for alerting and monitoring is preferred. Familiarity with change data capture (CDC) tools and technology is helpful.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides the leadership in developing strategic technology programs, which focus on both Business of IT and LOB-specific strategic technology programs.

  2. Translates technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects for internal clients. 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. Writes programs, appropriate test artifacts, ad hoc queries, and reports. Employs contemporary software development techniques to ensure tests are implemented in a way that supports automation.

  3. Elevates code into the development, test, and Production environments on schedule. Provides follow up Production support. Submits change control requests and documents.

  4. Thoroughly understands software development methodology. Thoroughly understands architecture standards. Trains and mentors staff with less experience. Resolves issues elevated from staff with less experience.

  5. Participates in design, code, and test Inspections throughout life cycle to identify issues. Explains technical considerations at related meetings, including those with internal clients.

  6. Performs systems analysis, including system requirements analysis and definition (e.g., prototyping), and logical and physical design.

  7. Writes the system/technical portion of assigned deliverables. Assists technical team members with the system/technical portion of their deliverables (e.g., systems testers, test plans). On small teams, the developer may write these items.

  8. Thoroughly understands client business functions and technology needs. Has a broad understanding of Vanguard's technologies, tools, and applications, including those that interface with business area and systems.

  9. Is highly functional on large, matrixed project teams. Interfaces with cross functional team members, including database administrator, IT security, project manager, technical writer, and clients. Communicates systems issues at the appropriate technical level for each audience.

  10. Thoroughly understands and complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established milestones. Thoroughly understands and complies with all Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security requirements.

  11. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Java and advanced knowledge of multiple IT platforms is required
  • Cloud knowledge with AWS preferred, along with Python and Scala.

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position


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