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Java Lead Developer

Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
In 2022, Edward Jones invested $ 1 billion in technology infrastructure, digital initiatives, and virtual business enablement tools. We're currently in the test-and-learn phase and are looking for talented, motivated professionals, that want to be part of this transformational journey. Cloud-based architecture and modern technical capabilities will enable us to grow our impact while providing the best client experience possible.

Edward Jones is a financial services firm heavily investing in technology and tech improvements to our systems to provide high-quality tools and processes to our branch and Home office teams. Our team supports Mutual Fund Trading and Trade Corrections for the firm. We provide both Open Systems and Mainframe development and are looking for an experienced full-stack Java developer to augment our team.
What You'll DoResponsible for applying business and technical knowledge to ensure the availability of our systems, and to provide quality solutions for business and enterprise software needs
Perform lead analyst role to complete high-level and technical systems design for new and enhanced systems
Perform project leadership role on small initiatives
Provide technical leadership and complete complex system-level assignments
Provide guidance and training to less experienced developers on the business impact of the systems supported and the technical design of systems
Develop business and technical requirements for enhancements, projects, and new systems
Design (including system specifications), develop, test, document, and implement quality application software within targeted due dates
Provide and validate program/task/system estimates

What You'll Need
Bachelor's degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related field or related work experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience in software development full stack Java development
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including explaining technical issues and their implications for projects and business decisions, facilitating discussion and resolution of problems, and mentoring other IS associates.
Expert level in at least one of the following environments: gaining understanding in other environments. Environments may include the following, plus the ability to interface with one or more database platforms:
Web Application Development
Client Application Development
Enterprise or solution-specific purchased software
Understand infrastructure architecture - networks, productivity tools, operating systems - and provide input to leaders about the impact of these components
Problem Solving:
- Define root cause and correct the most complex problems quickly to minimize impact to the business areas
- Ability to build upon prior knowledge and experience
- Lead resolution of urgent system issues
Decision Making:
- Decisions may often involve multiple variables and may require research and analysis to determine the most appropriate solution
- Works independently within the guidelines provided by System Development Methodology and IS Standards, escalating issues to leaders
- Provides feedback and mentoring to other associates

"" Candidates that live within a commutable distance from our Tempe, AZ and St. Louis, MO home office locations are expected to work in the office three days per week, with a preference for Tuesday through Thursday. "

100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.

2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.

2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.

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.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

Salary: $78795 - $134163
Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Columbia , Java Lead Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Columbia, South Carolina

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