Java Software Developer

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 03/23/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Commodities Job Number: 2023-15 Pay Rate: $140-175K (DOE) Type: Hybrid

Job Description

Global company in the Houston, Texas Downtown area is searching for "two" Java Software Developers to be responsible for supporting a Trade and Risk Management application used by the Commodities trading businesses, using Java, SQL and AWS. 

Candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively as the Java Software Developer and work closely with business users and technology peers to translate requirements into optimal technical designs.

The Java Software Developer will provide support to traders and other business users on the applications the team develops and enhances.   The Java Software Developer will be responsible for driving continuous improvement as it will be utilized as the Java Software Developer extends and enhances testing and deployment mechanisms for various applications/tools, as well as designing solutions that are tactical and strategic in nature to effectively address short-term vs long-term business needs.

Work Status:

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Unable to work C2C, C2B or B2B with third party vendors, RPOs or consultants

Job Requirements

Technical Expertise:

  • At least 5  years of experience developing full stack JVM (Java Virtual Machine) - based applications
  • Unix / Linux working knowledge
  • Working knowledge of cloud/related technologies – preferably AWS
  • Experience in relational databases
  • Exposure to functional programming is a bonus.
  • Docker / Container orchestration (Swarm / Kubernetes etc.) is favorable
  • Java Multi-threading is favorable
  • Scripting skills – primarily Bash, Python
  • Experience in the banking & finance industry is beneficial
  • Knowledgeable with SDLC tools (e.g. Bamboo, JIRA, GIT, Confluence)


  • Building out platforms to scale with the ever-growing performance, data, regulatory and product driven requirements of our businesses
  • Developing, testing and deploying code and performing release planning and execution
  • Building relationships with business stakeholders to develop solutions for effective integration with upstream and downstream systems
  • Architect design, implementing and testing solutions for new components or modifications to existing functionality
  • Performing peer code reviews and participating as a member of a global distributed team.

Additional Information

Work Status:

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Unable to work C2C, C2B or B2B with third party vendors, RPOs or consultants


This company offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 5 weeks of vacation, traditional holidays, 5 sick days, free parking, commutation, and more.


Relocation expenses are available at a minimum. 

Work Schedule:

This company offers a hybrid work schedule: Every 10 days: 5 remote/5 on-site.


This company offers a competitive base salary with bonus potential depending on company and employee performance. 

Resume Submittal:

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Meet Your Recruiter

Marie Mikelson
President | HeadHunter | Technical Recruiter


Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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