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Senior Java/J2EE and Solr Developer in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us! Verisk Analytics is a global supplier of risk assessment services and decision analytics for customers in a variety of markets, including insurance, healthcare, financial services, supply chain, and others. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Senior Java/J2EE and Solr/ElasticSearch Developer who has extensive search experience in leading application development supporting business objectives while demonstrating independence in software development lifecycle phases from concept and design to testing and deployment.


• Lead new and existing applications along with enhancements to web applications, services and infrastructure.
• Perform hands-on coding while designing and architecting web application/content/search solutions.
• Serve as a liaison to internal customers, research groups and various business support areas.
• Provides technical guidance to junior programmers and other software engineers.

Skills and Knowledge:

• Must have passion for development and latest technologies
• Leadership and ability to guide design and technical meetings
• Excellent understanding of object-oriented design concepts and software development processes and methods.
• Superior organization skills, skilled at recognizing priorities and keeping a team focused most important features
• Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to troubleshoot and maintain mid-level to complex applications.


• 8+ years of proven experience in software development and system maintenance
• Ability to learn and adapt to continuously changing technology
• Demonstrated experience with N-tiered applications, multi-tier architecture, web and search architectures
• Experienced at developing elegant-yet-simple systems using best practices and design patterns
• Experience with multi-threading, memory management, networking, I/O concepts, and performance aspects of common classes and algorithms
• Proficient experience and understanding in the following technologies: Java, Unix/Linux, RabbitMQ/SQS, MongoDb/Dynamo DB, Solr/Lucene/Elastic Search, Apache TIKA, Tomcat, MEAN JS, REST, SVN, GIT, AWS, Jenkins, Chef, CodeDeploy, Bamboo, Octopus or any CI/CD tools
• Highly experienced at leading teams, interacting with business partners or customers, and guiding project direction

All members of the Verisk Analytics Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected classification.

We are offering an excellent compensation package. Our competitive benefits package includes full health care options, a 401(k) plan, and generous Paid-Time-Off.

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