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Software Engineer
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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Applied on October 29, 2020
Job Id #43699 Posted October 13, 2020

tProjects the candidate will be working on:

  • Digital Experience, Polaris, C&S Migration (Rally integration), and Data Externalization.
  • We are an engineering organization focused on evolving our integration + platform opportunities and realizing strategic enterprise architecture across the organization.


  • Software Engineer (application development) will engage with various levels of technical expertise and leadership spectrum to identify product development needs, identify solutions, and communicate API product related plans .
  • Software engineer will also develop detailed Product (API) code design documentation including API message schemas , Processing Logic, Process Flows, Aggregation, Routing, Transformation, Error Handling logic, detailed source-to-target data mapping and data transformation rules.


  • Experience with modern Java/J2EE tech stack

Top Requirements:

  • 1. 5+ years experience writing API's using core Java (utilizing frameworks like Spring Boot, etc.)
  • 2. 5+ years experience with REST API design (including micro-services)
  • 3. 5+ years experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana

Technical Skills

  • 1. 5+ years experience writing API's using core Java (utilizing frameworks like Spring Boot, etc.)
  • 2. 5+ experience with REST API design (including micro-services)
  • 3. 3+ years experience with security appliances (e.g. Layer7, Kong, PingFederate, etc.)
  • 4. 3+ years experience with various frameworks (e.g. Splunk, ELK, etc.)
  • 5. 3+ years experience deploying to Openshift containers using CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Jenkins, XL Deploy/XL Release, etc.)
  • 6. 1+ years experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana
  • 7. Plus: experience with test case automation

Other skills:

  • 1. Good written and verbal communication skills
  • 2. Experience in agile environments (using tools like CA Agile Central)

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team
  • Resource will be part of one of the EAIP API teams, Team size -10

Top Responsibilities:

  • Implementing API and data streaming capabilities, engineering telemetry solutions, building cloud deployment platforms, and working across fully automated stacks in a CI / CD ecosystem
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with IT stakeholders
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Engineer innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business

Software tools/skills:

  • Experience with event driven architecture and technologies
  • Experience with distributed data stores at scale
  • Active in working with emerging technologies.
  • Experience working effectively across multiple functional areas in a matrixed environment.


  • 3+ years of progressive software engineering experience
  • 3+ years engineering platforms at scale in public + private clouds
  • Experience working across fully automated stacks in a CI / CD ecosystem
  • Agile DevOps delivery model experience.

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 3
  • b. Video vs. phone? Video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? 100 % technical

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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