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Senior Java Engineer
Oakland, CA

McKay Brothers, a profitable and rapidly growing provider of specialty telecom and financial market data, has an immediate opening for a Senior Java Engineer at the company's U.S. headquarters in Oakland, California. This role will work closely with teams in Europe and may be expected to work early hours for overlap.

As a Senior Java Engineer, you will provide technical support for internal applications running within the McKay Brothers network. Your expertise will be used to add features, trouble-shoot problems and develop solutions across the full stack of complex, ever-evolving web-services. Not only will you be responsible for developing thoughtful solutions, but you will also need to thoroughly test your changes and where necessary produce unit test suites to speed up and improve the quality assurance process.

Minimum requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience using Java 8 or above
  • 5+ years of experience using Javascript, HTML and CSS, ideally using Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of messaging formats such as JSON, XML and Protobufs · In-depth experience using relational databases like Postgres, ideally using Hibernate
  • Web service and RESTful interface development, using frameworks such as Jersey
  • In-depth familiarity with tools for source control (Git), builds (Maven) and issue tracking (Jira)
  • Ability to understand and develop intelligent object-oriented design structure

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience developing web-services on the Dropwizard framework
  • Experience designing and developing single-page applications using AngularJS and/or Angular
  • Experience writing code to interface with external services such as open authentication
  • Working knowledge of Postman and/or other tools to test web applications

Some travel may be required.

The Oakland, CA base salary range for this full-time position is $100,000 - 175,000. Our salary ranges are determined by role, career level, and location. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

McKay Brothers offers a comprehensive benefits package including three weeks of paid vacation; medical, dental & vision policies; 401(k). Our health premiums are paid 100% by the company (up to maximum contribution cap).

McKay Brothers, LLC is the acknowledged leader in providing low latency wireless networks for financial markets trading. McKay designs, engineers, builds and operates the premier low latency microwave networks used by the world's most sophisticated trading operations. McKay opened its US network in 2012, expanded to Europe in 2014 and Asia in 2016. Its Quincy Data affiliate serves a universe of equally innovative clients, distributing financial markets data globally via microwave. Learn more at and

McKay Brothers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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