Vantiv Principal Java Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio


  • Create design/architecture plans and solution requirements, and deliver project capabilities.

  • Drive innovation and operational performance in the deployment of new functionality, services, and products.

  • Deliver detailed design/architecture plans and solution requirements assessment.

  • Address challenges of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in driving operating and service excellence

  • Improve project delivery and provide recommendations for process improvement

  • Drive strategy, innovation, Agile knowledge, and best practices on project engagements.

  • Identifies new solutions and opportunities in Vantiv's service offerings.

  • Demonstrates excellence in technical assessment and implementation coordination. Solution planning and resource optimization are driven by defined roadmap/goals.

  • Executes continuous improvement efforts and delivery commitments are met consistently.

  • Consistently creates successful engagements on projects and with cross-functional teams.


Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products. Internally recognized specialist on complex technical matters. Champions significant projects using demonstrated leadership and creativity. Technical ownership of 1-2 development areas and contributes to other areas. Understanding of a Vantiv product area along with customer needs and market. Handles multiple tasks and can switch between them.

Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead).


  • 10+ years of experience in software development methodologies and best practices.

  • 7+ years of experience building applications using Java, Spring, Hibernate, JavaScript and HTML

  • 3+ years of experience building web services in SOAP and/or REST with technologies like spring-ws, spring mvc or JAX-RS

  • 5+ years of experience in developing highly scalable and reliable web applications, including integration with internal and external systems.

  • 2+ years in a technical lead position is preferred.

  • Experience working collaboratively using Agile/Scrum methodology

  • 3+ years of experience building customer portals using WebSphere, Liferay or any other Portal technology preferred.

  • Experience consuming web service end points (e.g. REST, SOAP), strong REST Webservices development, Jenkins, SQL server, DB2 preferred.

  • Experience with Data Power configuration and Web Methods environment is a plus

  • Bachelor's Degree required