Develop a Career at Next Pathway


At Next Pathway we have built a work environment based on 3 core principles:

  • Emphasize quality first, each and every time
  • Put people in roles where they will succeed and feel challenged
  • Build a team of well qualified individuals that can share ideas and learn from each other

Our environment rewards people for hard work, loyalty, innovation and mutual support. We aim to match people’s strengths, skills and talents to our requirements. Identifying this ideal match between attitude, skill and need, leads to success.

Here you will find a list of the current opportunities at Next Pathway. We have taken careful effort to identify the specific requirements that we need at this time. Kindly review and feel free to submit your resume for our consideration.


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Open Positions

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience installing, configuring and monitoring middleware technologies (Messaging systems, databases), LDAP directory servers, Kerberos, Identity Management Systems
  • Experience setting up and configuring Continuous Integration workflows.
  • Experience with Jenkins or similar tool.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery strategies and approaches, particularly on Cloud Foundry, Mesos, and using containers.
  • Experience with monitoring tools and logs
  • Experience with administration of Unix based systems and shell scripting

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience with installation/configuration of Hadoop distributions(Hortonworks, Cloudera)
  • Experience with YARN, Apache Atlas, Apache Ranger, Ambari, Ambari blueprints
  • Experience with High Availability, Disaster Recovery topologies and deployments
  • Experience with administration of Unix based systems and shell scripting
  • Experience monitoring and troubleshooting Hadoop clusters
  • Experience with Data replication across Hadoop clusters

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience with High Availability, Horinzontal Scalability, Disaster Recovery topologies and deployment
  • Experience with administration of Unix based systems and shell scripting
  • Production experience with Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker and/or Cloud Foundary
  • Knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Experience with Netflix OSS stack
  • Experience with messaging solutions (Kafka, RabbitMQ, Solace)

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience with the following:
    • Linux
    • Cloud
    • RESTful Service experience
    • J2EE application deployment and troubleshooting experience in Linux environment
    • SQL
  • Nice to haves:
    • Testing in Hadoop environment-Testing experience with Atlas, Ranger, Hive, Spark, SQL- Shell scripting- Java coding experience- Experience testing ETLs and Data Warehousing, data analytics and reporting

Fulltime Permanent

As a Java Developer on our Engineering team you will create and support innovative products in the area of Big Data.  You will be working with our team on internal initiatives as well as supporting our clients that use our products.  In this role you will have the opportunity to hone your skills, work with some of the most talented engineers in North America and develop leading edge Big Data solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with peers on software design, and implementation of micro-services based solutions
  • Work as a team to plan and execute a continuous development and integration software development process
  • Keep on top of task and defect management system for assigned issues for each iteration
  • Perform peer code reviews as part of everyday workflow
  • Contribute ideas to continually improve the team’s productivity, job enjoyment, and code quality

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience of hands-on Java Development with RESTful APIs
  • 5+ years Spring Framework based software development experience
  • 3+ years experience in developing application integration services.
  • Excellent Java experience with WSDL, SOAP, XSD, and XML.
  • Experience with MySql, PostGreSQL, RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring configuration, Spring Integration, and Netflix OSS such as Eureka, Hystrix, Zuul, and Feign.
  • Experience with commercial or open-source ESB and/or API Gateway/Manager such as MuleSoft.
  • Experience with Git (such as BitBucket and GitLab), and Jenkins
  • Extensive knowledge of PaaS, preferably Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)
  • Good knowledge of Angular, Node.js, and Javascript
  • Good understanding of micro-services and cloud-based architectures
  • Experience with Agile SDLC methodology
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to creatively solve problems
  • Excellent ability to design, code and debug applications
  • Support, maintain and document software functionality and software design and architecture
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Math, or the equivalent.

6 months contract

  • Java/JEE
  • JavaScript
  • REST
  • JSON/XML
  • OAuth
  • SAML
  • Swagger
  • OpenAPI specifications
  • RAML
  • Documentation standards for REST APIs

6 months contract

Required Skills:
· Strong technical background in SOA, and its principles and design patterns
· Experienced in SOA service specification, design, and implementation
· Experienced in SOA migration and service enablement of legacy systems such as IBM mainframe and AS400
· 5+ years of experience in integration development, especially in IBM DataPower, MQ, and Message Broker or IIB development experience
· Java/JEE development experience
· Good ability to communicate to client as per requirement discovery and design
· Experience in working in an Agile team with an aggressive timeline
· Excellent team player with strong independent working ability
Nice to have:
· Experience with WSRR

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience with configuration management utilities, i.e.: Salt, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Experience installing, configuring and monitoring middleware technologies (Messaging systems, databases), LDAP directory servers, Kerberos, Identity Management Systems
  • Experience automating provisioning of environments including cloud (VMWare, AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with monitoring tools and logs
  • Experience with administration of Unix based systems and shell scripting
  • Knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Knowledg of Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker and Cloud Foundary
  • Experience with installation/configuration of Hadoop distributions(HDP, Cloudera) and Yarn

Fulltime Permanent

  • Experience with configuration management utilities, i.e.: Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • Experience automating provisioning of environments including cloud (VMWare, AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with monitoring tools and logs
  • Experience with Software Defined Networks, Content Routing
  • Experience with High Availability, Disaster Recovery topologies and deployments
  • Experience with administration of Unix based systems and shell scripting

6 months contract

We are looking for an experienced Data Warehouse Architect to join our Data Management team. The Data Warehouse Architect will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of data warehouse data models, as well as working with ETL architect on the end to end data warehouse architecture design.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated experience with full life cycle of data warehouse implementation at large enterprise level, in-depth understanding of data warehouse concepts and implementation techniques
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with logical and physical data modeling with enterprise data warehouse system
  • Extensive experience with data modeling reverse engineering
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with business processes and data flows in financial/banking industry.
  • Experience with Big Data technology (Hive, HDFS)
  • Experience with DB2, Netezza, Informatica, Cognos Powerplay, Erwin, ERStudio

Skills and Experience Nice to Have

  • Experience with data warehouse migration
  • IBM Financial Data Model
  • Experience with big data technology (Spark , Sqoop, Flume, Hbase)
  • Logical and physical data modeling experience on Hadoop ecosystem
  • ETL architecture design and implementation

6 months contract

  • Experience with API Management practices based on one of more of the following API platform vendors: IBM, Akana, Mulesoft, CA Technologies / Layer 7, apigee
  • Hands-on experience with API Management features, capabilities, and best practices, including the following:
    • API Lifecycle and Governance
    • API Versioning
    • API Deployment, including CICD
    • API Publishing and API Portal Configuration
    • API Deployment platforms, including Cloud, On-Premise, SaaS, Hybrid
    • API Discovery via Cataloging, and Provisioning
    • API Orchestration (configuration-driven, policy-driven, workflow-driven)
    • API Traffic Monitoring
    • API Traffic Shaping, including rate limitating, concurrent-rate limiting, policy-based throttling, spike arrest, quota-based thresholding
    • API Traffic and Consumption Analytics
    • API Metering, Billing, Monetization and associated platform configuration
    • API Security, including Encryption, PKI, SSL, Threat Detection and Protection, Schema Validation
    • API Data Protection, including Data Encryption and Masking for PII and PCI compliance
    • API SLA and Performance Monitoring

6 months contract

  • Experience defining Enterprise Metadata strategy and Reference architecture
  • Experience defining Metadata standard and best practices
  • Experience defining processes and approaches for automating metadata capture and lineage stitching
  • Experience working with Business and Data Management office to define Business Glossary and semantic lineage
  • Experience working with IBM Governance Catalog (IGC) as Enterprise Metadata Repository. Experience using the IGC OpenAPI and CLI (istool)

The incumbent will participate in building, configuring, and refreshing the SOA infrastructures for development, quality assurance, pre-production, and production based on specifications.

He will develop test strategies, design detailed test plans, develop and execute test cases for testing the configuration for SOA middleware integration infrastructures based on IBM technology. He will capture and analyze test results, carry out problem analysis, and work with senior SOA infrastructure and solution architects towards problem resolution.

Description of specific tasks:

  • Develop configuration scripts for production environments for the following:
  • Creation of service domains in the DataPower appliances following the BIAN classification used to classify IBIT services
  • Configuration of DataPower for integration with LDAP
  • Configuration for integration with Syslog server cluster to capture system and service logs from DataPower, including definition of log targets and format to capture messages from various objects and services on the appliances
  • Test the SOA production domains integrated with the backend production systems, performing sample production dry-runs using a subset of SOA services selected from the NFT environment.
  • Plan test cases and prepare test scripts for the following test activities to cover the following:
    • Configured elements listed above
    • Service deployment to the production primary and secondary clusters
    • Service execution operational characteristics node by node within each cluster
    • Intra-cluster fail-over during application execution
    • DR testing by simulating primary cluster failure during application execution
    • Backup and restore capability of the runnable service artifacts and configuration backup files using the internal DataPower storage as backup medium.
  • Initialize DataPower appliances, if necessary
  • Verify DataPower operation readiness for each node within each cluster
  • Execute test cases as per above plan

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC) and environment configuration for each SLDC stage including IDT, SIT, QAT, UAT, and PROD.
  • 3+ years of software development experience in Java and Web Services.
  • 5+ years of AIX administration and Unix scripting experience.
  • 5+ years of WebSphere Application Server and Message Broker administration experience.
  • Familiarity with JUnit, Eclipse, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Integration Developer, MB Explorer, MB Toolkit, Unix scripting.
  • Ability to understand software environment test requirements, create Non-PROD and PROD environment test plans, and independently execute the test plans with minimal supervision from the architects.
  • Ability to produce detailed documentation for SOA infrastructure construction guidelines and maintenance, within prescribed specifications and with minimal supervision.
  • Direct hands-on experience with, at least, the following technologies:
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • IBM WebSphere Enterprise Bus
  • IBM Integration Bus
  • IBM Integration Toolkit
  • IBM WebSphere BPM Advanced
  • IBM WebSphere Service Repository and Registry
  • IBM WebSphere Business Monitor
  • IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager
  • IBM Tivoli Security Policy Manager
  • IBM Service Federation Manager

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If you would like to submit your resume for our consideration,
or call 416.307.2708.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that meet our requirements.