Lead Java Engineer

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Lead Java Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

Lead Software Engineer will actively contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation and support of highly scalable client-server-based software applications. This hands-on, customer impacting, position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth technical knowledge of client-server application software development, as well as demonstrated experience successfully prioritizing, planning, organizing and executing software development projects in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Be responsible for the triage of reported production software issues, identifying defects, providing well considered patches, as well as determining current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, selection of new concepts and methodology, preparation of technical requirements and software design specifications and development of major routines and utilities;
  • Work closely with multiple related yet diverse teams including various contractors and stakeholders (both onshore and offshore) to accomplish high priority objectives with an unfailing focus on customer experience and rapid turnaround.

What You Have

  • 5+ years of Java software development engineering experience;
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills: verbal, written, listening, including customer relationships;
  • Strong ownership/leadership attitude;
  • Experienced design and architecture knowledge, as well as familiarity with object-oriented design patterns, Java, client-server/service development including threading (Executor), Queuing, and work with Futures;
  • Critical thinker resulting in expert trouble shooting skills with an in-depth knowledge of debugging and logging tools in a multi-threaded environment;
  • Experience with highly scalable client-server applications and distributed web service development (must have hands-on experience with RESTful web services).

Nice to have

  • Experience with monitoring, telemetry technologies and tools;
  • Experience designing, building and supporting APIs for third party consumption;
  • UNIX/Linux background;
  • Familiar with Agile development;
  • Familiar with data serialization formats like XML, JSON and protocol buffers.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.