Lead Software Engineer

Westport, CT, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 25,900+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


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 Software Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

Whom are we looking for?
We are looking for solid software engineers to join us. It is ok if the candidates do not know the technologies we are using now. We need people who could quickly study them. For example, Scala is a primary programming language here, but we hire people from Java, .NET, C++ stacks. They spend some time learning by doing real tasks in practice to speed up.


What You Have

  • 6+ years of experience in software development;
  • D3++/D4/D5 level engineers, hands-on solution architects 1/2 levels;
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (algorithms, big O notation, data structures: arrays, lists, stacks, queues, dictionaries, trees, etc.);
  • Excellent design skills (with the security focus, OOD, SOLID, GRASP, KISS, YAGNI, DRY, etc.);
  • Experience with CI/CD;
  • Excellent communication skills (English - B2+/C1);
  • Stress tolerance;
  • Open-mindedness;
  • Proactiveness;
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies;
  • Ability to dive into a complicated codebase without supervision.

Nice to have

  • Scala;
  • Python;
  • Nix;
  • Distributed systems:
    • Spark;
    • Kafka;
    • Zookeeper.
  • Cloud technologies:
    • Kubernetes;
    • AWS (EC2, S3, DynamoDB, IAM, VPC, SQS, Lambda, etc.).

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);
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.