Lead Java Engineer

San Francisco, CA, 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 Java Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

The Staff Software Engineer will architect, design, and develop cloud-based services. S/he will provide strong technical leadership in cloud based software development and highly scalable API designs.

What You’ll Do

  • Architect, design and implement RESTful Web Services API and algorithms;
  • Produce excellent, thorough design and development documentation;
  • Work independently under tight time constraints, respond to evolving requirements and strategic shifts in direction;
  • Be familiar and comfortable with Agile/Scrum software development methodology.

What You Have

  • 8+ years of solid programming experience in Java (or equivalent enterprise back-end) developing web server applications, object oriented design and design patterns, and passionate about writing high quality and well-architected code;
  • Experience in building high-performance and cloud based scalable web services. Experience with design and implementation of modern web services architecture and API frameworks;
  • Experience implementing services backed by NoSQL data stores;
  • Strong understanding of engineering best practices – requirement gathering and analysis, design and develop secure and scalable code with unit tests, participate in code reviews and documentation; experience with open source based technology stack;
  • Ability to handle periodic on-call duty, and defensive engineering to minimize impact;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science plus 10 years of experience or equivalent; Master's degree preferred.

Nice to have

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and EC2;
  • Search, Machine Learning, Online Gaming domains;
  • Practical experience writing concurrent services in Golang;
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices, containerization, Docker/Kubern.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance;
  • 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.