Tech Lead Java Engineer | Vigil | Remote (Worldwide)

Tech Lead Java Engineer | Vigil | Remote (Worldwide)

Remote Worldwide
Application ends: July 24, 2024
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Job Description

Overview

SUMMARY:

As a Tech Lead Java engineer, you’ll lead a development team in the payments area, make sound architectural decisions, working with a team to design and implement technical solutions, ensuring seamless deployment and ongoing support.

We are looking for candidates who are as excited about pushing their own development as they are about advancing our technology stack.

Our core developers are passionate about software engineering and enjoy developing their skills and abilities in a friendly and supportive environment of keen learners.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING:

You will join our engineering team and be a valued member working closely in a collaborative, autonomous, cross-functional team. You will help with the following:

  • Lead a payments area development team, including Java backend, React/NextJS frontend, and QA automation engineers.
  • Serve as a Java backend development expert and actively contribute to the project’s development, maintenance, and support.
  • Ensure timely completion of tasks and delivery of projects to the highest standards.
  • Make informed architectural decisions.
  • Collaborate with architects, analysts, business representatives, and infrastructure specialists to develop technical solution proposals, covering implementation, deployment, support, and troubleshooting.
  • Engage with business stakeholders to understand their challenges.
  • Gain proficiency in all team technologies, providing assistance as needed.
  • Plan and execute necessary Proof of Concepts when needed.
  • Adhere to Agile (Scrum) practices.
  • Offer guidance to developers and projects, mentor junior team members.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Experience in leading development teams.
  • + 5 years of experience as a Java developer in diverse software projects
  • Proficient in Java 11+, Spring framework, and SQL, with a preference for MySQL
  • Experienced in Java-based ORMs, particularly JPA/Hibernate
  • Skilled in designing and implementing RESTful web services and clients
  • Strong understanding of Java concurrency and multithreading concepts
  • Familiar with Maven and Linux environments
  • Knowledgeable in asynchronous messaging, specifically Kafka
  • Proficient with CI tools and automation, notably Gitlab
  • Committed to producing high-quality, robust software
  • Experienced in Agile development, specifically with Scrum
  • Capable of JVM monitoring, performance tuning, and troubleshooting Java applications in production settings
  • Analytical thinker with strong creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal

AWESOME BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases, particularly MongoDB, is advantageous.
  • Skills in developing back-office applications with JS, NodeJS, and React are beneficial.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Be part of our collegial environment where responsibility and authority are shared equally amongst colleagues and help create our company culture
  • A culture in which we don’t criticise failure but ensure we learn from our mistakes
  • An Agile environment where your ideas are welcome
  • The possibility to grow and experience different projects
  • Ongoing Training & Mentoring
  • The possibility to travel

– ATTENTION! THIS POSITION IS FOR PORTUGAL OR BRAZIL BASED ONLY

Tagged as: 5+ Years, Git, Java, Linux, SQL