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Senior/Lead Java Software Engineer Prague, Czech Republic

Senior/Lead Java Software Engineer Description

Job #: 55312
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its software engineering expertise to become a leading global product development, digital platform engineering, and top digital and product design agency. Through its ‘Engineering DNA’ and innovative strategy, consulting, and design capabilities, EPAM works in collaboration with its customers to deliver next-gen solutions that turn complex business challenges into real business outcomes. EPAM’s global teams serve customers in over 25 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. EPAM is a recognized market leader in multiple categories among top global independent research agencies and was one of only four technology companies to appear on Forbes 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies list every year of publication since 2013. Learn more at https://www.epam.com/ and follow us on Twitter @EPAMSYSTEMS and LinkedIn.

In 2015 EPAM opened the Czech Republic IT delivery center in Prague, in the iconic City Tower in Pankrac. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a growing source of innovation due to the increasing demand for software solutions and services in Central Europe. This new location will enable EPAM to more closely collaborate with clients in the region.

DESCRIPTION


Currently, we are looking for an experienced Senior/Lead Java Software Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Team Leads to identify, design, and implement new features to support the growing real time data needs of the customer
  • Assist and mentor Junior Engineers in troubleshooting and tuning of high volume, distributed applications, primarily on Spark
  • Identify and suggest or implement remediation of cases where we diverge from industry best practices
  • Evangelize and practice an extremely high standard of code quality, system reliability, and performance to ensure SLAs are met for uptime, data freshness, data correctness, and quality
  • Display sense of ownership over assigned work, requiring minimal direction and driving to completion in a sometimes fuzzy and uncharted environment
  • Focus on enabling developers and analysts through self-service and automated tooling, rather than manual requests and acting as a gatekeeper
  • Participate in on-call rotation, including continuously seeking to reduce noise, improve monitoring coverage, and improve quality-of-life for on-call engineers

Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional experience in Java software development
  • Experience in running, using and troubleshooting industry standard data technologies such as Spark, HDFS, Cassandra, Kafka
  • Deep development experience, ideally in Scala but we are open to other experience if you’re willing to learn the languages we use
  • Proficient scripting skills i.e. Bash, Python, Ruby
  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data in streaming and batch
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure. We use Azure, specifically, but any will do
  • A focus on automation and providing leverage-based solutions to enable sustainable and scalable growth in an ever-changing ecosystem
  • Experience building and maintaining a centralized platform or services, to be consumed by other teams, is ideal, but not necessary
  • A passion for Operational Excellence and SRE/DevOps mindset, including an eye for monitoring, alerting, self-healing, and automation
  • Experience in an Agile environment, able to manage scope and iterate quickly to consistently deliver value to the customer
  • Good English communication skills (B2 overall language level)

We offer

  • We offer the possibility to work on full product lifecycle – from concept to delivery into production
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture
  • Using English on a daily basis, communication with people from different countries
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Comfortable modern offices in Prague 4
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards)
  • Czech and English language courses
  • Start ASAP/negotiable
  • Relocation assistance including the coverage of the relocation costs (if needed)
  • Rotation program - possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects within 25 countries
  • Referral bonuses for recommended candidates
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