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Lead Back-end Developer Antwerp, Belgium

Lead Back-end Developer Description

Job #: 91618
Do you enjoy working with both technical and business stakeholders and are you passionate about software development and building customer focused solutions?
Would you like to work in one of the world’s most prominent and entrepreneurial technology and engineering businesses?
EPAM is seeking a Lead Back-end Developer to join our team in Antwerp, Belgium involved in enhancing and evolving an effective integration between different components of the ecosystem as well as creating new components. Our team operates under a Scrum-based approach with quarterly planning cycles.
You will be required to be on client site in Antwerp 1-2 days a week and you must be a fluent English and Dutch speaker.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, particularly the Product Owner, to comprehend project requirements and objectives
  • Lead the technical coordination and delegation of tasks within the development team
  • Develop and implement required functionalities with a focus on high-quality code
  • Provide technological guidance to business stakeholders, discussing possibilities, limitations, dependencies, complexity, and maintainability of solutions
  • Foster cross-team collaboration to ensure seamless integration of components and features
  • Produce thorough technical documentation for both internal and external reference
  • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues as they arise during the development process

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Proven experience in a leading role, demonstrating a strong command of development practices
  • Proficiency in analyzing complex problems and providing innovative technical solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Previous experience working within an Agile framework, ideally with Scrum-based methodologies
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a dynamic development environment
  • Self-motivated with a keen eye for detail and dedication to delivering high-quality results
  • Fluent English and Dutch speaker
  • Essential Technical Skills:
    • Java
    • Spring
    • Java Microservice Infrastructure
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Azure Service Bus
    • Gradle

Nice to have

  • Nice-to-Have Skills:
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • NoSQL Databases

We Offer

  • Private healthcare insurance (DKV) free for all household
  • Pension plan (AG – disability, death and pension)
  • Daily restaurant tickets 7€ face value
  • Eco-cheques
  • JC gross bonus
  • EOY premium
  • Simple and double holiday pay
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement OR Company Car + energy card
  • IT equipment: e.g. laptop + mobile subscription
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning and online libraries
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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