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Development Team Lead (Java & Kafka) Remote

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Development Team Lead (Java & Kafka) Description

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.


This is a key position with responsibilities that have a significant impact on our operations and project outcomes. We are looking for someone with robust technical skills and the capacity to lead and inspire our team of developers.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a team of developers in the design, development, and implementation of software applications using Java, Spring Boot, Kafka, and FIX. Ideally familiar with the B2BITS products
  • Promote and enforce the use of coding standards and best practices within the team to ensure code quality and maintainability
  • Communicate with project managers and stakeholders to understand and implement project requirements, and provide regular updates on project progress
  • Actively participate in the entire application lifecycle, from the concept stage until delivery and post-launch support
  • Conduct code reviews and mentor junior team members to enhance their skills and efficiency
  • Collaborate with other team leads and developers to address system integration needs and challenges
  • Continuously evaluate and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and improve team performance
  • Contribute to architectural decisions and implement scalable and reliable systems
  • Troubleshoots complex issues and provides support in bug fixing during all stages of application development
  • Drive innovation and adaption of best practices in software development within the team

What You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field
  • 7+ years of Java development experience, with a focus on backend development
  • Proficiency in Apache Kafka and its ecosystem, along with solid understanding of data streaming concepts
  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices architecture, and cloud platforms
  • Strong problem-solving, communication, and collaboration skills

We Offer

  • We believe that the greatest strength of the company is its people. EPAM is fully committed to help its employees to reach their full potential and achieve their professional goals through continues learning. With this in mind, we would like to introduce to you few of the many opportunities and services which we believe will help you expand your current knowledge:
  • Full access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • All-around Social package: professional & soft skills training, medical & family care programs, sports
  • Relocation opportunities
  • Free English classes
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Continuous experience exchange with experts and professionals worldwide
  • Friendly team and comfortable working environment
  • Engineering, corporate, and social events within and outside the Company
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Opportunities for self-realization

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