Java Team Lead
We are looking for an experienced Team Lead to guide the cross-functional team of highly experienced engineers and simultaneously to manage daily project operations and to communicate with the project’s customer’s team.
The team will be developing the backend of a trading platform that provides access to all possible market segments to users all over the world.
You personally will be responsible for individual professional growth of your subordinates, managing team members’ tasks on a daily basis, supervising and guiding distributed team of professionals along with working through requirements with the customer’s team.
Being primary technical point of contact for the customer you should have excellent communication skills, a technical mindset with great attention to details, ability to analyze suggested approaches and come up with better solutions.
This is also an incredible opportunity to work on high availability and consistency of a distributed system that processes millions of operations on daily basis.
On top of that you'll be presented other challenges such as (but not limited to): improving system's throughput and incorporating performance testing into our CI pipelines scaling services horizontally providing and maintaining 24/7 availability Along with that you’re going to be expected to maintain high test coverage and instill best coding practices in the team.
Finally, all the team members are expected to be actively involved with system health monitoring and its support.
Responsibilities: overseeing day-to-day team operation mentoring and knowledge sharing maintaining and improving the development process (scrum-like) analyzing and working on requirements with the customer’s team (including implementation specifics) estimating requirements efforts navigating implementation details to ensure consistency with initial design participating in code reviews developing new features writing unit and integration tests Requirements: 5 years of software development in commercial projects experience as a team lead in a group of 4-5 developers strong knowledge of Java programming language high quality organizational and leadership skills understanding of testing pyramid, particularly unit, integration and acceptance testing desire to write, optimize, document and maintain code and thoroughly cover it with tests desire to achieve goals as a team, willingness to help colleagues and ability to give/take criticism proficient English language (C1 and higher) to be able to communicate with the team and client Additional Skills: experience with Spring framework experience with scaling applications horizontally hands-on experience writing concurrent Java code understanding of XP practices and desire to implement them desire to mentor people and share knowledge experience in software and application design and architecture