Java Lead

New York, NY 10012

Post Date: 04/09/2018 Job ID: 94501 Job Category: Java

Title: Java Lead

Company: Publishing

Location: New York, New York (Chelsea)


As a technical lead of Integration Services team, you will:
  • Make architecture and design decisions as it affects the area of integration
  • Work with business and product owners to build the next generation shared services platform serving multiple lines of business, products, markets, and geographies
  • Assisting in the requirements collection and analysis, software design, development, troubleshooting, implementation and enhancement of new and existing software
  • Contributing your expertise to support our engineering best practices standards.
  • Mentor, grow and retain the team.
  • Ideal candidate will be comfortable  working in a fast-paced environment with business and technology groups
  • Self-starter who is passionate about education and technologies
  • He or she must be able to task manage and prioritize activities efficiently
  • Must also be able to effectively communicate expectations and timelines in a timely and clear fashion and have strong written communication skills
  • He/She will be detail oriented, organized, and have leadership experience
  • The individual should have experience managing teams, influencing without direct authority, and leading a team of engineers
  • The role requires design skills, sound judgment, and the ability to establish strong working relationships with business stakeholders and product owners

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team. Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others.
  • Hands on experience with Java 8 and Spring Boot ecosystem.
  • Must be familiar with Enterprise Integration Patterns and hands on experience with Apache Camel.
  • Must be familiar with asynchronous messaging systems such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ.
  • Experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL or Oracle.
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests. TDD and ATDD experience a strong plus.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes utilizing Jenkins and cloud infrastructures a plus.
  • Experience with Version Control Systems such as Git or Subversion.
  • Must have experience with designing and building highly available, scalable, and high volume customer facing applications.
  • Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo).
  • Attention to detail and the ability to think big.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated leadership ability as technical lead
  • Project management experience with agile development methodology
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to assist in acceptance testing, load testing, troubleshooting, and performance tuning as required.
  • People management, team building and mentoring experience
  • Exposure to AWS and Kafka is considered a plus.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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