Lead Java Developer

Lead Java Developer.

Lead Java Developer



£65000 - £90000 per year





Java Lead Developer (m/f/d) - Join Our Innovative Development Team!

Location: Leipzig

About Us: We are a leading specialist agency for digital transformation, committed to developing innovative solutions that reshape the digital landscape across various sectors, including health, finance, media, mobility, and more. Our international team of experts works passionately and creatively to deliver tailor-made digital products and services.

Your Role: Java Lead Developer (m/f/d)

Your Tasks: As a Java Lead Developer, you will lead a team of developers and contribute to the development of innovative software solutions for renowned clients in health, finance, media, mobility, and beyond. Join us to leverage your knowledge and experience in an international team, a modern work environment, and the latest technologies.

  • Plan and implement distributed systems using Java on leading cloud platforms, staying at the forefront of technology to develop innovative solutions.
  • Support various projects during the pitch and ramp-up phases through guidelines, best practices, and architecture reviews. Assist in overcoming technical challenges and support the team in overcoming technical hurdles.
  • Act as a mentor and point of contact for other developers through individual and/or group discussions to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Address technical questions and contribute to feasibility studies. Utilize your expertise to provide technical advice to clients and find optimal solution approaches.
  • Contribute to the recruiting team by participating in the hiring process and actively searching for talented developers.

Your Profile: We are looking for candidates with:

  • Completed studies in computer science, media informatics, media technology, or business informatics, or comparable qualifications.
  • Analytical skills, communication and teamwork, and a high level of initiative, motivation, and flexibility.
  • Strong practical experience in backend development, including the development of larger distributed applications with the Spring ecosystem or Jakarta EE.
  • Experience with API design using REST and ideally GraphQL.
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g., Redis, MongoDB, CosmosDB).
  • Experience in CI/CD (GitLab, Azure DevOps, or similar).
  • German language skills (spoken and written) at least B1 level.
  • English language skills (spoken and written) at least B2 level.
  • Advantageous: existing experience in a Lead Developer role, affinity for good UX.

Tech Stack:

  • Programming languages: Java 11+
  • Frameworks: Spring, Jakarta EE
  • Cloud: Azure, GCP, AWS
  • Advantageous: experience with other cloud platforms/edge computing, Kubernetes, experience in DevOps, Infrastructure-as-Code (Terraform/Pulumi).

What We Offer You:

Exciting Projects:

  • Engage in exciting and varied projects for global players.

Onboarding and Working Environment:

  • Comprehensive onboarding program with insight into all departments.
  • High-performance working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes.

Multicultural Teams:

  • Join multicultural teams where mutual respect is a given.

Flexible Working:

  • Enjoy flexible working hours with hybrid and part-time options.

Generous Vacation and Travel Opportunities:

  • Benefit from 30 days of paid vacation and the opportunity to work abroad for up to 4 weeks per year.

Modern Offices and Development Opportunities:

  • Work in modern offices with community areas and well-equipped kitchens.
  • Transparent communication through regular all-hands meetings, 1on1s, and annual feedback discussions.
  • Collaborate with experienced developers.
  • Act as a mentor from a senior level and accompany other developers to enable them to have a steep learning curve.
  • Participation in conferences and (in-house) workshops.

Events & Sports Offers:

  • Engage in regular company events such as summer and Christmas parties, movie nights, and newbie evenings.
  • Stay fit with our bike leasing offer and use our EGYM Wellpass.

Ready to shape the future of software development with us? Apply now! We look forward to welcoming you to our dynamic and innovative team. samuel.hegarty@darwinrecruitment.com

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Samuel Hegarty

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