Technical Lead – Java

Location: Tampa, FL; Remote

Start Date: February 1, 2021

Job Description

We are currently seeking a talented Technical Lead to join our Java/Backend Development team. This position will lead a team of developers through technical design, execution and deployment of Java/Backend modules in Venuetize’s Technology Platform.

Responsibilities

  • Technical Design for Java/Backend Modules that scale and perform in a large multi-tenant platform
  • Understanding non-technical product requirements and converting them into technical design that can be easily understood by technical developers
  • Responsibility for estimating and assigning development tasks to team members and ensuring completion of assigned tasks
  • Coordinating development efforts and activities across remote, distributed teams
  • Serving as the primary resource for evangelizing and training team members on the newest and/or upcoming technologies or processes
  • Detailed, clear and consistent communication, both verbal and written, with project stakeholders on development progress and project risks
  • Own the quality of the backend team deliveries, from code, design/architecture and quality of the business function delivered
  • Prepare comprehensive documentation and ensure timely completion of work
  • Promote Secure Coding, Standards and Best Practices
  • Stay on top of ever evolving technology landscape and make recommendations for process or technology upgrades

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on software design and development experience, at least 3 of which should be in a technical leadership role
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience developing Web Applications and Services using JAVA/JAVA EE, Spring and other related technologies
  • Relational database development experience (Preferably MySql) and proficiency with basic SQL concepts
  • Demonstrate strong technical architecture and leadership skills with ability to handle multiple activities in a dynamic and energizing environment
  • Demonstrates leadership and active pursuit of optimizing CI/CD process and tools, testing frameworks and practices (preferably GitHub, Jenkins/Bamboo etc.)
  • Strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills with track record of taking solution ownership and accountability
  • Solid experience in writing Unit Tests; executing, performing system and integration testing
  • Experience with modern engineering practices, cloud computing (AWS) and development using microservices architecture is a strong plus
  • Good understanding of application debugging and monitoring skills with the latest tools available in the market
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Domain knowledge and experience with major sports leagues content
  • Experience with Kafka on a professional project
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline.

 

Up to 25% travel required, depending on business needs.

To apply, please forward your resume to careers@venuetize.com.