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Java Backend Engineer

Java Backend Engineer 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We are currently looking for a remote Java Backend Engineer with 5+ years of experience in Java and J2EE to join our team.

About EPAM

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts. EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence.


  • Understand existing application architecture
    • Design individual components based on the architecture
      • Work with other architects, leads, team members in an Agile Scrum environment
        • Design and develop framework and core functionality
          • Identify the gaps and come up with working solutions
            • Understand enterprise application design framework and processes
              • Review code and establish best practices
                • Look out for latest technologies and match up with use case and solve business problems efficiently
                  • Ability to look at the big picture
                    • Keep management up to date with the progress
                      • Work under Agile design and development framework


                        • 5+ years of experience in Java and J2EE
                          • Hands-on development experience
                            • Solid experience with Java 8, Spring Boot, Spring, Hibernate
                              • Familiarity with Unit test frameworks – JUnit and Mockito
                                • Strong knowledge of Microservices
                                  • Experience with event-driven, self-healing systems, scalable messaging platform like Kafka or RabbitMQ
                                    • Strong CI/CD skills: Git, Apache Maven, Gradle, Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Jira
                                      • Exposure to TDD/Unit Testing, Clean Code
                                        • Strong experience with AWS (S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, API Gateway etc.)
                                          • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking
                                            • Ability to take ownership of business problems and technical solutions
                                              • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
                                                • Good command of algorithms and data structures
                                                  • Hands on with engineering excellence and continuous integration practices
                                                    • Knowledge of common design patterns and SOLID design principles
                                                      • Good knowledge and experience with security constructs – OpenID, OAuth 2.0, TLS, OWASP
                                                        • Experience with Agile and strong collaboration skills with Business and Ops

                                                          Nice to have

                                                          • Code-writing for readability, performance, scale and maintainability
                                                            • Solid engineering practices (e.g. design patterns, automated testing, fault-tolerant systems, KISS principle)
                                                              • Experience with Open Source: Spring, Spring Cloud, Apache projects
                                                                • Python, Go, Scala, JavaScript programming knowledge

                                                                  We offer

                                                                  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                                                    • Work on enterprise-level projects on a long-term basis
                                                                      • Full-time remote work
                                                                        • Unlimited access to learning resources (EPAM training courses, English classes, Internal Library)
                                                                          • Community of 38,000+ industry's top professionals

                                                                            40 hrs/week

                                                                            Hours per week

                                                                            12+ months

                                                                            Project length

                                                                            Armenia, Belarus, Colombia, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

                                                                            Locations eligible for the position