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Lead Java Developer for an educational company

Lead Java Developer for an educational company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently we are looking for a remote Lead Java Developer for an educational company for our team.

The customer is an American educational company which deals with content, technology, and services company for the higher education. It is one of the largest and leading education publishers worldwide.

As part of consolidating customer’s learning platforms they are migrating all STEM (science , technology, engineering, math) content to a single target platform. This process involves converting millions of content items and assets (typically, XML created by custom content authoring tool and then rendered by some run-time content service).


  • Development and code reviews.
    • Analysis and work break-down.
      • Effort estimation (both tasks and mini-projects).
        • Status updates to Customer during daily stand-ups.


          • 5+ years of experience in software development
            • Strong experience with Java 7-8 SE, Spring MVC
              • Proficiency with XML tools & libraries, XPath, XQuery, XSL-T
                • Experience in developing parsers & converters
                  • Marklogic (XML DB) knowledge, or readiness to quickly familiarize oneself with its APIs
                    • English B2 or higher (direct communication with client's technical teams and project manager)
                      • Personal traits: flexibility, ability to collaborate with the customer on clarifying task definitions and propose solutions, ready to work in classic agile environment (as opposed to scrum)

                        Nice to have

                        • Knowledge of:
                          • Apache Spark
                            • Cloud.AWS
                              • JavaScript
                                • Python
                                  • Spring Boot
                                    • Ability to develop simple front-ends (Full-stack capability)
                                      • Knowledge Python for simple data processing / ETL would be a plus
                                        XQuery (XML Query Language)

                                        Benefits in eligible locations


                                        For you

                                        • Medical insurance package for you and your family
                                          • Partial reimbursement of sports expenses
                                          • Stable income
                                          • Paid sick leave days

                                          For your comfortable work

                                          • 100% remote work forever
                                          • Free licensed software
                                          • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                                          • Stable workload
                                          • Relocation opportunities
                                          • Flexible engagement models

                                          For your growth

                                          • Free trainings for technical, soft, and leadership skills
                                          • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                                          • Language courses
                                          • Access to internal and external e-Libraries
                                          • Certification opportunities
                                          • Skill advisory service

                                          40 hrs/week

                                          Hours per week

                                          12+ months

                                          Project length

                                          Armenia, Brazil, Colombia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Uzbekistan

                                          Locations eligible for the position