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Lead Java Engineer for a Retail Company

Lead Java Engineer for a Retail Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently, we are looking for a remote Lead Java Engineer to join our team.

The customer is an American luxury department store chain. The company originated as a shoe store and evolved into a full-line retailer with departments for clothing, footwear, handbags, jewellery, accessories, cosmetics, and fragrances.


  • Manage a distributed team (15+ people) to develop a modern, large scale Android platform with Java back-end in a fast paced retail environment
    • Work with onsite/customer team members and stakeholders, build distributed systems that integrate with a larger data and services ecosystem
      • Desire to have full ownership of the entire SDLC from conception through build and deployment, to ongoing production operational support
        • Work in a true Agile environment where all team members are expected to own the solution including deployment, testing, quality, monitoring and operational excellence
          • Strive for continuous improvement of code quality and engineering practices
            • Anticipate system/application challenges and proposes solutions for the same
              • Contribute to story sizing and work estimates for implementation, validation, delivery and documentation
                • Review user stories to ensure a quality user experience, well-defined acceptance criteria and thorough test coverage
                  • Participate in design and code review to ensure quality and testability of feature code
                    • Implement build, deployment and test automation to ensure high quality and enable continuous delivery


                      • Confident English level (B2+)
                        • At least 5 years of working experience
                          • Production experience with deploying and supporting solutions
                            • Agile software development experience
                              • Ability to produce well-written and succinct technical analysis and documentation to stakeholders
                                • Positive, "can-do" attitude, self-starter with strong leadership and organizational skills
                                  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
                                    • Strong attention to details, sense of ownership and commitment to teamwork
                                      Gitlab CI
                                      Java 11
                                      Spring Boot

                                      Benefits in eligible locations


                                      For you

                                      • Insurance Coverage 
                                      • Paid Leaves – including maternity, bereavement, paternity, and special COVID-19 leaves. 
                                      • Financial assistance for medical crisis 
                                      • Retiral Benefits – VPF and NPS 
                                      • Customized Mindfulness and Wellness programs 
                                      • EPAM Hobby Clubs

                                      For your comfortable work

                                      • Hybrid Work Model 
                                      • Soft loans to set up workspace at home 
                                      • Stable workload 
                                      • Relocation opportunities with ‘EPAM without Borders’ program


                                      For your growth

                                      • Certification trainings for technical and soft skills 
                                      • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning platform 
                                      • Access to internal learning programs set up by world class trainers 
                                      • Community networking and idea creation platforms 
                                      • Mentorship programs 
                                      • Self-driven career progression tool

                                      40 hrs/week

                                      Hours per week

                                      12+ months

                                      Project length

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

                                      Locations eligible for the position