Lead Java Engineer for Gaming Company

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Lead Java Engineer for Gaming Company

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

As a remote Lead Java Engineer, you will live on the front lines of the products we create, and build features used by millions of people every day.

Our customer has recently announced the launch of their Real Time Messaging platform as a move to convert from a pure gaming company to a software engineering company. The customer’s live data streaming technology helped secure it a leadership position in mobile games, released an open version of the technology to give developers access to massive amounts of data.

The open data project, called Satori, is significant because it aims to be the first platform to extract the world’s feeds of public information from siloed sources, and then publish them in an easy format for developers to filter and manipulate — for free. That format is a single, real-time feed.

Please, note that even though you are applying for this position, you still can be offered another projects to join within EPAM Anywhere.

Responsibilities

  • Build an internal open-data republishing tool to help the platform team be successful and effective
    • Increase coverage of different data formats and APIs by developing new Bots on top of the existing framework. Formats/APIs to cover in the near future:
      • First phase: GTFS, Datadog, ElasticSearch, S3, RSS, Generic HTTP
      • Second phase: Kafka, Storm, Spark, RDBMS
    • Identify open data feeds and implement/run Bots configurations for live data sources
      • Implement and deploy ingestion bots

        Requirements

        • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
          • Must be proactive, self-directed, detailed and organized
            • 5+ years’ professional work experience
              • 3+ years’ experience in Java or similar OO programming language
                • Understanding of concurrency/multithreading
                  • Quick learner with ability to pick up new technologies/skills
                    • Ability to debug issues within custom code quickly
                      • Good spoken and written English level

                        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
                                  Java

                                  40 hrs/week

                                  Hours per week

                                  12+ months

                                  Project length

                                  India

                                  Locations eligible for the position