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Lead Java Software Engineer with Kafka

Lead Java Software Engineer with Kafka 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We are currently looking for a remote Lead Java Software Engineer with proficiency in Kafka to join our team.

The customer is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.

The main pool of tasks is associated with performing various management and development support consultancy related to multiple projects.


  • Contribute to the application architecture design
    • Design, develop, and roll out solutions using the modern technology stack
      • Release estimation, planning, and timely integration with other stakeholders
        • Implement new product functionality


          • Proficiency in Kafka
            • 5+ years of IT experience
              • Strong hands-on experience implementing event-driven architecture (Kafka is must-have)
                • Familiarity with Node.js, Java 8, Spring, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, MySQL/SQL Aurora
                  • Solid experience working in agile team
                    • Hands-on experience working with CI/CD (Jenkins pipeline), GIT
                      • Excellent communication skills
                        • Written and spoken English level – B2
                          • 1+ year of relevant leadership experience

                            Nice to have

                            • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes

                              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