Remote Lead Java Kafka Software Engineer | EPAM Anywhere

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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.

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


  • 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

                              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


                                        Locations eligible for the position