Java Team Lead

Sofia, Bulgaria


TechPods is a UK-based technology co-sourcing company with offices in Bulgaria. Unlike traditional IT outsourcing companies, TechPods' fully transparent model enables companies to scale quicker, while mitigating risk and reducing costs. We strongly believe that traditional outsourcing is dead, and the key to long-term success lies within partnering, as opposed to vendoring.

We're currently hiring a Java Team Lead for a leading provider in the new emerging Fintech world. Their Financial Platform as a Service enables companies to provide end-to-end financial services that are traditionally otherwise outsourced. Our client empowers organizations to add new revenue channels, increase value to the customer and improve client retention, from day one.

What you'll do:

  • Manage a self sufficient and independent technical team of up to 4 engineers;
  • Allocate, assign and monitor tasks execution;
  • Supervise and mentor team members;
  • Ensure and maintain high quality source code;
  • Work closely with other Team Leaders, Project Managers and Head of R&D;
  • Design, develop and maintain high performance, distributed, business critical applications in the Fintech field;
  • Research and develop new technologies and approaches.

What we're looking for:

  • 5 + years of Java design and development;
  • At least 2+ years of team lead experience;
  • Deep technical skills with understanding of development lifecycle, methodologies & best practices;
  • Ability to execute end to end tasks from design to implementation;
  • Excellent understanding of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate);
  • Experience with Spring Boot;
  • Experience with Hibernate, JPA;
  • Experience with Mongo or similar document-oriented NoSQL database;
  • Experience with Kafka, RabbitMQ, Docker;
  • Very good English skills.

We would consider a plus if you have experience with:

  • CI/CD processes;
  • Cloud-based services (AWS is a plus);
  • Concurrency and multi-threading;
  • Data structures and algorithms;
  • Big O notation and performance analysis.

What you'll get:

  • Excellent opportunity to work with leading-edge technologies
  • Excellent salary
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Full-time role with a labor contract
  • Self-development budget to spend on books, courses, events, etc.
  • Part of a strong local tech community with lot’s of technology events etc
  • Additional private health and dental care
  • Multisport card
  • Optional work from home/remote
  • Regular team-building events
  • Laptop + Monitor

To apply for this role, please send your CV in English.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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