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Lead Java Engineer

Chicago IL Motion Recruitment

A national finance services company is looking for a lead Java Engineer to join their developer team in Chicago. In this role you would be hands on in the entire SDLC of a brand new application they are creating. This application is set to support their continued growth in the marketplace and will need to be designed updated and maintained.

You will be working as the Team Lead with a mid sized team at your disposal. The team is working with databases like Postgres, MySQL and MongoDB as well as Java APIs and web services. They are also immersed in the Spring and Hibernate frameworks. You will be working along side many seasoned developers and the management aspect of the job will be less intense as you will be encourage to engage fully with your team and facilitate the continue growth of the new projects but not micromanage. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Extensive progressive application development and integration
  • Microservices development experience
  • Java, Spring and database experience (MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgresSQL
  • CI/CD experience
  • Familiarized with cloud environments like AWS and GCP

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of monitoring practices within a production environment
  • Ability to be in a leadership role with similar responsibilities 
  • Any previous work with application development is a plus
  • Bachelor’s or higher in Computer Science or related field

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 80% Server Side Java development
  • 20% Architecture/Design

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On
  • 50% Team Collaboration
  • 50% Individual Contribution

The Offer

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future

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