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Next Step Systems

Lead Java Software Engineer – Work From Home

We are looking for a talented engineering lead who is passionate about technology to join a globally distributed team and help develop industry advancing solutions and capabilities for internal and external customers. To be successful in this role, you will need a solid foundation in server-side Java programming, a full understanding of web technology stacks, experience designing and describing complex software systems, and a drive to tackle new challenges head-on. This is your chance to help build and work on a team of experienced and talented individuals, participate in a fun and engaging workplace culture, and have your work seen and used by many. This position is 100% Remote.


– Design and develop solutions to complex business problems to build highly maintainable, scalable, and reliable B2B platforms.
– Understand business domain and work with business process owners to develop long and short term technical vision.
– Design/code applications following specifications using the appropriate tools using SDLC/Agile methodology.
– Maintain and modify existing applications without supervision as well as under direction from senior staff members.
– Ensure architectural consistency across multiple solutions; assumes responsibility for ongoing data architecture for solutions.
– Establish and drive best practices in software engineering including coding standards, review the code and provide comments.
– Manage the delivery to the both the functional and non-functional requirements, including performance, scalability, availability, reliability and security.
– Act as a mentor and coach to a team of high-performing engineers including formal/informal training, hackathons, etc.
– Act as the escalation point for the development and QA team for technical or design issues.
– Continue to research and adopt new technologies to evolve our products.
– Ability to work with onsite and offshore technical teams and architects on solutions and applications.
– Lead development and adoption of automated test suites.
– Document the High Level Design and Low Level Design documents with Data/Process Flow Diagrams.


– 8-10 years of relevant experience designing and implementing outstanding custom Java/J2EE applications, SQL and PL/SQL.
– 1-3 years of cloud deployments and DevOps experience.
– 1-3 years of experience working in a modern web application stack (React, Angular, etc.).
– Java, DevOps, Cloud Deployments, SQL, and PL/SQL experience is a must for this opening. AWS is preferred but will consider experience with other Cloud technologies if very strong with Java and PL/SQL.
– Excellent communication skills and proven ability to take a team lead position.
– Hands-on skills with the following technologies: AWS (EC2, ELB, S3, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda), Docker, one or more central logging systems and Application Monitoring tools.
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience, Master’s degree preferred.
– Possess knowledge of industry best practices and good software architecture.
– An understanding of current trends in web and mobile development.
– Experience with continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins.
– Authorized to work in US without any Visa sponsorship requirement from the employer.
– Strong knowledge and experience with server-side Java applications.
– Understanding of dynamic web development using Java.
– Industry certifications in relevant domain areas is a plus.
– Proficiency with the following technologies: JSF, JSP, iBATIS, MyBatis, XML, JavaScript, STRUTS, Spring, EJBs.
– Proficient at implementing complex business logic requirements for large-scale business applications. i.e., high volume, complex calculations, and (or) high availability (24/7).
– Familiar with standards such as WSDL, SOAP, XML, REST, JSON, SFTP, HTTP are must.
– Understanding of Eclipse development environment.
– Knowledge of Java Programming, Spring framework.
– Database Programming using SQL/PL/SQL,/MySQL/PostgreSQL/Oracle.
– Drive the use of testing and optimization tools for the Integration Systems.

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