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Lead Software Engineer (Java) Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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Lead Software Engineer (Java) Description

Job #: 51700
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


We are looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer specializing in Java in Ho Chi Minh City. We have many upcoming opportunities with global brand-name clients for high-profile projects that requires someone with excellent technical delivery skills and team leadership.

EPAM Systems, Inc. (EPAM) is a global product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design agency headquartered in the US. EPAM has been named 5 times in Forbes’ 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies. Vietnam is the most recent location that EPAM has established office. This is your opportunity to join an organization in start-up mode that plans to (at least) double in size every 2-3 years. We are looking for excellent employees that want to see a similar growth in their careers.

We Value


Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.

Responsibilities

  • Play a multitude of different roles on a project, depending on client needs; development team lead, key developer, software architect roles, project coordinator, reviewer or auditor
  • Be a role model for colleagues, e.g. create deliverables and technical documentation at a high level of quality
  • Understand, follow, and enhance defined software development process and introduce engineering practices
  • Provide input on, follow, and evangelize code quality guidelines and standards
  • Review and audit design solutions
  • Conduct code reviews and highlight best of breed solutions
  • Identify and troubleshoot application code-related issues, review and provide feedback to any required final user documentation
  • Communicate directly with architects on client’s side
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis to clarify business requirements
  • Participate in workshops and presentation of the proposed solutions to clients
  • Run demo and education sessions for client
  • Drive full life-cycle of application development using Agile approach:
    • Idea generation and high-level vision creation
    • Solution design and documenting, proposal
    • Development, Testing, and Production launch
  • Be a member of cross-functional teams that experiment with new technology and proactively search for the best solutions and ideas in the marketplace
  • Coordinate your work with other developers to deliver first-class technology solutions in a positive, fun, yet challenging and deadline driven environment
  • Work closely with internal and external product and technology teams to bring technology solutions and perspectives to the product development process
  • Proven experience in evaluating theoretical knowledge vs. practical (on-the-job) skills and seniority level of candidates as well as actionable feedback and recommendations on positions/projects matching

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related major
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant development experience with expert knowledge of at least one technical area in Java
  • UML, Modeling and Design skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Core Java, Spring, Hibernate, Webservices, RESTful services
  • Understanding of code quality measurements and able to implement efficient Unit Tests
  • Expert in designing high quality solutions using OOP, TDD/BDD, Design Patterns and SOLID principles
  • Expert in relational database technologies e.g., SQL Server, Oracle
  • Expert in Linux, source code control tools (e.g., GIT, SVN)
  • Experience of CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, SonarQube)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, analytical mind, conscientious attitude, and passion for engineering excellence
  • Ability to analyze several possible decisions of engineering problem and evaluate which one is better suited
  • In depth understanding of different phases of software development lifecycle and understanding of Agile Scrum processes
  • Willingness to adapt to changing requirements and ability to prioritize accordingly
  • Active learner who is passionate about technology and keeps up to date with technology changes
  • Good communication skills in international environment
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR B2) or higher level of spoken and written English

Nice to have

  • Ability to lead or coordinate a small team of 2-3 developers; coaching, reviewing code, informal training, directing tasks
  • Experience in the financial industry; banking, payment services, insurance, fintech
  • Experience with test automation framework e.g. Selenium
  • Experience of Docker and Kubernetes, Spring Cloud, Microservices is preferred
  • Expert in debugging Java and optimizing application performance
  • Familiar with at least one unit-testing framework, such as Junit or TestNG
  • Experience of architecture design and DevOps operation
  • Knowledge of frontend technologies (e.g., JavaScript, React)
  • Ability to evaluate various development methodologies SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall based on project requirement
  • Working experience in global environment where colleagues, stakeholders and onsite client team are based in different locations, be able to cope with differences in culture, and time zones
  • Experienced in mentoring less senior colleagues on the project(s)
  • Experienced in conducting training or technical tech talks in the area of expertise

We offer

  • Unique opportunity to work for challenging projects in a multinational team
  • An extremely international working approach; expect to work with clients, trainers, managers from major cities in Asia, Europe and the US
  • There is no typical day; you will have the opportunity to be involved in tech talks, client demos, training, prototyping, pre-sales as well as software development
  • The highest levels of technical software delivery; you will be challenged and you will learn new skills and techniques
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • 10 days paid sick leave
  • 19 days paid vacation
  • 13th month salary as standard
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews
  • Free English classes and unlimited self-service trainings
  • Opportunities for self-realization
  • Friendly team and creative atmosphere
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Corporate and social events

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

EPAM Systems, Inc. participates in eVerify.

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