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Java Lead Developer - AWS OpenSearch/Elastic Search
Remote, USA
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The hiring company is looking for a lead java developer who takes the reins in driving technical excellence, crafting impeccable code, and shaping the design of cutting-edge AWS-based systems. They are seeking a seasoned professional who not only leads teams but also mentors and coaches, staying at the forefront of Java technology stack as a thought leader with a deep understanding of best practices.


  • Technical Mastery: Dive deep into technical tasks, offering expert insights and recommendations on optimal design and coding practices.
  • Architectural Leadership: Own the high-level design of solutions, evaluating alternatives, defining subsystems and interfaces, and ensuring seamless deployment.
  • Optimization and Refinement: Tune and refactor existing solutions built on Java, Spring Boot, and Elastic Search to maintain peak performance.
  • Coaching and Facilitation: Lead by example as a coach, facilitating code reviews, design sessions, and technical discussions to foster continuous improvement.
  • Delivery Excellence: Maintain a laser focus on delivery timelines and quality standards, ensuring adherence to security and compliance requirements.


  • Experience: 10+ years of software development experience, including exposure to commercial projects. Experience in large systems software design and development is essential.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field preferred.
  • Technical Proficiency: Profound expertise in Java, AWS OpenSearch/Elastic Search, Spring Boot stack, Design Patterns, REST APIs, and unit testing frameworks.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Proven ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues in both new and legacy systems, with a knack for devising effective solutions.
  • Data Expertise: Experience handling large volumes of enterprise data, including ingestion, storage, validation, and transformation.
  • Tool Proficiency: Familiarity with Git, Maven, Gradle, and databases like PostgreSQL and Oracle is crucial.

Preferred Experience:

  • Familiarity with Kafka, AWS Aurora/RDS, and AWS S3 would be advantageous.

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