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Lead Software Development Engineer (Java/Spring - Remote)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
Minneapolis, MN
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This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

As a Lead Engineer, you will be an integral team member of an agile development team within the innovative Product & Technology organization. Leverage your strong knowledge of designing, building, and maintaining high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. Work together with the product owner, business analysts, and your fellow team members to translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs. Then, implement the designs as production-ready application code using Java and/or Golang. Manage the design and integration of all required cloud IaaS & PaaS services including compute, database, messaging, object storage, and more.

You are an ideal candidate for this role if you have advanced coding skills in Java and/or Golang, preferably with 5-7 years of development experience in one of these or similar languages. You’ll also need 3+ years of experience with at least one public cloud platform and 2+ years managing containerized applications with Kubernetes or Docker.

What You’ll Do:

  • Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs.
  • Design, build, and maintain quality tech solutions to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • Ensure application SLAs are met by employing appropriate monitoring and alerting tools as required by each supported application.
  • Guide the development team in overall application technology design activities. Lead the identification and definition of key architectures, components, and interfaces, design of data models and data/information flows.
  • Work with product owners to develop team roadmaps, prioritize features & estimate effort levels.
  • Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the team.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in designing, developing, and deploying large-scale systems on multiple platforms.

Technical Competencies:

  • Java EE and/or Golang
  • Working knowledge of Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, and GraphQL.
  • Practical expertise with Git source code management.
  • Adept with public cloud IaaS & PaaS services like compute, database, messaging, object storage.
  • Able to create unit, performance, and integration tests with JUnit, jMeter/k6, or Postman/Newman.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and/or Docker to manage containerized applications.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases such as Couchbase, MongoDB, or Elastic.
  • Knowledge of RDBMS like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, or Oracle.
  • Comfortable with HTTP, WebSocket, and gRPC.
  • Basic working knowledge of Linux and Unix.
  • API design experience with advanced HTTP and Swagger, producing & consuming service endpoints.
  • Knowledge of Tomcat, Netty, Jetty, JBoss, or Nginx is a plus.
  • Familiarity with any of the following: shell scripting, Python, Nodejs, Oauth, JWT, EKS, GKE, or AKS.
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Spring Boot
Go Language
Docker Containers
Public Cloud