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Lead Java Developer Description

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We are seeking a remote Lead Java Developer with expertise in Apache Beam and Google Cloud Platform to join our team.

You will be responsible for designing and implementing robust data pipelines using Java and Apache Beam in the Google DataFlow environment to process large volumes of data efficiently. You will work with the Spring Framework to develop microservices that support our pipelines. Utilizing Google Cloud Platform services, you will deploy and manage data pipelines, ensuring high availability and reliability.


  • Design and implement robust data pipelines using Java and Apache Beam in the Google DataFlow environment to process large volumes of data efficiently
  • Lead the team of experienced engineers
  • Optimize existing data pipelines for performance and scalability, identify bottlenecks, and implement improvements
  • Work with the Spring Framework to develop microservices that support our pipelines
  • Utilize Google Cloud Platform services to deploy and manage data pipelines, ensuring high availability and reliability
  • Collaborate with data scientists and analysts to understand data requirements and implement solutions that support data modeling, mining, and extraction processes
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with data governance and security policies throughout the data processing lifecycle
  • Develop and maintain documentation for data pipeline architectures, design decisions, and operational procedures
  • Monitor pipeline performance and implement logging and alerting mechanisms to detect and address issues proactively
  • Stay updated with the latest data processing technologies and framework advancements


  • 5+ years of experience in data pipeline development, with a strong background in Java and cloud-based data processing technologies
  • 1+ year of relevant leadership experience
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Hands-on experience with Google DataFlow (must have) and Apache Beam for building and managing data pipelines, and familiarity with the principles of parallel processing and distributed computing as applied to data processing
  • Proven track record of designing, implementing, and optimizing data pipelines for processing large data sets in a cloud environment
  • Experience with GCP services, particularly those related to data storage, processing, and analytics, and knowledge of GCP's infrastructure and security best practices
  • Solid understanding of the Spring Framework, including Spring Boot, for building high-performance applications
  • Proficiency in using version control systems, such as Git
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • B2+ English level 

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!