Java Technical Lead

Overview

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps. We are looking to hire a motivated individual with strong technical skills, leadership potential, and desire to step into a key role in our organization. This is an opportunity to prove as a technology expert in various projects and contributes to the success of the company in terms of project delivery and client satisfaction. 

You will participate in the creation of enterprise-class applications using proven design patterns on the latest technology platforms. This position requires a strong hands-on developer that will fully participate in the software development process – design, development, unit testing, and technical documentation. You will use the Scrum development methodology to create 21st-century software solutions that set standards.

As a top engineering employer, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models.

Job description
  • Lead a team of 4-7 developers and QA engineers
  • Provide technical leadership for enterprise software projects based on the Java technology stack
  • Participate in rapid, prototype-based, design sessions
  • Review and analyze business requirements and provide a technical perspective on approach, risk, and estimated development time
  • Design and develop modern, scalable, and high-performing enterprise applications
  • Leverage and generate reusable design standards to be utilized throughout the platform
  • Work with the latest development, server and cloud technologies for payment processing, networking, messaging
  • Participate successfully in an established daily Scrum process and communicate frequently with US-based clients and subject matter expert
Required skills
  • 5+ years of experience in developing Java web applications
  • Ability to lead and organize the development process for complex software projects
  • Strong leadership skills and talent to inspire others
  • Excellent people skills – a demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals, both in gathering information and communicating direction and status
  • Strong knowledge in Jakarta EE/Spring Framework
  • Experience with Hibernate, JPA
  • Experience in database design and implementation - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL
  • Good understanding of CI/CD
  • Excellent spoken and written English
An advantage would be
  • System Architecture experience
  • Cloud skills and experience with AWS/Azure
  • Knowledge in Big Data management
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Let’s work together
Available for the following work models:
Hybrid
Remote
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Meaningful enterprise projects
  • Latest technologies to choose from
  • Work side-by-side with top engineers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • A career path with regular salary increases
  • Individual learning budget
  • Internal technical and soft skills trainings
  • Leadership program
  • Business English classes

Work & Life Balance

  • Remote or hybrid working model
  • Five offices in Bulgaria to work from
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team gatherings
  • Employee Referral program
  • Gamification incentive program
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Internal communities of interest
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
  • MentorBikes to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment savings account plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Parking (Sofia)
  • Multisport card

Career Path

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Intern Level
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Junior Level
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Regular Level
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Senior Level
4
Lead / Architect Level
5
Manager / Principal Level

Let’s Work Together