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Java Lead Developer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

Our client is looking for a Java Lead Developer to join their team for a 12 month contract in Irving, TX.


  • Lead a team of 5-6 java developers delivering consistent results
  • Ability to deliver functionality daily
  • Ensure quality and maintainability of code
  • Align with leadership on priorities, architecture, high level design
  • Work with team members on low level design and help with implementation
  • Help troubleshoot production issues.
  • Self-directed with a start-up/ entrepreneur mindset


  • Experience as a tech lead delivering consistent results with high quality
  • Ability to communicate effectively to leadership as well to team members
  • Ability to motivate the team to deliver results.
  • Expertise in breaking down a high-level design to low-level designs for developers
  • Expertise in reviewing code to ensure ‘clean code’ and good OOD practices are followed
  • Expertise reviewing unit tests and integration tests comparing against requirements.
  • Experience troubleshooting production issues by looking into logs, DB, services, etc.
  • Ability to be available afterhours or weekends occasionally to help resolve production issues.
  • Expertise in Core Java, Spring Framework, Spring Boot, MongoDB, Posgres, Kafka
  • Expertise in TDD and BDD


  • These would be nice to haves that while not required would enhance the candidate’s chances
  • SQL Server– SSIS, SSAS & SSRS
  • PostgreSQL Programming
  • Exposure to API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT etc.
  • Exposure to Python Programming using PySpark, PyCharm, Python frameworks and libraries etc.
  • Exposure to Azure cloud

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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