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Lead Software Engineer (Java, Kafka, Spring Boot)

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Lead Software Engineer (Java, Kafka, Spring Boot)

San Francisco brand name Company changing the game in technology within merchandising and retail is looking to add on a Lead or Principal Java Engineer to help grow an engineering team. This person should be passionate about working in an Agile environment and working with Test Driven Development. They are building an internal AI/ML based platform that will work as a supply chain platform for their entire engineering team.   

This is an opportunity to be dealing with complex problems such as high volume and scalability – but you have to be ready to get your hands dirty as well, there will be some hands on development and heavy architecture. This is the ultimate best of both worlds, working with the latest technologies, dealing with complex problems, in an agile start up environment combined with the stability of a large organization with great work and life balance. 6 months+ contract to hire. This role could also serve as a 2 year long-term contract role 

Required Skills & Experience

  •  8 years+ of hands on software development experience
  • 2 years+ of software management experience
  • Proficiency with Architecture and design patterns
  • Experience with both Java and .Net ideally
  • Proficiency with Agile development
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Experience with Algorithms and data structures

Desired Skills & Experience

  •  Experience with Angular.js and MongoDB a huge plus!
  • Ability to understand complex technical issues and facilitate resolution
  • Experience with retail or finance industry is a huge plus!
  • Scrum Master certification a huge plus!
  • Experience with BI/Big Data/Analytics experience a huge plus

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  •  70% Java/Spring/Spring Boot
  • 30% Docker/Azure (or AWS)/ElasticSearch

Daily Responsibilities

  • 80% Hands On
  • 20% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $90/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration: 3 – 6 Months

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.


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