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Lead JVM Engineer / Big Data

  • Modified:

    November 6, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $120K-135K DOE

  • City, State:

    Chicago, IL

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Lead JVM Engineer / Big Data

This leading analytics company is looking for a Lead JVM engineer to come build out their core Big Data platform. You’d get to work with Scala and the SMACK stack (Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, Kafka) on a platform that is used by the rest of the company. They are known for their culture and how much they value their employees, and they offer a wide variety of benefits. You’d be contributing code, but also overseeing and mentoring ~3 engineers.  

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong experience with Scala, Java, or another JVM language
  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • Experience with the SMACK/SKACK Stacks (Spark, Mesos/Kubernetes, Akka, Cassandra, Kafka)
  • Event-Driven and Microservices architecture experience
  • Experience working on data-intensive platforms

Desired Skills & Experience

  • BS+ in CS/STEM/Related
  • Experience with Kafka, Akka, Node, or any other event-driven technologies
  • Experience updating monolithic architecture to microservices
  • Mentoring/leadership experience

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Back End Development

Daily Responsibilities

  • 70% Hands On
  • 15% Management Duties
  • 15% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $135K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

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


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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