Lead Java Developer

Job description

Are you interested in working on a website that has 35 million unique visitors per day? Does the thought of working with Scalable Web Architecture intrigue you? Over 200 developers are working around the world (and clock) always ensuring that our service maintains its highest standard at all times. If you would like to join a diverse international team and work on interesting projects that challenge your knowledge and expertise, you’re the kind of person we want! Come and join us at our headquarters in Luxembourg!


What you will really be doing

  • Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration from definition phase through implementation
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
  • Create and executes development plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keep Project Management well informed of status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and Project Management 
  • Ensure technical teams are contributing to our code library
  • Own the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Perform technical plan reviews and code reviews
  • Mentor and evaluate developers
  • Track and measure performance of individuals and groups in the Development department
  • Inspire and motivate co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Participate on team and client meetings effectively
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Effectively utilize each team member to his/her fullest potential
  • Keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Review the reports of teams and address issues as appropriate
  • Comply with, communicate and help enforcing of standard policies and procedures



  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to analyze various inputs to help prioritize work
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organizational roles
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment
  • Expert in Agile methodologies
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Understands browser / client specific compatibility issues
  • Other competences according to primary role

Tech skills

  • BSc or Master in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in coding
  • 5+ years of experience with JAVA
  • Strong background in concurrency
  • Experience with test driven development and clean code principles
  • Proficient in OOP and design patterns
  • Working with high-availability, high-performance, scalable systems
  • Working with database systems and SQL
  • Strong communication skills in English, being able to collaborate with remote teams
  • An aptitude in enhancing your skills and researching into latest technologies
  • Measure your success by the success of your team

Desired skills

  • Experience with Spring framework; Rest, JDBC, JPA, MVC, Integration, Boot, Cloud
  • Experience with event based architectures using messaging technologies
  • Familiarity with Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Experience with NoSQL such as Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB, etc..
  • Experience with Git
  • Knowledge of the Attlasian stack; Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo
  • Build projects using Maven

What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package and moving assistance from HR if relevant
  • Meal vouchers
  • Private health insurance
  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company
  • Free gym membership
  • Sympass discount card

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language
  • Daily breakfast in the office
  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company