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Engineering Team Lead Montenegro or Remote

Engineering Team Lead Description

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow.

We are looking for an Engineering Team Lead with solid Java knowledge and, preferably, the JavaScript (React) skill set to join our team.

The customer is an American multinational technology company. It provides workforce management and human capital management solutions.

It is a multi-tenant SaaS that operates in the USA, Europe, and Australia and has millions of daily active users.

A core part of the service is a classic 3-tier application built on Java8 with a modern SPA front-end (React). The service integrates with external consumers, services, and hardware.

The project has mature processes and best engineering practices, including CI/CD, infrastructure as a code etc.

The team is distributed between 3 locations: (around ~ 250 ppl)
• America
• India (Noida)
• EPAM (EU, India

In total, there are ~40 scrum teams. Twenty of them are EPAM teams.

• Mainly SCRUM. Introducing SAFe.
• Release Cycle - ~2 months.
• Sprint - 2 weeks

What You’ll Do

  • The primary scope for the team is a scheduler that helps to drive efficiencies by proactively building best-fitted schedules for an organization, and budgets based on operational demand, required skills, compliance rules, and the people’s availability and preferences

What You Have

  • Experience in coordinating / leading a team of 3+ engineers
  • Good command of English (Intermediate level and higher); - it will be required to communicate with PO / Engineering Manager / Architect on the client’s side
  • Experience of working in an Agile / Scrum environment
  • 2+ years of experience in the production of Java Web applications
  • Strong Java Core knowledge
  • Knowledge & understanding of the Engineering / Architectural patterns and principles
  • Good knowledge of and experience with SQL
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great problem-solving and negotiation skills, high level of responsibility
  • Troubleshooting & Investigation skills (using Kibana, NewRelic, Execution plans)

Nice to have

  • Developing APIs with GraphQL
  • Developing microservices
  • Full-stack development using React and Node.js
  • AWS toolset - Lambda, API gateway, SQS, SNS, Kubernetes, ECS, EC2, Aurora
  • Infrastructure as a code – Serverless Terraform, AWS CloudFormation
  • SAFe methodology
  • Logging and monitoring systems like Splunk, Cloudwatch, NewRelic, DataDog
  • Rally


  • Monolith application in the progress of Modularization
  • Java 8 Migration to Java 17 (knowledge of Java 17 features is not required)
  • Client - React JS
  • DB: MS SQL Server
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Junit, Mockito

We Offer

  • Competitive salary and annual bonuses for showing outstanding results
  • Flexible working schedule and opportunity to work remotely from any place in Montenegro
  • Community of 55,000+ industry’s top professionals united for exchanging knowledge with experts from anywhere in the world
  • Outstanding career development opportunities with a transparent career path and a roadmap to accelerate your journey
  • Travel and relocation opportunities within our offices in 40+ countries and relocation support for you and your family
  • Wide range of professional training, workshops, and mentoring programs plus unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Learning resources and financial support for completing certification programs
  • Corporate health insurance and the possibility of buying private health insurance for the family at a corporate price