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Lead Software Engineer - Java, Kafka, Kubernetes, AWS Gurgaon, India

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Lead Software Engineer - Java, Kafka, Kubernetes, AWS 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. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

Our company is looking for a highly skilled Lead Java Engineer to join our team and lead our latest project.

As a Lead Java Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of our software applications. You will also be responsible for leading a team of developers to ensure timely project delivery.

The project is focused on developing a microservices-based platform using Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, and Spring Boot. You will work with cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the project's success.



  • JavaScript
  • ReactJS
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker


  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of software applications using Java and related technologies
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and resolve software defects and issues
  • Develop and implement software enhancements and new features, ensuring adherence to coding standards
  • Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to team members, ensuring high-quality code delivery
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, ensuring timely project delivery
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, ensuring clear communication and knowledge sharing within the team


  • Minimum of 8-12 years of experience in Java programming
  • Experience in software maintenance and support
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and best practices
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug complex software issues
  • Strong proficiency in Amazon Web Services, Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, Experience with Microservice Architecture Pattern and Spring Boot
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English at a B2 level

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects
  • Focused individual development
  • Benefit package:
    • Health benefits
    • Retirement benefits
    • Paid time off
    • Flexible benefits
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.)