Job Description :

The Full Stack Java Tech Lead will provide both technical and team leadership to their assigned Agile team and development resources across the IT department. Contribute to complex, cost-effective solutions (both new development and the enhancement and maintenance of existing applications) by preparing system specifications, development, testing, and implementation. Through coaching, mentorship, and hands-on development efforts, this individual will work to ensure that both the technical resources and environment are capable of exceeding expectations and delivering on the team's committed objectives. We have an amazing Tech team here at Kinsale with great work life balance and collaboration with the business.

  • Guide Agile team development efforts towards successful project delivery.
  • Own the overall technical delivery and implementation of business solutions that are developed by the team.
  • Analyze existing systems against IT and business strategies to make well-defined recommendations and execution plans for efficiency and architecture/design improvements aligned with our cloud strategy, team roadmap and target state architecture.
  • Review technical designs of systems, ensuring adherence to standardized proven design patterns and industry best practices where possible.
  • Actively seek optimization opportunities aligned with our environment, technology stack, and product selection framework.
  • Research and evaluate alternative solutions and develop recommendations to meet business needs.
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates by mentoring on standards, product vision, new technologies, design techniques, development best practices, security controls, etc.
  • Identify team skill gaps and recommend training and growth opportunities for team members.
  • Collaborate with team members, technical resources, and business stakeholders to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain business applications.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance in the developer CoP, planning, prioritization, and Agile ceremonies.
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team and across the department by working with other team leads, managers, and technical resources in the establishment of best practices that align with our core values.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology or related field preferred
  • 8+ years' experience as a full stack developer including two years of technical leadership
  • Significant work-related experience on Java-based platforms/applications including involvement in at least two successful, enterprise-wide implementations
  • AWS Certified Developer preferred
  • 2+ years' experience developing software and identifying solutions in the public cloud (AWS preferred)
  • Proven experience with Agile software development methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to stay on top of the latest trends and technologies in the industry and to identify opportunities for their use
  • Model IT core values of teamwork, customer focus, smart growth, and innovation
  • Additional experience in any of the following is a plus:
    • Event driven design patterns
    • Serverless tools and technologies
    • Technologies: Java (Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate), Amazon SQS/JMS/ RabbitMQ, AngularJS/Angular 6+, Bootstrap, LESS, NodeJS, JSON, AWS Technologies (ECS, Lambda, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, S3, EC2)
    • Tools: Bamboo, SonarQube, GitLab, Maven
    • Methodologies: CICD practices

Required Skills : Java, Angular or React, Aws or DevOps
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :Dev: Java
Branch Code :Richmond

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