Lead Java Engineer (Java 8, Spring Boot, Microservices)

Date:January 11, 2019

City:Chicago, Illinois

Office:Workbridge Chicago - OSD


Type:Direct Hire


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A start up in the West Loop is looking to grow their engineering team for a greenfield project that is launching in May. They are building a SaaS platform that encompasses all the tech tools teachers use in the classroom. They are breaking down a monolith application into microservices for different verticals within the platform.

They are looking for a Java engineer that has experience building out microservices and RESTful APIs using Spring Boot. Any sort of cloud using elasticserch, docker and kubernetes would be a huge plus. They will eventually be getting into the JVM using Scala, Groovy or Clojure.  

Required Skills & Experience

  • Java 8
  • Microservices
  • Spring Boot
  • AWS (EC2, S3, Lambdas)
  • Docker

Desired Skills & Experience

  • JavaScript
  • Elasticsearch
  • Kubernetes

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Java
  • 10% JavaScript

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On
  • 20% Management Duties
  • 100% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $180K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

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


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


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