Java Lead Engineer - Malta/Spain/Remote

Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Reference 30158

My Client in the iGaming industry is looking for Java Team Leaders to join their growing team.

You will be leading of a team 4-5 Java Developers. The role is either based in Malta, Spain or Remote.

You will have a technology focus, as this is a hands-on role, apart from managing you team members you would play a very active technical role within the team yourself.


Main tasks

  • Actively contribute to the codebase and assure no technical debt
  • Advocate and advance modern software engineering practices within the team (CI/CD, test automation etc)
  • Influence the architecture technology roadmap 
  • Working with developers to grow their technical, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Communicating and delivering the technical vision of the projects to the business
  • Facilitate team ceremonies and participate in technical discussions, ultimately owning the technical decisions that come out of it
  • Track team performance, cadence delivery and health of team
  • Act as a line manager to the engineers working in your team
  • Collaborate with the Head of Development to attract, hire and retain diverse top talent
  • Work closely with teams, product owners, and stakeholders to ensure the delivery world-class projects



  • 5 + years’ experience in engineering, delivery and quality
  • Proficiency with Java stack: Java 8+, Groovy, Scala, Hazelcast and Vertx frameworks
  • Experience with webservice core standards like HTTP 1/2, WSDL, SOAP, REST
  • Experience with one or more Javascript web frameworks (React, Knockout, GraphQL etc.)
  • Extensive hands on experience developing automation testing & performance testing
  • Hands on experience with CI/CD & DevOps: Atlassian stack, JetBrains TeamCity, Nexus etc
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Have a love of developing and growing people
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about current web development technology, cloud services and best development practices.
  • You have hands on experience with working in agile methodology
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