Lead Developer- Java

As a Lead Developer- Java at Productive Edge, you will be a member of a high-performing team delivering software solutions to clients. 

Day to Day:
  • Predict possible performance bottlenecks
  • Investigate anomalies in multi-tier architecture finding root-cause for the problems which are very critical for the business and require very fast turn-around
  • Collaborate with architects and technical decision-makers on making adjustments to global architectures, either rewrite or plan from the ground
  • Be responsible for the most technically complex and challenging aspects of day-to-day implementation of the team
  • Be responsible for component level architecture implemented by the team

Required Skills & Experience:
  • 5+ years expert level working with java based and web-oriented stack
  • Since every project is very unique in terms of technologies usage and java stack is very wide itself, we list only the most important areas
  • Java core - expert level with very deep understanding of multi-threading, concurrency, memory model, data structures and optimizations
  • SpringFramework core - expert level with very deep understanding of beans lifecycle, dependency injection, AOP, configuration best practices
  • RDBMS - expert level of SQL, deep understanding of transactions, concurrency, locking mechanics
  • Hibernate - good understanding how hibernate behave internally, where and how to apply caching for best performance, how to map entity relationship for the best performing way
  • Linux - good understanding of Linux itself, shell scripting experience, implementation of one-off shell scripts(even complex ones) and scripts with long time to live
  • Very clean source code - produced source code should be self-explanatory without additional documentation.
  • Must be a self-starter who requires minimal supervision

About Productive Edge

Productive Edge is a Chicago-based leader in digital transformation. As digital business consultants, we focus on digital strategy, customer experience, operations improvement, and product & services enablement. How do we do this? Through launching solutions for Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Intelligent Automation (IA), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cloud Native Solutions. Sounds fun, right? It gets better...and that’s where you come in! 

Productive Edge offers the dynamic opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, highly-collaborative environment that values innovation and creativity. We are a culture that stays on the cusp of today’s developing and emerging technologies. Our passion, ingenuity, and dedication sets us apart from other consultants (as does our modern work atmosphere with fun outings, foosball, stocked fridge and other activities). Because we work with and develop solutions for some of the world’s most exciting brands, we are actively searching for individuals who are ready to change the way the world operates. 

And if that’s not enough, Productive Edge has been featured as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, included in Crain’s Fast 50, and is a regular on Inc. 5000. 

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