• Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2617

NextPath Career Partners is currently seeking a Java Team Lead to join our client’s team in Tampa, FL. This is a direct hire position with remote flexibility. Candidate must sit in the Tampa Bay area.


SALARY: $160-175K + bonus (depending on experience)



  • B.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering. Graduate degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  • At least 5 years experience with microservices, CICD and cloud-native architecture.
  • At least 7 years of senior-level Java programming including Spring Boot / Framework / Security / Cloud / Data.
  • At least 3 years of experience with Kubernetes, AWS, or GCP.
  • Experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL preferred) and technologies such as Hibernate/JPA for mapping object models.
  • Experience building REST web services and some understanding of GraphQL concepts (knowledge of Spring/GraphQL integration a plus).
  • Experience with highly scalable, reliable event processing platforms such as Kafka or Google Pub/Sub and integrations with Spring Cloud.


  • Experience with financial systems or other environments with high transaction throughput and stringent security requirements.
  • Experience with Google Cloud and GKE. Cloud SQL and Pub/Sub experience is a plus.



  • Provide technical oversight and expertise of a complex DeFi ecosystem using a cloud-native microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience to lead team in delivering efficient and cost-effective cloud-based solutions utilizing AWS infrastructure, as well as Java-based backend technologies.
  • Take an active approach in leading the technical definition, design and implementation of solutions with a team of motivated engineers and business stakeholders.
  • Manage a team of 10 back-end developers focused on delivering the next generation of DeFi system with an exceptional understanding of both the technology stack and the business objectives to be met.
  • Motivate and lead teams to perform their duties in the most efficient way possible to provide continuous delivery of business value at regular intervals in agreed upon timelines without creating technical debt.
  • Apply people management skills to coach, mentor and develop team members and to instill best practice behaviors in the team.
  • Assume ownership over the quality, client confidentiality, total cost of ownership, maintainability and security of the solutions built by the team.
  • Show a commitment to quality by establishing appropriate processes for unit, integration and acceptance testing.
  • Drive and contribute to the design of the overall solution, working with our Architecture team to align with the Global Technology Architecture Strategy.



NextPath is a candidate centric recruiting firm focused on your career goals to help you find your next path! Our team of professional recruiters have over 80 years of combined experience to help you navigate a job change. Our clients span local and national with roles in sales, creative, marketing, and staffing on a direct, contract-to-perm, and contract (project) basis.

If the position above doesn’t appear to fit, we do have a host of clients with roles that could be a match and not every position will be posted. Feel free to reach out to find a better match by emailing your resume to apply@nextpathcp.com for a recruiter to engage.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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