• Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1479

NextPath Career Partners is currently seeking a Lead Java Developer (Big Data) to join our client’s team in Tampa, Florida. This is a permanent role with flexibility to work remote.


  • Act as the primary contact and lead support associate for one or more critical applications and processes, resolving customer issues in a timely manner
  • Play a critical role in supporting the application lifecycle based on detailed requirements and guidance from senior engineers/architects and management
  • Document systems, software architecture and processes
  • Write unit / UI tests to identify defects and leverage CI/CD for building and deploying code
  • Triage production issues and work with multiple teams to perform problem analysis
  • Lead the backend database design effort and where applicable collaborate with product owners and designers on UI/UX design
  • Collaborate with technical/business leaders and product owners to acquire and understand requirements / acceptance criteria
  • Support GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) aspects of digital technologies
  • Design schema and create models to enable real time analytics
  • Participate in Design and Deploy Tollgate reviews and gain buy in from cross-functional teams including QA, Architect, Security, Webmaster and Operations
  • Assign projects and review deliverables from onshore and offshore software engineers
  • Provide constructive input to department management regarding team members assigned to projects
  • Participate in the hiring process to assist in assessing candidate technical skills and independently conduct new hire interviews


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent years of software development experience
  • 8-10 years’ experience of appropriate programming languages such as Java
  • 6 years Java Development
  • Full stack development experience in technologies such as React, Angular, jQuery, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Spring framework, Spring-MVC, myBatis, RESTful API’s, microservices
  • 1-2 years of experience working with Agile teams required
  • 3 years of experience in building and deploying solutions to big data problems with various technologies and architectures preferred
  • Expert knowledge of the full system development lifecycle
  • Familiarity with front-end UI/UX design
  • Experience with MySQL, timeseries databases, In Memory databases, AWS (Cloud Engineering, Cloud Architecture) AI/ML preferred
  • Knowledge of technical project management
  • In-depth knowledge of appropriate design frameworks and patterns and experience in implementing them in software development
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology strategies and best practices


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.
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