Java Software Engineer Lead


KUBRA is in growth mode and currently seeking a Java Software Engineer Lead to lead one of our Product Engineering teams!

As a Manager, Product Engineering, you will lead a small team of cross-functional engineers focused on building and maintaining all aspects of a specific portfolio of products. You will spend the other half of your time contributing to the code and architecture of a highly concurrent, high-throughput system on the AWS cloud.

This is a hybrid opportunity in Tempe, AZ.

What you get to do every day

Lead the team(s) in achieving established goals and departmental objectives

Foster an environment that emphasizes trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort

Contribute to the software architecture of a highly concurrent, high-throughput system

Contribute to design of new functionality and expand existing functionality

Work with other engineering teams via “Guilds” of functional skill sets (Back-End, Front-End, Security, QA, Agile) to develop departmental standards for those functions

Plan, balance, and execute sprints containing bug fixes, feature requests, and new product development

Help maintain product roadmaps for the team’s portfolio of products along with the Product Manager

Manage a number of products and tasks using a variety of technologies

Achieve staff results by clearly communicating job expectations, coaching, counseling, and mentoring employees

Ensure that any necessary documentation is written and maintained by the engineering team

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by following the broader industry, attending management-focused training sessions and educational workshops

Create and maintain a workplace culture that is consistent with the overall organization with an emphasis on the KUBRA mission, vision, guiding principles, and values

Develop a strong understanding of the products in the engineering team’s portfolio and be able to act a resource for questions about all aspects of those product

What kind of person should you be?

Excellent written and verbal communications skills and an ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism in all communications

Leadership and management skills – the ability to attract, retain, motivate, mentor, and develop team members to perform to their highest potential

Project management skills – the ability to plan and manage successful projects; including managing risks, costs, time, and roadmaps

Excellent organization, time management, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Ability to handle pressure and focus on results

What skills do you need?

8-10 years of experience in Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Cloud Infrastructure, or DevOps roles

1-2 years of experience leading a team or complex projects

Experience with Cloud Services is required (AWS, GCP, Azure, PCF, etc.) experience with Amazon AWS cloud services (EC2, RDS, S3, SQS…) is preferred

Proficiency in Javascript, Java, or a testing automation language is required

Proficiency in React, Spring, or Selenium is preferred

Proficiency with Linux-based systems

Proficiency in Cloud-based architectures

Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, Kubernetes and Docker

What can you expect from us?

Award-winning culture that fosters growth, diversity and inclusion for all

Paid day off for your birthday

Access to LinkedIn learning courses

Continued education with our education reimbursement program

Flexible schedules

Free unlimited access to our refreshment stations (fully stocked with tea, coffee and other beverages)

Two paid days for volunteer opportunities

KUBRA is a fast-growing company that delivers customer communications solutions to some of the largest utility, insurance, and government entities across North America. KUBRA offers billing and payments, mapping, mobile apps, proactive communications, and artificial intelligence solutions for customers. With more than 1.5 billion customer interactions annually, KUBRA services reach over 40% of households in the U.S. and Canada. KUBRA is an operating subsidiary of Hearst.

Our office is small enough to allow creative individuals to flourish, yet large enough to provide long-term stability. We place a tremendous amount of responsibility on our team members to be productive, focused and self-motivated. We offer a casual work environment, competitive compensation and a stellar benefits program.

Equal Employment Opportunity: We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request by emailing Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Job Type
Full Time
53 days ago

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