Backend Technical Lead, Java

emerchantpay is a leading global payment service provider and acquirer for online, mobile, in-store and over the phone payments. Our global payments solution is available through a simple integration, offering a diverse range of features, including global acquiring, global and local payment methods, advanced fraud management and performance optimisation. We empower businesses to design seamless and engaging payment experiences for their consumers.

We are looking for lead software engineers, with experience in Java. Previous experience leading a team as a technical/team manager required.


  • Technically lead a team of highly skilled professionals;
  • Design and implement solution components according to technology best practices;
  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to clarify scope and assignment;
  • Help with the initial work breakdown structure and estimations;
  • Provide mentorship and code reviews to team members;
  • Participate in troubleshooting and technical analyses to improve performance and availability;
  • Proactively identify potential improvements, lead their implementation;
  • Review the quality of all deliverables: code, tests, documentation;
  • Take part in scaling highly available payment services (99.99% uptime).


  • 10+ years development experience;
  • 2+ years leading a team as a technical and/or team manager (5 to 10 people);
  • 6-7+ years using core Java and/or J2EE, Spring;
  • Knowledge in ORM solutions, e.g. Hibernate;
  • Advanced database experience with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL;
  • Experience in JavaScript;
  • Comfortable with TDD/BDD practices, JUnit;
  • Self-starter, taking ownership, passionate about high quality software systems;
  • Fluent English, both written and verbal;
  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated person with excellent communication skills and a sense of humor.

Considered as an advantage

  • Experience in building APIs using the latest standards;
  • Experience with React and Redux;
  • Experience with bigger codebases, refactoring;
  • Web security knowledge;
  • Experience with Docker and containerized workloads;
  • Experience with AWS, Terraform, and Ansible;
  • Previous experience in the payment industry.


  • Fast-growing payment company;
  • Excellent working conditions, casual atmosphere, and state-of-the-art hardware;
  • Modern, challenging, constantly growing business;
  • Professional development – books, trainings, certifications, etc.;
  • Team buildings and fun activities;
  • 25 days paid holiday, 1 day for every 2 years with us;
  • Fully distributed and remote;
  • Benefits platform containing many benefits to choose from.

If you are interested, please apply with your CV in English. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Personal data of the applicants will be processed in strict confidentiality by emerchantpay ltd. UIC 175117520 solely for the purposes of selection and recruitment and will not be transferred to other data controllers unless required by law. Applicants provide their personal data on a voluntary basis and will have the right to access and correct their personal data within a reasonable time upon filing a written request.

emerchantpay is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate people with different backgrounds and mindsets, and we honor diversity and inclusion.