Engineering Team Lead

| Budapest, HUN
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About Chemaxon

Chemaxon is an industry-leading cheminformatics software company helping early-stage drug discovery and chemistry research for more than 20 years. Our clients are top pharmaceutical companies, innovative biotech startups, and leading academic institutions. 
We are agile, innovative and friendly, offering compelling opportunities for frequent collaboration and cross-training with teammates and stakeholders.

We operate internationally, with regional teams based in Budapest (HQ), UK, Boston, San Diego and Basel (Switzerland), along with distributors in the Asia Pacific. We are in an exciting time of organizational and business growth, so now is the perfect time to join our team! 

About your responsibilities

  • We are looking for a highly skilled Java developer with 5+ years of experience to work on various projects
  • You will have an opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies in a variety of areas, working with new and legacy code as well. Good, clean, maintainable code is important for us.
  • You will be able to design a system using your knowledge in object oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, applying SOLID principles, TDD and design patterns.
  • You will work on the technical roadmap, conduct code reviews and provide technical guidance.
  • You will get involved in mentoring the team and helping to foster a collaborative environment.
  • You will be involved in ideation, concept creation, where you will present your ideas using your communication & English skills as well.
  • As a team member, you will become responsible for the team’s product, which means involvement in technical support for our clients.
  • You will be responsible for delivering SaaS solutions on AWS infrastructure, therefore we value experience and knowledge in technologies like AWS, Terraform, Docker and GitLab CI.
  • This job includes on-call duty. It’s split among all the developers in your team on a planned weekly basis which is foreseeable for a month. During the past year we experienced that the number of the alerts is very low.

Experience, skills and knowledge you should bring to us

  • BSc or higher degree in Computer Sciences or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong Java knowledge
  • Good general programming background (like OO design, TDD, design patterns, etc.)
  • Experience with JUnit, Gradle, Git
  • Affinity to DevOps
  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Good command of English
  • Good work ethic, productive, proactive behavior
  • Ability to work in a team and also to solve problems alone
  • Willingness to work with a variety of technologies
  • Willingness to learn continuously

Bonus skills that will help you hit the ground running

  • Full-stack development experience
  • Experience with Spring
  • Experience with Docker, AWS, Terraform, GitLabCI
  • Experience with Cloud / SaaS solutions
  • Experience in DevSecOps
  • SQL knowledge (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML5 and CSS

What we offer

  • Hybrid-way of working (8 days/month home office)
  • Private health insurance (Medicover)
  • Generous annual training budget supporting your professional development (off-site training, international conferences, e-books)
  • We work with global Top500 companies (R&D) and leading academic institutions, giving you a chance to gain insights into these dynamically evolving industries.
  • Inspiring working environment - leisure and recreation area, playing corner for children, English lessons, yearly user conference with social programs, innovation days
  • You will be a valued member of a creative and supportive agile team
  • Everyday use of English in a multicultural environment

Location: Budapest, Váci Greens Office Park


For some info on Chemaxon, you can check out these videos:

  • a shorter one about what we do in a nutshell (~1.5 min)
  • and one about the Budapest HQ (~30 min)
More Information on Chemaxon
Chemaxon operates in the Software industry. Chemaxon was founded in 1998. It has 223 total employees. To see all 10 open jobs at Chemaxon, click here.
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