Java Development Team Lead

Information Technology
Direct Hire
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
Vera Tarutayeva

Java Development Team Lead
Reports to: Senior Director, IT
Location: Toronto Core


Co-ordinate the activities of a team of developers. Assist in managing small to medium sized development projects and coordinating deployments, code reviews, design reviews, and production support activities. Perform development tasks to enhance and support a Java based mortgage insurance underwriting system.  

Team Management Responsibilities

  • Requirement reviews
  • Design reviews
  • Code reviews
  • Build planning
  • Production support – leadership and co-ordination

Technical Skills

  • Advanced Java Skills
  • JSF and HTML
  • Experience with Relational Databases
  • Spring and Hibernate
  • Tomcat
  • Experience with Linux 


  • College-level Diploma or University Degree in a related field
  • 5 years’ experience developing and maintaining Java based web applications 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities; i.e. experience taking ownership of problems and coordinating solutions involving multiple resources. Prior leadership experience would be an asset;
  • An understanding of the importance of securing sensitive information as well as ensuring the integrity of the systems being managed;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate and interact effectively with technical professionals as well as users and others who are non-technical experts;
  • Strong customer service orientation, with a demonstrated ability to listen and understand, and to establish and maintain effective relationships with users;
  • Equally able to work effectively and collaboratively as a team member, sharing information and ideas in a timely manner;
  • Ability and commitment to acquire new skills and improve knowledge and competencies.

Other Requirements

  • Availability outside of business hours to deploy new builds (once every 1-3 months)
  • Availability outside of business hours to help troubleshoot critical production issues.