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Lead Java Spring Developer


Kelowna - British Columbia - Canada, Montreal - Quebec - Canada



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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.


Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.


Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.


Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our benefits, at a glance !

1) Unlimited Vacation: we are following the practices of the best IT companies in the world

2) Annual bonus: 12.5%

3) Contribution up to $ 3000 / year to the RRSP

4) Payment of tuition fees up to $ 5250 / year / employee, possibility of paid tuition fees for employees’ children

And also: no premium deducted from your salary for the collective insurance, salary supplement for new mothers and new dads, assistance for childcare expenses up to $ 500 / year, assistance for child adoption

Kronos is currently recruiting a Lead Java developer to join its engineering center of excellence in Montreal to work on its new SaaS cloud based solution using a highly mature SCRUM based SDLC.
You will be supervising 5 developers and will work closely with 2 Automation Test developers. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of complex architectures, will be expected to leverage his/her technical expertise and has the ability to coach and mentor peers.

We are looking for someone who is always on the cutting edge of technology: responsive web design, cloud technologies, performance, databases.

The Lead Java developer will:

• Leads/Manage the design for large complex projects and deals with technical challenges
• Develops new concepts and principles
• Work in a multi-disciplinary role to plan and lead product development, identify and fill technical gaps. Facilitate knowledge transfer throughout the organization
• Integrate knowledge of own discipline with knowledge of other disciplines to develop integrated solutions and help in setting organizational road-map
• Ensure adherence of the development team to the architectural vision of the product, ensuring that associated designs follow that vision
• Lead performing design definitions across one or more products aligning needs with cross functional product teams. –
• Work on problems of highly complex scope, through expert usage of non-standard concepts & principles requiring high levels of judgment & interpretation
• Handle issues with respect to performance management and crisis management
• Apply advanced knowledge and experience to the development of new methods, programs and procedures
• Offer expertise cutting across units and makes tactical decisions having an impact on business - keeping up to date on new trends, estimating, assessing, managing and meeting commitments across projects. Be comfortable challenging estimates for the projects which don’t appear reasonable.
• Model for the benefit of others, excellence in setting and delivering on commitments.
• Works under minimal supervision and exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Defines work, sets direction and seeds innovation.


• 10+ years of experience with Object Oriented Programming
• Be an influencer, we are looking for a leader
• Master design patterns and design technics
• Advanced Java Spring knowledge (Java 8 , multi-threading, generics, annotations, etc.)
• Rest service knowledge
• Distributed Computing knowledge : MapReduce, Cassandra, Spark
• SQL knowledge
• Knowledge or experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
• Unit testing knowledge. Automation testing knowledge.
• Knowledge of Cloud is an asset
• Knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript frameworks (like Angular) is a plus.
• Knowledge of mobile technologies platforms (iOS, Android, etc.), frameworks, etc. is a plus.
• Bilingual English-French a plus

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.