Senior Java/Groovy Developer

Guadalajara, Mexico

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Senior Java/Groovy Developer for our Guadalajara office to make the team even stronger.

This is a project to migrate legacy Java-based web application to Groovy and Angular 1.5. We are seeking 3 strong Java Developers who are ready to switch to Groovy and learn it quickly, or (ideally) developers who are already familiar with both Java and Groovy. JavaScript experience is also required. One of them, the Lead Developer, is expected to be able to oversee the entire team and communicate the status to the customer.


  • Build web applications with a focus on the client side;
  • Redesign UI's, implement new UI's with back-end Java development if necessary;
  • Design and build scalable framework for web applications;
  • Explore and design dynamic and compelling consumer experiences;
  • Write unit and integration tests;
  • Perform regular code reviews.


  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design;
  • 3+ year’s hands-on experience with various Java technologies and frameworks;
  • Java coding/development experience;
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience working with JavaScript;
  • Solid experience working with Java core:
    • Reflections understanding;
    • Collections;
    • Multithreading;
    • Abstract classes;
    • Concurrency;
    • Servlets;
    • Filters;
    • Exceptions (hierarchy, optimization, customization);
    • Enterprise Servlet Filters;
    • Web Services definition and consumption. (REST & SOAP);
    • Nested, anonymous and inner classes;
    • Serialization.
  • Good practical knowledge of RDBMS and NoSQL solutions;
  • Unit and Integration testing experience;
  • Web application, APIs, or middleware development experience;
  • Strong communication skills and capability of successful collaboration with cross-functional teams;
  • Upper-Intermediate English level is essential.

Nice to have

  • 3+ years of experience working with Groovy;
  • Grails;
  • GORM.

We offer

  • Career plan and real growth opportunities in the company;
  • Hired directly by EPAM;
  • 100% under payroll;
  • Law benefits (IMSS, INFONAVIT, 15 days December, bonus, 25% vacation bonus, Mexican holidays plus December the 24th and 31st);
  • Major medical expenses insurance;
  • Dental insurance;
  • Life insurance;
  • 13 % employee savings fund;
  • Vacations starting with 10 days plus 2 floating days;
  • 30 days leave for the following purposes: maternity leave/adoption;
  • 5 days for regular paternity leave or adoption;
  • Constant training and certifications;
  • Flexible work schedule;
  • Relaxed dress code;
  • Mobility plan with our other sites (25 countries);
  • Relocation plan within México.