Senior Java Developer - Team Lead


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Job Description

Safe-Guard Products International, LLC is a premier provider and administrator of automotive related insurance products including Vehicle Service Contracts, Tire & Wheel Protection and Total Loss GAP Protection across more than 5,000 outlets in North America.  We have earned a stellar reputation from our customers, peers and partners by providing: 1) the highest-quality products in the industry, 2) exceptional product development capabilities and 3) unparalleled customer service. 

Safe-Guard has become a leading provider of specialized insurance products in the automotive aftermarket industry by incorporating extensive industry knowledge and a client-first approach, while also offering a wide array of products for the RV, marine and motorcycle/power sport segments.  With a complete product portfolio and sensible technology solutions, top OEMs, dealers and agencies choose Safe-Guard more than any other provider in the industry.

Position:  Senior Java Developer - Team Lead

Senior Java Developer - Team Lead is responsible for designing, implementing Java based web applications and must have extensive hands-on experience with Java (J2EE) and experience of leading a team of 3 to 5 developers.


  • Design, architect and implement  web applications using technologies that include, but are not limited to, Java/J2EE, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS and SQL Server
  • Accountability for and completion of every agreed upon goal for all sprints.
  • Lead a group of 3 to 5 developers
  • Will assist team members in requirements and design discussions and decisions.
  • Must always act with utmost professionalism, maturity, and have the ability to work through disagreements in a positive manner.
  • Must work well with others, both within and outside the team.
  • Must keep technical knowledge up to date and actively work to apply this knowledge to improve our solutions. 

Skills & Requirements

  • Senior Developer with 5 years' experience with J2EE technologies (EJB, JSP, Servlets, JavaScript, JDBC, XML/XSL)
  • Expert knowledge of the full software development life cycle.
  • MS SQL Server  experience preferred.
  • Agile/Scrum experience preferred.
  • Experience working with offshore developers preferred
  • Spring and Hibernate desired.
  • Must be enthusiastic about learning new technologies.
  • Passionate, self-directed and a champion for technology within the company.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent preferred. 

EOE Statement:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.